English for Academic Purposes I

Course Code: 
AFE 131
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
4
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
Students will be equipped with the facility and skills necessary in expressing themselves in oral and written form.
Course Content: 

Reading for comprehension, critical thinking and discussion; interacting with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party; producing clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects and explaining a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing B: Practice C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Reads and understands academic texts 3,4,6,8 1,2,3 A
Guessing the meaning of new vocabulary 2,3,4,6,10 1 A
Summarizes, paraphrases and quotes by using in-text citations 3,7 1 A
Presents a topic or a text orally 1 1,2,3, A
Learns basics of writing a formal e-mail 9 1,2 A

 

 

Course Flow

Week Topics Study Materials
1
  • Introduction to the course
  • Orientation of policies and class requirements
  • Syllabus will be distributed
  • UNIT 1 : Education and employment – Pages 6, 7, 8
New language Leader Advanced
2 UNIT 1 : Education and employment – Pages 9, 10, 11, 12

 

New language Leader Advanced
3 UNIT 1 : Education and employment – Pages 13, 14, 15

WRITING ASSIGNMENT : Page 15 – 12

MyEnglishLab : UNIT 1

UNIT 2 : Tourism and conservation – Pages 16, 17

New language Leader Advanced
4 UNIT 2 : Tourism and conservation – Pages 18, 19, 20, 21 New language Leader Advanced
5 UNIT 2 : Tourism and conservation – Pages 22, 23, 24, 25

WRITING ASSIGNMENT : Page 24 – 10

MyEnglishLab : UNIT 2

New language Leader Advanced
6 UNIT 3 : International relations – Pages 26, 27, 28, 29 New language Leader Advanced
7 UNIT 3 : International relations – Pages 30, 31, 32, 33 Handouts
8 Revision for the Mid-Term Exam   New language Leader Advanced
9 UNIT 3 : International relations – Pages 34, 35

WRITING ASSIGNMENT : Page 34 – 8a

MyEnglishLab : UNIT 3

UNIT 4 : Health and care – Pages 36, 37

New language Leader Advanced
10 UNIT 4 : Health and care – Pages 38, 39, 40, 41 New language Leader Advanced
11 UNIT 4 : Health and care – Pages 42, 43, 44, 45

WRITING ASSIGNMENT : Page 45 – 16

MyEnglishLab : UNIT 4

New language Leader Advanced
12 UNIT 5:  Fashion and consumerism – Pages 46, 47, 48, 49 New language Leader Advanced
13 UNIT 5: Fashion and consumerism – Pages 50, 51, 52, 53

    MyEnglishLab : Unit 5

 

New language Leader Advanced
14 Revision for the Final Exam Handouts
15 Revision for the Final Exam Handouts

 

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook New Language Leader Advanced  Pearson Education Ltd.
Additional Resources MyEnglishLab

 

 

Material Sharing

Documents Course book, MyEnglishLab
Assignments Writing: a covering letter, a problem solution essay, a speech, describing visual information, summarizing

MyEnglishLab : Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and Grammar Tasks

Exams Mid-term exam, Final exam

 

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-term 1 30
Tasks on the digital platform 5 10
In-class participation 1 20
Total   60
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE  1 40
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE   60
Total   100

 

COURSE CATEGORY Expertise/Field Courses

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To provide students with basic presentation skills       x  
2 To instruct students to summarize a text         x
3 To teach students how to paraphrase a text         x
4 To teach students how to make quotations         x
5 To synthesize outside information       x  
6 To use in-text citations and writing references list         x
7 To teach techniques for avoiding plagiarism       x  
8 To present basics of writing a formal e-mail         x
9 To provide necessary skills to guess the meaning of new vocabulary         x

 

ECTS

Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration (Excluding the exam week) 15 4 60
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 15 3 45
Midterm 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
       
Total Work Load     109
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     4,36
ECTS Credit of the Course     4