INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Education and Humanities
Department of English Language and Literature
||English for Proficiency Exams
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|Haris Ceric, Research Assistant
||Harun BAŞTUĞ, Research Assistant
|This course will be especially helpful to all students preparing for exams like the IELTS, TOEFL IBT, etc. Also, CAT aspirants will find this extremely useful for the Group Discussions. Further, all students who are looking for a job and have to face campus selection interviews will find this course very beneficial.
This course will focus on students’ weaknesses quickly and give emphasis to eliminate those weaknesses in their preparation for the TOEFL IBT and IELTS examinations.
|This course aims at providing the following skills to the students:
• Improve their ability to understand and use written English
• Analyze and apply knowledge in new situations
• Learn strategies for any exam you take, including TOEFL
• Gain the skills you need to succeed at college, university and work.
- The course provides specific practice and tips on how to approach the exam and what to expect. They are not designed to improve your level of English, but instead focus exclusively on the skills needed for the exam. • The course deals with a variety of exam focus areas including: • Planning and structuring writing. • Dealing with unknown vocabulary. • Tips on practice of the speaking test. • Strategies for reading quickly and choosing correct answers. • Advice and practice of listening skills.Week 1 (17 Fe
- Week 2 (24 February) 1. TOEFL iBT Reading Tips 2. Reading texts 3. TOEFL Vocabulary- Nature
- Week 3 (2 March) 1. TOEFL iBT Writing Tips 2. TOEFL Vocabulary- Science 3. Quiz I
- Week 4 (9 March) 1. TOEFL iBT Speaking Tips 2. Speaking Topics 3. TOEFL Vocabulary- Mind and Body
- Week 5 (16 March) 1. TOEFL iBT Listening Tips 2. Listening activities 3. TOEFL Vocabulary- Society
- Week 6 ( 23 March ) Quiz II 1. Listening activities 2. TOEFL Vocabulary- Money 3. Quiz II
- Week 7 (30 March) 1. Use of English 2. Use of English 3. TOEFL Vocabulary- Government and Justice
- Week 9 ( 13 April ) 1. Reading texts 2. Reading texts 3. TOEFL Vocabulary- Relationships
- Week 10 (20 April) Quiz III 1. Listening activities 2. TOEFL Vocabulary- Culture 3. Quiz III
- Week 11 (27 April) 1. Use of English 2. Use of English 3. TOEFL Vocabulary
- Week 12 (4 May) 1. Speaking activities 2. Use of English 3. Quiz IV
- Week 13 (11 May) 1. FLTAL 2016
- Week 14 (18 May) 1. TOEFL Test
- Week 15 ( 25 May) 1. TOEFL Test
- Practical Sessions
- Discussions and group work
| Final Exam||1||40|
- Identify, locate and gather appropriate information from different texts to fulfill tasks.
- Write creatively about everyday aspects; describe activities and experiences, and feelings.
- Understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc.
- Express thoughts, beliefs, agreement/disagreement, and exchange ideas and information on different occasions
- Be able to follow and respond to the main points of extended discussion and speech articulated in native English.
|ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
|Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)||15||2||30|
|Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)||15||2||30|
|Midterm Examination (1 week)||1||2||2|
|Final Examination(1 week)||1||2||2|
|Preparation for Midterm Examination||1||8||8|
|Preparation for Final Examination||1||10||10|
|Assignment / Homework/ Project||1||10||10|
|Seminar / Presentation||1||8||8|