Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Foreign Language III YDL283 3 3 + 0 4

Prerequisites none

Language English
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Prof. YILMAZ YILDIRIM
Instructors Prof. YILMAZ YILDIRIM
Goals The aim of the lesson is to gain the students fluent reading and writing of vocational English
Contents Çevre Mühendisliği ve çevresel problemler hakkındaki yazılı metinlerin okunması ve anlaşılması. İngilizce olarak akademik metinlerin yazım tekniklerinin kavranması.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Students will have the ability of communicative competence with their colleagues
2 Students will learn the basic vocational words
3 Students will be able to understand vocational English speaking and vocational English texts

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lecture, discussion, exercise, homework
Assessment Methods mid-term exam, homework, final exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Chapter 1: Environmental Engineering Chapter 2: Coal Should read related subject from course materials.
2 Chapter 3: Renewable and Non-renewable Resources, Chapter 4: Industrial Pollution Should read related subject from course materials.
3 Chapter 5: Dams, Chapter 6: Pollution Should read related subject from course materials.
4 Chapter 7: Acid Rain, Chapter 8: Recycling Waste Should read related subject from course materials.
5 Writing an autobiography. Writing about the environmental problems of Zonguldak city. Should read related subject from course materials.
6 Chapter 9: Aquifers Should read related subject from course materials.
7 Chapter 10: Bad Water Should read related subject from course materials.
8 Chapter 11: Wind Power Should read related subject from course materials.
9 Reading and understanding an article: “The return to renewables: Will it help in global warming control?” Should read related subject from course materials.
10 Chapter 12: Hyrdoelectric and Tidal Power Should read related subject from course materials.
11 Chapter 13: Global Warming Should read related subject from course materials.
12 Chapter 14: Changes in World Climate Should read related subject from course materials.
13 Talking and discussing about a current news in Turkey Should read related subject from course materials.
14 Making a translation from English to Turkish and Turkish to English. Should read related subject from course materials.



Sources
Textbook Selected notes prepared by the lecturer
Additional Resources Velioğlu A, Kandiller B, Tugay N, (1997), Reader at Work II, METU, Ankara .



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 80
Assignments 2 20
In-Term Total 3 100
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 Engineering graduates with application skills of fundamental scientific knowledge in the engineering practice. x
2 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques.
3 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design.
4 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications.
5 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings.
6 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams.
7 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
8 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
9 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License
10 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
11 Communicates using technical drawing.
12 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility. x
13 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications.
14 Indicates that he is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age.
15 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 3 14 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 3 10 30
Assignments 2 10 20
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Work Load (h) 132
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.4
ECTS Credit of the Course 4