Foreign Language Geological Terminology II

Course Information
TitleΞΕΝΟΓΛΩΣΣΗ ΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΚΗ ΟΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΙΙ / Foreign Language Geological Terminology II
CodeGGN 651Ε
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorVasilios Melfos
Course ID40001831

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
A. English: (to be completed). B. German: Reference level B1 is required according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Learning Outcomes
English: English: The students are expected to understand the relations between the parts of a text through lexical cohesion devices, to produce guided definitions of terms, to translate into Greek and vice versa. German: Can understand and translate texts of the Geological sciences.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
English: Authentic texts of different genres of Geology on the following topics: The earth’s crust, Rigid deformations, Plastic deformations, Continental drift, Plate motions, Faults, Seismic waves, Ophiolites. The texts are accompanied by detailed-reading comprehension activities, practice in the special geologic vocabulary and direct and reverse translation. German: Articles from scientific journals. Texts and exercises in German.
English/German vocabulary, Geology, Mineralogy, Geophysics, Meteorology, Physical Geography
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
1) All class material is available in electronic form to all students through the course web page 2) The teacher communicates with students through email 3) The class evaluation is performed through the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Course Organization
Reading Assigment50.2
Student Assessment
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
Α.Σημειώσεις Β. Γερμανικά: Allgemeine Geologie. Einführung in das System Erde. Spektrum Verlag.
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