English III (3ΞΓ01)
Instructor : Ntafopoulou Evangelia
Course typeCompulsory
Semester3
TermFall Semester
ECTS2
Teaching hours2
Laboratory hours
Description
English for Specific Academic Purposes (for students of Computer Science) & English for Vocational Purposes The first part will focus on English for Specific Academic Purposes (for students of Computer Science) and the other one will focus on English for Vocational Purposes. The first part in this course will deal with fields related to Computer Science through academic texts, related web pages and speeches. Integrated tasks will be used so that all four skills will be developed, with some extra practice on listening skills and note-taking techniques. The purpose of the second part of this course is to introduce students to the basic principles of English for Vocational Purposes, that is CVs and cover letters targeting at Master’s admission and job vacancies (in the field of Computer Science so that relevant vocabulary is also developed).
Textbooks/Bibliography
  • ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES, KANTARIDOU ZOE, ΕΤΑΙΡΙΑ ΑΞΙΟΠΟΙΗΣΗΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗΣ ΠΕΡΙΟΥΣΙΑΣ ΤΟΥ ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟΥ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΙΑΣ, 2011, ΘΕΣ/ΝΙΚΗ
  • English for Information Technology, E. Kolethra - L. Balari-Petrianidi, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΝΕΩΝ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΩΝ ΜΟΝ. ΕΠΕ, 1η/2010, ΑΘΗΝΑ
Assessment method
A Final Exam = 100% (There is also a small-scale project, which may provide an extra mark on the final grade and a progress test on December providing another extra mark.)
Course material
http://eclass.uth.gr/eclass/courses/DIB151