ENG 310 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Essential Speaking Skills in English
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ENG 310
Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims at improving students' speaking skills in several different key areas and focuses on an interactive approach in order to fully involve students in this process.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • to speak more confidently and fluently
  • to participate in informal and formal discussions effectively
  • to conduct a range of academic and work-related situations through the medium of role plays
  • to react to each others' opinions and give relevant feedback
  • to organize their thoughts into coherent and structured ideas
  • participate in a formal interview
Course Content ENG 310 is a compulsory course for third year students and is designed to enable them to speak more effectively while expressing themselves in a variety of areas, such as business related and academic related topics. These areas range from participating in discusiions to presenting information in the form of short presentations, known as Pecha Kuchas. Students will also take part in role plays and formal debates.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Course book Unit 01 – Introduction to Speaking
2 Course book Unit 02 – Personality
3 Course book Unit 03 – Exploring Famous Art/Street Art
4 Course book Unit 04 – The Art of Listening
5 Course book Unit 05 – Memory
6 Speaking Assessment 1 (Role Play)
7 Course book Unit 06 – Trust/Acting Responsibly
8 Course book Unit 07 – Retail Sales/Entrepreneurship
9 Course book Unit 08 – Conflict Resolution/The Win Win Solution
10 Speaking Assessment 2 (Role Play)
11 Course book Unit 09 – Applying for a Schengen Visa
12 Course book Unit 10 - Schengen Visa Interview
13 Speaking Assessment (Schengen Visa Interview)
14 Speaking Assessment (Schengen Visa Interview)
15 Review and catch up
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

The Compass - Route to Academic Speaking, Nüans Publishing, 2014

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
20
Laboratory / Application
1
15
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
5
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
6
75
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
25
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
1
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
5
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
7
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
6
Final Exam
1
8
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to define and discuss the history, underlying concepts and theories of cinema and digital media.

2

To be able to develop a storytelling idea for cinema and digital media arts by using creativity and critical thinking.

3

To be able to operate specialized technical equipment and competently use software in the fields of cinema and digital media arts. 

4

To be able to execute the main tasks in the pre-production, production and post-production of an audio-visual work at the basic level including screenwriting, production planning, operating the camera, sound recording, lighting and editing.

5

To be able to perform a specialized task at an advanced level either for pre-production, production or post-production of an audio-visual work.

6

To be able to discuss how meaning is made through works of cinema and digital media; in what ways economics, politics and culture affect visual representation; how the conditions of production, consumption, distribution and interpretation shape images.

7

To be able to perform specialized tasks for creating digital media narratives with interactive elements.

8

To be able to conduct a critical analysis of a film or a work of digital media arts from technical, intellectual and artistic points of view.

9

To be able to take individual responsibility of a film or a digital media work from scratch to product in a problem-solving manner.

10

To be able to work as a crewmember by following norms of ethical conduct and taking initiative to improve the ethical standards of his/her working environment.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Cinema and Digital Media and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest