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YDI1002 ENGLISH - II 3+0+0 ECTS:3
Year / Semester First Year / Spring Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusCompulsory
DepartmentINTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerINSTRUCTOR Cem KÜÇÜKALİ
Co-LecturerINSTRUCTOR Cem KÜÇÜKALİ,
Language of instruction English
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives 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 Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

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.

1,5,7,8,10,14,16

1,3

LO - 2 :

learn the basic words used in their field and translate the articles from mother tongue to English or vice versa.

2

1

LO - 3 :

make sentences and write essays related to the significance in their field.

3

1,3

LO - 4 :

make some presentations and evaluations.

4

1

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

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

Education and Life; Description, using context clues, suffix -wide

 Week 2

City Life; Expositon, using context clues, skimming for main ideas

 Week 3

Business and money; words with similar meaning, contrast

 Week 4

Jobs and professions; adjective and noun phrases; participles as adjectives

 Week 5

Lifestyles around the world; dictionary entries, understanding idioms

 Week 6

Global Connections; understanding outlines, making inferences

 Week 7

Langugage and Communication; distinguishing facts from from theories, categorizing

 Week 8

Tastes and preferences; incresing reading speed, predicting reading content

 Week 9

Mid-term exam

 Week 10

New Frontiers; prefixes and suffixes, summarizing

 Week 11

Medicine, Myths and Magic; scanning for information, getting meaning from context

 Week 12

The Media; using context clues, writing topic sentece

 Week 13

With Liberty and Justice for all; finding important details

 Week 14

Language and Learning; essay analysis, identifying exact words

 Week 15

Sex and Gender; using context and structure clues, paraphrasing theme or main idea

 Week 16

Final exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Velioğlu, 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

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

10/04/2016

1

50

End-of-term exam

16

28/05/2016

1

50

 

Student Work Load and its Distribution

Type of work

Duration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term

Lectures (face to face teaching)

3

14

42

Own (personal) studies outside class

1

14

14

Own study for first mid-term exam

8

1

8

Mid-term exam

1

1

1

Own study for final exam

9

1

9

End-of-term exam

1

1

1

Total work load

75