Text Analysis and Production in Greek I

Course Information
TitleΑνάλυση και Παραγωγή Λόγου στην Ελληνική Γλώσσα Ι / Text Analysis and Production in Greek I
Title in FrenchAnalyse et production des textes en grec moderne I
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006337

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
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
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
This course aims to offer an in-depth study of the structures and levels of the Greek language as a target language through linguistic analysis. To that end, different text types are studied and various techniques are used to enrich the students' vocabulary and enhance correct language usage. Students practise written expression to produce various text types. At the end of the semester, the student is expected to a. recognize the lingistic variations, the text genres and types, the stylistic registers and the main stylistic features; b. to be conscious of the dynamic nature of language, through the understanding of concepts as communication situation, peritext etc.; c. to have enriched its vocabulary with word and phrases coming for Ancient Greek, Latin, religious language and several foreign languages; d. to apply all this in the writing of simple texts.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction - Language, discourse, main concepts - Text types - Discourse analysis - Summarization theory and practice - Registers / stylistic variations = sociolects - dialects / idioms - Modern Greek as a palimpsest (ancient greek words and phrases, religious language - katharevousa) - news language
language, use, variation, text genres/types, context, peritext, style, register
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Communication with the students through eclass (mails, wiki, notifications) Seminars on the use of electronic resources Video Use of internet projection
Course Organization
Laboratory Work261.0
Reading Assigment80.3
Written assigments783.1
Student Assessment
The assessment for this course consists of continuous evaluation with at least 2 assignments during the semester and participation in classwork (30%). Additionally, it comprises a mid-term exam (30%) and a final exam (40%). The assessment procedure is presented in the course description on eclass, at http://eclass.auth.gr/courses/FRL111/, described in outline in the courses guide, and explained to the students.
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)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Διονύσης Γούτσος, Γλώσσα: κείμενο ποικιλία, σύστημα, εκδ. Κριτική, 2013, ISBN 978-960-218-770-8
Additional bibliography for study
1. Μπουσούνη-Γκέσουρα Λία & Αναγνωστοπούλου Ίνα, Το λέμε σωστά το γράφουμε σωστά;, Αθήνα, Μεταίχμιο, 2006 2. Παπαζαφείρη Ιωάννα, Λάθη στη χρήση της γλώσσας μας, Αθήνα, Σμίλη, 1997 3. Γιάννης Χάρης, Η γλώσσα, τα λάθη και τα πάθη, τόμοι Α+Β, Αθήνα, Πόλις, 2003 / 2008. 4. Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής, Ίδρυμα Τριανταφυλλίδη, ηλεκτρονική έκδοση, http://www.greek-language.gr/greekLang/modern_greek/tools/lexica/triantafyllides/ 5. Φάκελος κειμένων προς επεξεργασία και συμπληρωματικών κειμένων προς μελέτη διαθέσιμος στο: http://eclass.auth.gr/courses/FRL111/ 6.Δορμπαράκης Παναγιώτης, Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής, Αθήνα, Gutenberg, 1993 / 2011 7. Γεράσιμος Μαρκαντωνάτος, Λεξικό αρχαίων, βυζαντινών και λόγιων φράσεων της νέας ελληνικής, Αθήνα, Gutenberg, 1992 / 2002. 8. Γεράσιμος Μαρκαντωνάτος, Λεξικό λατινικών και άλλων ξενόγλωσσων εύχρηστων φράσεων, Αθήνα, Gutenberg, 2008.
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