B Semester
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Course units:
ECTS units
Hours per week
Theory: 3


Teaching Assistant: Koutraki Maria
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Office phone number:  +30 2810 394054
Lab phone number:  +30 2810 394408


Objectives of the course (preferably expressed in terms of learning outcomes and competences): to familiarize students with scientific terminology and in particular that of Biology, Molecular biology and Genetics; to introduce the skills and language of the laboratory, graphs and charts, biology English related note-taking, summarizing, report writing, classifying, comparing, describing processes and giving instructions; to enable students to communicate their English effectively in a scientific context, to write in a manner adequate to the ACS style for scientists; to enable students master the language of science and achieve academic and professional development.

Course contents: Reading, speaking, listening, grammar, sentence structure, introducing academic writing (analysis & synthesis skills, paraphrasing and quoting) & translation of scientific and technical sources, familiarising students with terminology and technical vocabulary.