English – French I


  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE Β0008 SEMESTER 1st
COURSE TITLE ΕNGLISH I
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures 2 5
COURSE TYPE General Background
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek and English
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS NO
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE02208/

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able:

  • to adequately produce oral and written language in English so that they can effectively receive and use a wide range of information, knowledge and ideas (either oral or/and written),
  • to structure, organize and document the language they produce in English so that they can express their own ideas, emotions and personal views according to appropriate communicative circumstances
  • to develop communicative strategies so that they can select and use appropriate vocabulary contingent on the communicative situation they participate
  • to get to know a wide range of different text types in academic and ESP English so that they can appreciate their grammatical structure and vocabulary specific to each academic text type
  • to develop cognitive and social capabilities that allow students to select necessary information, classify them, process them, cross-check their validity and effectively transmit them in productive and receptive tasks
  • to develop study skills and abilities that will ensure access to life-long learning and development that takes the form of ‘learning how to learn’, team collaboration, knowledge negotiation, decision-making, flexibility, prediction and self-presentation.
General capabilities
Teaching language involves the development of the following skills:

Extension of students’ communicative strategies repertoire in English as a Foreign Language beyond how they can already communicative in their first language,

Skillful use of a foreign language on the students’ part to search for, discover and understand information related to their educational needs and interests as well as their communicative preferences,

The development of the ability on the students’ part to recognize the value of different thinking modes, ways of expression of human experiences and the use of appropriate linguistic means for communication purposes among people of foreign socio-cultural formations,

The development of a level of ‘language awareness’,

The ability on the students’ part to function as a mediator between monolingual individuals and groups,

The ability on the students’ part to assume a wide range of roles in relevant communicative situations using English as a Foreign Language.

Use and knowledge on the students’ part of socio-cultural issues, institutions, values and codes of linguistic behaviour while using English as a Foreign Language.

  1. COURSE CONTENT
The course involves study of:

¨    Introduction to the English Tenses (Theory & Practice)

¨    Passive Voice (Theory & Practice)

¨    Conditionals (Theory & Practice)

¨    Reported Speech (Theory & Practice)

¨    Unreal Past & Wishes (Theory & Practice)

¨    Inversion

¨    Use of Gerund and Infinitive

¨    Modal Verb Patterns

¨   Nouns and Adjectives in English

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE §  Power point, videos

§  instructor’s website

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 26
Laboratory courses
Team work
Independent study
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

50

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

In order to pass this course, each student must complete all a 2-hour final written examination at the end of the semester.

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
Anagnostou, P. (2010). Useful Notes and Exercises of the Most Commonly Used Chapters of the English Grammar. Grigoris.

Mann, M. & Knowles-Taylor, S. (2007). Destination C1 & C2 Grammar and Vocabulary. Macmillan

Vince, M. & Sunderland, P. (2003). Advanced Language Practice. Macmillan.

Vince, M. (1994). Advanced Language Practice. Heinemann.