Information Package / Course Catalogue
Reading & Writing I
Course Code: YD111
Course Type: Non Departmental Elective
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

The main focus of the course is to lead students step by step through a meaningful academic writing assignment with new and real themes via academic skills such as critical thinking activities. During the course, firstly, students foster interest in the topic and develop a personal connection to the topic; then they explore content and expand their written and spoken language through learning-oriented vocabulary and word forms.

Course Content

This course enables learners to predict content, identify main ideas of a short text, identify the details in paragraph, make inferences and express opinions, organize and synthesize information from the reading passages, read a timeline, correct false statements according to a text, match examples with the information in the reading, and read a chart.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Meryem Yıldız GÜREL
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to predict content, identify main ideas of a short text.
2.To be able to identify the details in paragraph.
3.To be able to make inferences and express opinions
4.To be able to organize and synthesize information from the reading passages
5.To be able to read a timeline.
6.To be able to correct false statements according to a text
7.To be able to match examples with the information in the reading
8.To be able to read a chart
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Orientation
Week 2 - Theoretical
The Friendship Page, Expressing opinions
Week 3 - Theoretical
The Friendship Page – Integrating Reading 1-2
Week 4 - Theoretical
The Friendship Page – Writing drafts
Week 5 - Theoretical
What will I wear? – Sharing information
Week 6 - Theoretical
Part 3C - What will I wear? –Integrating Readings
Week 7 - Theoretical
What will I wear? – Brainstorming, writing draft
Week 8 - Theoretical
Art for Everyone - Analyzing a Picture
Week 9 - Theoretical
Art for Everyone – Interpreting paintings
Week 10 - Theoretical
Art for Everyone - Categorizing information
Week 11 - Theoretical
What is worth to you? – Interpreting an illustration
Week 12 - Theoretical
What is worth to you? – Infer word meaning from context
Week 13 - Theoretical
Strength in Numbers – Analyzing a Picture
Week 14 - Theoretical
Strength in Numbers – Rating social issues
Week 15 - Theoretical
Strength in Numbers – Categorizing information
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%30
Final Examination1%60
Assignment15%10
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory150460
Assignment100220
Project35015
Midterm Examination1033
Final Examination1033
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)101
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
2
2
2
2
2
OÇ-2
2
2
2
2
2
2
OÇ-3
2
2
2
2
2
2
OÇ-4
2
2
2
2
2
2
OÇ-5
2
2
2
2
2
2
OÇ-6
2
2
2
2
2
2
OÇ-7
2
2
2
2
2
2
OÇ-8
2
2
2
2
2
2
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue