Course Code: 
AFE 132
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
4
Prerequisite Courses: 
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to develop academic reading, writing, listening and speaking skills with a focus on critical reading.
Course Content: 

Reading for comprehension; Discussion; understanding a wide range of demanding, longer texts and recognizing implicit meaning; speaking fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions; using the language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes; producing clear, well-structured, detailed texts on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing B: Practice C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1) Writes a reflection paper based on critical thinking 1,2,3 A
2) Expresses ideas by synthesizing information using various techniques 1,2,3 A
3) Analyzes and Interprets Data and Graph  1,2,3 A
4) Communicates scholarly information logically both orally and in written form 1,2,3 A
5) Recognizes affixes and predicts the meaning of complex words 1,2,3 A

 

Course Flow

Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to the course

Orientation of policies and class requirements

Syllabus will be distributed

UNIT 6 : Technology and change – Pages 56, 57

New Language Leader Advanced
2 UNIT 6 : Technology and change – Pages 58, 59, 60, 61 New Language Leader Advanced
3 UNIT 6 : Technology and change – Pages 62, 63, 64, 65

WRITING ASSIGNMENT : Page 65  10

MyEnglishLab : UNIT 6

New Language Leader Advanced
4 UNIT 7 : People and ideas – Pages 66, 67, 68, 69 New Language Leader Advanced
5 UNIT 7 : People and ideas – Pages 70, 71, 72, 73 New Language Leader Advanced
6 UNIT 7 : People and ideas – Pages 74, 75

WRITING ASSIGNMENT : Page 75   13

My EnglishLab : UNIT 7

UNIT 8 : Journalism and media – Pages 76, 77

New Language Leader Advanced
7 UNIT 8 : Journalism and media – Pages 78, 79

Revision for the Mid-Term Exam

 

Handouts

8 UNIT 8 : Journalism and media – Pages 80, 81, 82, 83 New Language Leader Advanced
9 UNIT 8 : Journalism and media – Pages 84, 85

WRITING ASSIGNMENT : Page 85   7

MyEnglishLab : UNIT 8

UNIT 9 : Law and society – Pages 86, 87

New Language Leader Advanced
10 UNIT 9 : Law and society – Pages 88, 89, 90, 91 New Language Leader Advanced
11 UNTI 9 : Law and society – Pages 92, 93, 94, 95

WRITING ASSIGNMENT : Page 95  10b

MyEnglishLab : UNIT 9

UNIT 10 : Arts and entertainment – Page 96

New Language Leader Advanced
     12 UNIT 10 : Arts and entertainment – Pages 97, 98, 99, 100, 101 New Language Leader Advanced
13 UNIT 10 : Arts and entertainment – Pages 102, 103, 104, 105

WRITING ASSIGNMENT : Page 105   17

MyEnglishLab : UNIT 10

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 (Digital Platform)

 

Material Sharing

Documents Course book, MyEnglishLab
Assignments Writing : reporting a survey, an opinion-led essay, formal, neutral and informal e-mails, a synthesis, critical reflective writing
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   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 teach the basic structures of speeches for professional and academic purposes         X
2 To gain expertise in writing a reflection  paper       X  
3 To instruct how to analyze sources and interpret data         X
4 To instruct how to analyze and interpret graphs, tables and figures       X  
5 To gain expertise of academic writing techniques ; summarizing, paraphrasing, quoting         X
6 To gain the ability of synthesizing ideas by using variety of writing techniques         X
9 To gain the ability of producing technical and scholarly information in written form         X
10 To gain the ability of communication technical and scholarly information orally         X

 

ECTS

Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 15x Total course hours) 15 4 60
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 15 3 45
Mid-term 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