ECTSEnglish for Occupational Purposes I

English for Occupational Purposes I (ENG301) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
English for Occupational Purposes I ENG301 5. Semester 3 0 0 3 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
ENG101, ENG102, ENG201, ENG202
Course Language English
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Distance
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving, Team/Group, Brain Storming.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor MDB Öğretim Görevlileri
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course aims to: • help the students augment and consolidate their English language skills and knowledge and help them perform better in their professional lives after graduation, • enhance the students’ language skills and competencies in English in terms of workplace communication skills and help them to apply them in professional life. • The students who complete ENG301 can be effective in oral and written interactions in social and business-related environments at level B2* (as an Independent User) as stated in Common European Framework of Reference.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • By the end of ENG301, the students will be able to:
  • Reading • get the main point(s) and locate specific information by reading job-related texts, • make inferences and predictions based on the information in the reading texts, • guess the meaning of the unknown words by using contextual clues in the reading texts, • analyze the reading texts critically,
  • Writing • write various texts in job-related contexts to communicate effectively using appropriate functional language, • write the agenda and minutes of a group meeting, • provide information about their personal, academic and occupational background by writing an effective CV and a Cover Letter, • offer reasonable solutions in written forms by identifying the problems within a company, • improve analysis and synthesis skills using previously acquired learning behaviors (such as planning, researching, collecting info, selecting, organizing, writing) while writing on current situations and future plans,
  • Speaking get ready to; • exchange opinions and develop negotiation skills by using newly-learned job-related vocabulary appropriately in different contexts, • start and maintain business-related conversations by using functional language (informing, questioning, agreeing, disagreeing, etc.) • respond properly and instantly to job-related reading and listening stimuli, • improve their background in oral presentation skills (planning, researching, collecting info, organizing, presenting by using appropriate body language, voice and visuals) by making short presentations (when and if applicable),
  • Listening • identify the main point(s) and specific information by listening to job-related listening texts and conversations effectively (being focused, reacting, following and questioning the details, note-taking, etc.).
Course Content Job-related communication skills;the functions such as describing relationships at work,discussing performance reviews and giving feedback,discussing plans and arrangements,using social media for professional communication,discussing on recruitment tests and job interviews,presenting a service or product,writing reviews on websites

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 An Introduction to ENG301 Course syllabus and coursebook Course Memo
2 UNIT 1: Communication Coursebook pp. 6-9
3 UNIT 1: Communication Case Study: The Price of success BUSINESS PROJECT TASK SHEET Coursebook pp. 11-13
4 PORTFOLIO I - CV TASK SHEET SAMPLE CV & JOB ADVERT ASSIGNING THE BUSINESS PROJECT OUTLINE
5 UNIT 2: International Marketing THE 1ST DRAFT OF PORTFOLIO I (SUBMISSION) Coursebook pp. 14-17
6 UNIT 2: International Marketing UNIT 3: Building Relationships COLLECTING THE BUSINESS PROJECT OUTLINE Coursebook p. 19 Coursebook pp.19 Coursebook pp.22-23
7 UNIT 3: Building Relationships Coursebook pp. 24-27
8 UNIT 3: Building Relationships Case Study: Al-Munir Hotel and Spa Group PORTFOLIO II COVER LETTER TASK SHEET & SAMPLE BUSINESS PROJECT OUTLINE FEEDBACK Coursebook pp. 28-29
9 UNIT 5: Job Satisfaction MEETING MINUTES TASK SHEET MEETING MINUTES INPUT WRITING FILE: Action Minutes THE 1ST DRAFT OF PORTFOLIO II (SUBMISSION) Coursebook pp. 44-45 Coursebook p. 130
10 UNIT 5: Job Satisfaction Coursebook pp. 46-48
11 UNIT 6: Risk MEMORANDUM INPUT&SAMPLE MEETING MINUTES SUBMISSION Coursebook pp. 52-53
12 UNIT 6: Risk MEETING MINUTES FEEDBACK PORTFOLIO III TASK SHEET SELF-INTRODUCTION VIDEO TASK SHEET (Optional) Coursebook pp. 56-57
13 Case study: Kensington United MEMORANDUM REVISION Coursebook pp. 42-43
14 WORKING ACROSS CULTURES WORKING ACROSS CULTURES MEMORANDUM MOODLE SUBMISSION Coursebook pp. 60-61 Coursebook pp. 30-31
15 • Revision
16 PORTFOLIO SUBMISSION

Sources

Course Book 1. MARKET LEADER (Upper Intermediate Business English Course Book – 3rd Edition) by David Cotton, David Falvey & Simon Kent, Pearson
Other Sources 2. MDB öğretim görevlileri tarafından hazırlanan ek materyaller

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application 1 10
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation - -
Project 1 10
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 4 60
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

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

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
5 An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
6 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
8 An ability to communicate effectively
9 An understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context and recognition of the responsibilities for social problems
10 A knowledge of contemporary engineering issues
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies
12 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 3 42
Laboratory
Application 1 4 4
Special Course Internship 1 3 3
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 3 3
Report
Homework Assignments 1 3 3
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 4 4
Total Workload 75