English for the students of urban planning and regional development








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English for the Students of Urban Planning and Regional Development aims to equip students and professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the language, terms, and vocabulary used in the field, specifically within an English-speaking context. More particularly, the coursebook presents authentic texts which aim at:

  • Teaching standardized terminology within the specific discipline, thus ensuring consistency in communication across different contexts and regions.
  • Aiding students and professionals, in Urban Planning and Regional Development, to effectively communicate with their colleagues, peers, and resources, from around the world, using the terminology of the aforementioned discipline.
  • Encouraging students of Urban Planning and Regional Development to research sources that relate to the aforementioned discipline, in English, thus enabling them to stay updated on the latest research findings, developments, and insights in the field.
  • Introducing students to the terminology of Urban Planning and Regional Development involves introducing them to multiple other disciplines such as architecture, geography, economics, sociology, and environmental science, and this provides a common language for students and professionals from diverse backgrounds to work together effectively on complex urban and regional matters.
  • Developing proficiency in terminology for professional development in Urban Planning and Regional Development, thus allowing students and individuals to participate confidently in  discussions, projects, and meetings, ultimately enhancing their educational and career prospects and opportunities for advancement.


Unit 1 Transport 1
Unit 2 Transport 2
Unit 3 Society, locality and human nature
Unit 4 Innovation in tourism, technology and institutions
Unit 5 Urban geography: Urban change and emergent urban forms
Unit 6 The institutional and financial conditions of urban regeneration in Europe
Unit 7 Urban retail structure and population density patterns
Unit 8 London: planning projects, centralization and partnership
Unit 9 Key challenges for European cities: achieving competitiveness, cohesion, and sustainability
Unit 10 Social and ethnic segregation in Europe: levels, causes, and effects
Unit 11 Housing renewal, urban policy and gentrification
Unit 12 The phenomenology of social change




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Dr. Makrina Zafiri is a permanent at the Center of Foreign Languages, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. She is also an Academic Associate at the Hellenic Open University and a Teacher Trainer at the Greek National Teacher Training Institute of ASPETE in Thessaloniki. She holds two degrees, one in English Language and Literature and one in Law, both from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, as well as three MA’s, one in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, one in the field of Sociology, Philosophy, and History of Law from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and a third MA in Studies in Education from the Hellenic Open University (HOU). Her Ph.D. is in First and Second Language Teaching from the University of Patra, Greece.