Greek Language I (for foreigners)

Course Information
TitleΕλληνικά Ι / Greek Language I (for foreigners)
CodeEA008
FacultyEngineering
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000827

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600125442
Type of the Course
  • Skills Development
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon the successful copletion of the course, students will be able to identify the vocabulary, structural patterns and content of simple scientific texts, to comprehend their basic structure and writing techniques in order to write their own assignments when needed.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • 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)
In the course “Greek Language for foreign students, 1st Semester" (level C1.1) students will get introduced to opinion articles on subjects of general scientific interest (e.g. environment, health, education, social issues, etc) by focusing on structural patterns of such articles as well as rhetoric patterns, students are familiarized with the general characteristics of academic speech (general and specific vocabulary). Upon the successful completion of the course the students will be able to: • identify the difference between academic and conversational language, • comprehend and produce texts expressing opinion on matters of greater interdisciplinary interest, • recognize and use elements of morphology and syntax found in academic language such as learned participles (in -ων-ουσα-ον and in -είς-είσα-έν), absolute superlative, irregular comparatives, compound verbs, internal and vocalic augment, compound verbs with -βάλλω, -άγω, -δίδω, -βλέπω, verbal adjectives with learned endings.
Keywords
academic speech, academic and conversational language, scientific text
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Projection of photos, videos, multimedia, power point presentations relevant to the course subject.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Written assigments
Interactive language teaching
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Four language skills' evaluation (listening, reading, speaking, writing) according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment 2001. Council of Europe, Cambridge University Press, http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/education/elp/elp-reg/Source/Key_reference/CEFR_EN.pdf. Due to the interactive character of teaching there is the possibility to evaluate students during class.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
21-11-2014