Course Title : Advanced English I
Code Course
Type
Regular
Semester
Lecture
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Seminar
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Lab
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Credits ECTS
EFL 103-1 E 1 5 0 0 5.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language English
Course Level
Description Students will be able to independently perform communicative acts in English that demonstrate a highly developed sense of language awareness and a mastery of argumentation and effective social discourse.
Objectives The course aims to: - To develop verbal and reading skills of students - Improve the use of vocabulary learning strategies in reading - To learn how to write letters, reports and stories - To develop knowledge of lexical items including verbs and their rankings - To develop social interaction skills of students through learning how to start a conversation and give opinions
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1Life style, Reading Vocabulary: clothes, expressions with 'Get'
2High energy, Reading Vocabulary: Music, Sports
3A change for the better? reading Vocabulary: Machines and Equipment
4Ready for reading Summary of grammar
5A good story, Reading Vocabulary: movies, the verb 'Take'
6Doing your duty, Reading Vocabulary: prepositions, the world of work
7Exercise book Writing. Writing essays
8Midterm Exam
9Summary chapters 4,5,6, Value for money: reading
10Time travel: Reading Vocabulary: Travelling, phrasal verbs
11Fact or fiction: reading Vocabulary: phrasal verbs: Give
12Ready for reading Writing e-mail
13Nothing but the truth: reading Vocabulary: phrasal verbs
14What is happening on Earth?: Reading Vocabulary: phrasal verbs: 'Put';
15Summary
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Students will be able to understand extended speech and lectures and follow complex lines of argument in English.
2Students will be able to read English language articles and texts concerned with contemporary topics in which the writer adopts a particular viewpoint
3Students will be able to write descriptions, letters, emails, and an argumentative essay on a topic of interest in English.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms130
Quizzes220
Projects00
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance15
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade55
Contribution of final examination to overall grade45
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
(hours)
Total Workload
(hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16580
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14228
Assignments 000
Midterms 188
Final examination 11515
Other 000
Total Work Load 131
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5.24
ECTS 5

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