Learning outcomes of the course unit
At the end of the course students will have acquired knowledge related to the acquisition of a language, in particular of Italian as a first or second language and competences on teaching Italian to native and non native students.
Course contents summary
Italian language acquisition and teaching.
The first part of the course is dedicated to the exploration of the mechanisms which rule language acquisition.
The second part deals with language teaching processes.
1. Mezzadri M., I ferri del mestiere, Guerra Edizioni, Perugia 2003
2. Mezzadri M., Studiare in italiano, Mondadori, Milano 2011 (appendix not to be included)
Lectures; interaction with students during lectures; workshops.
Assessment methods and criteria