ECTSEnglish for Academic Purposes III

English for Academic Purposes III (ENG201) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
English for Academic Purposes III ENG201 3. Semester 3 0 0 3 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
ENG101 & ENG102
Course Language İngilizce
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Lisans
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving, Team/Group, Brain Storming, Role Play, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor MDB Öğretim Görevlileri
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The common aim of ENG201 course is to familiarize the students with the elements of critical reading and argumentative essay writing. The students who have successfully completed this course will be Independent Users in level B2* according to Common European Framework of Reference.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • • use different reading strategies, • predict the author’s point of view from the title of a text, • find out the purpose of a given text or situation, • identify the main idea(s) of a text, • identify the details that support the main ideas, • make connections between ideas, • infer information not explicit in a text, • evaluate an author’s thesis in a critical way and come up with arguments • express their opinions and support them with examples from a text or from own experience
  • • write a good introductory paragraph that is interesting to the reader and a thesis statement that is debatable and guides the whole essay, • design the body paragraphs that will support the thesis statement with sufficient proof, data, and information, • write an impressive concluding paragraph that summarizes all the main ideas along with a striking personal comment
  • • Watch and comment on lecture videos on Moodle, • Develop their note-taking skills,
  • • Participate in critical reading activities through the texts that deal with interesting topics, • Take a stand in class debates, and state their ideas clearly and strongly in class discussions, • Contribute to the class discussions and activities using their impressions about the contents of the videos on Moodle.
Course Content Advanced reading and writing skills, applying critical reading skills and strategies, identifying the organization of a reading text, main ideas of the texts, and the author?s main purpose, summarizing a given text, outlining and writing an argumentative essay.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Orientation & Meeting New Students Introduction to the Course Material and Syllabus
2 Video 1 – Course Memo Video 2 –Reading Strategies Study the text “Middle Children and Their Position in the Family” Supp.Pack pp. 12-19
3 Text Analysis and Discussion (The Extraordinary Life of Steve Jobs) Text Analysis and Discussion (The Pixar Story) Course Book pp. 3-5 Course Book pp. 10-11
4 ERS 1 – (Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsidize Vegetables) Text Analysis and Discussion (Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsidize Vegetables) Course Book pp. 53-54
5 Text Analysis and Discussion (The Invisible Enemy) ERS 2 – (The Hippocratic Oath–A Modern Version) Course Book pp. 76-77
6 Text Analysis and Discussion (The Hippocratic Oath–A Modern Version) Text Analysis and Discussion (The “CSI Effect” Is a Mixed Blessing for Real Crime Labs) Course Book p. 70 Course Book pp. 147-148
7 ERS 3 – The Forensic Use of DNA Text Analysis and Discussion (The Forensic Use of DNA) Course Book pp. 154-155
8 Video 3 – Introduction to Argumentative Essay and Outline Models Video 4 – Argumentative Essay: Introductory Paragraph Portfolio Study 1 – Outline Portfolio Study 2 – Introductory Paragraph Writing Supp.Pack pp. 23-45
9 ERS 4 – Global Context Text Analysis and Discussion (Global Context) MIDTERM Course Book pp. 214-215
10 Video 5 – Argumentative Essay: Body Paragraphs Portfolio Study 3 – Body Paragraphs Writing Supp.Pack pp. 46-51
11 ERS 5 – Sociological Theories of Crime Text Analysis and Discussion (Sociological Theories of Crime) Course Book pp. 219-220
12 Video 6 – Argumentative Essay: Conclusion Paragraph Portfolio Study 4 – Conclusion Paragraph Writing Supp.Pack p. 52
13 Portfolio Study 5 – Full Essay Writing Feedback on previous drafts Supp.Pack p. 56
14 Feedback on full essays


Course Book 1. Longman Academic Reading Series by Judy L. Miller and Robert F. Cohen – Pearson Education, Inc. 2014
Other Sources 2. ENG201 Supplementary Pack prepared by the DML instructors - Lecture Videos on Moodle shot by the DML instructors

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application 1 15
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 4 95
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
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) 15 3 45
Application 10 1 10
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 5 1 5
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 10 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 4 4
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 5 5
Total Workload 79