Lexicographical workshop

lrom1270  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Lexicographical workshop
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
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 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

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

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

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

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
Minor in Linguistics

Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures : General