Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015532011Professional English Elective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main aim of the course is to make students understand basic agricultural terminology, and use it in spoken and written English. Students having successfully completed the course, will be able to use the information and skills acquired in the course in agricultural subjects
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assis. Prof. Dr. Özlem TUNCAY, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eftal DÜZYAMAN
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to understand English literature related to the subject of the student
2Developing skills to read and understand a technical article
3Learning technical terms in English related to agriculture
4Being able to translate a technical article from Turkish to English and vice versa
5Being able to use technical English terms in oral and written English
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
1. Learning basic agricultural terminology. 2. Using this terminology in writing. 3. Using this terminology in speech. 4. Improving reading comprehension skills by agricultural text. 5. Improving listening comprehension skills by agricultural dialogs. 6. English to Turkish translation and interpretation of agricultural texts. 7. Turkish to English translation and interpretation of agricultural texts. 8. Improving agricultural writing skills. Active teaching techniques such as puzzles, role playing, different plays and animations will be used during the course.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Learning technical terms in English
2Learning technical terms in English
3Using technical terms in written English
4Using technical terms in written English
5Using technical terms in spoken English
6Using technical terms in spoken English
7Understanding technical articles
8Mid-term exam
9Understanding technical articles
10Listening practice with technical terms
11Listening practice with technical terms
12Translation and interpretation of technical articles
13Translation and interpretation of technical articles
14Examining English literature
15Examining English literature
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Recent publications, visual and audio sources in agriculture will be used as teaching material. The literature on the subject of the student will also be dealt within the lecture.
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
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination13535
Reading14684
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)218
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
LO1 533    
LO2 52     
LO3 3   4  
LO4     5  
LO5        
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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