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
4 BUSINESS PROJECT OUTLINE SAMPLE / ASSIGNING THE BUSINESS PROJECT OUTLINE / CV TASK SHEET (In-class practice) / SAMPLE CV & JOB ADVERT
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
11 UNIT 6: Risk MEMORANDUM INPUT&SAMPLE / ASSIGNING THE MEMORANDUM / MEETING MINUTES SUBMISSION (MOODLE&BY HAND) Coursebook pp. 52-53
12 UNIT 6: Risk / PROJECT PRESENTATION TASK SHEET / MEMORANDUM REVISION / MEETING MINUTES FEEDBACK Coursebook pp. 56-57
13 Case study: Kensington United / MEMORANDUM SUBMISSION (MOODLE) / IT DEADLINE Coursebook pp. 42-43
14 PROJECT PRESENTATION
15 • Revision
16 WRITING TASK SUBMISSION (MOODLE&BY HAND)

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 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 Effective oral and written communication skills; The knowledge of, at least, one foreign language; the ability to write a report properly, understand previously written reports, prepare design and manufacturing reports, deliver influential presentations, give unequivocal instructions, and carry out the instructions properly.
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.
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.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 3 42
Laboratory
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
Report
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