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ENG 101 Communication Skills and Academic Report Writing I 4 0 4
Academic honesty; effective study skills; effective time management; critical thinking skills writing academic essays; reading texts using a number of strategies; paraphrasing and summarizing; expressing opinion.

 

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ENG 102 Communication Skills and Academic Report Writing II 4 0 4
Study skills; integration of language, receptive and productive skills around a theme; and looking at the same theme from different perspectives and process writing presentation skills; plagiarism and using citations.

 

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ENG 111 English I 4 0 4
Daily English used in different situations focusing on simple language and lexis, basic receptive and productive skills such as reading, writing, listening and speaking

 

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ENG 112 English II 4 0 4
Daily English used in different situations focusing on simple language and lexis, talking about past experiences, present situations and future plans, writing e-mails and letters, listening, reading a variety of short texts for main idea and specific information

 

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ENG 121 English I 2 0 2
Talking about oneself; describing a person; reading short texts; listening to short conversations; asking and answering questions and writing short paragraphs.

 

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ENG 122 English II 2 0 2
Reading short texts and listening to short recordings and responding; talking about past and present events and future plans; writing short paragraphs and email.

 

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ENG 201 Communication Skills and Academic Report Writing III 3 0 4
Reading a variety of texts and practicing various modes of discourse including analytical, evaluative and reflective essays; report writing, presentation skills; listening and note-taking; discussions.

 

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ENG 202 Communication Skills and Academic Report Writing IV 3 0 4
Carrying out projects using necessary input, techniques and skills; writing reports and presenting them; debates.

 

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ENG 211 English III 3 0 4
Daily English used in different situations focusing on a variety of language structures and lexis, giving directions, following instructions, making arrangements, exchanging information, writing simple texts on a range of students’ interest and experience, reading short newspaper articles, interviews and columns to get the gist. Prerequisite: ENG 111.

 

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ENG 212 English IV 3 0 4
Starting, maintaining and ending dialogs with effective turn-taking, writing essays, summarizing information from different sources, identifying author’s / speaker’s attitude and mood. Prerequisite: ENG 112.

 

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ENG 221 Professional English I (Vocational School) 2 0 3
Using related terminology to communicate effectively; presentation skills; writing email and memos.

 

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ENG 222 Professional English II (Vocational School) 2 0 3
Using appropriate language and terminology in written and oral communication; telephoning; interviewing skills; effective meeting skills

 

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ENG 301 Written Communication 3 0 4
Writing memos, business letters, proposals, technical and business reports, meeting minutes and running formal meetings using appropriate register and language.

 

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ENG 302 Oral Communication 3 0 4
Running meetings; writing CVs; filling in application forms; writing job application letters; interview taking skills and strategies; presentation skills.

 

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ENG 311 English Communication I 3 0 4
Using more complex structures and vocabulary to communicate; engaging in extended conversations by inviting, confirming, explaining; writing essays and summaries; listening and note-taking; critical reading. Prerequisite: ENG 211.

 

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ENG 312 English Communication II 3 0 4
Giving presentations, explaining a viewpoint referring to different sources, using language gambits appropriately; writing a coherent essay with well developed ideas; listening to longer texts and/or announcements and understanding the message; reading between the lines, using language skills accurately and appropriately. Prerequisite: ENG 212.

 

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TURK 101 Turkish for Foreigners I 3 0 4
Basic understanding of Turkish language and culture; listening to short conversations; asking and answering short questions; talking about oneself; describing a person; giving directions; writing short messages

 

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TURK 102 Turkish for Foreigners II 3 0 4
Continuation of TURK 101; basic understanding of Turkish language and culture; talking about family, food, and job; reading short texts and writing short paragraphs.

 

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TURK 111 Turkish Language I (Vocational School) 2 0 2
The importance of language in individual and public lives; description of grammar, words and sentences and their importance in communication; origin of words, their types, concepts related to where and how they should be used; ways of being successful in written expression; types and principles of verbal expression.

 

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TURK 112 Turkish Language II (Vocational School) 2 0 2
Orthography, punctuation, stages of expression, expression types, speech and its types.

 

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TURK 401 Turkish Language and Turkish Communication I 2 0 2
Linguistic theories; origin of languages and language-culture relations; classification of languages; basic subjects of linguistics; phonetics, morphology, syntax and semantics; phonetic structure of Turkish; word and sentence structures; analysis of selected poems, essays and novels.

 

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TURK 402 Turkish Language and Turkish Communication II 2 0 2
Writing in Turkish with the purpose of description, explanation, presentation and discussion; basic rules of orthography and punctuation; techniques of writing essays, scientific and academic reports; oral communication in Turkish; presentation, interview and meeting techniques.

 

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CHI 101 Chinese I 3 0 4
Introduction to Chinese; Chinese phonology; basic sentence structure and words.

 

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CHI 102 Chinese II 3 0 4
Continuation of CHI 101; types of words; asking and answering simple questions; writing simple sentences. Prerequisite: CHI 101.

 

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ITA 101 Italian I 3 0 4
Basic language skills; introducing yourself; talking about jobs, interests and everyday activities; numbers; telling the time and dates.

 

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ITA 102 Italian II 3 0 4
Continuation of ITA 101; talking about present and past events; describing a person; ordering food and paying the bill; giving directions; buying tickets. Prerequisite: ITA 101.

 

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JAP 101 Japanese I 3 0 4
Using Hiragana alphabet to communicate; using numbers, days, months and dates; talking about yourself and others; asking and answering basic questions.

 

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JAP 102 Japanese II 3 0 3
Using Katakana alphabet to communicate; using numbers, days, months and dates; talking about yourself and others; asking and answering short questions. Prerequisite: JAP 101.