Semester 7

Course: English ΙIΙ (Academic Writing)

Course Code: ΕΗ2
Course Level: Undergratuate
Obligatory/Elective: Elective
Semester: 7
Division: Division of Computers
Group: Group Β
ECTS Credits: 5
Hours Per Week: 4
Language: English, Greek
  • Paraphrasing techniques to avoid plagiarism
  • Cause & Effect
  • Comparing & Contrasting
  • Drawing conclusions
  • Paragraph Organisation (Definition, Generalization/                 

       Specialization, Clarification, Use / Utilization of Examples,

       Classification, Description)

  • Text Composition (content cohesion and coherence, common 


  • Describing Graphs and Trends
  • Writing Introductions and Conclusions
  • Discussing Results
  • Describing Processes and Methods
  • Referring to Sources
  • Being Critical and Evaluating
Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

•    identify Academic discourse characteristics and style, as well as the main academic genres, i.e., scientific article, thesis, etc.

•    apply writing skills and strategies employed for writing and editing a text, i.e., paragraph structure, content, consistency, cohesion, coherence, syntactic structures, specialist lexis, punctuation

•    apply academic skills to write academic discourse (scientific texts, reports, descriptions, research papers, theses, etc.)

•          use the relevant literature

The main concern of the course is to enhance students’ writing skills, critical thinking, linguistic and intercultural awareness required to meet:

•          their needs as Electrical and Computer Engineering students at undergraduate level

•          their needs regarding postgraduate studies, European Programmes (Erasmus+, etc.)

•          their career pursuits as electrical and computer engineers, or academic researchers in a national, international, or interdisciplinary environment


Required Level of English:  B2 in accordance with the Joint European Framework for Modern Languages

Teaching Methods:



•          End-semester exams test (60%)

•          Mid-semester test (20%)

•          Project (20%) – Oral presentation/written project

Suggested Books:

[1]   Integrating Technical & Academic Writing into your English Course - Theory and Practice - Κωδ. Βιβλίου Εύδοξο: 86199178

Έκδοση: 1η/2019, Συγγραφείς: E. Panourgia

[2]   University Writing Course Student's Book with answers, Κωδ. Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 10686, Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2007, Morley John, Doyle Petropolis Ian

[3]   Ακαδημαϊκή Γραφή, Κωδ. Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 68391268, Έκδοση: 3η/2017, Ευδωρίδου Έλσα -Καρακασίδης Θόδωρος 

Lecturer: Tavoultzidou Stavroula