Course Information
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorMarina Kokkinidou
Course ID100001469

Programme of Study: UPS School of Economics (2013-today)

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course420.5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will be familiar with basic features of academic discourse, will be able to know the structure of a scientific paper, an undergraduate thesis, to recognize and use the same techniques of moderation or reinforcement in their texts as well and basic techniques for summarizing and presenting the key points of a text both in writing and orally.
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 Greek course for foreigners, the types of texts that students deal with are scientific and research articles, texts of academic textbooks and undergraduate theses focusing on their characteristics but also on elements of their structure.They become familiar with techniques of summarizing and presenting the main points of a text, with techniques of moderating or reinforcing the attitude of the author while developing their general academic vocabulary and extending their knowledge to phenomena of morphology and syntax of Greek, which are found in academic discourse such as subjunctive connection, production and synthesis with scholarly participles and lexical prefixes and suffixes, in order to fully meet students' requirements for comprehension and production of written speech mainly during their studies.
academic discourse, scientific article, scholar and popular style, abstract, summary
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
View photos, videos, multimedia material, power point presentations related to the topic of the course.
Course Organization
Written assigments40.1
Interactive teaching702.5
Student Assessment
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, 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)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
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