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Course Unit Title : Foreign Language for Business Life I
Course Unit Code : GDM325
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 3
Semester : 5.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 3,00
Name of Lecturer(s) :
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Students will be equipped with some specific business correspondence (writing CV, cover letter, specific business applications writing and replying letters such as request, ordering, informing). Students will also be well prepared for business interviews.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents :
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : The course aims
- to develop writing skills of learners in business English by providing specific kinds of letters with suitable layouts
- to prepare them to business applications by working on frequently asked questions in business life.
- to give learners the ability to write their own CVs with necessary information.
- to enrich business vocabulary
Course Aims : The course aims
- to develop writing skills of learners in business English by providing specific kinds of letters with suitable layouts
- to prepare them to business applications by working on frequently asked questions in business life.
- to give learners the ability to write their own CVs with necessary information.
- to enrich business vocabulary
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Akar, N. Z. , Özkan Y., & Tarhan, Ş. (2005) Language & Communication Skills after Graduation. Ankara: METU.
Additional Resources : Handouts by the lecturers
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 2 28  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
10 1 10  
Homeworks :
4 4 16  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 15 15  
Finals :
1 15 15  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
84  
Course's ECTS Credit :
3      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
0 0
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
0 0
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
0
The ratio of the term to success :
0
The ratio of final to success :
0
TOTAL :
0
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction to the Course Content and Requirements
 
2 Cv writing : Layout and the Necessary Information
 
3 Cv writing : Assessment of Curriculum Vitaes (deadline) / Finding Job Ads
 
4 Cover letter writing (key points)
 
5 Assessment of cover letters (deadline) / Layout of a business letter
 
6 Letter of intent - Statement of purpose letters / Letter of request
 
7 Assessment of letters / Sample business letters / Fax messages
 
8 Assessment of letters (deadline ) / Sample business letters / Fax messages
 
9 Business Interviews : Frequently Asked Questions
 
10 Business Interviews : Frequently Asked Questions
 
11 Role-play activity on business interviews (assessment )
 
12 Role-play activity on business interviews (assessment )
 
13 Role-play activity on business interviews (assessment )
 
14 Role-play activity on business interviews (assessment )