Course Content

General Information

Schedule: Tuesday 15.15-18.00

Amphitheatre 104, Main Building

 

Contact Details:

Email: mamakou@unipi.gr

Office Phone Number: 210 414 2641

Office Hours: 

Office 201, 126 Grigoriou Lambraki Street

 

 

Course Description

This is the second part of the course offered in the first semester.  The purpose of this course is to further advance the vocabulary within the domain of business, public relations, politics and finance.

 

Course Objectives

  • To expand on and recycle technical vocabulary and language structures
  • To develop students’ writing skills in order to produce short essays whose topics are directly related to their subject courses
  • To help students successfully communicate in  International Relations contexts

 

Course Materials

  • Principal textbooks:

     1. Diamantis, G.V. 2010. Study English for Business Educational Purposes, Interbooks

STUDY MATERIAL- TOPIC AREAS

  • Unit 2 Boardroom Culture Clash
  • Unit 4 Mass Media
  • Unit 5 East meets West: Outsourcing
  • Unit 7 Finance-Stocks and Shares
  • Unit 12 Public vs Private
  • Units 30 & 32 Multinationals and the Third World (1&2)

 

PART 2: BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS VOCABULARY

  1. Special Areas- 4. Investing, 5. Accounting, 9. International Trade, 11. Personnel-Human Resources
  2. Miscellaneous- Confusing words, Formal English, Social English, Making a Presentation

PART 5: Grammar Review-Unit 5 Prepositions (pp. 338-347)

 

 

       2. Diamantis, G.V. 2008, English for Academic Discussion Classes, Stamoulis Publication

ACADEMIC DISCUSSION

The Role of the Discussion Gambits in making clear and well-supported assertions.

Topic Areas

  1. The Role and the Power of the Mass Media
  2. The Role of the NGO’S in International Relations
  3. The Death Penalty
  4. Human Cloning
  5. Lifelong Learning

     3. Diamantis, G.V. 2002, English for Business Communication, Interbooks

Unit 7 Going for Job Interviews-Recruitment
Unit 8 Describing Trends, Facts and Figures (pp. 193-237) (material to be distributed in class)

 

Assessment

Assessment will be based on performance in the end-of-semester written exam (85%) and compulsory course assignment (Essay Writing: 15%). 

 

Prerequisite

Current first year students are reminded that they wiil not be entitled to sit for the 3rd semester end-of-term exam unless they have successfully completed their English language modules in semesters 1 and 2.

 

Consultation Hours

Students can meet their tutor at 126 Grigoriou Lambraki St., Office 201,

on Tuesdays 13.00-15.00.
Ms Mamakou can also be contacted via email: mamakou@unipi.gr

Cite this course

Irene Mamakou, Senior Teaching Fellow. 2nd semester English -Basic Concepts and Technical Language Structures in International Relations & Global Economics II. Retrieved Saturday March 28, 2015, from http://eclass.unipi.gr/courses/DES117/

Description

General Information

Schedule: Tuesday 15.15-18.00

Amphitheatre 104, Main Building

 

Contact Details:

Email: mamakou@unipi.gr

Office Phone Number: 210 414 2641

Office Hours: 

Office 201, 126 Grigoriou Lambraki St

 

About
  • Course code: ΔΕΣΑΓΓ12-2
  • Teachers: Irene Mamakou, Senior Teaching Fellow
  • Faculty: Τμήμα Διεθνών και Ευρωπαϊκών Σπουδών
  • Type: Undergraduate
  • Access Type: Open (without registration)
  • Users: 446 Registered
  • Cite this course

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