Academic Catalog

EFL125 ADVANCED READING AND WRITING

Course Code: 3660125
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Teaching English As A Foreign Language
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer Dr. ALEV ZBLGN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

This course aims to improve students’ reading proficiency, effective critical thinking and study skills by exposing them to authentic academic texts in order to comprehend contrasting viewpoints and to predict and identify main ideas and to decode intersentential clues. Critical thinking skills such as analyzing, synthesizing and reacting on the basis of evaluation are employed in students’ writing as an integral part of critical reading skills.