120007 Italian for science and technology (B2+)

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Barchiesi, Claudia
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


Reading and listening comprehension of scientific and technical texts, with tests to check comprehension. Writing of texts in Italian

Environmental issues approached from different angles


Production of selected food items

Issues relating to landscape architecture to hydraulic engineering

Additional areas of study will be agreed during the course, according to the degree course followed by individual students

Advanced grammar concepts (e.g. the three types of hypothetical clauses, subjunctive, gerund)

Analysis and discussion of current written and listening comprehension texts. The course will be conducted in an interactive manner, which means that a pro-active participation of students is requested, e.g. in discussions. Basic knowledge of grammar required ´ difficult chapters sufficiently reviewed. Expression and stylistic aspects will be the focus of specific training by means of oral exercise.

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

language of instruction=target language!

The objective is to prepare non-native Italian speakers to participate effectively in study, vacation work or projects abroad where Italian is the working language, as well as to present technical information orally while taking part in technical discussions at formal and informal meetings.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.