Oral Composition II

 

Mersin University

ENGLISH LINGUISTICS PROGRAM

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COURSE INFORMATION  
Year 2013-2014
Semester Spring
Course Code İDB 108
Course Title Oral Composition II
Instructor Asst. Prof. Dr. Özlem KURTOĞLU
Office Hours Friday 14: 50 – 16:30

 

OBJECTIVE(S) OF THE COURSE  
The aim of the course is to enable students to express opinions, discuss the main points and use appropriate expressions for situations which they may face on daily life.

 

WEEKLY TOPICS    
DATE TOPIC ASSIGNMENT/READING
– 10.02.2014 Discussing the advantages / disadvantages of a situation Presentation     Hanreddy & Whalley (100-106)
– 17.02.2014 Comparing and contrasting two things and finding the similarities and differences Presentation     Hanreddy & Whalley (107-113)
– 24.02.2014 Expressing the Positive View Presentation     Hanreddy & Whalley (114-120)
– 03.03.2014 Persuading / Giving in Presentation     Hanreddy & Whalley (122-138)
– 10.03.2014 Debating work-related issues Presentation     Hanreddy & Whalley (138-142)
– 17.03.2014 Debate Presentation
– 24.03.2014 MID-TERM MID-TERM
– 31.03.2014 Debate Presentation
– 07.04.2014 Debate Presentation
– 14.04.2014 Debate Presentation
– 21.04.2014 Debate Presentation
– 28.04.2014 Giving and receiving compliments Presentation     Hanreddy & Whalley (144-156)
– 05.05.2014 Distinguishing inappropriate compliments Presentation     Hanreddy & Whalley (158-161)
– 12.05.2014 Using expressions of doubt/disbelief in formal situations Presentation     Hanreddy & Whalley (176-184)
– 26.05.2014

 FINAL

 

REFERENCES  
Textbook(s) Hanreddy, J. & Whalley, E. (2007). Mosaic 2: Listening/Speaking. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Supplementary Reading(s)
 

 

GRADING

  %

Mid-Term + Classroom Participation + Presentations

40

Final + Classroom Participation + Presentations

60

Total

100