English III

Course Information
TitleΑΓΓΛΙΚΑ III / English III
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420000038

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The students are expected to: • get a solid grasp of English terms for forestry and gain proficiency in reading scholarly texts in English in the field of forestry studies. • develop reading comprehension skills through the critical exploration of English texts about forestry.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The 3rd semester English primarily deals with forestry terms affecting basic components of the tree, like: the root, trunk, leaf, soil. The textbook used is 'English through Forestry', published by the University Studio Press. More specifically, the taught chapters have to do with the manufacturing of the 'tree', the 'root and its function', the 'trunk' of trees by examining each of its layers separately; the 'leaf' and the description of the photosynthesis process as well as the 'soil' structure (humus, hypha, horizons); 'land resources' and the causes of land loss (degradation, salinization, soil erosion). A glossary follows every text with the English explanation or synonym of each term as well. A plethora of tasks & exercises are offered by the author for the desired consolidation and key-terms assimilation.
tree manufacturing, trunk, soil, leaf, land resources
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Tsaluhidu-Lioliu, R.I. 1994. English through Forestry. Thessaloniki: University Studio Press.
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