Proficiency  Course

Program Dates and Details

Uzun - İngilizce Yeterlilik Kursu (English Proficiency Exam)

Hızlandırılmış - İngilizce Yeterlilik Kursu ( English Proficiency Exam)

For Registration: İTÜ Sürekli Eğitim Merkezi Mimarlık Fakültesi Taşkışla-Taksim

Phone: 0 (212) 251 13 29

General Information

Proficiency courses are for those who are pursuing both their B.A and M.A degrees at ITU. Since the medium of instruction is either 30% or 100% English in faculties, students should have adequate knowledge of English and they are tested with proficiency exams organized by ITU. After achieving ITU SFL Proficiency exam, students have the right to study at their departments. The main goal of the intensive proficiency courses is to prepare students for their education in their departments in terms of English language proficiency. Classes mainly focus on listening, reading and writing skills as well as vocabulary, grammar. CEC offers B1 and B1+ level courses.

Aims and Objectives

The course covers all parts of the proficiency exam in detail. It also provides information and advice for the test supporting students with sample questions and previous proficiency exams. Students will have a deeper knowledge of the test with the exercises prepared for every aspect of the exam. This course aims to develop the fundamental skills in English. It mainly aims to increase students’ level of English expected for undergraduate and graduate studies.

Course Requirements

This course is suitable for students who are minimum B1or B1+ level.

Placement Policy

A placement test designed by ITU SFL staff is given to the students at the beginning of the course. According to the results of this test students are placed in either B1 or B1+ classes.

Course Content

B1 level students receive 300 hours of English course while B1+ students receive 160 hours of English classes. Lessons mainly focus on writing, listening, reading skills and grammar. Course books prepared by ITU SFL and materials especially designed for the proficiency exam are used in the class.

Assessment Process

There are 3 cumulative exams including all the skills tested in the Proficiency exam, students who obtain 60 or higher scores in the exam are regarded successful and continue their undergraduate or graduate studies.

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Istanbul Technical University

School of Foreign Languages
34367 Macka, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 240 62 15
           +90 212 232 47 27 / (ext) 119