Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Foreign Language-4 YDL286 4 4 + 0 4

Prerequisites None

Language English
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. BANU ATALAY AÇIKGÖZ
Instructors Assist.Prof. ŞENAY GÜNEYMEN , Assist.Prof. UMUT KEDİKLİ
Goals The course includes translating advanced reading passages taken from academic literature about their own profession, guessing the meanings of unknown words by using skimming and scanning techniques they have learnt in YDL 285 course, reading for gist, reading for specific information, improving their vocabulary and coping with complex linguistic structures by making advanced vocational translation, instilling in the students the ability to improve their langauge skills by enabling them to gain skills and confidence necessary for self study, learning vocational presentation techniques and improving presentation skills with hands on experience.
Contents This course includes translation and presentation skills mostly.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Students will be able to interpret English texts examining the latest developments in working life.
2 Students will be able to translate texts referring to their vocational areas.
3 Students will be able to make a presentation on their professional fields.
4 Students will be able to use the terms referring to the field of economy.
5 Students will be able to analyze English occupational texts written in fields such as political science and public administration, management, economy, occupational health, workplace safety, human rights, collective bargaining regarding their occupational areas.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Written and oral presentation, question and answer, text analysis
Assessment Methods Mid term and final exams



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Translation of simple sentences about everyday life and work. Browse current professional texts should be discarded.
2 Translation of simple sentences about everyday life and work. The previous week's topics should be repeated
3 Translation of simple sentences about everyday life and work. The previous week's topics should be repeated
4 Paragraph translation studies about daily life The previous week's topics should be repeated
5 Paragraph translation studies about daily life The previous week's topics should be repeated
6 Paragraph translation studies about daily life The previous week's topics should be repeated
7 Text translation studies on vocational areas The previous week's topics should be repeated
8 Text translation studies on vocational areas The previous week's topics should be repeated
9 Text translation studies on vocational areas The previous week's topics should be repeated
10 Text translation studies on vocational areas The previous week's topics should be repeated
11 Presentation techniques and sample presentation illustrations The previous week's topics should be repeated
12 Presentation techniques and sample presentation illustrations The previous week's topics should be repeated
13 Student presentations on vocational areas. The previous week's topics should be repeated
14 Student presentations on vocational areas. The previous week's topics should be repeated



Sources
Textbook A variety of sources including texts and terms related to vocational areas
Additional Resources TECER Meral, İngilizce Meslek Bilgisi, Ankara, 1995



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has advanced knowledge about their area. x
2 Has the ability of transferring the knowledge about their area to their workers and peers x
3 Has the ability of interpreting and analyzing data, identifying and coming up with solutions and suggestions to the problems by using the knowledge about their area in their decisions, applications and attitudes. x
4 Does research and creates studies in their area. x
5 Takes on responsibility according to the project goals, as being project coordinator or project participant.
6 Identifies goals and targets for the organization/institution.
7 Evaluates the knowledge and skills learned in a judgmental manner.
8 Indicates that he has comprehended that the need for learning process is continuous. x
9 Declares the thoughts and suggestions aroused from their knowledge and skills related to their area, in oral and written form. x
10 Communicates effectively with their peers. x
11 Uses information and communication technologies with at least European Computer Advanced Operating License level according to requirements of their area.
12 Follows the progress of their area and communicates with their peers by using at least one foreign language, at a stage of Europe Language Portfolio B1 level. x
13 Behaves respectfully to organization/institution, work and social ethic criteria. x
14 Analyses the organization/institution’s relations with stakeholders and manages it efficiently.
15 Has the ability of encouraging innovation. x
16 Thinks judgmentally about the organization/institution
17 Has the adequate consciousness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality and cultural values, protecting the environment, work health and safety. x



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 4 56
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Assignments 1 5 5
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 12 12
Total Work Load (h) 125
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.17
ECTS Credit of the Course 4