INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Education and Humanities
Department of English Language and Literature
2015-2016

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ELT 220 English in Use I Undergraduate 2 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 75

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Ceylani Akay, Assist. Prof. Dr. Ceylani AKAY Ceylani Akay, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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The aim of the course is achieving and perfecting the use of English at level C1, through the use of advanced vocabulary and grammar in different contexts and through discussions and debates on variety of texts. The challenge of each task is either oral production or writing a report or an essay using new and less familiar vocabulary and phrases. All four language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) will also be practiced and further developed through different activities.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
During the course, students will;
-improve and expand their vocabulary
-improve their critical thinking and language production by debating different
topics.
-familiarise themselves with various literary devices used in narrative texts.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Suffixes and prefixes
  2. Roots and abstract nouns
  3. Onomatopoeic words
  4. Homonyms and reading text
  5. Cause, reason, purpose and result
  6. Addition and uncountable nouns with different meanings
  7. Education and reading text
  8. Time, obligation, need and possibility
  9. Possession, success and difficulty
  10. Belief and opinion, likes and dislikes
  11. Headline English, US English
  12. What are idioms,common metaphors in English
  13. Similes, Binomials
  14. Euphemisms, cliches and fixed statements
  15. People and characters

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Excersises
    • Discussions and group work
    • Problem solving
    • Assignments
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Total: 0
    Learning outcomes
    • be able to use advanced vocabulary
    • be able to use more complex grammatical structures
    • capable of discussing various topics
    TEXTBOOK(S)

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)14228
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)14114
      Midterm Examination (1 week)122
      Final Examination(1 week)133
      Preparation for Midterm Examination11010
      Preparation for Final Examination11818
      Assignment / Homework/ Project 300
      Seminar / Presentation 200
      Total Workload: 75
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 3