Written exam

English

This course aims at helping students understand the close relationship between language and society, deepening into issues such as context, linguistic diversity (dialects and registers), language as a social group identity, attitudes of speakers, language contact, language death and revival, language policies and their role in the future of a language, etc.

This introductory course in Greek to German translation deals with texts from daily news as source texts. On the basis of this text type as one of the many text types pertaining to the text category of general texts, the students learn to deal with the linguistic, cultural and textual issues and problems that emerge from the translation of this particular text type and with this particular translational directionality.