Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
DER404TECHNICAL ENGLISH-IIElective483
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
The objectives of this course are to make students to have knowledge of professional and technical terms, to be able to read, to understand and to follow national and international technical and scientific publications on their profession and to gain ability of oral and written communication.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. M.Mete MUTLU
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand and use technical and professional terms
2To be able to translate intermediate level of technical papers
3To have oral and written technical communication ability
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Intermediate level of English knowledge is recommended
Course Contents
Technical terms on skins, hides, leathers, leather processes, physical tests and chemical analysis, English to Turkish translation techniques, translation of technical and professional papers at intermediate level and writing business letters in English
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Grammar recall and tenses
2English – Turkish translation techniques
3English – Turkish translation techniques
4Translation studies on texts
5Translation of text from various sources
6Reading and understanding technical papers
7Technical text translation
8Midterm exam
9Reading and understanding technical papers
10Technical text translation
11Presentation of individual translation studies of students
12Technical text translation
13Reading and understanding technical papers
14Professional letter writing samples
15Presentation of individual professional letter writing studies of students
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Anonim, (1996), Pocket Book for the Leather Technologist, BASF, Ludwisgshafen, Germany Leafe, M.K., (1999), The Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists, East Yorkshire, UK Reed, R, (1966), Science for Students of Leather Technology, Pergamon Press, London, UK IULTCS, (1977), Leather Technical Dictionary, Eduard Roether Verlag, Darmstadt, Germany
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the sections of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation".
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation2918
Report Presentation212
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11818
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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