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PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH II PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
YDL202 PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH II 4 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 Blended (Face to face & Distance Learning)
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. İSMET GALİP YOLCUOĞLU
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. HANDE AYHAN GÖKCEK

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)

Discuss and interpret current theories, concepts, methods and ideas in the field of study.
Analyse the texts associated with their field of study.
Compile the target knowledge through the primary sources.
Demonstrate their knowledge of the field of study in a written exam or assignment.
Write a paragraph dealing with a subject in the field of study.

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 Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
2 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Describing people Independent User : Discussing ideas about markets Proficient User : Discussing the use of internet Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
3 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Advertising and markets Independent User : Discussing planning Proficient User : Team building Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
4 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Participating in discussion Independent User : Interrupting and clarifying Proficient User : Resolving conflict: Thinking styles Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
5 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Companies Independent User : Qualities and skills of a good manager Proficient User : Ways of raising money Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
6 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Describing companies Independent User : Socializing and entertaining Proficient User : Raising finance Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
7 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Internal communication Independent User : Managing conflict Proficient User : Customer complaints Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Making arrangements Independent User : Negotiating a solution to a problem with an employee Proficient User : Handling complaints Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
10 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Company cultures, Cultural mistakes Independent User : Starting new business Proficient User : Crisis management Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
11 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Identifying problems and agreeing action Independent User : Public and private sector companies Proficient User : When is a problem a crisis? Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
12 The relevant unit in the coursebook Basic User : Interview skills Independent User : Innovative products Proficient User : Management styles and qualities 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. (2006). Market Leader, Upper-Intermediate. Harlow: Pearson Longman.
Cotton, D. (2007). Market Leader, Pre-Intermediate. Harlow: Pearson Longman.
Cotton, D. (2012). Market Leader, Elementary. Harlow: Pearson Longman.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
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
Explain the basic concepts of Social Service, working fields and application frameworks.
0
2
Uses up-to-date information on Social Service field by associating it with the theory and application information of Social Service.
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Establish the link between the application frameworks of Social Service.
1
2
Evaluate the developments in the field of migration, globalization and human rights in the new world by using the theoretical knowledge in the field.
1

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the research methods related to the field of Social Service, concludes scientific conclusions about social problems.
1
2
Examine the spatial legislation of Social Service and develop new strategies for implementation.
1

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Solve the problems specific to the field of Social Service according to scientific data.
1
2
Conduct trainings for individual, family and society by using advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Social Service.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop his / her competence in this area by taking the leadership role in working with individuals, groups and society and taking responsibility as a team member.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describes a life worthy of dignity of the person who is the subject of social service science.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Configures the communication between institutions in order to solve the problems.
1
2
Uses the educational role in the social service area.
1
3
Produces projects that will increase the consciousness level of the society.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Collaborate with other professionals in the work team through an interdisciplinary approach at the stage of Social Service intervention
0
2
Acts as a social worker in accordance with the laws, regulations and professional ethics rules.
1
3
Organize their work in accordance with their rights and responsibilities as an individual.
2

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