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L'Italiano nel mondo

University of Naples Federico II via edX

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  • Provider edX
  • Subject Culture
  • $ Cost Free Online Course
  • Session Self Paced
  • Language Italian
  • Certificate $60 Certificate Available
  • Effort 6-8 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 10 weeks long

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Overview

La diffusione dell'italiano nel mondo è veicolata da canzone, cinema, teatro, opera lirica, gastronomia, design che diffondono anche per la lingua un'immagine legata alle eccellenze italiane. Questo corso ti guiderà nella comprensione della lingua italiana, nel suo evolversi nell'uso quotidiano ed in rapporto alle diverse funzioni cui è destinata.

Il fascino dell'italiano è di lunga durata, visto che nel tempo ha avuto ampia circolazione nel Mediterraneo e in Europa, grazie ai mercanti, ai banchieri, agli artisti e a letterati di primo piano (Dante, Petrarca e Boccaccio). Il corso presenta quindi diversi aspetti della "fortuna" dell'italiano nel mondo di oggi e offre uno sguardo in prospettiva storica sulle radici dell'italiano e sulle sue vicende come lingua di comunicazione e di cultura. Attraverso esempi e riferimenti ai diversi stili della comunicazione verbale, potrai testare la tua competenza linguistica e comprendere la variazione tra lingua parlata e lingua scritta e le diverse modalità comunicative.


Italian language in the world

The Italian language has spread around the world thanks to songs, cinema, theatre, opera, food and design, which means that the language itself is associated with the best of Italian production.

This language course helps you understand the Italian language, and the way it has evolved in everyday speech, and in its other uses and functions. The Italian language has a long and fascinating history, as it was widely used in the Mediterranean and Europe by merchants and bankers, and leading artists and writers (Dante, Petrarca and Boccaccio).

This course looks at diverse aspects of Italian in today’s world, and offers a historical perspective on its roots and its role as a language of communication and culture. Examples and references to diverse verbal communication styles enable you to test out your own linguistic competence and understand the differences between spoken and written language and forms of communication.

Taught by

Nicola De Blasi

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4.8 Based on 23 reviews

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Anonymous
5.0 7 months ago
Anonymous partially completed this course.
A very thorough and interesting course for any Italian language and culture fan. Professor De Blasi presents the contents in an engaging way combining a historical perspective and insights about current issues. An ideal course to consolidate your Italian skills at an advanced level.
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Anonymous
5.0 8 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
Spiegazioni esaustive e chiare, stimolanti per ulteriori approfondimenti personali. Utile sia la parte scritta che i video: ben equilibrati.

Peccato per l'impossibilità di scaricare materiali in pdf o in altro formato per stamparli.
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C G
5.0 8 months ago
by C partially completed this course.
Interessante. Efficace. Immediato. Coinvolgente. Materiali di supporto utili. Tempi adeguati. Possibilità di seguire su differenti device. Possibilità di navigazione libera tra i contributi proposti. Bibliografia di corredo
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Luminita L
5.0 8 months ago
by Luminita dropped this course.
L’italiano nel mondo

Il corso è molto simulante e l’ho trovo utile per me.

Il corso è stato complessivamente molto ben organizzato e mi da la possibilità di riflettere sul modo come potrebbe essere costruita una lingua.

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Anonymous
5.0 8 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.


A truly complete, detailed and enriching course for the Italian language. Also, the look at today's Italian is very useful to understand where our language is going. Excellent explanation of the professor. Thank you!
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Anonymous
5.0 8 months ago
Anonymous partially completed this course.
Very interesting for those who desire to know about the birth of the Italian language and its development, starting from the first medieval documents to the present, trying to imagine its future and perspectives.
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Anonymous
4.0 8 months ago
Anonymous audited this course.
Besides clearing up several widely-held misconceptions of Italian language and culture, this course introduced me to lots of interesting new facts and lead my learning in many new directions. Very worthwhile.
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Radosław G
5.0 8 months ago
by Radosław is taking this course right now.
A very good course. Eccelent materials, interesting excercises, comprensable texts and Audios. I like the grammar Summary at the end of each chapter. I recommend It to everyone who wants to study Italian.
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Anonymous
5.0 8 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
I found this MOOC particularly relevant to anyone interested in understanding the Italian history and culture, following the evolutionary lines of Latín and the most extended dialects to form modern Italian.
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Anonymous
5.0 8 months ago
Anonymous audited this course.
Very interesting. The teachers are very prepared and it was easy to follow them carefully. I learned a lot of things about my language even if the course is more focused in Campania dialects.
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Anonymous
4.0 8 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
Un corso ben strutturato e ampiamente documentato. le lezioni video dei docenti sono state molto esaurienti. sono molto contento di aver partecipato al vostro corso.
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Anonymous
5.0 8 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
Un ottimo corso tenuto da uno straordinario docente, con cui ho avuto la fortuna di sostenere l'esame di Storia della lingua italiana nell'A.A. 1999/2000. Consigliato!
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Maria M
5.0 8 months ago
by Maria completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Ho trovato il corso molto interessante, spiegato in modo molto chiaro.

Attraverso questo corso ho conosciuto aspetti della storia della lingua italiana che ignoravo.
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Maria B
4.0 8 months ago
by Maria completed this course.
It is a interesting introduction to the history of Italian language, both a satistactory outlook on the subject and an inspiring starting point for deeper studies.
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Anonymous
4.0 8 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
It is a interesting introduction to the history of Italian language, both a satistactory outlook on the subject and an inspiring starting point for deeper studies.
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Osvaldo J
5.0 8 months ago
by Osvaldo audited this course.
I liked the course so much. It was a very good opportunity to improve my Italian idiom and culture. Thanks Edx and University of Naples Federico II.
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Maria F
5.0 7 months ago
by Maria completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Ottimo corso per quanto riguarda l' analisi della lingua negli ultimi decenni. Anche la storia della lingua è stata spiegata in modo chiaro ed efficiente
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Anonymous
5.0 8 months ago
Anonymous partially completed this course.
I really like these lessons. They are useful and well done. They have helped me to better understand some topics. One of the best exams and courses done!
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Anonymous
5.0 8 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
The lectures are excellent, and the reading materials are both informative and helpful. I think the best part of the course was its content.
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Mario L
5.0 8 months ago
by Mario dropped this course, spending 12 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
corso molto interessante ed utile per la conoscenza della lingua italiana.Da consigliare a tutti, non solo a studiosi italiani
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