Inglese 5E 2013



Inglese 5E 2013
Anno Scolastico 2012-2013
Programma di lingua e civiltà Inglese
Classe 5^ Sezione E
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Maria Lai
Anno Scolastico 2012-2013
Programma di lingua e civiltà Inglese
Classe 5^ Sezione E
Durante l’anno scolastico è stato affrontato lo studio dei seguenti argomenti e autori:
The Novel in the Eighteenth Century
The novel and the appeal of the real. Formal variety. Defoe and the realist novel. Richardson and
the bourgeois sentimental novel. Fielding and the comic novel. Swift and the literature of the
fantastic. Sterne and the experimental novel.
Daniel Defoe
Focus on the text: Robinson Crusoe. The plot. Stylistic features. Interpretations.
Robinson Crusoe, extract1 pp. 105-107
The Art of Fiction
Features of fiction. The Plot. The Narrator. First- person narrator. Third-person narrator. The
Characters. The Setting. The Theme.
The Romantic Age
The Age of Revolutions. The Industrial Revolution. From the French Revolution to the Napoleonic
Wars. Radicalism in Britain.
Literature in the Romantic Age: Isn’t it ‘Romantic’? Sublime visions. The first generation of
Romantic poets: Blake, Coleridge and Wordsworth
You Tube, filmato BBC The Romantics: Creativity presentato da Peter Ackroyd
William Blake
Focus on the text: Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience. Blake’s symbolism. Stylistic
The Lamb
The Tyger
The Chimney Sweeper from Songs of Innocence 1789 (fotocopia)
The Chimney Sweeper from Songs of Experience 1794 (fotocopia)
Chimney sweepers: Petition for better regulation of chimney sweepers and their apprentices
You Tube, filmato BBC Blake: Singing for Britain
William Wordsworth
Lyrical Ballads. The Preface to Lyrical Ballads: a poetic manifesto.
The Solitary Reaper (fotocopia)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Focus on the text: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Stylistic features and interpretations.
From The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, The Shooting of the Albatross pp. 180 – 181
Iron Maiden, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Steve Harris (fotocopia)
John Keats
La Belle Dame Sans Merci (fotocopia)
Queen, White Queen (fotocopia)
The Victorian Age
The Age of the Empire: Economy and society. The pressure for reform. The cost of living. Poverty
and the Poor Laws. Managing the Empire. The Victorian Compromise.
Charles Dickens
Focus on the text: Hard Times. The plot. Features.
From Hard Times, Coketown (fotocopia)
Thomas Gradgrind, extract pp. 241- 242
Oscar Wilde
Focus on the text : The Picture of Dorian Gray. The Preface. The plot. Features and themes.
The Picture of Dorian Gray, extract pp. 269 – 270
Emily Dickinson, A Word Is Dead
If I Can Stop One Heart from Breaking
Kaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner, chap. 1, 2 (Literature, Geography, Religion, History)
Marc Foster, The Kite Runner (film)
Michael Frayn, Copenhagen (Literature, History, Philosophy, Physics)
You Tube, filmato BBC Copenhagen
Libri di testo/Libri consigliati
Thomson, Maglioni, New Literary Landscapes, CIDEB, Black Cat
Ranzoli, Emily Dickinson, Words and Images, Alfa Edizioni
K. Hosseini, The Kite Runner, Londra, 2003, Penguin
M. Frayn, Copenhagen, New York, 2000, Anchor Books
Dal testo Louise Hashemi, Barbara Thomas, Objective Pet, Cambridge University Press è stato
affrontato lo studio delle seguenti unità:
Unit 10 I look forward to hearing from you
Topic: Letters and emails
Grammar: Present perfect and past simple. Ago, for, since, in. Been and gone. Have you ever ...?
Revision: Past simple, present perfect; short answers.
Unit 11 Facts and figures
Topic: Geography, nationalities and numbers.
Grammar: Superlative adjectives. Present simple passive.
Revision: Comparative adjectives. Descriptive adjectives.
Unit 24 I’ve got an idea
Topic: Inventions.
Grammar: Past simple passive. Future pasive
Revision: Present simple passive
Unit 28 What would you do?
Topic: Celebrities
Grammar: Second conditional
Revision: If and when and first conditional
Third conditional
Inoltre il programma si è basato sul potenziamento linguistico, in particolare della scrittura, in
preparazione della seconda prova d’esame. Sono state date indicazioni sulla redazione del riassunto
(summary writing) e della composizione (composition writing) attraverso attività svolte con
l’insegnante di conversazione.
Composition Writing - Discursive composition
Four paragraphs
Paragraph 1 – Introduction
Paragraph 2 – Advantages
Paragraph 3 – Disadvantages/ Drawbacks
Paragraph 4 – Conclusion
• Explain what you are going to discuss,
Explain the subject
Briefly mention the two sides of an argument
Factual information: give some facts (i.e. statistics)
Explain what the “problem” is
Body of composition - Discussion
Paragraph 2 – Advantages: positive side of an argument
Paragraph 3 – Disadvantages: negative side of an argument /drawbacks
• Summarise the problem
• Sum up the arguments
• Give a personal opinion
• Suggest a possible solution
Adding information
• And
• In addition
• Moreover
• Furthermore
• What is more
• Beside this
• Firstly
• Secondly
• Thirdly
• Finally
• To begin with
• To start with
• Then
Showing contrast
• But
• However,
• Nevertheless,
• Although
• Even though
• Though
• On the one hand
• On the other hand
• While
• Despite
• In spite of ( + noun / …ing )
In spite of the fact that
Some people believe/ think that
Others argue that
Giving an opinion
• I think
• I believe in
• In my opinion
• According to him/ them/ the public/ statistics etc.
• In conclusion
• To conclude
• To sum up
• Everything considered
• Finally
Le insegnanti
Maria Laura Diana
Joanne Louise Woolgar
Le alunne/i

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