ECTS - Basic English for Occupational Purposes I

Basic English for Occupational Purposes I (ENG321) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Basic English for Occupational Purposes I ENG321 3 0 0 3 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
ENG121, ENG122, ENG221, ENG222
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Team/Group, Role Play.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor MDB Öğretim Görevlileri
Course Assistants
Course Objectives ENG321 is designed for the students studying at the Turkish medium departments of School of Management (except for Political Sciences and Public Administration), School of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture and School of Law. The aim of the course is to help the students gain the necessary language skills that will enable them to perform sufficiently in professional life after graduation and help them be successful in business-related environments in terms of written and oral communication at level A2* (Basic User) as stated in Common European Framework of Reference.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • By the end of this course, the students will be able to:
  • Listening: • listen to short audio texts and business-related conversations to comprehend and identify: •main points •simple words, phrases and terms and do what is expected.
  • Reading: • get the main ideas in business-related written texts, • read and comprehend emails, texts related to business settings, business related problems, products & brands and respond accordingly.
  • Speaking: • share their personal and contact information in short conversations, • make simple job-related phone calls, • contact related people about various business related topics and offer suggestions, • make small, business-related talks, • make informative short talk about business settings and coworkers, if / when possible / necessary.
  • Writing: • Via emails, • write a CV and a cover letter, • write a complaint letter about purchased products or services, • respond to inquiries about proper venues and offer suggestions.
Course Content Academic and job-related commucation skills; functions such as describing routines, people and jobs, talking about business gatherings, talking about obligations and permissions, asking for help and giving advice at work, and writing e-mails.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 An introduction to ENG321 – orientation – Course syllabus and course book Course memo
2 UNIT 1: INTRODUCTIONS Course book: p:6-10
3 UNIT 1: INTRODUCTIONS Moodle Writing Task Course book: p:12-13
4 UNIT 2: WORK AND LEISURE Course book: p:14-16
5 UNIT 2: WORK AND LEISURE Course book: p:19-21
6 UNIT 3: PROBLEMS Course book: p:22-26
7 UNIT 3: PROBLEMS Course book: p:27-30
8 UNIT 4: TRAVEL Course book: p:36-38 Course book: p: 32-35 A REVISION
9 UNIT 4: TRAVEL Course book: p:40-43
10 UNIT 5: FOOD AND ENTERTAINING Course book: p:46-49
11 UNIT 6: BUYING AND SELLING Course book: p:52-55
12 UNIT 6: BUYING AND SELLING Course book: p:56-58
13 UNIT 6: BUYING AND SELLING Moodle- Writing Task 5 Describing a Product Course book: p:59
14 UNIT 6: BUYING AND SELLING Course book: p: 62-65 B REVISION B
15 Revision
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Market Leader Elementary A2 David Cotton, David Falvey, Simon Kent (Pearson)
Other Sources 2. MDB öğretim görevlileri tarafından hazırlanmış ek materyaller.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 15
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 45
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 55
Percentage of Final Work 45
Total 100

Course Category

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

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having the conceptual and applied knowledge about the basic functions of the business and gaining the ability to use the knowledge
2 To be able to diagnose the problems related to the field of business, to use scientific approaches effectively in the solution of problems and decision-making processes.
3 To be able to reveal and analyze the environmental, social, global effects and legal consequences of the applications related to the basic functions of the business.
4 To be able to analyze information and reports that concern businesses at the national, regional and global level, to set strategic goals according to the results obtained
5 Gain the ability to use, report and interpret Business Information Systems and sub-modules required by business management
6 Planning necessary activities such as starting a new business with innovative and creative thinking and taking risks for the sustainability of the business, finding resources, making market analysis, preparing a business plan, and using the learned information in this direction.
7 Being aware of the fact that the research and learning process continues throughout life, to be able to follow the scientific and technological developments related to the business, to support oneself and the organization in innovation and continuous development.
8 To have the necessary leadership and managerial skills to achieve business objectives effectively and efficiently.
9 To be able to conduct scientific research in the field of business and report the results of the research to be used in managerial decision-making processes.
10 To be able to transfer information about the field of business using effective verbal, written and visual communication methods in the language of learning and professional English
11 To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values
12 Working effectively with different disciplines or multicultural teams, taking responsibility, making risk analysis, adapting to change, critical thinking and using initiative in problem solving
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ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 3 42
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 2 3 6
Homework Assignments 1 5 5
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 6 6
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 75