Program Hedefleri

The English Language Preparation Program: ELPP B2 & ELPP C1

29 Mayıs University English Language Preparation Program (ELPP) is divided into 2 main parts; ELPP B2 and ELPP C1. Students who start at the level of A1 finish the ELPP B2 level and students who start at the level of A2 or B1 finish the ELPP C1 level. In both programs, the same teaching philosophy, approaches, and techniques are used with adaptations to the syllabi and materials used. The overall aim of the ELPP is to develop our students’ language skills to minimum B2 level to before they continue their education in their departmental studies.

OBJECTIVES FOR ELEMENTARY LEVEL (A1)
  1. Instructional Objectives

Instructional Objectives of A1 Level – Elementary

  • Students will understand and use everyday expressions and phrases.
  • Students will interact with the other people in a simple way.
  1. Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes of A1 Level – Elementary

  • Students will be able to introduce themselves and ask &answer questions related to personal details.
  • In terms of listening, students will be able to recognize familiar words, basic phrases about family and immediate surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly.
  • In terms of reading, students will be able to understand familiar words and simple sentences.
  • In terms of speaking, students will be able to ask and answer simple questions on familiar topics and use simple phrases and sentences to describe where they live and people they know.
  • In terms of writing, students will be able to write short postcards fill in forms with personal details.
  1. Quizzes & Writing Tasks & Project
    • Vocabulary Quizzes
    • Grammar Quizzes
    • Reading Quiz
    • Listening Quiz
    • Writing Tasks (Paragraph)
    • Presentation on Countries
    • Track Project
    • End-of-Track Exam (Written & Speaking)
  1. End-of-Track Exam

The track exam consists of 2 parts; the written exam and the speaking exam. All tasks and questions are related to what they have studied throughout the track.

  • In the written exam, there are 3 parts; listening, reading and writing. The listening part includes 2 listening tasks for which students can listen twice to answer the questions. The reading part includes 3 reading texts and tasks. And in the writing part, 3 topics are given to the students from which they can choose one and write about.
  • The speaking exam takes about 6-7 minutes for each student and consists of two tasks. The first one is general question & answer and the second one is a task about which students are supposed to talk for 2 minutes. Two teachers evaluate the speaking part together based on the A1 level speaking assessment criteria.
OBJECTIVES FOR PRE-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL (A2)
  1. Instructional Objectives

Instructional Objectives of A2 Level – Pre-intermediate

  • Students will understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance.
  • Students will communicate in tasks requiring simple and direct exchange of information on familiar topics.
  1. Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes of A2 Level – Pre-intermediate

  • Students will be able to describe their background, immediate environment in simple terms.
  • In terms of listening, students will be able to understand phrases and the vocabularies of immediate personal relevance and will be able catch main point in short simple messages and announcements.
  • In terms of reading, students will be able to read short, simple texts; find specific information in everyday materials and will be able to understand short personal letters.
  • In terms of speaking, students will be able to communicate in simple tasks asking for exchange of information on familiar topics and will be able to use phrases to describe familiar situations.
  • In terms of writing, students will be able to write personal letter, and short, simple notes/ messages relating to immediate needs.
  1. Quizzes
    • Vocabulary Quizzes
    • Grammar Quizzes
    • Reading Quiz
    • Listening Quiz
    • Writing Tasks (Paragraph)
    • Presentation on Countries
    • Track Project
    • End-of-Track Exam (Written & Speaking)
  1. End-of-Track Exam

The track exam consists of 2 parts; the written exam and the speaking exam. All tasks and questions are related to what they have studied throughout the track.

  • In the written exam, there are 3 parts; listening, reading and writing. The listening part includes 2 listening tasks for which students can listen twice to answer the questions. The reading part includes 3 reading texts and tasks. And in the writing part, 3 topics are given to the students from which they can choose one and write about.
  • The speaking exam takes about 6-7 minutes for each student and consists of two tasks. The first one is general question & answer and the second one is a task about which students are supposed to talk for 2 minutes. Two teachers evaluate the speaking part together based on the A2 level speaking assessment criteria.
OBJECTIVES FOR INTERMEDIATE LEVEL (B1)
  1. Instructional Objectives

Instructional Objectives of B1 Level – Intermediate

  • Students will understand the main points of clear input on familiar topics.
  • Students will produce simple connected text on familiar topics.
  1. Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes of B1 Level –Intermediate

  • Students will be able to deal with most situations likely to arise in travelling.
  • Students will be able to describe experiences, events, hopes and ambitions by giving reasons and explanations for their opinions and plans.
  • In terms of listening, students will be able to understand the main points of speech on familiar topics regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc. and the main points of many TV programmes on current affairs.
  • In terms of reading, students will be able to understand texts using every day and job-related language; and the descriptions of events and wishes in personal letters.
  • In terms of speaking, students will be able to enter unprepared conversation on topics that are familiar; and connect phrases to describe events, experiences and give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
  • In terms of writing, students will be able to write simple connected text on familiar topics and write letters describing experiences and impressions.
  1. Quizzes
    • Vocabulary Quizzes
    • Grammar Quizzes
    • Reading Quiz
    • Listening Quiz
    • Writing Tasks (Essay)
    • Presentation on Countries
    • Track Project
    • End-of-Track Exam (Written & Speaking)
  1. End-of-Track Exam

The track exam consists of 2 parts; the written exam and the speaking exam. All tasks and questions are related to what they have studied throughout the track.

