Information Package / Course Catalogue
English Through Skills II
Course Code: YD104
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
Objectives of the Course

This is an A1 (beginner) level course. This course is intended to enable the basic learners to learn and acquire the grammar topics and the words at level A1, as well as to use them effectively in combination with the skills combined with real life conditions. Communicative approach is emphasized.

Course Content

This course provides students with the opportunity to study basic subjects such as introducing oneself, greeting, talking about places where they live, numbers, colors, speaking about their families, talking about activities and hobbies, talking about topics such as days, weeks, months. Throughout the course, students are introduced to basic grammatical subjects such as have got/has got, the verb "be", possessive adjectives, there is / are, imperative sentences, modal verb (can), quantitative adjectives (some, any), contrast conjuction (but) and simple present tense.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Dilek ATEŞ
Ins. Ercan YILMAZ
Ins. Hayri ARGUNAT
Ins. Yasir YAREN
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to talk about what they are doing at the moment of speech and to ask people what they are doing at the moment of conversation.
2.To be able to talk about their future plans, ask people about their future plans.
3.To be able to make simple sentences with necessity and obligation modal verbs and to talk about personality characteristics of people with a certain occupation.
4.To be able to invite someone out on phone, reply an invitation, tell what they are doing at that moment, give suggestions.
5.To be able to order someone to buy someting and to speak about the amount of the objects that they have and exist.
6.To be able to tell where they were and what they did in the past, ask people where they were in the past, talk about their past basicly, talk and ask about what they liked doing in their childhood.
7.To be able to talk about what and where they did last week/weekend, and ask people what and where they did last week/weekend.
8.To bee able to ask questions using the question tag pattern and to answer those questions.
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Present Continuous Tense (Positive and Negative Sentences) + Vocabulary about House
Week 2 - Theoretical
Present Continuous Tense (Interrogative Sentences and Short answers) + Vocabulary about Furniture
Week 3 - Theoretical
Present Simple Tense vs. Present Continuous Tense + Vocabulary about Housework
Week 4 - Theoretical
Be going to: Intentions and Predictions + Holiday Activities and Future Time Expressions
Week 5 - Theoretical
Will/Won’t + Expressions to Talk about the Future
Week 6 - Theoretical
Have to/Don’t have to / Needn’t + Jobs
Week 7 - Theoretical
Must/Mustn’t / Can’t (Prohibition) + Personality Adjectives
Week 8 - Theoretical
Countable and Uncountable Nouns + Vocabulary About Food
Week 9 - Theoretical
Requests and Offers + Parts of the Body
Week 10 - Theoretical
Quantifiers (A-An-Some-Any-Much-Many) + Adjectives for Describing People
Week 11 - Theoretical
Past Simple (Was-Wasn’t/Were/Weren’t) + Past Time Expressions
Week 12 - Theoretical
Past Simple (Positive Sentences) + Phrasal Verbs
Week 13 - Theoretical
Past Simple (Negative Sentences)
Week 14 - Theoretical
Past Simple (Interrogative Sentences and Short Answers)
Week 15 - Theoretical
Question Tags + Vocabulary about Health
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Final Examination1%100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory153045
Final Examination110111
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes