Course Title : Advanced English II
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Credits ECTS
EFL 104-2 C 2 5 0 0 5.00 5
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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 Academic listening and speaking skills in English; advanced English grammar and vocabulary;
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1Student Syllabi overview and comprehension check.
27A: Reading and writing extended definitions in textbooks. Noticing in-text references. 7B: Writing a comparison essay.
37C: Listening to a lecture to confirm predictions about content and structure. 7D: Giving a short informal presentation in a seminar.
48A: Recognizing the difference between fact and opinion in journal articles. 8B: Writing an essay which incorporates references and avoids plagiarism.
58C: Recognizing different perspectives in an interview. 8D: Accessing and taking part in informal discussions.
69A: Identifying persuasive language in textbooks. 9B: Writing argumentative essays; synthesizing citations, evidence, and explanation.
79C: Understanding the main points of an argument in lectures. 9D: Presenting a well-supported argument in a seminar discussion; responding to other's arguments.
8Midterm Exam
910A: Identifying language to express cause and effect relationships in different fields. 10B: Planning and structuring a cause and effect essay.
1010C: Recognizing a synthesis of ideas from different disciplines. 10D: Analyzing and using effective presentation notes.
1111A: Identifying textbook author evaluation of original material. 11B: Writing and evaluating a problem-solution essay.
1211C: Recognzing analysis and evaluation stages in a lecture. 11C: Giving and evaluating a short presentation.
1312A: Summarizing information to make notes. 12B: Dealing with timed writing; maximing coherence and responding to instruction verbs in examination questions.
1412C: Taking notes on an extended extract of a lecture. 12D: Giving a presentation without a script; responding to participants' comments and questions.
15Review; Reflection; Self-assessment of progress.
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
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Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
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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
Midterms120
Quizzes00
Projects140
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance115
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade75
Contribution of final examination to overall grade25
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 155
Midterms 155
Final examination 177
Other 000
Total Work Load 125
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5
ECTS 5

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