  • In the written exam, there are 3 parts; listening, reading and writing. The listening part includes 2 listening tasks for which students can listen twice to answer the questions. The reading part includes 3 reading texts and tasks. And in the writing part, 3 topics are given to the students from which they can choose one and write about.
  • The speaking exam takes about 6-8 minutes for each student and consists of two tasks. The first one is general question & answer and the second one is describing a picture and talking about their ideas and feelings for 2-3 minutes. Two teachers evaluate the speaking part together based on the B1 level speaking assessment criteria.
OBJECTIVES FOR UPPER-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL (B2)
  1. Instructional Objectives

Instructional Objectives of B2 Level – Upper-intermediate

  • Students will understand the main ideas of complex texts.
  • Students will produce detailed text on a wide range of topics.
  1. Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes of B2 Level –Upper-intermediate

  • Students will be able to interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity and produce clear detailed text on a wide range of topics.
  • In terms of listening, students will be able to understand extended speech and lectures; and follow complex lines of argument.
  • In terms of reading, students will be able to read articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems.
  • In terms of speaking, students will be able to interact with native speakers spontaneously and can take an active part in discussions, explain a viewpoint by giving advantages and disadvantages; and they will be able to present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects.
  • In terms of writing, students will be able to write detailed texts on a wide range of topics, essays or reports passing on information or giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view.
  1. Quizzes
    • Vocabulary Quizzes
    • Grammar Quizzes
    • Reading Quiz
    • Listening Quiz
    • Writing Tasks (Essay)
    • Presentation on Countries
    • Track Project
    • End-of-Track Exam (Written & Speaking)
  1. End-of-Track Exam

The track exam consists of 2 parts; the written exam and the speaking exam. All tasks and questions are related to what they have studied throughout the track.

  • In the written exam, there are 3 parts; listening, reading and writing. The listening part includes 2 listening tasks for which students can listen twice to answer the questions. The reading part includes 3 reading texts and tasks. And in the writing part, 3 topics are given to the students from which they can choose one and write about.
  • The speaking exam takes about 6-8 minutes for each student and consists of two tasks. The first one is general question & answer and the second one is describing a picture and talking about their ideas and feelings for 2-3 minutes. Two teachers evaluate the speaking part together based on the B2 level speaking assessment criteria.
OBJECTIVES FOR ADVANCED LEVEL (C1)
  1. Instructional Objectives

Instructional Objectives of C1 Level – Advanced

  • Students will understand a wide range of texts and identify implied meaning.
  • Students will use language flexibly and effectively for many purposes.
  1. Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives of C1 Level –Advanced

  • In terms of listening, students will be able to understand extended speech and implications and TV programmes / films without too much effort.
  • In terms of reading, students will be able to understand long, complex factual and literary texts; specialised articles and longer technical instructions.
  • In terms of speaking, students will be able to express themselves fluently and spontaneously; and formulate ideas and opinions with precision; present clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects and develop particular points with an appropriate conclusion.
  • In terms of writing, students will be able to express themselves in clear, well-structured text, expressing points of view; and write about complex subjects in a letter, an essay or a report by selecting appropriate style.
  1. Quizzes
    • Vocabulary Quizzes
    • Grammar Quizzes
    • Reading Quiz
    • Listening Quiz
    • Writing Tasks (Essay)
    • Track Project
    • End-of-Track Exam (Written & Speaking)
  1. End-of-Track Exam

The track exam consists of 2 parts; the written exam and the speaking exam. All tasks and questions are related to what they have studied throughout the track.

  • In the written exam, there are 3 parts; listening, reading and writing. The listening part includes 2 listening tasks for which students can listen twice to answer the questions. The reading part includes 3 reading texts and tasks. And in the writing part, 3 topics are given to the students from which they can choose one and write about.
  • The speaking exam takes about 7-9 minutes for each pair and consists of two tasks. The first one is general question & answer and the second one is a pair discussion about dilemmas for about 3 minutes. Two teachers evaluate the speaking part together based on the C1 level speaking assessment criteria.