Course Details

ING 111 Integrated Skills I
2019-2020 Summer term information

The course is open this term
BDMonday10:00 - 11:45
BDWednesday10:00 - 11:45
BDFriday10:00 - 11:45

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

Course definition tables are extracted from the ECTS Course Catalog web site of Hacettepe University ( in real-time and displayed here. Please check the appropriate page on the original site against any technical problems. Course data last updated on 03/02/2020.


Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
INTEGRATED SKILLS I İNG111 1st Semester 3 0 3 3
Course languageEnglish
Course typeMust 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesLecture
Question and Answer
Team/Group Work
Brain Storming
Instructor (s)Instructors of Modern Languages Department 
Course objectiveThis course aims to improve the four English skills -listening, speaking, reading and writing- that students will need in their academic and professional life. 
Learning outcomes
  1. Students will be able to use relevant vocabulary in discussions about communities, extraordinary cases, social problems and lives of people
  2. Students will be able to find the main idea and make inferences in texts that they read and listen to
  3. Students will be able to distinguish the differences between true information and interpretation in texts
  4. Students will be able to distinguish between types of paragraphs
  5. Students will have knowledge of main components of paragraph organisation (topic sentence, body part, concluding sentence, unity, coherence and cohesion)
  6. Students will be able to use contextual clues to comprehend attitudes and ideas while listening and reading
  7. Students will be able to start and maintain a conversation
Course ContentIn this course, a curriculum that will enable students to develop their skills in reading-comprehension, writing, listening-comprehension and speaking to be required in academic and professional settings is followed.  
ReferencesTraveller B1+ Students Book
H.Q. Mitchell MM Publications

Course outline weekly

Week 1Course description and introduction
Week 2"Present simple"- "Present progressive" Adjectives describing feelings and emotions and verbs related to "speaking" activity Reading for main idea Scanning Listening to short dialogues for specific information
Week 3Reading for comprehending main idea and finding specific information Inferring word meaning from context Work on noun affixes from adjective forms Comparative structures Listening to an interview for specific information Countable &uncountable
Week 4Revision of the contents of week 1 and 2 Scanning Inferring word meaning from context "Past Simple" and "Past Progressive" Revision of confused words related to travelling
Week 5Adjectives ending with "ed" and "ing" Adjectives formed from nouns Adjectives for describing people and places "Past Perfect Simple" and "Past Perfect Progressive" Listening to short dialogues for specific information
Week 6Revision of the contents of week 5 and 6 Putting sentences into correct order to complete a text Inferring word meaning from context Nouns describing professions and frequently confused words "Present Perfect Simple" & "Present Perfect Progressive
Week 7Listening for matching given expressions with speakers Speaking activity for evaluation of choices about working and stating a reason Analysis of a job application sample in terms of content and format Write a job application letter using given
Week 8Reading for comprehending main idea and scanning Inferring the meanings of unknown words in a reading text Verb-noun collocations "Defining" and "Non-defining" adjective clauses Listening to a radio program for specific information
Week 10Different words in British and American English "Should" "Ought to" "had better" structures Analysis of a sample advantage and disadvantage essay in terms of text and language features Writing an advantage and disadvantage essay
Week 11A revision of the contents from week 7 to week 10 Reading for comprehending main idea and finding specific information Inferring the meanings of unknown words in a reading text Verb-preposition collocations Nouns formed from verbs "Future tenses"
Week 12Inferring the meanings of unknown words in a reading text Suffixes and prefixes Conditionals Listening to an interview for specific information Speaking
Week 13Phrasal verbs with prepositions "in?" and "out of" "must" "have to" "need" structures Analysis of a complaint letter sample in terms of text and language features Writing a complaint letter
Week 14A revision of the contents from week 11 to week 13 Feedback for writing activity in week 13 and overall evaluation
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Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam150
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes150
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes150

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)14228
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment000
Midterms (Study duration)11010
Final Exam (Study duration) 11010
Total Workload302590

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline. X    
2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.X    
3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods. X    
4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.X    
5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.X    
6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member. X    
7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology. X   
8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development.X    
9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies. X   
10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.    X
11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities. X   
12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.X    
13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem. X   

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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