Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Profesional Foreign Language I CIV285 3 3 + 0 3


Language English
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. HAMİT AYDIN
Instructors Assoc.Prof. HAMİT AYDIN
Goals Improve student English technical terminology knowledge with help of selected civil enginering reading topics. Improve English reading and undestanding skill of students.
Contents Give technical terminology with the help of selected literature. Paragraph reading and analyzing.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Student can understend the content of the technical document by scanning the document.
2 Student can translate to Turkish with the help of dictionary.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lesson, controversial Lesson, Problem Solving, Homework.
Assessment Methods Midterm and Final exam

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to University and Civil Engineering Studies none
2 Numbers and Shapes read course material
3 Properties of Materials read course material
4 Building Materials read course material
5 Natural Building Materials read course material
6 Foundations read course material
7 Midterm exam read course material
8 Planning and Building a House read course material
9 Roofs read course material
10 Green Roofs read course material
11 High-Rises, Skyscrapers and Towers read course material
12 Container Houses read course material
13 Rocks read course material
14 General reviews read course materials

Textbook H.AYDIN (2012) English for Civil Engineers. Lecture Notes.
Additional Resources,

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 50
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 50
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch.
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions.
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques.
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design.
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications.
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings. x
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams.
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License. x
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Work Load (h) 94
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3.13
ECTS Credit of the Course 3