Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1302001472018ACADEMIC ENGLISH ICompulsory113
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
English
Objectives of the Course
Enable students to comprehend academic and professional texts and lectures in English through intensive reading comprehension and vocabulary study.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Gökhan Sevim
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to comprehend academic and professional texts and lectures in English.
2Be able to follow and analyze world-wide trends, events and news in business life and beyond.
3Become an efficient business and social communicator in English.
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Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
none
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
General reading comprehension passages from upper-intermediate to advanced level; contextual academic vocabulary study and exercises; subject oriented reading exercises in Business and Management
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introducing the Course and the Material
2Reader at work - 1 Working with Academic vocabulary - 1 Jobs, People and Organizations- 1
3Reader at work - 2 Working with Academic vocabulary - 2 Jobs, People and Organizations- 2
4Reader at work - 3 Working with Academic vocabulary - 3 Jobs, People and Organizations- 3
5Reader at work - 4 Word Combinations - 1 Jobs, People and Organizations- 4
6Reader at work - 5 Word Combinations - 2 Jobs, People and Organizations- 5
7Reader at work - 6 Word Combinations - 3 Jobs, People and Organizations- 6
8Mid-Term Exam
9Reader at work - 7 Ways of Talking About ... - 1 Production - 1
10Reader at work - 8 Ways of Talking About ... - 2 Production - 2
11Reader at work - 9 Ways of Talking About ... - 3 Production - 3
12Reader at work - 10 Opinions and Ideas - 1 Marketing - 1
13Reader at work - 11 Opinions and Ideas - 2 Marketing - 2
14Reader at work - 12 Opinions and Ideas - 3 Marketing - 3
15Reader at work - 13 Opinions and Ideas - 4 Marketing - 4
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
B. Kandiller and A. Velioğlu, Reader At Workd II Ankara, ODTÜ Yayını, B. Mascull, Business Vocabulary in Use, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2002. M. McCarty and F. O'Dell, Academic Vocabulary in Use, 2nd edition, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination150
Quiz250
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination3412
Individual Study for Final Examination3412
Homework4312
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)98
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1  5   5 55
LO2  5     5 
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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