Professional Communication Skills in English (ENG 300)

2021 Spring
School of Languages
6/5 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Hatice Sarıgül Aydoğan,
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Interactive lecture,On-line task/distance
Interactive,Learner centered,Communicative,Discussion based learning,Task based learning,Jigsaw learning,Guided discovery
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This course aims to equip students with professional communication skills in English. The purpose of the course is to develop and enhance the skills students will need to operate effectively in a business context. By building students? confidence in approaching the transition to work and increasing their awareness of the business environment, the course also aims to place them at an advantage in the world of work. This will be done by developing business related language skills and knowledge through context-based input and practical, communicative task-based sessions.


To develop the professional skills in English which students will need in order to apply for internships and jobs.


  • By the end of this module, a student should be able to: (a) identify their transferable skills; (b) analyse a job advertisement; (c) produce a tailored CV and cover letter; (d) evaluate the factors affecting the job market for new graduates. (e) answer interview questions using CAR / Sandwich methods


1. Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others. 3

2. Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 2

3. Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects; have the ability to continue to educate him/herself. 3

4. Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means. 5

5. Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams. 5

1. Have an understanding of economics and main functional areas of management 2

2. Have a basic all-around knowledge in humanities, science, mathematics, and literature 2

3. Have a basic knowledge of law and ethics, awareness of social and ethical responsibilities 3

4. Work effectively in teams and environments characterized by people of diverse educational, social and cultural backgrounds 5

5. Demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communications in English 5

6. Pursue open minded inquiry and appreciate the importance of research as an input into management practice; thus, a.know how to access, interpret and analyze data and information by using current technologies b.use the results from analyses to make informed decisions 4

7. Use office softwares for written communication, presentation, and data analysis 5

8. Demonstrate awareness that business settings present different opportunities and challenges for managers due to environmental/contextual differences that arise in economic, political, cultural, legal-regulatory domains 2


  Percentage (%)
Quiz 30
Assignment 35
Participation 15
Other 20.0



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