ECTS - English 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 3 0 0 3 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
ENG101, ENG102, ENG201, ENG202
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, 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, • prepare all documentation to plan, conduct and finalize a project to save/improve a business in the following fashion: - Plan: (pre-study) Collect and provide general information in the form of a project outline about the background, budget, marketing strategies and problems of a business, - Conduct: (during the project) Write the agenda and minutes of a group meeting to share discussions on the problems and possible solutions to be used in the final report, - Finalize: (combining all) Write about the problems, solutions, suggestions and expected results inclusively in the form of a memorandum,
  • 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 • attentively focus on oral interactions to catch details, • identify the main point(s) and specific information by listening to texts and conversations effectively, • be focused, give suitable verbal or bodily reactions, make appropriate judgements about the details and note-take while listening, 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
5 UNIT 2: International Marketing Coursebook pp. 14-17
6 UNIT 2: International Marketing / UNIT 3: Building Relationships / BUSINESS PROJECT OUTLINE SUBMISSION (MOODLE&BY HAND) 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 / ASSIGNING THE MEETING MINUTES Coursebook pp. 44-45 Coursebook p. 130
10 UNIT 5: Job Satisfaction / COVER LETTER FEEDBACK Coursebook pp. 46-48
13 Case study: Kensington United / MEMORANDUM SUBMISSION (MOODLE) / IT DEADLINE Coursebook pp. 42-43
15 • Revision


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 1 20
Homework Assignments 1 20
Presentation - -
Project 1 10
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 5 100
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 Adequate knowledge of mathematics, physical sciences and the subjects specific to engineering disciplines; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas in the solution of complex engineering problems.
2 The ability to define, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; the ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions in such a way as to meet the specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 The ability to select, and use modern techniques and tools needed to analyze and solve complex problems encountered in engineering practices; the ability to use information technologies effectively.
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, and analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or research areas specific to engineering disciplines.
6 The ability to work efficiently in inter-, intra-, and multi-disciplinary teams; the ability to work individually.
7 (a) Sözlü ve yazılı etkin iletişim kurma becerisi; etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi. (b) En az bir yabancı dil bilgisi; bu yabancı dilde etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi. X
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, follow developments in science and technology, and adapt and excel oneself continuously. X
9 Acting in conformity with the ethical principles; professional and ethical responsibility and knowledge of the standards employed in engineering applications.
10 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; knowledge of sustainable development.
11 Knowledge of the global and social effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety issues, and knowledge of the contemporary issues in engineering areas; awareness of the possible legal consequences of engineering practices.
12 (a) Knowledge of (i) fluid mechanics, (ii) heat transfer, (iii) manufacturing process, (iv) electronics and control, (v) vehicle components design, (vi) vehicle dynamics, (vii) vehicle propulsion/drive and power systems, (viii) technical laws and regulations in automotive engineering field, and (ix) vehicle verification tests. (b) The ability to merge and apply these knowledge in solving multi-disciplinary automotive problems.
13 The ability to make use of theoretical, experimental, and simulation methods, and computer aided design techniques in automotive engineering field.
14 The ability to work in the field of vehicle design and manufacturing.

ECTS/Workload Table

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