Department of Information & Communication Systems Engineering
University of the Aegean
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

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& Communication Systems Engineering

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English Language 2

Title: English Language 2
Lesson Code: 321-0131
Semester: 2
ECTS: 1
Theory Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 1
Faculty: Landrou Eftichia
 
External Website
http://www.samos.aegean.gr/english
 
Content outline

Computing terminology, which includes basic vocabulary on IT, comprehension activities on specialized texts and lectures, grammar theory and practice, as well as speaking/writing exercises.

 
Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete the course will be familiar with more complex grammatical and syntactical structures in English, will have practised in understanding written and spoken academic texts and will have developed their speaking and writing skills.

More specifically, upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to:

  • understand written or spoken academic texts on information and communications technology (ICT).
  • know specialized ICT vocabulary which is commonly found in related academic texts.
  • know complex grammatical and syntactical structures and be able to use them correctly in writing and in speaking.
  • produce technical texts (simple descriptions of graphical presentations, description of the function of systems and devices, comparison and contrast of two or more systems, giving instructions on the operation of an ICT system, etc.).
  • produce effective notes while listening to an academic lecture and be able to summarize part of a lecture.
     

 

 
Prerequisites

English 1 (unless the student has been exempt from the course)

 
Basic Textbooks
  • Patrick Fitzgerald, Marie McCullagh, Carol Tabor, English for ICT Studies in Higher Education Studies, Garnet: 2011.
  • Χρηστίδου Σοφία, Αγγλοελληνικό Λεξικό Τηλεπικοινωνιακών Όρων, Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα: 2015.
 
Additional References
 
Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

 Exams / Weekly assignments

 
Assessment/Grading Methods

Individual assignments, quizzes and final written exams

Activity Semester workload
Lectures 22 hours
Laboratory Exercises  
Personal study  
Πρόοδος  
Final exams 3 hours
Course total 25 hours (1 ECTS)
 
Language of Instruction
English
 
Μode of delivery

Face-to-face



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