ING 105 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Academic Skills in English I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ING 105
Fall
2
2
3
3

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to teach students general English at an elementary level (A1 – A2). By the end of the course, the students will have learned to understand and use present simple, present continuous and past simple tenses in communicative contexts. They will be able to skim and scan simple texts on a variety of topics and write a paragraph of 80-100 words on common topics. They’ll be able to ask for and give information and give simple descriptions of people, things and places.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • use a range of vocabulary
  • find the main idea of a text
  • find the specific details in a text
  • write a short paragraph
  • take part in short conversations in English
Course Content Texts and activities focusing on to improve four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) of the students in A1 - A2 levels.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 verb be+, pronouns: I, you, etc. / numbers 1-20, days of the week Unit 1 / A - Nice to meet you
2 verb be - and ? / countries and nationalities, numbers 20-1000 Unit 1 / B - I'm not English, I'm Scottish!
3 possessive adjectives: my, your, etc. / personal information Unit 1 / C - His name, her name
4 a / an, plurals, this / that / these / those / the classroom, common objects, classroom language Unit 1 / D - Turn off your mobiles!
5 On a plane / completing a form / What do you remember ? What can you do? Unit 1 - Practical English / Writing / Revise & Check
6 present simple (+) (-) (?) / verb phrases / irregular plurals / common verb phrases Unit 2 / A & B - Cappucino and chips / When Natasha meets Darren
7 a / an + jobs / possessive 's' / family Unit 2 / C & D - An artist and a musician / Relatively famous
8 At a hotel / An informal e-mail / letter / What do you remember ? / What can you do? Unit 2 - Practical English / Writing / Revise & Check
9 adjectives, quite / very, telling the time, present simple, daily routine Unit 3 / A & B - Pretty woman / wake up, get out of bed...
10 adverbs of frequency, time words and expressions Unit 3 / C & D - The island with a secret / On the last Wednesday in August
11 In a coffee shop / A magazine article / What do you remember ? / What can you do? Unit 3 - Practical English / Writing / Revise & Check
12 can / can't - verb phrases / like+ (verb+ -ing) - free time activities Unit 4 / A & B - I can't dance / Shopping - men love it!
13 object pronouns: me, you, him, etc. / possessive pronouns: mine, yours, etc. Unit 4 / C & D - Fatal attraction? / Are you still mine?
14 In a clothes shop / describing a friend / What do you remember ? / What can you do? Unit 4 - Practical English / Writing / Revise & Check
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Textbooks

Clive Oxenden, Christina Latham-Koenig, Paul Seligson (2004). New English File Elementary. Oxford Press. ISBN:  0194384268 / 9780194384261

References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
14
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
3
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
4
64
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
14
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
2
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
1
Final / Oral Exam
1
1
    Total
110

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest