English IV (4ΞΓ01)
Instructor : Ntafopoulou Evangelia
Course typeCompulsory
Semester4
TermSpring Semester
ECTS2
Teaching hours2
Laboratory hours
Description
The first part will focus on English for Specific Academic Purposes (for students of Biomedical Informatics) and the other one will focus on one basic skill of General Academic Purposes and that is SPEAKING and more specifically Oral Presentations. At the same time listening skills will also be developed because oral speech contains both production but also reception. The first part in this course will deal with fields related to Biomedical Informatics through academic texts, related web pages and speeches. The purpose of the second part of this course is to introduce students to the basic principles of speaking in public and help them develop oral presentation skills to use in academic situations involving topics in the field of Biomedical Informatics.
Textbooks/Bibliography
  • ORAL PRESENTATIONS: THEORY AND PRACTICE, ΜΑΧΙΛΗ ΙΦΙΓΕΝΕΙΑ, Ε.&Δ.ΑΝΙΚΟΥΛΑ-Ι.ΑΛΕΞΙΚΟΣ ΟΕ, 1η έκδ./2008, ΘΕΣ/ΝΙΚΗ
  • Prepare & Practice for the TOEFL iBT Student's Book (with key), Evans Virginia, Dooley Jenny, Zeter Jeff, EXPRESS PUBLISHING ΑΝΩΝΥΜΗ ΕΚΔΟΤΙΚΗ ΕΤΑΙΡΕΙΑ, 1η έκδ./2010, ΑΘΗΝΑ
Assessment method
There are two assessment options for this course: A Final Exam = 100% and An Oral Presentation option= 100%
Course material
http://eclass.uth.gr/eclass/courses/DIB154/index.php