Basic concepts of linguistics.
The course aims at providing basic knowledge in teaching and learning Italian as a Second Language considering the current migratory situation, the national legislative framework and the language and educational policies.
The foundations and problems of teaching Italian as a second language for pupils and adult immigrants.
Areas and aspects of teaching and learning Italian as a Second Language. Bilingualism and multilingualism. Use of authentic mass-media materials for the teaching of Italian L2 in schools of all levels. Minority languages in Italy of ancient and new settlement, with particular regard to the Albanian, Arabic, Chinese and Romanés. Intercultural language teaching and mediation for Italian as a Second Language.
- LUISE M. C., Italiano come lingua seconda. Elementi di didattica, Torino, UTET Università, 2006.
- CONSANI C., DESIDERI P. (a cura di), Minoranze linguistiche. Prospettive, strumenti, territori, Roma, Carocci, 2007.
Lectures and seminars.
Final oral examination.
Clarifications are provided during the office hours.