Lexicographical workshop

lrom1270  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Lexicographical workshop
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
15.0 h
Cavagna Mattia;

 Italian language writing skills

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
General issues of Romance lexicography
Presentation of reference tools for the Italian language 
Presentation of main textual resources (corpus online or on CD-ROM) 

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

Know how to read a text in Italian
Know how to identify and analyse lexical units worthy of interest
Understand the methodological foundations of lexicography

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
The texts covered will be supplied in the form of selected excerpts. We will work from a database of the Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (http://www.ovi.cnr.it/index.php/it/). 

Teaching methods
The course will consist of a series of meetings, in the form of workshops, in which we will read texts in Italian so as to identify and analyse words that are of interest from a lexicological point of view. 
Evaluation methods
First and second session:
Oral examination.
During the course, each student will have worked on editing one or more vocabulary entries (cf. following section). In the examination, students must go over the methodological steps used and give a detailed presentation of the finished work. 

Online resources
Tous les documents et liens utiles seront mis à jour et accessibles en ligne, sur la plateforme MOODLE ULC. 
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures : General

Minor in Linguistics