English for International Business Administration in German II

Course Code: 
AFEC 142
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
0
Application: 
6
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The aim of the course is to teach students the vocabulary, language and grammatical structures appropriate for t he Pre-Intermediate level according to the European Framework of instruction.
Course Content: 

Sımple Present, Present Continuous Tense,  Present Perfect  Tense, Past and Past Continuous Tense, Phrasal verbs, Quantifiers, verbs- ing /to forms, Time clauses

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1. Student will be able to communicate using the simple and continuous forms in the present and past tense  by using topic-related vocabulary and expressions

1,9

1,2,3

A,C

2. Student will be able to make comparisons in general using comparative and superlative forms

1,9

1,3

A,C

3. Student will be able to use modals for permission and obligation

1,9

1,2,3

C

4. Student will be able to describe a person using physical and character adjectives

1,9

1,2

C

5. Student will be able to communicate using future time clauses and conditional sentences

1,9

1,2,3

A,C

 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

  • Topic/s: Names and family; Memory techniques; Language learning
  • Writing (WB): Form filling: personal information
  • Useful Phrases: Showing interest
  • Grammar: Tense review: looks / looks like; question forms
  • Vocabulary: Family; Descriptions; Name

New Inside Out (Pre-Intermediate)

2

  • Topic/s: Home towns; Holidays; Countries
  • Writing(WB): Web posting; Spelling; Linking sentences (1)
  • Useful Phrases: Saying where you are from
  • Grammar: Countable and uncountable nouns; so/ much, very/too; Quantity expressions
  • Vocabulary: Places in a city; Adjectives to describe places; Countries and nationalities
 

3

  • Topic/s: Relations; Meetings; Telling stories
  • Writing(WB): Telling stories; Linking sentences (2)
  • Useful Phrases: Things in common
  • Grammar: Past simple and continuous; Adverbs of manner
  • Vocabulary: Relationship expressions; Narrative linkers; -ed /-ing adjectives
 

4

  • Topic/s: Presents; Clothes; Shopping
  • Writing (WB): Description of a shop; Text organisation
  • Useful Phrases: In a clothes shop
  • Grammar: Adverbs of frequency; Verbs with 2 objects; Verbs followed by –ing­ form; Present  
    • simple and continuous
  • Vocabulary: Collocations: a bunch of ..., a box of ... ; Clothes and accessories
 

5

  • Topic/s: Presents; Clothes; Shopping
  • Writing (WB): Description of a shop; Text organisation
  • Useful Phrases: In a clothes shop
  • Grammar: Adverbs of frequency; Verbs with 2 objects; Verbs followed by –ing­ form; Present  
  • simple and continuous
  • Vocabulary: Collocations: a bunch of ..., a box of ... ; Clothes and accessories
 

6

  • Topic/s: Work; Experience; Retirement
  • Writing(WB): A Job Application; Letter of Enquiry; Opening and Closing Letters
  • Useful Phrases: Presenting yourself
 

7

  • Grammar: Permission and Obligation (can / have to); Present perfect vs Past simple
  • Vocabulary:Jobs;Collocations(work);should;Office equipment
 

8

  • Topic/s: Protests; Green issues; Volunteering
  • Writing(WB): Writing a Report; Making written suggestions
  • Useful Phrases: On the telephone
  • Grammar: Subject questions; Dynamic and stative meanings; Future form: (be) going to and Present continuous
  • Vocabulary: Climate change; Opinions
 

9

  • MIDTERM EXAMINATION
 

10

  • Topic/s: Schools; Families; Social change
  • Writing(WB): Personal Letter
  • Useful Phrases: Giving your opinion
  • Grammar: Permission and Obligation (could / had to), should and must for advice
  • Vocabulary: Education and training
 

11

  • Topic/s: Character; Holidays
  • Writing(WB): Travel Blog
  • Useful Phrases: Using body idioms
 

12

  • Grammar: Verbs followed by –ing form; for and since, been; Present perfect simple and continuous
  • Vocabulary: The Face; Character adjectives; Parts of the body
 

13

  • Topic/s: Lifestyles; Food and cooking
  • Writing: Narrative
  • Useful Phrases:  Idioms with food
  • Grammar: will; Future time clauses after when, if, as soon as, used to
  • Vocabulary: Collocations: Food and cooking; Cars
 

