ELTC 101

Course Title Course Code Program Level
Reading Skills I ELTC 101 English Language Teaching (Starting from 2018-2019 Academic Year) B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
42 30 60 132 2 2

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Hürriyet KONUR
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives Teaching students how to analyze different kinds of essays
Course Content Increasing effective reading, analytical, inductive and deductive thinking skills of the students, improving advanced comprehension and reading skills of the students.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Students' creative, inductive, deductive thinking skills will be improved by analyzing the information in reading texts and by writing unified and coherent analytical paragraphs of different types.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction
2. Week Getting Organized: Reading for main ideas, reading for detail
3. Week Working out meaning from context
4. Week Unit 1: Globalization, 'Turkish Treats', 'What impact has globalization had on food and eating habits in Italy'
5. Week Globalization Vocabulary
6. Week Unit 2: Education, 'Distance or face to face learning-what is the difference?'
7. Week Education Vocabulary
8. Week Mid-term
9. Week Unit 3: Medicine, 'The Homeopathy debate', 'Should healthcare be free?'
10. Week Unit 4: Risk, 'Are you a risk-taker or are you a risk-averse?', 'A government has a duty to protect its citizens from risk'
11. Week Unit 5: Manufacturing, 'A brief history of silk', 'How is paper manufactured?'
12. Week Unit 6: Environment, 'Disaster Mitigation' 'Drought in Rural Africa'
13. Week Environment Vocabulary
14. Week Review
Mid-term (%) 20
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 20
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Sowton, Chris, Unlock 4: Reading and Writing Skills, Cambridge University Press, 2014
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)