PhD Courses 2017

This page lists the PhD-specific courses organized for 2017 by the ICT School.


Academic English Workshop I - 2017

TOPIC: English Language

LECTURER: Prof. Silvia Cavalieri



  • 09/05 9:00-13:00 aula M2.5 a matematica
  • 11/05 9:00-12:00 aula M2.5 a matematica
  • 12/05 9:00-12:00 aula C fisica
  • 17/05 9:00-12:00 FA-0A (lab. Multimediale)
  • 19/05 9:00-12:00 FA-0A (lab. Multimediale)
  • 23/05 9:00-12:00 FA-0A (lab. Multimediale)
  • 25/05 9:00-13:00 aula M1.8 a matematica


    LANGUAGE: English


    EXAM: Not yet defined



    The workshop aims at giving an overview of the linguistic conventions adhered to by the
    English-speaking academic community, focussing on aspects such as the structure of
    research articles, the writing of abstracts and the preparation of presentations. More
    specifically, the workshop will try to raise the participants' awareness of the rhetorical and
    discourse patterns characteristic of academic English, introducing them to the skills
    required to produce texts which are accurate both from a grammatical and a stylistic point
    of view. Ample opportunities will be given for practice, both in the analysis and the
    production of texts. In particular, special attention will be given to argumentative writing
    techniques and to special genres such as the abstract, research paper and the oral



    08/10  9:00-13:00 – aula IV matematica

    09/10  9:00-13:00 – aula FA 1D

    15/10  9:00-12:00 - aula FA 0A (lab Multimediale)

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