Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Reading Skills II ELT 106 2 2 + 0 2 2
Precondition Courses <p>None</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>None</p>
Course Language English
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. AYDIN ÇELENK
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör. AYDIN ÇELENK,
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Merve Savaşçı

Res. Assist. Merve Yıldız

Course Category
Course Objective

The ELT 106 Reading Skills II course basically focuses on the process of reading in the academic field, by enhancing students’ awareness of the basic concepts, developing the skills of reading the components of the reading process, developing reading skills written in different genres of literature, to reach an advanced level. Basically, this course enables the prospective teachers to learn academic vocabulary by reading academic texts from books, magazines, textbooks, and journals covering various subjects in different disciplines. Through group work in the course, students exchange ideas with other students in the class, research in various topics, and eventually develop original ideas. At the end of this process, they become good and independent readers who can use their knowledge on an academic level to comprehend academic texts.


Course Content
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Brain Storming, Self Study, Problem Solving, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to the course and purposes of reading
2 Identifying thesis of a reading
3 Definition and classification texts
4 Monitor & Repair Understanding (While Reading)
5 Practising reading strategies
6 Practising reading strategies
7 Problem-Solution texts
8 Visual and Graphic material
9 Midterm
10 Introduction to academic articles
11 Reading academic articles on preliminary field topics
12 Variety of texts
13 Variety of texts
14 Revisional practices
Course Notes <p>-</p>
Course Resources

Pakenham, J. K., McEntire, J., & Williams, J. (2013). Making connections: Skills and strategies for academic reading (3rd ed.). Cambridge University Press

A collection of academic articles

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Explains the necessary theoretical, methodological and factual knowledge about foreign language (English) education and teaching profession and uses them to produce solution(s) to educational problems.
2 Uses language skills (reading, speaking, writing, listening skills) at a level that can communicate effectively by analyzing written and oral texts produced in foreign language (English) and mother tongue (Turkish) with a critical approach. X
3 As a foreign language teacher, knows the legislation concerning the duties, rights and responsibilities and behaves in compliance with the legislation.
4 Uses the scientific methods and technologies required to follow the innovations in the field of foreign language teaching, to develop original activities and to find solution(s) to possible problems. X
5 Plans the language learning process taking into account the diverse characteristics and life experiences of learners and organizes the appropriate environments and carry out the process effectively.
6 Analyzes and evaluates foreign language teaching programs in their own context by choosing appropriate approaches.
7 Prepares and implements appropriate assessment and evaluation tools for foreign language teaching and development of students.
8 Effectively uses intercultural communication skills in the process of foreign language (English) teaching and with his/her attitudes and behaviours becomes a role model for the students. X
9 Actively uses the skills of learning to learn, self-regulation, lifelong learning, critical and creative thinking and redounds these skills to his/her students. Knows and applies the ways of establishing effective communication and cooperation with stakeholder institutions and organizations as a foreign language teacher. X
10 Knows and applies the ways of establishing effective communication and cooperation with stakeholder institutions and organizations as a foreign language teacher.
11 At the end of the process of foreign language (English) education, prepares his/her students as individuals who can use foreign language as an effective communication medium in everyday life. X
12 Knows the structure of the language to be taught, the rules and the various contexts in which it can be used, and uses the target language appropriately and compares it to other languages he/she has learned. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Final 40
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Quiz 1 1 1
Assignment 1 1 1
Final examination 1 2 2
Project / Design 1 1 1
Total Workload 55
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 2.2
dersAKTSKredisi 2