sap course 1434119388

Course Code & Number:

ENG 101

Course Title:

English for Academic Purposes

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(2+0+2) 3 TEDU Credits, 5 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Academic reading and writing skills; critical reading and note-taking within the framework of a thematic and integrated skills approach; writing essays with different methods of organization, giving academic presentations as an outcome of listening and reading activities; emphasis on citation and documentation techniques

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Grading: 

Quizzes - 10% 
Portfolio - 35% 
Speaking - 10% 
Mid-term Exam - 20% 
Final Exam - 25%

Year of Study: 
Freshman
Semester: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsary
Required Reading: 
1. Materials compiled by TEDU ELS
Course Objective: 

The overall aim of the course is to improve the students’ four skills in an integrated manner and to develop and improve higher order thinking skills in the students.

Computer Usage: 
Web searching
Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Reading At the end of the course, the students will be able to make good use of pre-reading strategies such as predicting, skimming, scanning, etc.; identify reference signals and understand what they stand for; understand and use academic vocabulary; guess the meanings of words they do not know by using appropriate clues; use dictionaries with efficiency; make inferences from a reading text ; identify major and minor ideas within a text; distinguish between facts and opinions; understand the relationship between ideas within a text; evaluate the ideas in a text and reflect on them, identify the writer’s attitude and style, understand the tone of the text ; respond to the ideas in a text.
2. Listening At the end of the course the students will be able to understand the main ideas in a text; differentiate between major and minor ideas; take notes by making use of notetaking strategies; understand implied ideas; identify the speaker’s attitude and style; understand the tone of a listening text; respond to the ideas in listening texts.
3. Speaking At the end of the course the students will be able to express their opinions ; justify their opinions by giving reasons; ask for clarification; handle questions effectively; present information; carry on a debate.
4. Writing At the end of the course the students will be able to write expository essays; use appropriate methods of organization; use appropriate language structures and discourse markers; follow the stages in a process writing approach; become familiar with citation techniques; summarize, synthesize, quote, and paraphrase information from different sources.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Scaffolding/Coaching
Inquiry
Collaborating
Think-Pair-Share
Video Presentations
Oral Presentation
Brainstorming
Hands-on Activities
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Quiz/Homework
Portfolio
Presentation (Oral/Poster)
Others

Student Workload:

Debate
2
hrs
Hands-on Work
20
hrs
Quizzes /Homeworks
6
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
10
hrs
Field Trips/Visits
6
hrs
Resource Review
3
hrs
Oral Presentation
1
hrs

Prepared By:

Revised By:

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