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SECOND FOREIGN LANGUAGES PROGRAMS EDUCATION AND EVALUATION PRINCIPLES


 

SECTION ONE
Aim, Scope and Definitions
 
Aim
Article 1 – (1) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) The aim of these principles is to arrange the procedures and principles that will be applied in the enrollment, education, examinations and grading systems in second foreign languages courses conducted by İzmir University of Economics, School of Foreign Languages.
 
Scope
Article 2 – (1) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) This regulation covers the basic principles about the enrollments, education, examinations, grading systems and the equivalence of the international languages examinations in all second foreign languages courses that take place in İzmir University of Economics undergraduate programs except for English courses.
 
Definitions
Article 3- (1)The terms stipulated in this directive:
 
a) İEÜ : refers to İzmir University of Economics,
b) Second Foreign Languages Programs: refers to all the second foreign language programs in İzmir University of Economics undergraduate programs except for English courses,
c) Coordinator: refers to the Academic Coordinators assigned by School of Foreign Languages
ç) Senate : refers to the İzmir University of Economics Senate,
d) SFL: refers to School of Foreign Languages
 
SECTION TWO
Education
 
Second Foreign Language Selection and Education
Article 4-(1)   (Changed SD 19.08.2015-A9) Students enrolled to IUE undergraduate program have to make a Second Foreign Language selection. Only the students who enrolled through foreign quota can select Turkish course as a Second Foreign Language.
 
(2) (Deleted SD 07.04.2014-A6/BTD 13.05.2014-46)
 
(3) (Changed SD 07.04.2014-A6/MHK 13.04.2014-46) (Changed SD 19.08.2015-A9) (Changed SD 22.01.2016-266-A5)The selected second foreign language can be changed regardless of being successful-unsuccessful and grade point average for one time only throughout the entire study of the student.

(4) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) (Added SD 07.04.2014-A6/BTD 13.05.2014-46) The Senate makes the decision about in which departments/programs the second foreign languages will be compulsory, and it is indicated in the instruction plans. Compulsory Second Foreign Language courses aim the students to attain A2 level in the scope of Common European Framework of Reference and an equivalent level for other languages.

(5) (Added SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Compulsory second foreign language from a previous semester is a prerequisite for compulsory second foreign language of next semester. Grade of at least DD in second foreign language from a previous semester must be obtained to enroll to second foreign language courses.

(6) (Added SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) The prerequisite for 301, 302, 401, and 402 coded courses taken in 3rd and 4th grades is to have obtained grade of at least DD in 202 coded course of the respective language.

(7) (Added SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) The prerequisite for other elective second foreign language courses is determined by the Senate and published in the ECTS Catalogue.

(8) (Added SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Students, who chose second foreign language as a an elective course, are allowed to choose a different elective pursuant to item 3 of Article 29 of Izmir University of Economics Regulation for Associate and Undergraduate Degree Education and Examinations given that they failed the course or withdrew from the course.

 
Duration
Article 5- (1) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33)  (Changed SD 07.04.2014-A6/BTD13.05.2014-46) Compulsory Second Foreign Language Programs are composed of four (4) semesters.
 
Attendance
Article 6- (1)   In the Second Foreign Language courses, attendance is compulsory in the framework of the conditions stated in IUE regulations.
 
Midterms and Final Examinations
Article 7- (1)   In the Second Foreign Language courses, certain numbers and types of midterms, quizzes, oral examinations, presentations, etc. determined by the SFL and a final exam are conducted.
 
Determining the Success Grade for the Semester
Article 8- (1)   While determining the success grade in Second Foreign Language courses, midterms, quizzes, oral examinations, presentations, etc. determined by the SFL and the final exam are taken into consideration.
 
(2)   (Changed SD 07.04.2014-A6/BTD13.05.2014-46)The criteria taken into consideration while determining the success grades and their percentages are determined by SFL, and the grade given, in accordance with “Regulation for Associate and Undergraduate Degree Education and Examinations", is submitted to the Registrar’s Office.
 
SECTION THREE
Second Foreign Language Program Examinations

Exemption Exams
Article 9- (1) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33)  In Compulsory Second Foreign Language Program, an exemption exam is conducted at the beginning of each semester only for students who meet the below criteria for compulsory second language courses they have not taken before.

a) (Added SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Being the citizen of the country where the selected compulsory second foreign language is being spoken at or being born in that country,

b) (Added SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Having a high school diploma of the country where the selected compulsory second foreign language is being spoken at,

c) (Added SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Being graduated from a high school where the selected compulsory second foreign language is the medium of instruction at.

(2) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Students, who want to be exempt from Compulsory Second Foreign Language courses, can take one exemption exam for the respective semester at the beginning of each semester (excluding summer semester).

(3) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Students, who have taken the course before and failed, cannot take the exemption exams.
 
 (4) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Compulsory Second Foreign Language Program exemption exam success grade is minimum of 70 (CC).
 
(5) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Compulsory Second Foreign Language Program exemption exam cannot be taken to raise grades. The students who want to raise their grades should repeat the courses.

