GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
PROFESSIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE II (ENGLISH)/TUR 254
Course Title: PROFESSIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE II (ENGLISH)
Credits 2 ECTS 5
Semester 4 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  English
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
   Asst. Prof. Yalçın ARSLANTÜRK
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/arslanturk
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  arslanturk@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
To develop skills in business letter writing
To develop the skills of getting interviewed
To develop the skills of CVwriting and enhance vocational vocabulary






 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Introduction to the Course Content and Requirements
2. Week  Cv writing : Layout and the Necessary Information
3. Week  Cv writing : Assessment of Curriculum Vitaes/ Finding Job Ads
4. Week  Cover letter writing (key points)
5. Week  Assessment of cover letters (deadline) / Layout of a business letter
6. Week  Letter of intent - Statement of purpose letters / Letter of request
7. Week  Assessment of letters / Sample business letters / Fax messages
8. Week  Mid-Term Exam
9. Week  Business Interviews : Frequently Asked Questions
10. Week  Business Interviews : Frequently Asked Questions
11. Week  Business Interviews : Frequently Asked Questions
12. Week  Role-play activity on tour guiding
13. Week  Role-play activity on tour guiding
14. Week  Role-play activity on tour guiding
15. Week  General Review
16. Week  Final Exam
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Akar, N. Z. ,Özkan Y., &Tarhan, Ş. (2005) Language & Communication Skills after Graduation. Ankara: METU. and other documents prepared by the lecturer.
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  None
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
40
 Assignment
1
30
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
1
30
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
70
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
30
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
2
28
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
0
 Searching in Internet and Library
14
3
42
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
0
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
2
10
20
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
1
10
10
 Final and Studying for Final
1
20
20
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
120
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
4.8
 ECTS: 
5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Have an understanding of the structure of the tourism industry, how it functions, and its significance for the development of the country.X
2Demonstrate reading, listening, speaking and writing skills in one foreign language (English, German or French) at least at the level of B2 of European Language Portfolio.X
3Have an understanding of the basic concepts, theories, principles and facts within the context of management, economics, and social psychology.X
4Demonstrate effective use of both basic and professional information and communication technologies and software.X
5Understand, analyze and interpret the cultures, history, religions, and the art of the civilisations that have lived in Turkey.X
6Have detailed knowledge of the geography of both the World and the Turkey.X
7Plan, implement and control a tour.X
8Communicate verbally, non-verbally and in writing effectively and demonstrate effective presentation skills.X
9Recognize, understand, and communicate with different cultures.X
10Understand and apply national and international law, regulations and professional standards related to tourist guiding.X
11Describe, synthesize, analyze, interpret and evaluate data and information professionally.X
12Work effectively both independently and with others.X
13Have the qualifications to manage and organize the organizations in the travel businesses.X
14Have general business knowledge.X
15Understands strategies for management and marketing in the field of travel management.X
16Have knowledge of basic law related to tourism businesses.X
17Understands the relationship between tourism and environment, is aware of the necessary practices for a more livable environment and applies them when necessary.X
18Have the ability to think analytically in the field of tourism.X
19Have basic knowledge about home country cuisine and world cuisines.X
20Have a basic knowledge of the document and the accounting system in the travel agencies.X