The learning objectives of the undergraduate programme in “Lettere” include independent language skills in a language spoken in the EU. To this end, the BA English Language Workshop aims to help students acquire CEFR B1 competences in English. At the end of the “Laboratorio”, students will be expected to understand the main points of a simple discourse on familiar topics; to understand written texts on everyday life and work; to communicate in a sufficiently spontaneous and natural way on simple topics (e.g., describing a place, a person, a picture; exchanging information; talking about o oneself, etc.) and to interact in everyday life situations; to write simple texts on well-known topics, letters and personal opinions. The BA English Language Workshop will also prepare students for the main Cambridge Preliminary (B1) exam tasks.
At the end of the BA English Language Workshop students will be expected to possess CEFR B1 (“Threshold”) competences in English.
Students are expected to acquire language skills that will enable them to express themselves clearly and correctly in English. They are also expected to develop sufficient metalinguistic skills.
Students will be expected to understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc; to produce simple, connected texts on topics which are familiar or of personal interest; to describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions, and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.