|1. Εισαγωγικό μάθημα (INTRODUCTORY COURSE - Immersion in an academic environment)||IMMERSION IN AN ACADEMIC LIFE (Instructor notes no. 1)||
This is a short course used as an introduction to your new academic life as an undergraduate student at the Dept. of Economics.
|Changing education paradigms||
This is a famous (animated) talk by Sir Ken Robinson, a world-renowned education and creativity expert, on how to change education.
|2. Αναζήτηση εργασίας (LOOKING FOR A JOB)||Steve Job's Stanford Commencement Speech||
This is the commencement talk given by Steve Jobs to the graduates of Stanford University in 2005.
|The transcript of Steve Jobs' talk.||
Here is the full transcript of Steve Jobs' talk.
|3. Ανεργία (UNEMPLOYMENT)||A jobless generation||
A short video presenting a case of a young unemployed girl in Greece.
|4. Μαθηματικά & Οικονομικά (MATHEMATICS & ECONOMICS)||How to read numbers/mathematical expressions, etc. in English||
Detailed guidelines as to the terms used in English to read numbers/calculations etc.
|Solving MATH WORD problems||
A useful site to help you with some additional mathematical expressions. Try out the EXERCISE. Answers are provided as soon as you put the mouse over the blocks.
Then proceed with exercises WORD PROBLEMS I, II, III.
|5. Λογιστική (ACCOUNTING)||Unemployment in Greece - RESPONSES SUBMITTED||
These are the videos and questions submitted by all of you for Exercise 2.
|6. Διοίκηση επιχειρήσεων (BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION)||Sir Richard Branson||
Read the text on p.133 of the book "Economic and Business English in a Nutshell" and then watch the following video, where Sir R.Branson is being interviewed, giving advice to entrepreneurs.
|EU business support - Greece||
A useful site about the different EU funding opportunties for Greek companies.
|7. Διαφήμιση (MARKETING - ADVERTISING)||"Life lessons from an ad man"||
This is a TED talk by Rory Sutherland, a man involved in advertising campaigns, who explains the crucial differences between the 'perceived value' vs the 'real value' of a product.
This is a talk by Peter Economides given at the 11th International Conference "Aristotle" by EEDE.
|Advertisement related to Greece||
This is an authentic advertisement put up in the London metro in 2011, after which the Greek government had to sue the specific company.
"Here's to the crazy ones" - Discuss.
Some examples of mission statements from companies, organisations, schools, etc.
|Useful SOURCES (online dictionaries, grammar, etc.)||Αγγλοελληνικό λεξικό Οικονομικών Όρων||
|Ευρετήριο Οικονομικών όρων||
|Πολύγλωσση βάση όρων της Ε.Ε.||
Πολύγλωσση βάση όρων
|Glossary of economic and political terms||
|Online Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English|
|Online English Grammar|
|Free online English Grammar||
This is an extensive version of English Grammar (488 pages)! Very helpful!
|Cambridge English: Business Certificates||
This is a site with detailed information on the available Business English Certificates by Cambridge University.
|English is a crazy language|