MYC111


Course Title Course Code Program Level
READING SKILLS AND TRANSLATION I MYC111 Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures - Applied English and Translation Studies Programme Associate Degree

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
01
(Fall)
3 - - - - 3 3 5

Teaching Staff Asst. Prof. GÜLŞEN DEMİR
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives After completing this course, students will: • determine the meanings of words and phrases in context. • understand the main idea and supporting details in written text. • identify a writer’s purpose, point of view, and intended meaning. • analyze the relationship among ideas in written material and draw conclusions inductively and deductively from information stated or implied in a text. • use critical reasoning skills to evaluate written materials. • apply translation theories to the reading texts.
Course Content The aim of the reading component of this course is threefold. Students will form a basic core of reading skills (skimming, scanning, making inferences, guessing vocabulary ,recognizing patterns etc.) and learn to apply these skills in an intensive reading environment. Additionally, the students will focus on some ESP vocabulary or general language use to be able to translate orally certain parts of the texts.
Learning Outcomes (LO) After completing this course, students will be able to: • read independently, using a critical thinking, problem-solving approach for a variety of purposes; • select reading strategies appropriate to purpose and text; • monitor the effectiveness of their comprehension/rate strategies and adjust these as needed; • select and use strategies from a resource bank when encountering new vocabulary; • select and demonstrate various study skills and methods to meet the reading demands; • translate different kinds of written materials.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE
2. Week REAL READING UNIT ONE POP CULTURE CHAPTER 1 Move Over, Holywood
3. Week REAL READING UNIT ONE POP CULTURE CHAPTER 2 MARKETING THE FUTURE
4. Week REAL READING UNIT TWO PERSONAL BEST CHAPTER 3 RUNNING AROUND THE WORLD , QUIZ I
5. Week REAL READING UNIT TWO PERSONAL BEST CHAPTER 4 BIGGER IS BETTER, EXCEPT WHEN IT'S NOT
6. Week REAL READING UNIT THREE DOING THE REAL BUSINESS IN THE VIRTUAL WORLD , QUIZ II
7. Week REAL READING UNIT THREE DOING THE REAL BUSINESS IN THE VIRTUAL WORLD CHAPTER 6 VIRTUAL REALITY: A POWERFUL TOOL FLUENCYPRACTICE 1 SLEEPER HITS
8. Week Midterm
9. Week REAL READING UNIT FOUR CHECKING OUT CHAPTER 8 WELCOME TO LEISUREVILLE
10. Week REAL READING UNIT FIVE GREAT MINDS CHAPTER 9 READING COLORS - CHAPTER 10 NOT ENOUGH POINTS ON THE CHICKEN
11. Week REAL READING UNIT FIVE GREAT MINDS CHAPTER 10 NOT ENOUGH POINTS ON THE CHICKEN UNIT SIX CREATURE FEATURE CHAPTER 11 CROW'S BRAINS AND GECKO'S FEET QUIZ 3
12. Week REAL READING UNIT SIX CREATURE FEATURE CHAPTER 12 CREATURE COMFORTS - CHAPTER 13 TRENDS IN TOURISM
13. Week REAL READING UNIT SEVEN GETTING AWAY FROM IT ALL CHAPTER 13 TRENDS IN TOURISM CHAPTER 14 JUST BACK: HIGH TIDE IN LA SERENNISSIMA QUIZ IV
14. Week REAL READING UNIT NINE FAMILY MATTERS CHAPTER 17 WIDOWS CHAPTER 18 LOST AND FOUND
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%) 10
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%) -
Labs (%) -
Projects/Field Work (%) -
Seminars/Workshops (%) -
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References REAL READING 3 CREATING AN AUTHENTIC READING EXPERIENCE PEARSON - LONGMAN
Work Placement(s) -
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)