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Online Platform

Lore.com  is the online platform to be used for assignment submission and discussion by English 1 students. PLease ask the instructor for the course code so that you can sign up.

http://lore.com/

Your classes will be divided into two groups according to the alphabetical order of your surnames.

English for Material Science 1 students Group A should attend lessons on Mondays 2.00-4.00 in A115 (CSD department) and Thursdays 11.00-12.00 (Lecture theatre B, Biology Department).
English for Material Science 1 students Group B should attend lessons on Thursdays 12.00-3.00

English for Chemistry 1 students Group A should attend lessons on Fridays 1.00-4.00
English for Chemistry 1 students Group B should attend lessons on Wednesdays 9.00-12.00

All changes apply as of Monday 29th September 2014.

Take a Diagnostic Test!

Proficiency Certificate Holders (C2 Level) can be exempted from English 1 requirements (such as the Presentations and the Final exam) if they score 7.5 or higher in the Diagnostic test to be held on Thursday, 2nd October 2014 at 9.00 in the Seminar Room 307 of the Chemistry Department (next to the Postgraduate Secretariat Office).

Those of you that are found to be of appropriate level will then join the online course in order to provide corrective feedback to three students (for all five assignments).

chem elements of smart phone jpg

I love this poster from “Compound Interest”! Here is the link to the accompanying article.http://www.compoundchem.com/2014/02/19/the-chemical-elements-of-a-smartphone/

and here is the video made by “Reactions”

Chemistry Life Hacks (Vol.1)

I love the new Chemistry videos by AmericanChemistry Society (2014). This is just Vol.1 of more to come:

This is the handout to go with it:

wk 1 Chemistry Life hack vol 1 handout

CitationIndex_webhttp://www.popsci.com/article/science/life-cycle-ideas

Although it’s really hot here in Greece and most of you are probably dipping your feet in the sea,  I thought that some of you might still look for ways to keep your mind sharp by enrolling on a short online course with

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/upcoming

It seems there is something there for everyone! And for those of you wishing to brush up your spoken or written skills in English I noticed at least four courses that could be somehow useful.

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