English language

Code 0.3040.4
Semester 4th
Category Obligatory by selection
Credits 2
Class Hours - Lab Hours 2 - 0
Lecturers Γώνη Τόγια


The aim of the course is to introduce students to technical terminology relating to the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering through the use of texts from a variety of sources. More specifically, the course focuses on:
• familiarising students with technical terminology specific to their discipline,
• analysing the linguistic features of academic writing, and how it differs from technical writing
• examining the structure and language of research articles and articles in popular science magazines,
• examining the features of other academic genres, such as research abstracts and literature reviews.
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
• understand what technical language is and how to approach academic/technical texts,
• understand the features of academic writing,
extend their reading and writing skills.