english for biology

a course for biology students at the university of crete

ANNOUNCEMENT – ENGLISH 4 May 27, 2016

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WHAT YOU NEED TO STUDY FOR THE FINAL EXAMS (JUNE & SEPTEMBER 2016)

TEXTS

LANGUAGE

The Instructor

Maria Koutraki

 

ANNOUNCEMENT – ENGLISH 2

Filed under: Uncategorized — englishbiology @ 5:27 am

WHAT YOU NEED TO STUDY FOR THE FINAL EXAMS (JUNE & SEPTEMBER 2016)

TEXTS

LANGUAGE

  • Sentences: (Simple, Compound, Complex)
  • Writing DefinitionsDefinition of terms
  • Parallel structures/Parallelism (see relevant E2 grammar links), Coherence, cohesion devices
  • Features of academic language: Formality /Complexity (see the relevant links- Features of Academic Writing)/Hedging
  • Emphatic structures
  • Describing data in a Table, a Graph and a Chart (revision)
  • Revision of general grammar and syntax (tenses, Latin plurals, comparisons etc.)
  • Revision of summarizing, paraphrasing and translation strategies
  • Revision of functions (description of plants, animals or objects, commentary on certain issues etc.)

The Instructor

Maria Koutraki

 

ANNOUNCEMENT – ENGLISH 2 & 4 May 23, 2016

Filed under: Uncategorized — englishbiology @ 8:51 am
All E2 & E4 students who haven’t presented their topics yet, should come to the Video Room on Tuesday, 24/5/2016, at 9.00am to finish with their presentations. There won’t be any other date available for this purpose.
The Instructor
Maria Koutraki
 

ANNOUNCEMENT May 15, 2016

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ANNOUNCEMENT
E2 &E4 presentations will take place this week, at lecture times, that is, on Monday (16/05/16) and Friday (20/05/2016) for E2, and on Wednesday (18/05/2016) (Video room) and Friday (20/05/2016) for E4. 
The Instructor
Maria Koutraki
 

E2 & E4 PRESENTATIONS May 9, 2016

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Type A students should make a presentation on a science-oriented topic in front of an audience for 5-10 minutes. On Wednesday’s (for E4 students) and Friday’s  (for E2 students), lectures, that is, on 11/05/2016 and 13-05-2016 respectively, helpful guidelines and links will be provided by the instructor. You can also find these in our blog.

Try to be fluent, communicative and confident. Never just read your written work. Show that you are familiar enough with your topic.

Presentations are to take place  next week. You can present your work either alone or in groups of two or three. Please send me an email by Wednesday, 11/05/2016, confirming your participation. The specific dates and times will be set throughout this week. On your presentation day you are required to submit an electronic copy of  your work.

The Instructor

Maria Koutraki

 

2 EXTRA LESSONS FOR ENGLISH 2 STUDENTS April 15, 2016

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There will be an extra lesson for English 2 students on Monday, 18-04-2016, 9.00 – 11.00, in Amphitheatre A, just before our regular lesson, 11.00-12.00. There will also be an extra lesson for English 2 students on Monday, 09-05-2016, 9.00 – 11.00, in Amphitheatre A, just before our regular lesson, 11.00-12.00.

The Instructor

Maria Koutraki

 

ANNOUNCEMENT – E2& E4 April 13, 2016

Filed under: Uncategorized — englishbiology @ 8:28 am

Please check the 2 assignments posted in Edmodo for English 2 & 4 type A students for this semester. 

The Instructor

Maria Koutraki

 

 
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