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Foreign Language - I (English - I)
Department / Program Management Information Systems
Course Code 14190
Type of Course Required
Level of Course Schools
Year of Study 2016-2017
Semester Fall Semester
Number of National Credit 2
Number of ECTS 3
Name of Lecturer

Gurbet Emine ALPARSLAN

Learning Outcomes

The students will be able to;

   1-have a sufficient level of English for following their field of study and communicating with their colleagues,

   2-Understand clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc,

    3-travel in an area where the language is spoken, enter unprepared into conversation on everyday life,

    4-connect phrases in a simple way to describe ideas, plans and ambitions, narrate a past event, 

    5-write simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest, and personal letters,

    6- use dictionary skills effectively to grasp the correct meanings of words and phrases,

    7-deliver  simple presentations on simple topics,

    8- participate in class discussions and question-answer sessions with confidence.

Courses Contribution to Program Learning Outcomes
    1 2 3 4 5
 1-  Determine the strategy-structure alternatives for the different organizational structures and cultures, and prepare the strategies suitable for the organizational goals.
 2-  Diagnose the problems by analyzing the organizational systems operations and performance indicator values, investigate the causes of problems and decide the solution options.
 3-  Understand the basic business functions (management, production, finance, marketing, etc.) of organizations, explain the management principles, uncover the economic losses and the causes and produce solutions.
 4-  Have the ability to know and understand the different organizational structures and cultures.
 5-  Make efforts to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of organizations.
 6-  Install, operate and monitor the system, and execute the works to ensure the continuity of the system for controlling the systems and subsystems, and for carrying out the activities effectively and efficiently to realize the objectives of organizations.
 7-  Establish and develop the infrastructure of information technology that stores, combines, reports and analyze the data coming from the surroundings and operating activities of business.
 8-  Know and use the basic business information systems (production, marketing, supply and logistics, human resources, accounting, finance).
 9-  Use mathematical models and statistical techniques.
 10-  Know and use the software project management, mobile trade, e-trade, economy, data base, technology trends.
 11-  Determines the necessary softwares for busineses, set up network if necessary, determines the systems, update the information system by following the developments in technology.
 12-  Collect the necessary information for his ideas and projects, and perform them.
 13-  Know the effective communication techniques.
 14-  Have at least one sufficient foreign language knowledge to follow the innovations in his workspace.
 15-  Develop visual content for web sites and web site desing.
 16-  Develop mobile and desktop applications using web programming languages.
 17-  Learn basic networking concepts and use server operating systems.
 18-  Use artificial intelligence algorithms and methods to perform applications.
 19-  Develop an algorithm to the problem, learn the basic programming elements.
 20-  Develop software for desktop applications.
 21-  Run SQL queries by performing relational database design.
 22-  Use database management systems.
 23-  Manage the project by using computer.
 24-  Understand the historical events, make analysis and learn from history.

Made of Delivery Face to Face
Work Placements NA
Recommended Optional Programme Components NA
Course Content Week Topics

Introducing Yourself ( meeting people, exchanging  personal information,talking about  countries- nationalites and jobs )

the present tense "to be", subject pronoun, possesive adjectives.


Giving Information About People ( Numbers- talking about people's age, birthdays and telephone numbers )

the simple present verb"to be", cardinal and ordinal numbers, months.


Talking About Possessions ( Describing people and things, talking about the favourites we have got, talking about 'this/that' and 'these/ those'

singular- plural nouns, "this/that" , "these/those", "have got", "has got", adjectives describing people and things.


Talking About Family ( talking about family members - exchaning information about family members)

possessive "s", nouns used for family members


Describing people ( talking about people's physical appearances, characters and personalities)

adjectives describing people's physical apperances, adjectives describing personalities.


Describing Places ( Describing places people live in - talking about furniture and the things used at home)

there is / there are, adjectives used to describe places, nouns used for the parts of a house, nouns used for the furniture and the things used at home.


 Yiyecek ve içecekler hakkında konuşma ( Ekmek, süt ,vs. ve elma, sandiviç vs. gibi isimler hakkında konuşma, bir restoranda sipariş verme, mağaza isimleri hakkında konuşma ve alışveriş yapma.

sayılamayanları sayılabilir yapma, sipariş verme, mağazalar hakkında isimler, edatlar


Talking about everyday life  ( talking about time, daily routines and personality traits. )

how to ask and tell the time, sentence connectors, prepositions, question words, adjectives for personal traits.


Talking about life-styles. ( talking about differences among life styles.)

 the simple present tense - "and......., too, "and,.........either" "What time?" ".......at......."


talking about activities and abilities ( talking about free time activities, talking about how often people do things, talking about abilities) 

verbs with gerunds, "How often?" Frequency Adverbs. Ability : Can , Sentence Connector : But


Talking about the present ( talking about the activities happening now, talking about clothes and shoes, talking about the weather)

the present continious tense, nouns used for clothes and shoes, adjectives to describe the weather.


Talking about the past ( talking about the childhood, talking about the last holiday)

The simple past verb "to be", the simple past tense with regular verbs, the simple past tense with irregular verbs.


talking about the past ( comparing things when buying or selling them, comparing life styles, comparing people)

Opposite adjectives, forming comparative adjectives, forming superlative adjectives.


Talking about the future ( making plans, talking about the future, making requests)

To make plans " to be going to", for predictions;will, for immediate decisions; will

for requests: "can/ could I......?" , " can/ would you .......?" for offers: "would you like.......?

Recommended Readings

Face 2 Face. Cambrıidge University Press:Ÿ Mine Bektaş. English Break A1. GUNDUZ Publishing.

Learning Activities and Teaching Methods



3- Pair/group Works

4- Listening - Speaking

5- Collacation

6- Acting

  Number %
Mid-Term : 1 40
Quiz :
Assignment :
Project :
Assignment :
Laboratory :
Other :
Final Examination : 1 60
Language of Instruction English
Work Placement NA
Activities Quantity Duration Total Work Load
Course Duration 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 12 2 24
Assignments 4 4 16
Individual Study for Mid-term Exam(s) 1 5 5
Individual Study for Final Exam 1 10 10
Total Work Load     83
Total Work Load/ 30 (s)     2,76
ECTS Credit of the Course     3



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