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YDB1004BASIC ENGLISH II2+0+0ECTS:2
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
Status Compulsory
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of STATISTICS and COMPUTER SCIENCES
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of Delivery
Contact Hours14 weeks - 2 hours of lectures per week
LecturerÖğr. Gör. Dr Kazım BABACAN
Co-Lecturer
Language of instruction
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
The course aims to enable the students with an overall knowledge on the basis of department, to supply them to understand what the branch is interested in, the importance of the field, its significance in the contemporary world and to comprehend a passage and express what they understand in English verbally and in prose.
 
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : comprehend the texts chosen from various technical topics and make sentences in their fields, write an essay.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,131,3
LO - 2 : learn the basic words used in their field and translate the articles from mother tongue to English or vice versa.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,131,3
LO - 3 : make sentences and write essays related to the significance in their field.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,131,3
LO - 4 : make some presentations and evaluations.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,131,3
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Reading texts related to the department; grammar activities; related vocabulary and translation between two languages; listening actitivites; discussions over the related current topics in the field
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Education and Life; Description, using context clues, suffix -wide
 Week 2City Life; Expositon, using context clues, skimming for main ideas
 Week 3Business and money; words with similar meaning, contrast
 Week 4Jobs and professions; adjective and noun phrases; participles as adjectives
 Week 5Lifestyles around the world; dictionary entries, understanding idioms
 Week 6Global Connections; understanding outlines, making inferences
 Week 7Langugage and Communication; distinguishing facts from from theories, categorizing
 Week 8Tastes and preferences; incresing reading speed, predicting reading content
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10New Frontiers; prefixes and suffixes, summarizing
 Week 11Medicine, Myths and Magic; scanning for information, getting meaning from context
 Week 12The Media; using context clues, writing topic sentece
 Week 13With Liberty and Justice for all; finding important details
 Week 14Language and Learning; essay analysis, identifying exact words
 Week 15Sex and Gender; using context and structure clues, paraphrasing theme or main idea
 Week 16Final exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Velioğlu, A., Kandiller, B. 1996; Reader at work-1-2, METU, Ankara
2Velioğlu, A., Kandiller, B. 1996; Reader at work-1-2, METU, Ankara
 
Recommended Reading
1Malarcher C., Janzen A. 2004; Reading for the Real World 1-2, Great Britain
2Malarcher C., Janzen A. 2004; Reading for the Real World 1-2, Great Britain
3Arslan Alper, 2009, English Panorama, Key Publishing, Ankara
4Arslan Alper, 2009, English Panorama, Key Publishing, Ankara
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 12/04/2023 0.5 50
End-of-term exam 16 02/06/2023 0.5 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 2 14 28
Sınıf dışı çalışma 2 12 24
Arasınav için hazırlık 2 1 2
Arasınav 1 1 1
Kısa sınav 1 1 1
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 3 1 3
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Total work load60