Students at the end of the course will be able to:
- Recognize the functions of the language and its role in a cross-cultural, intercultural and inter-religious environment.
- Analyze language and understand the use of speech especially in religious texts.
- Handle effectively and with precision the language in an inter-religious or intercultural dialogue.
- Written and oral exercises during the semester
- Written recapitulation at the end of the semester
Course Content (Syllabus)
Opinion articles on topics of general interdisciplinary interest (eg environment, health, education, social issues, etc.), popularized scientific articles by press and magazines of special interest (eg Focus, BHMA science, etc.) focusing on their characteristics but also on elements of their structure and rhetorical patterns. Students become familiar with the distinction between scholarly and popular style and come into contact with the general characteristics of academic discourse (general and special vocabulary). They are also introduced to elements of morphology and the syntax of Greek found in academic discourse , the superlative form elliptical quotation marks, compound verbs, internal and phonetic increase, verbs with a second compound and verb adjectives with logical endings, elements that will help them respond to the comprehension and production of oral and written speech during their studies.