Course Title : Advanced English I
Code Course
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
1Unit 1. “Crossing Barriers” communication, language, gestures
2Idiomatic expression, formal and informal letters
3Important people, Extra exercises
4Unit 2 “Moods and Feeling” feelings, emotions, happiness
5Present Simple & Present Continuous, asking and expressing feelings
6Unit 3. “Making a Living” jobs, Text “Why don’t you get a proper job?”
7Reported speech, ing-form/infinitive. Expressing and asking for opinions
8Mid-Term Exam
9Unit 4 “Make Yourself at Home” dwelling, household items, Text “Great Expectations”
10Unit 5 “Modern Living” modern trends, lifestyles, Text “The magic of Pantomime
11Unit 6. “Going to places” holidays travelling Text “The moon and Sixpence” Modal verbs
12Unit 7. “History” history, historical figures, peace and conflict taking control, History lessons
13Unit 8. “Learning Lessons” Education “ The Cyber School”, Education system
14Unit 9 “Planet Issues” Environmental issues, Future forms
15Unit 10 “The cycle of Life” Health, eating habits, stages in life
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
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.
4Students will be able to take notes and write essays and summaries in English.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade50
Contribution of final examination to overall grade50
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
Total Workload
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16580
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14342
Assignments 144
Midterms 133
Final examination 155
Other 000
Total Work Load 134
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5.36

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