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ULS4017 ENGLISH FOR BUSINESS-I 3+0+0 ECTS:4
Year / Semester Fourth 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
The English for Business courses aim to teach the foundation and structure of International Economic Organizations, an integral part of International Relations. At the end of the courses, students are aimed to come to a level where they can read and interpret the commercial agreements written in English.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

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

LO - 1 :

Read and comprehend commercial publications

LO - 2 :

Evaluate international trade organizations and relations at various angles

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 taught the Founding Texts of International Business Organizations and will be provided with commercial field English and field knowledge.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

Introduction

 Week 2

Learning the International Trade Concepts

 Week 3

Learning the International Trade Concepts

 Week 4

Translation Related to Basic Trade Concepts

 Week 5

Translation Related to Basic Trade Concepts

 Week 6

Learning General Information about International Commercial Law

 Week 7

Learning General Information about International Commercial Law

 Week 8

Examination of a Sample Commercial Agreement

 Week 9

Mid-term exam

 Week 10

Examination of a Sample Commercial Agreement

 Week 11

Translation of a Sample Commercial Agreement

 Week 12

Translation of a Sample Commercial Agreement

 Week 13

Examining an Article About the Technical Structures of International Trade Organizations

 Week 14

Examining an Article About the Technical Structures of International Trade Organizations

 Week 15

General Overview

 Week 16

End-of-term exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Various business and academic texts, 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