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The Instructor

Maria Koutraki

 

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ENGLISH  Terminology for Maths 1 2018-19

TEXTS
  • Text 1:Types of numbers/Working with numbers 
  • Text 2: Algebraic Expressions 
  • Text 3: Does Infinity exist? 
  • Text 4: Properties of a circle
  • Text 5: Statistics & Facts, evidence and data 
  • Text 6: The origin of mathematical Proofs

LANGUAGE

  • Summarizing & Paraphrasing strategies
  • English Tenses
  • Argumentative language (writing a commentary)
  • Comparative language
  • Note taking systems
  • Descriptive Language (Describing objects, etc.)
  • Reporting on graphs & charts
  • Features of Academic Language (Formality, Complexity, Hedging, Accuracy, Explicitness, Objectivity, Precision)
  • Sentence Structure & Style (Identifying Independent and Dependent Clauses/Eliminating Wordiness/Avoiding Run-ons, Comma Splices, and Fused Sentences & Punctuation patterns)
  • Types of sentences

The Instructor

Maria Koutraki

Presentations

Presentations for this semester will take place on Wednesday, 19/12/2018, 9.00-11.00 in A214. There won’t be a lecture on that date.

The Instructor

Maria Koutraki

Library seminar

English Terminology ofr Maths 1- Library seminar

Those of you who are interested in attending a library seminar titled as :’Σεμινάριο Βιβλιογραφίας – Πληροφοριακή Παιδεία’ next Friday, 07/12/2018, 10.30 – 12.00 in the library, please send me an email with your full name and registration number by Friday, 30/11/2018. The seminar will be very useful for your search and use of bibliography for your presentation.

The Instructor

Maria Koutraki

Type A students should make a presentation on a science-oriented topic  (you may choose from a wide range  of topics, which should be relevant to your School of Technology & Engineering, possibly combined with topics taken from schools of different sciences)  in front of an audience for 10 minutes. Helpful guidelines and links are provided through the blog. Try to be fluent, communicative and confidentNever just read your written work. Show that you are familiar enough with your topic. You can present your work either alone or in groups of two or threePlease send me an email by Friday, 23/11/2018, confirming your participation. The specific dates and times will be set and announced in early December. On your presentation day you are required to submit an electronic copy of  your work.

The Instructor

Maria Koutraki

ANNOUNCEMENT

WHAT YOU NEED TO STUDY FOR THE FINAL EXAMS (JUNE & SEPTEMBER 2018)

TEXTS

 

LANGUAGE

Type A students should respond to the following assignment:

– Present a scientific topic of your own choice with reference to mathematics or related sciences of your school (medicine, chemistry etc.).

– Write a concise commentary on both the ideas expressed in your power point presentation, as well as the language being used in it (formality, complexity and hedging features, coherence & cohesion devices, simple, complex, compound or complex compound sentences, tone and style, structure of paragraphs – supports, method of development, pattern etc.)

– Present your work in 10′ in front of an audience. Presentations will take place in the week following the end of the semester, that is, 21/05- 25/05/2018.

– Submit your power point presentation electronically on the presentation date, which is to be fixed and announced shortly.

Students who are interested in making a presentation should send an email up until May 11, 2018.

The Instructor

Maria Koutraki