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Ders Tanımı

Ders Kodu Yarıyıl T+U Saat Kredi AKTS
WRITING SKILLS I ELT 107 1 2 + 0 2 2
Ön Koşul Dersleri

None

Önerilen Seçmeli Dersler

None

Dersin Dili İngilizce
Dersin Seviyesi Lisans
Dersin Türü ZORUNLU
Dersin Koordinatörü Arş.Gör. MERVE YILDIZ
Dersi Verenler Arş.Gör. MERVE YILDIZ
Dersin Yardımcıları

Arş Gör. MERVE SAVAŞÇI 

Arş. Gör. MERVE YILDIZ 

Dersin Kategorisi
Dersin Amacı

	

The ELT 107 Writing Skills course basically aims to make teacher candidates think about academic writing processes, to understand the relationship between reading and writing, to develop different types and process based writing skills, and to learn the academic discourse supported by reading. To advance the flexibility of expressing an idea with various vocabulary and sentence structures, to list the ideas developed by them employing proper sentence structures and vocabulary, to write in a connected, meaningful and well organized manner in the frame of academic writing etiquette, and developing cooperative writing skills constitute the main purposes the course.

 

Dersin İçeriği

Sentence Types (Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex)

Punctuation 

Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation Mistakes 

Parallelism and fixing sentence problems 

Paraphrasing 

Plagiarism and how to avoid plagiarism 

Cohesion and use of conjunctions 

Types of text (Formal and Informal texts)

Academic vs non-academic vocabulary 

Structure and features of an essay 

Coherence 

Expository Essays (Definition, Description, Cause & Effect, Comparison & Contrast, Process) 

 
Dersin Öğrenme Çıktıları Öğretim Yöntemleri Ölçme Yöntemleri
1 - Has a good command of a broad range of language allowing him/her to select a formulation to express him/herself clearly in an appropriate style on a wide range of general, academic, professional or leisure topics without having to restrict what he/she wants to say. The flexibility in style and tone is somewhat limited. 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 8 - 14 - 15 - C -
2 - Can produce clear, smoothly flowing, well-structured text, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices 4 - 6 - 8 - 14 - 15 - C - E -
3 - Consistently maintains a high degree of grammatical accuracy; occasional errors in grammar, collocations and idioms. 4 - 14 - C - E -
4 - Can write clear, detailed, wellstructured and developed descriptions and imaginative texts in a mostly assured, personal, natural style appropriate to the reader in mind. 1 - 3 - 4 - 8 - 10 - 12 - 14 - 15 - C - E -
5 - Can write clear, well-structured expositions of complex subjects, underlining the relevant salient issues. 2 - 3 - 8 - 10 - 14 - C - E -
6 - Can expand and support point of view with some subsidiary points, reasons and examples. 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 8 - 10 - 14 - D - E -
Öğretim Yöntemleri: 1:Lecture 2:Question-Answer 3:Discussion 4:Drilland Practice 8:Group Study 10:Brain Storming 14:Self Study 12:Case Study 15:Problem Solving 6:Motivations to Show
Ölçme Yöntemleri: D:Project / Design E:Portfolio C:Homework

Ders Akışı

Hafta Konular ÖnHazırlık
1 Introduction to writing and course objectives, academic integrity and plagiarism, in-text citations, Types of text (Formal and Informal genres of writing), diagnostic writing practice
2 Sentence Types (Simple, Compound, Complex, Compound-Complex) Punctuation, Fixing Sentence Problems, Parallel Structures, Paraphrasing, Academic vs non-academic vocabulary, Use of Corpus
3 Sentence Types (Simple, Compound, Complex, Compound-Complex) Punctuation, Fixing Sentence Problems, Parallel Structures, Paraphrasing, Academic vs non-academic vocabulary, Use of Corpus (contd.)
4 Cohesion, unity and coherence, use of conjunctions, punctuation rules
5 Paragraph organization and its features
6 From paragraph to essay, Essay organization and its features
7 Introducing types of essay, Identifying topics and writing thesis statements, Process Essay
8 Midterms
9 Cause-Effect Essay
10 Cause-Effect Essay (contd.)
11 Comparison - Contrast Essay
12 Comparison - Contrast Essay (contd.)
13 Opinion essay
14 Opinion essay (contd.)

Kaynaklar

Ders Notu

Meyers, A. (2005). Gateways to academic writing: Effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays. London: Longman.

Ders Kaynakları

Oshima, A., & Hogue, A. (2006). Writing academic English  (Longman Academic Writing Series, Level 4). London: Pearson Longman.

 

Döküman Paylaşımı


Dersin Program Çıktılarına Katkısı

No Program Öğrenme Çıktıları KatkıDüzeyi
1 2 3 4 5

Değerlendirme Sistemi

YARIYIL İÇİ ÇALIŞMALARI SIRA KATKI YÜZDESİ
KisaSinav 1 20
Odev 1 25
AraSinav 1 30
ProjeTasarim 1 25
Toplam 100
Yıliçinin Başarıya Oranı 60
Finalin Başarıya Oranı 40
Toplam 100

AKTS - İş Yükü

Etkinlik Sayısı Süresi(Saat) Toplam İş yükü(Saat)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 10 2 20
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Quiz 1 1 1
Assignment 1 2 2
Project / Design 1 7 7
Final examination 1 2 2
Toplam İş Yükü 62
Toplam İş Yükü /25(s) 2.48
Dersin AKTS Kredisi 2.48
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