We are very happy to be with you in the 2022-2023 academic year. First of all, I would like to welcome you to our University. In order to improve your English language proficiency in speaking and writing, listening and reading skills, which is one of the most important investments in your academic life and later in your personal and professional life, we are together with you with our technology-supported materials in our preparatory program and also in Compulsory English, professional English and elective speaking and writing English courses in your undergraduate education.
By the first quarter of the 21st century, you will have finished your formal education. In the second quarter, you will start your business life with English, which is one of the most basic tools of your professional life in a period called the ‘new normal’. Having scientific literacy, digital literacy and financial literacy to take your place in the rapidly changing and transforming world; We care about your transformation into individuals who can apply their knowledge in academic subjects such as mathematics, science, social studies and verbal ability. On the other hand, we want you to be able to use skills such as effective communication, creativity, leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, flexibility, agility and adaptability, time management, problem solving skills, not only in your mother tongue but also in a foreign language; We also attach great importance to you being individuals with developed character traits such as curiosity, taking initiative, empathy, awareness, willpower and self-control, productivity/efficiency, and self-discipline.
In line with this goal, It is very valuable for us that you actively participate in our work with you with curiosity, desire and high motivation. Hoping to be able to learn English together as a continuous, enjoyable and productive journey as a means of achieving the goals I have listed above…
Prof. Dr. Firdevs Karahan
Head of Foreign Languages Department