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PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
YDL201 PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH I 3 2 2 2

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOYAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Lecturer MAJDİ KEBBE

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to enable students communicate in English in a wide range of business situations, develop communication skills in business and enlarge their knowledge of the business world in the target language. The course also aims to pave the way for being fluent and confident in using the language of business and help them increase their career prospects over a language.
Contents of the Course Unit: BASIC USER: Contents of the course include introducing yourself in the target language, discussions on problems at work, foods from different countries, buying different products, doing business in another country. The course covers authentic articles, on a variety of topics from prominent newspapers and online business websites along with authentic interviews with businesspeople and a wide range of business oriented topics and disciplinary texts. INDEPENDENT USER: Contents of the course include letters in various business occasions such as hotel bookings, acceptance of invitations, declining of invitations, conveying of a meeting, confirmation and cancelling of a meeting, letters of thanks and discussing gender related qualities socialising etc. The course covers authentic articles, on a variety of topics from prominent newspapers and online business websites along with authentic interviews with businesspeople and a wide range of business oriented topics and disciplinary texts. PROFICIENT USER: Contents of the course include dealing with communication breakdown, words to describe good and bad communicators, marketing collocations, idioms, multi-word verbs etc. The course covers authentic articles, on a variety of topics from prominent newspapers and online business websites along with authentic interviews with businesspeople and a wide range of business oriented topics and disciplinary texts.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Employ basic skills to deal with people in business situations.
Distinguish differences and similarities between doing business in their home country and in other countries.
Use the language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes.
Demonstrate their knowledge of the field of study in a 5-minutes presentation.
Use their knowledge of business vocabulary in their writings.
Identify problems in business life and discuss on them in the target language.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introducing the coursebook and explaining the syllabus, Basic User : Introducing yourself Independent User : Making contact Proficient User : Good communication Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
2 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Introducing others Independent User : Discussing ideas about career Proficient User : Dealing with communication breakdown Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
3 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Talking about work and leisure Independent User : Talking about buying and selling Proficient User : International marketing, brands Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
4 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Reading about work and leisure Independent User : Reaching agreement Proficient User : Global markets Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
5 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Problems in business life Independent User : Presenting your company Proficient User : Networking Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
6 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Solving problems Independent User : Discussion on types of companies Proficient User : Promoting customer loyalty Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
7 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Travel details Independent User : Discussing ideas Proficient User : Defining success Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Making bookings, checking arrangements Independent User : Successful meetings Proficient User : Comparing similarities and differences between two companies Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
10 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Eating out Independent User : Discussing causes of stress Proficient User : Motivation Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
11 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Making decisions: Food Independent User : Discussing gender related qualities Proficient User : What makes a job satisfying Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
12 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Buying and Selling: Describing a product Independent User : Socialising: greetings and small talk Proficient User : Risk in business Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
13 - Student Activity: Language Fair Out-of-class activities
14 - TASK: Presentation and Feedback Presentation by Students
15 - TASK: Presentation and Feedback Presentation by Students
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Cotton, D. (2012). Market Leader, Elementary. Harlow: Pearson Longman.
Cotton, D. (2007). Market Leader, Pre-Intermediate. Harlow: Pearson Longman.
Cotton, D. (2006). Market Leader, Upper-Intermediate. Harlow: Pearson Longman.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 40
Homework Assessment 1 10
Final Exam 1 50
TOTAL 3 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the concepts related to Physical Education and Sports Sciences.
2

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to discuss training organization and its functioning with the knowledge gained in the subjects such as performance measurement, training plan preparation, talent selection and technical-tactical training.
1
2
Student will be able to describe and relate the concepts of physical education and sports science with the theories of training science.
1

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the needs for sports activities of groups with different characteristics, such as age, gender, and persons with special needs.
1
2
Student will be able to analyze data and results for current applications in the field of Training science by using scientific research methods and techniques.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to execute the measurement activities in order to determine the motor development, sports performance and fitness characteristics, to use the equipment, technology and software needed for these activities and to analyze the results of the evaluation.
0
2
Student will be able to solve the problems related to sport sciences and coaching profession applications with a critical and inquisitive point of view, based on knowledge of the literature he/she has.
1
3
Student will be able to choose the appropriate training method according to the characteristics of the group and the environment and to formulate the training program by taking these differences into consideration.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to administer projects, activities, social and sports activities in collaborative group studies and to solve possible problems that might be encountered within the process.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to recognize the importance of professional development by following scientific, technological and current developments related with coaching.
4
2
Student will be able to behave in accordance with the need to be open to change and life-long learning.
5
3
Student will be able to develop the teaching skills required by the profession according to different teaching methods.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to express his/her knowledge and thoughts about the field in a fluent and understandable manner both written and verbally.
2
2
Student will be able to use his/her knowledge and competence in coaching practices more effectively with his/her social life and communication skills in sports activities, organizations and studies carried out at national and international levels.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to describe accepted ethical values and legal regulations in the field of sport sciences and in social life, and to apply the relevant articles in the legislation in case of need.
1
2
By utilizing the existing historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, student will be able to recognize problems related to skills selection, performance development, physical activity for sports and special groups for all, and to solve these problems based on ethical values.
0
3
By using personality traits with the social skills required by the coaching profession; student will be able to arrange specific project, organization and works with sustainable societal and social content specific with the field.
1
4
Student will be able to administer technical and tactical skills in the relevant performance sports and selected sports branches that he / she determines as his / her area of expertise, and to formulate specific training programs for the branch.
0

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 12 2 24
Preliminary & Further Study 11 1 11
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 2 1 2
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 5 5
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 4 4
Short Exam 1 6 6
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 30 0 54
Total Workload of the Course Unit 54
Workload (h) / 25.5 2,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 2,0