14

  • Topic/s: Animals; Moral dilemmas
  • Writing: Giving opinions
  • Useful Phrases: Polite requests
  • Grammar: Defining relative clauses; Unreal conditionals
  • Vocabulary: Animals; Adjective + Preposition
 

15

  • Topic/s: Coincidences; Buildings; The weather; Predictions
  • Writing: Description of a building
  • Useful Phrases: Exclaiming
  • Grammar: Past perfect; Passives; will and might for future possibility
  • Vocabulary: Collocations with have, make, take; The weather
 

16

  • FINAL EXAM
 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

New Inside Out  Pre Intermediate Student Book and Work Book

Additional Resources

 Worksheets –English Grammar In Use by Betty Azar

 

Material Sharing

Documents

Additional Hand-outs for written exercises and oral practice

Assignments

Compositions and Formal Letter writing

Exams

-

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

30

Quizzes

2

15

Oral Exam

2

15

Total

 

60

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

Students should be able to use basic knowledge of International Business Management theoretically and practically for identification, modeling and solving of problems for businesses operating on a global scale.

X

 

 

 

 

2

Students should possess the essential body of knowledge related to International Business Management including the state-of-the art concepts, theories and models, historical evolution of that discipline, the scientific methodology in general, and the research tools and techniques utilized in that discipline, in particular.

X

 

 

 

 

3

Students should understand the core competences of juridical, political, social, and economic psychological dimensions related to International Business Management.

X

 

 

 

 

4

Students should be able to conduct independent research in their discipline by specifying information needs for investigating a topic-of interest, accessing the appropriate sources of knowledge, and preparing a comprehensive report.

X

 

 

 

 

5

Students should understand the interdependency and interrelationship among disciplines should be able to relate and synthesize International Business Management knowledge with diverse disciplines, and generate new information accordingly.

X

 

 

 

 

6

Students should be able to fulfill their responsibility as team leader or team member in project implementations or applied studies that are related to International Business Management.

X

 

 

 

 

7

Students should be able to design and plan projects to achieve organizational goals and objectives setted or to improve organizational performance.

X

 

 

 

 

8

Students should be able to critically evaluate the knowledge in the area of International Business Management, assess self-competency and direct self-learning efforts accordingly.

X

 

 

 

 

9

Students should understand the importance of life-long learning and self-assessment to maintain their personal and professional development.

 

X

 

 

 

10

By rapidly changing global circumstances, students should be able to show that they understand the importance of flexibility in thinking and generating creative solutions in order to succeed in professional life.

X

 

 

 

 

11

Students should be able to effectively communicate in written and oral German on a corporate level with people from diverse backgrounds.

X

 

 

 

 

12

Students should have the German proficiency to be able to follow and interpret the global dynamics that shape their discipline.

X

 

 

 

 

13

Students should indicate, express and present their knowledge in in national/international interdisciplinary academic and professional settings, should offer and make comments about the results of the works to other people from not only their field, but also from any other disciplines by clearly expressing  in Turkish and German via using right data.

X

 

 

 

 

14

Students should evaluate the differences between cultures and individuals by being aware of importance of respect for individual and cultural diversity, should be able to emphatically interact with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds in social and professional settings and should contribute to the team works as a team coordinator or a team member.

X

 

 

 

 

15

Students should use effectively widespread and valid information technologies in their field.

X

 

 

 

 

16

Students should understand personal, professional and social ethics, should evaluate the ethical implications of various practices related to  social and professional life, should be aware of the importance how these ethical behavior add value to the society.

X

 

 

 

 

17

Students should know the concept of social responsibility on individual, social and ecological dimensions should indicate active citizenship for him-/herself within that frame.

 

X

 

 

 

18

Students should grasp the importance of the scientific point of view for social development and global competitiveness as well as social rights and social justice, which are the basis of modern societies.

X

 

 

 

 

19

Students should grasp the importance of quality management, health and safety, corporate social responsibility, professional and cultural respect and principles of corporate ethics for corporate sustainability.

X

 

 

 

 

20

Students should evaluate the contribution of basic business solutions to management and financial problems within a global and social framework.

X

 

 

 

 

 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

16

6

96

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

16

1

16

Mid-terms

1

1

1

Quizes

2

0,5

1

Homework

15

1

15

Final examination

1

1

1

Total Work Load

   

130

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

5,2

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5