Foreign Language Geological Terminology II

Course Information
TitleΞΕΝΟΓΛΩΣΣΗ ΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΚΗ ΟΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΙΙ / Foreign Language Geological Terminology II
CodeGGN 651Ε
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorVasilios Melfos
Course ID40001831

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Total Hours26
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
A. English: (to be completed). B. German: Reference level B1 is required according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Learning Outcomes
English: English: The students are expected to understand the relations between the parts of a text through lexical cohesion devices, to produce guided definitions of terms, to translate into Greek and vice versa. German: Can understand and translate texts of the Geological sciences.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
English: Authentic texts of different genres of Geology on the following topics: The earth’s crust, Rigid deformations, Plastic deformations, Continental drift, Plate motions, Faults, Seismic waves, Ophiolites. The texts are accompanied by detailed-reading comprehension activities, practice in the special geologic vocabulary and direct and reverse translation. German: Articles from scientific journals. Texts and exercises in German.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Course Organization
Written assigments
Student Assessment
English: Final written examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
Β. Γερμανικά: Allgemeine Geologie. Einführung in das System Erde. Spektrum Verlag.
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