Academic Catalog

ENGL101 DEVELOPMENT OF READING AND WRITING SKILLS I

Course Code: 3590101
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Modern Languages (english)
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff H. NVT TARHAN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The course reinforces academic reading skills (finding the main idea, skimming, scanning, inferring information, guessing vocabulary from context, etc.) through reading selections on a variety of topics. It also aims at developing critical thinking, which enables students to respond to the ideas in a well organized written format. Other reading related writing skills such as paraphrasing and summarizing are also dealt with.