Compulsory Course (C)

Methodology: Skopos theory with emphasis on the rules of intratextual cohesion and intertextual coherence, theory of Translation Action and Nord’s didactic model adapted in the prerequisites of translating from a major to a minor language. The texts are chosen from the fields of macroeconomics, international banking and analyses of specialists and experts from different Schools of economic thought, they comprise more than one textual functions as well as neologisms.

This module seeks to familiarise students with business and financial environments as a basis to carry out translation work and any further translation-related research in the field. It also offers students the opportunity to study key issues and challenges posed by specialised economic terminology and the divergent economic and legal frameworks within which economic texts are produced and used. This module also aims at developing students’ translation skills in a variety of registers and genres.

English Literature I is an introductory course to literature written in English, organized around a selected theme, period, author, genre, or topic. Students are also introduced to the history of English literature.

The aim of English Language II is to further develop students’ linguistic skills in English. Various aspects of linguistic analyses such as pragmatics, discourse analysis, and textual analysis are covered. Moreover, the course explores the differences between British and American English.

English Language I is a course designed to improve students’ comprehension, production and appreciation of the English language. Areas such as the history, the grammar, morphology, syntax and phonetics/phonology of the English language are explored. The overall objective of the course is to enhance students’ productive and receptive skills. Moreover, the fundamental principles of academic essay writing and speaking are introduced.

Britain: Country & Civilization II is a course designed to introduce students to additional aspects of Britain and its Civilization. The lectures focus on British people, institutions, symbols, customs, traditions and various other selected cultural topics. The course also introduces students to notions of intercultural and cross-cultural communication.

Britain: Country & Civilization I introduces students to various aspects of Britain and its Civilization. The course includes a survey of British history, geography, economics, politics, and society.

This class examines today’s Modern Greek with emphasis on theoretical and historical aspects of it.

This class examines the history of literary translation into Greek, the main schools of literary translation, with emphasis on poetry, and the relevant criticism.

On European modernity. Art, philosophy, political thought. Vital questions about the presence or the absence of a common European culture. In english and/or in french.