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ULS3015 ACADEMIC ENGLISH-I 3+0+0 ECTS:4
Year / Semester Third Year / Fall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusElective
DepartmentINTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerASSIST. PROF. DR. Özgür TÜFEKÇİ
Co-Lecturer
Language of instruction English
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
Academic English courses aim to familiarize new students with a liberal, practical approach to international and academic texts. It is aimed at the students to learn the international academic terminology in the classes and gain the ability to understand the international problems and concepts in the second stage and finally to interpret them with a broad horizon.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :

LO - 1 :

Read and comprehend academic publications

LO - 2 :

Learn various aspects of international relations

LO - 3 :

Improve their vocabulary in concered areas

LO - 4 :

Produce essays and articles regarding relevant subjects.

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

The students will be given lectures in the area of international relations by evaluating and examining various articles and publications in relevant areas.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

A General Introduction

 Week 2

Learning the Basic Concepts of International Relations

 Week 3

Learning the Basic Concepts of International Relations

 Week 4

Making Translations by Using International Relations Notions

 Week 5

Making Translations by Using International Relations Notions

 Week 6

Examination of the Constitutional Treaty of International Court of Justice

 Week 7

Examination of the Constitutional Treaty of International Court of Justice

 Week 8

Examination of a Sample Decision of the International Court of Justice

 Week 9

Mid-term exam

 Week 10

Examination of a Sample Decision of the International Court of Justice

 Week 11

Evaluation and Exemination of European Human Rights Convention

 Week 12

Evaluation and Exemination of European Human Rights Convention

 Week 13

Preparation of an Individual Application for the European Court of Human Rights

 Week 14

Preparation of an Individual Application for the European Court of Human Rights

 Week 15

General Overview

 Week 16

End-of-term exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Various academic texts and daily news articles.

 

Recommended Reading

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

14/11/2017

1

50

End-of-term exam

16

04/01/2018

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)

2

14

28

Own (personal) studies outside class

10

14

140

Mid-term exam

1

1

1

End-of-term exam

1

1

1

Total work load

170