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First Semester 
Teaching style
Lingua Insegnamento

Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[30/46]  PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION [46/00 - Ord. 2011]  PERCORSO COMUNE 10 80


Knowledge and understanding:
At the end of the course, the student is trained on all the aspects concerning:
• the language training in the Italian language, and the principles governing the teaching language setting
• the role of linguistic education in the educational-school environment, and the greater goal of the life of the nation
• the knowledge of the linguistic system of the Italian language
the wealth of the scientific and technical vocabulary in the Italian linguistics and the teaching of the Italian language
Applying knowledge and understanding:
The above knowledge will allow the student to get the following goals:
• to be able to read and classify all the aspects of the linguistic reality in the educational-school environment
• to reach all the abilities in understanding applied to recognition of the diversity and uses that created and create the language life
to help to integrate and to deal with the complexity of the verbal communication in the Italian language
Making judgement:
At the end of the course, the student will get:
• capacity for self thinking and criticism in relation to the teaching of the Italian language
• capacity for tailoring all the learning activities in this specific area and in scheme of transversality
Communication skills:
At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
• broadcast in a clear manner the contents related to the knowledge of the Italian language and to the linguistic education
• distinguish the strategies of the communication process together with the students in the formative context
Learning skills:
At the end of the course, the student will be able to utilize and find tools to update and deepen constantly and independently the knowledge and the professional skills in this area.


Perfect knowledge of the Italian language pattern (spoken language and written use); perfect knowledge of the Italian grammar.


Title of the course:
The first Lesson of Italian Language.
Lessons consist of 60 hours in whole class lessons plus 20 hours of lab tests and are aimed to give primary school and preschool teachers all the basic skills to teach the Italian language.
The course in later stages will deal with:
the linguistic system of the Italian language based on the use of grammar, textuality, sociolinguistic aspects, the language life, in their complex interplay.

Teaching Methods

In Line with 2021-22 Manifesto degli Studi, teaching will be mainly delivered in presence, with the possibility of lessons in live streaming or recordings of the same available online. Furthermore, the exercises of the institutional lab text can be carried out through forms of remote interaction with the available IT support.

Verification of learning

The exam consists of 2 combined tests: a written test with open and yes-no questions lasting 120 minutes plus an oral test. The fitness achievement in the written text (evaluated in 30/30 lets the student be admitted to the oral test. To meet specific teaching needs related to epidemiological situation, there is the possibility to replace such a method with an oral text completed with the execution of written answers.
In the written test, it will be evaluated the practice of correct writing and the use of linguistic terminology. In the oral exam, it will be evaluated expressive and critic skills on Italian linguistics and on the theories of language teaching.


T. De Mauro, L’educazione linguistica democratica, Roma-Bari, Laterza 2021.
G. Lo Duca, Viaggio nella grammatica. Esplorazioni e percorsi per i bambini della scuola primaria, Roma, Carocci 2019.
I. Bonomi, A. Masini, S. Morgana, M. Piotti, Elementi di linguistica italiana, Roma, Carocci 2020.
P. Trifone, M. Palermo, Grammatica italiana di base, n. e., Bologna, Zanichelli 2020, or A Reference Grammar of Modern Italian, by M. Maiden and C. Robustelli, Routledge, London 2018.

More Information

The program of the course is of the a. y. 2021-2022.
The course requires the attendance of lab texts (20 hours, 2 CFU, I semester 2021-2022).
A Disabled Office ( certifies difficulties of students with special needs in order to arrange individualized programs and exams for each of them.
Students of Erasmus Program are kindly invited to contact the lecturer in order to receive further explanations on the study program and on the study texts.
The lecturer meets each student, or groups of more students, in presence or on the interactive Teams platform.

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