(6) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Students, who want to take Compulsory Second Foreign Language Exemption exam submit respective document to SFL Directorate, and can take the exam only when their application is accepted.

 
(7) (Change SD 23.06.2016/281/A5) (Changed:-SD 22.12.2011-183-A/8) (Changed SD 19.08.2015-A9) Exemption exams are held before start of each semester.
 
(8)        Exemption exam is made up of two phases:

a)Written exam. Students who take at least 60 from the written exam have the right to take the oral exam.

b)Oral exam. Students who get the right to take the oral exam but do not attend the oral exam will be considered unsuccessful in the exemption exam.

c)The result of the exemption exam is calculated by taking the 75% of the written exam and the 25% of the oral exam.
 
(9) (Changed:-SD 21.10.2011-180-A/5) Students who are not satisfied with their exemption exam grade may apply to Registrar’s Office by petition, renounce their exemption right and take the course in question. In this case, the student has to abide by the requirements of the course she/he takes.
 
(10)     If the student who do not find his/her exemption exam result enough although s/he was exempt from the course and who want to repeat the course takes a lower grade at the end of the semester, the latest grade s/he takes in the course will be valid.
 
(11) There is no make up for the exemption exams except for the delays caused by ERASMUS programs and/or compulsory internships.
 
Exemption Exam for ERASMUS and Dual Diploma Program Students (Change with Title : SD 21.03.2013-206/A9-BTD 02.04.2013-32)
Article 10- (1)   IUE students that attend ERASMUS and SUNY programs can take the exemption exam/s of the Second Foreign Language course/s for the semester/s they could not attend, at the beginning of the following semester.
 
SECTION FOUR
Second Foreign Language Levels, Certificate Exams and Equivalence
 
Language Levels
Article 11- (1) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) (Change SD 23.06.2016/281/A5) The levels of the second foreign language courses offered in IUE undergraduate programs are aimed to reach level A2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Table (Deleted SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) (Changed SD 07.04.2014-A6/BTD13.05.2014-46) (Changed SD 19.08.2015-A9) 

 

Applications for Certificate Exams
Article 12- (Deleted SD 07.04.2014-A6/BTD13.05.2014-46)
 
Article 13- (1) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) (Changed:-SD 21.10.2011-180-A/5) (Changed with Article No SD 07.04.2014-A6/BTD 13.05.2014-46) Students will be exempted from compulsory second foreign language courses they are required to take if they submit their certificates for levels A2 and above.
 
(2) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) (Changed:-SD 21.10.2011-180-A/5) (Changed SD 07.04.2014-A6/BTD13.05.2014-46) Students may only be exempted from second foreign language courses for the semesters they will be registering for following the semester after the submittal of the document.

(3)  (Deleted SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) (Changed SD 19.08.2015-A9) 

(4)   (Deleted SD 07.04.2014-A6/BTD13.05.2014-46)
 
(5)  (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33)  (Changed SD 07.04.2014-A6/BTD13.05.2014-46) (Changed with Article No SD 19.08.2015-A9) The names of the ALTE exams in A2 level and their equivalences, which can be accepted for exemption, are as follows and the exams not included in this list will not be taken into consideration.                          
 
(Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) (Changed SD 07.04.2014-A6/BTD13.05.2014-46) (Changed SD 19.08.2015-A9)

Second Foreign Language

Related Exam

Turkish

TELC- A2 and above

French

DELF- A2, TELC- A2 and above

Italian

CELI 2- A2, TELC- A2 and above

German

Zertifikat Deutsch - A2, Goethe Institut/TELC/ÖSD/

TestDaF and above

Russian

TORFL- A2, TELC- A2 and above

Spanish

DELE- A2, TELC- A2 and above

Japanese

JLPT –A2 “N4’

Greek

Veveosi Elinomathias: Epipedo Vasiko

Portuguese

DEPLE

Chinese

HSK2

 

(6) (Change SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33)  (Added SD 07.04.2014-A6/BTD13.05.2014-46) Students, taking a Compulsory Second Foreign Language course, who submit a level of B1 or higher level language certificate, will receive “AA” on their transcript, and students who submit a level of A2 language certificate will receive “EX (Exempt)” on their transcript, and these students will be exempt from these courses.
 
SECTION FIVE
Effectiveness and Implementation
 
Effectiveness
Article 14- (1) These principles take effect on the date of the approval by the Senate to be applied as of 2010-2011 academic year.
 
Implementation
Article 15-  (1) These principles are executed by the Rector.
 
(Added SD 07.04.2014-A6/BTD13.05.2014-46)Provisional Article 1- (1) 12. Amendments made to the article will be applied to students who applied for exemption as of 2013-2014 Spring semester.

(Added SD 11.07.2017/316-7-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Provisional Article 2: (1) Second foreign language exemption exam will be given in 2017-2018 academic year for the last time for students who enrolled to Izmir University of Economics on or before 2016 for second foreign language courses they did not take or they failed. 


  
This regulation takes effect upon the decision of the Senate dated 21.10.2010 and numbered 160-A/4.
 

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