Analysis of Mathematical Texts in English

Course Information
TitleΑΝΑΛΥΣΗ ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΙΚΩΝ ΚΕΙΜΕΝΩΝ ΣΕ ΑΓΓΛΙΚΗ ΓΛΩΣΣΑ / Analysis of Mathematical Texts in English
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID40000372

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mathematics (2014-today)

Registered students: 77
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesWinter-3

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Students should be of a B2 level of English.
Learning Outcomes
Upon the successful completion of the course, students will: 1. Understand basic mathematical texts in English 2. Knowledge of basic mathematical terminology in English 3. Be able to present basic mathematical proofs orally in English 4. Be able to express basic mathematical proofs written in English
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
The Department of Mathematics enables all students to reach an appropriate level of comprehension in English during their studies, as concerning the mathematical texts which they are encouraged to study. Emphasis is placed on the development of the vocabulary and terminology that appear in the aforementioned mathematical texts in scientific journals and / or books and on the production of written and oral speech using the terminology which they have studied.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Book
  • DVD for listening exercises and activities
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Reading Assigment481.6
Student Assessment
Final written exam
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)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. ENGLISH FOR MATHEMATICS, by Frank Evans and George Danousis, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΖΗΤΗ, ΙΣΒΝ 960-431-769-5. 2. ACADEMIC ENGLISH FOR MATHEMATICS. An English for Specific Academic Purposes Course for International students of Mathematics, by Kallia Katsampoxaki-Hodgetts and Eleftheria Hatzitheodoridou, DISIGMA PUBLICATIONS, ISBN 978-618-5242-28-2. 3. TECHNICAL ENGLISH. COURSE BOOK by TERRY PHILLIPS. NEW EDITION, GARNET EDUCATION PUBLISHERS. ISBN 978-1-85964-649-6
Additional bibliography for study
Articles from the internet which concern the specific discipline.
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