English Language for academic use I

Course Information
TitleΑΓΓΛΙΚΗ ΓΛΩΣΣΑ ΓΙΑ ΑΚΑΔΗΜΑΪΚΗ ΧΡΗΣΗ Ι / English Language for academic use I
Title in ItalianLingua inglese I
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006625

Programme of Study: UPS School of Italian Language and Literature 2013

Registered students: 106
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Κnowledge of general English (level B2).
Learning Outcomes
The course will provide mainly practice in the use of modern English in social and academic issues, aiming at the development of the students' skills in oral and written communication in the academic environment.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Students will be given in class photocopies of English texts from journals, books, the Web etc, which will serve as the basis of our linguistic analysis and practice.
communicating, in English
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
E-mail. The School's website.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment983.9
Student Assessment
A final written examination based on the work done in class. If requested, an additional oral examination. Basic criterion for assessment: the student's degree of absorption of what was taught.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Additional bibliography for study
L.G.Alexander, Longman English Grammar, Longman./ P.Trudgill, Sociolinguistics, Pelican./ Baugh, History of the English Language, Routledge & Kegan Paul.
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