Course Title Course Code Program Level
ACADEMIC WRITING SKILLS II MYC116 Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures - Applied English and Translation Studies Programme Associate Degree

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
28 - - - - - 28 2 4

Teaching Staff Okt. Müge GÜNEŞ
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives To improve students’ writing skills in terms of academic writing.
Course Content Teaching learners academic writing with various writing types.
Learning Outcomes (LO) To improve the students’ writing skills for the target level needed in the Department of Applied English and Translation Studies at the end of the academic year.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction: Process Writing Pre-Writing: Getting Ready to Write
2. Week The Structure of an Essay
3. Week The Development of an Essay
4. Week Descriptive Essays
5. Week Opinion Essays
6. Week Comparison/ Contrast Essays
7. Week Problem/ Solution Essays
9. Week The Structure of a Research Paper
10. Week Outlining a Research Paper
11. Week Introductions and Conclusions
12. Week Unity and Coherence
13. Week Research Papers for Examinations
14. Week Additional Materials: Sample Research Paper
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%) -
Homeworks/Term papers (%) -
Practice (%) -
Labs (%) -
Projects/Field Work (%) -
Seminars/Workshops (%) -
Final (%) 60
Other (%) -
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References From Essay to Research Paper, Macmillan
Work Placement(s) -
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)