English for Specific Purposes

Course Information
TitleΑγγλικά για ειδικούς σκοπούς / English for Specific Purposes
CodeGE0600
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolJournalism and Mass Communications
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorMarina Tzoannopoulou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID140000005

Programme of Study: UPS School of Journalism and Mass Communications (2010-today)

Registered students: 162
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
GenericCompulsory Course214

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600107083
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
The course is open to students who have achieved Level B1 of the Common European Frame of Reference
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course students should be able to: Identify the genres of print and broadcast journalism (e.g. news or opinion articles, television leads), the discursive practices used in the field of journalism , and the registers that emerge from such contexts (the language of headlines) Use general and specialized vocabulary, grammatical structures and syntax relevant to the genres and registers of print and broadcast journalism Write news stories in English
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to concepts and practices of journalism and communication in relation to their realisation through the English language. • Analysis of the genres of print and broadcast journalism (e.g. news or opinion articles, television leads), the discursive practices used in the field of journalism , and the registers that emerge from such contexts (the language of headlines) • Varieties of English • General and special vocabulary building • Academic English
Keywords
english for specific purposes
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
Lectures include power point presentations.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Reading Assigment
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Continuous (40%) and end-of-term (60%) assessment.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ceramella, N. and Lee, E. (2008). Cambridge English for the Media. Cambridge: Cambridge University press
Additional bibliography for study
Collins COBUILD (1995) English Dictionary. London: Harper Collins Publishers. Goldstein, N. (ed.) (1996) The Associated Press Stylebook and Libel Manual. Reading, Massachusetts, Menlo Park: Addison–Wesley Publishing Company Hewings, M. (1999) Advanced Grammar in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Itule, B. D. and D. A. Anderson (1994) News Writing and Reporting for Today's Media. New York: McGraw-Hill, 3rd ed. Mc Carthy, M. and O’Dell, F. (2002) English Vocabulary in Use (advanced). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Stovall, J. G. (2002) Writing for the Mass Media. Englewood Cliffs, N. Jersey: Prentice Hall, 5th ed.
Last Update
03-04-2016