Academic Catalog

ENGL219 ENGLISH THROUGH SEMINARS ON FILMS

Course Code: 3590219
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-1)
ECTS Credit: 3.0
Department: Modern Languages (english)
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer SEYHAN ZMENEK
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3590101 , 3590102
The course set above should be completed before taking ENGL219 ENGLISH THROUGH SEMINARS ON FILMS .

Course Content

English through Seminars on Films is a course for students who like watching and discussing movies. The course encompasses all four skilis of language, Class hours mainly focusing on speaking and listening skills, homework assignments focusing on listening, reading and Miting skills. it aims to facilitate oral communication with the academic discussion method of seminar, which is a scholarly discussion technique that Will be taught by the instructor at the beginning of the semester. Each week, students watch a different movie and think about a set of open-ended questions assigned by the instructor as homework. In the Class, students discuss the questions using the seminar method. The seminars Will focus on the story in the movies. As homework assignment, students write one essay and make one presentation elaborating on one of the questions given by the instructor to discuss the debate/issue in the movies further in more detail.