Dialects of Italy
In the second part of the course, students will explore the structure of the Italian dialects, and the linguistic repertoire of the alloglot communities in Italy. For this reason, on one hand, the course will offer a wide review of the phonetic, grammatical and syntactic characteristics of the principal dialects of Italy through authentic material, such as videos and sound recordings. On the other hand, the course will recall the dialectal fragmentation of Italy from the pre-Latin substratum, and will present the current alloglot communities of Italy (such as the Greek, Albanian, Germanic, Ladino, Catalan, Occitan, etc.).
Required Text: Loporcaro, Michele. (2013). Profilo linguistico dei dialetti italiani. Roma-Bari: Laterza. ISBN: 978-88-593-0006-9
- Language School
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- Language & Stylistics