Course Title : Advanced English I
Code Course
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Regular
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Credits ECTS
EFL 103-2 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
1Crossing Barriers, ‘A multilingual Internet’ ‘Theatre for the Deaf’ Grammar: articles, too\enough, countable\uncountable nouns
2Moods and Feelings: feelings; emotions; happiness Reading texts: ‘Happy’
3Asking about and expressing feelings; Grammar: Present simple& Present Continuous, Stative Verbs, Used to- be used to\get used to. Writing Making complaints
4Making a Living: work\jobs; earning a living: money matters
5Expressing and asking for opinions, giving explanations Grammar: ing form or infinitive: reported speech
6Make yourself at home: dwellings; household items Text ‘Going Underground’ Grammar: Present Perfect, Present Perfect Continuous
7Modern Living: modern trends, lifestyles ‘Reality show fever’
8Grammar Adjectives and adverbs comparisons, word formation Midterm exam
9Going to places- holidays travelling, ‘Guilt free Holiday’: Grammar: modal verbs, word formation
10History: historical figures, ‘History lesson’ peace and conflict, Grammar: Past form
11Learning Lessons: ‘Cyber School’ Speaking: education systems
12Grammar past forms, past modals word formation Speaking :Asking for confirmation\ expressing uncertainty
13Planet issues ‘The Antarctic: key to the Planet Earth Speaking: Save planet
14The cycle of life: health, eating habits, stages in life ‘living for a century’
15Grammar: defining \non defining relative clauses.
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 or attitude.
3Students will be able to take an active part in academic discussions in English, presenting clear, detailed descriptions and defending a particular viewpoint by describing the various advantages and disadvantages.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms120
Quizzes00
Projects110
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance110
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade40
Contribution of final examination to overall grade60
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
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Total Workload
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Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16580
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14228
Assignments 100
Midterms 188
Final examination 11515
Other 000
Total Work Load 131
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5.24
ECTS 5

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