Course Title Course Code Program Level
ACADEMIC WRITING SKILLS MYC115 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 3

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 a Paragraph
3. Week The Development of a Paragraph
4. Week Descriptive Paragraphs
5. Week Opinion Paragraphs
6. Week Comparison/ Contrast Paragraphs
7. Week Problem/ Solution Paragraphs
9. Week The Structure of an Essay
10. Week Outlining an Essay
11. Week Introductions and Conclusions
12. Week Unity and Coherence
13. Week Essays for Examinations
14. Week Additional Materials: Sample Essay
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 Paragraph to Essay, Macmillan
Work Placement(s) -
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)