ACADEMIC PROGRAMME

There are two semesters in an academic year; Fall semester and Spring semester. Courses run according to a modular system. There are two combined modules that last 16 weeks in each semester.

MODULAR SYSTEM AND LEVELS

Fall Semester    (Combined Module -Compulsory) 16 Weeks

A1-A2: Elementary - Pre-Intermediate

A2-B1: Pre-Intermediate - Intermediate

B1-B2: Intermediate - Upper Intermediate

 

Spring Semester (Combined Module –Compulsory) 16 Weeks

A1-A2: Elementary - Pre-Intermediate

A2-B1: Pre-Intermediate - Intermediate

B1-B2: Intermediate - Upper Intermediate

B2-P :Upper Intermediate -Pre-faculty

 

Summer School (Not compulsory)

v  Students who cannot complete the Prep School Programme or cannot succeed in the KHAS-İYS exam at the end of the Spring Semester can attend the Summer School Programme which is optional and paid.

ASSESSMENT TOOLS

The end of module success will be calculated based on these assessment tools below.

Midterm Exam 1

15%

Midterm Exam 2

15%

Midterm Exam 3

15%

End of Module Exam

25%

Speaking Portfolio

10%

MyLab

5%

Teacher Assessment

5%

Writing Portfolio

10%

 

LEVEL PROGRESSION

AT THE END OF FALL SEMESTER;

A1-A2 students;

  • Under 45 points, they repeat the level
  • Between 45 – 59 points, they continue with A2- B1 level
  • Between 60 – 100 points, they continue with B1- B2 level

 

Fall Semester

Grade Point average

Spring Module

0 - 44

A1A2

45 - 59

A2B1

60 - 100

B1B2

 

 

A2-B1 students;

  • Under 45 points, they repeat the level
  • Between 45 – 59 points, they continue with B1-B2 level
  • Between 60 – 100 points, they continue with B2- P level in the spring semester.
  • Between 70 – 100 points, they can take the proficiency exam at the end of the semester. If they fail, they continue with B2- P level in the spring semester.

 


Fall Semester

Grade Point average

Spring Module

0 - 44

A2B1

45 - 59

B1B2

60 - 100

B2P

 

 

 

 

 

B1-B2 students;

  • Under 45 points, they repeat the level
  • Between 45 – 100 points, they continue with B2- P level in the spring semester.
  • Between 50 – 100 points, they can take the proficiency exam at the end of the semester. If they fail, they continue with B2- P level in the spring semester.
  • At the end of the module, students having at least a score of 80 out of 100 and have at least a score of 60 out of 100 in the end of module exam can be exempt from Preparatory School with a grade D. Students may take the proficiency exam at the end of the semester if they wish to be exempt from the faculty programme.

 


Fall Semester

Grade Point average

Spring Module

0 - 44

B1B2

45 - 100

B2P

 

 

 

 

 

AT THE END OF SPRING SEMESTER AND SUMMER SCHOOL;

A1-A2 students;

  • Under 45 points, they are eligible to take the proficiency exam in September. They may repeat level A1 in the summer school.
  • Between 45 – 59 points, they are eligible to take the proficiency exam in September. They may continue with A2 level in the summer school.
  • Between 60 – 100 points, they are eligible to take the proficiency exam in September. They may continue with B1 level in the summer school. If they have at least a score of 60 out of 100, they are eligible to take the proficiency exam at the end of the summer school.

 


Spring Semester

Grade Point average

Summer School

(not compulsory)

0 - 44

A1

45 - 59

A2

60 - 100

B1

 

A2-B1 students;

  • Under 45 points, they are eligible to take the proficiency exam in September. They may repeat level A2 in the summer school.
  • Between 45 – 59 points, they are eligible to take the proficiency exam in September. They may continue with level B1 in the summer school. If they have at least a score of 60 out of 100, they are eligible to take the proficiency exam at the end of the summer school.
  • Between 60 – 100 points, they may continue with B2 level in the summer school.
  • Students having at least a score of 70 out of 100 are eligible to take the proficiency exam at the end of the spring semester.

 


Spring Semester

Grade Point average

Summer School

(not compulsory)

0 - 44

A2

45 - 59

B1

60 - 100

B2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B1-B2 students;

  • Under 45 points, they are eligible to take the proficiency exam in September. They may repeat level B1 in the summer school. If they have at least a score of 60 out of 100, they are eligible to take the proficiency exam at the end of the summer school.
  • Between 45 – 59 points, they may continue with B2 level in the summer school. They are eligible to take the proficiency exam at the end of the summer school. There is no grade point average requirement for them.
  • Between 60 – 100 points, they may continue with P level in the summer school. They are eligible to take the proficiency exam at the end of the summer school. There is no grade point average requirement for them.
  • Students having at least a score of 50 out of 100 are eligible to take the proficiency exam at the end of the spring semester.
  • At the end of the module, students having at least a score of 80 out of 100 and having at least a score of 60 out of 100 in the end of module exam are exempt from the preparatory school programme with a grade D. Students may take the proficiency exam at the end of the module if they wish to be exempt from the faculty programme.
  • At the end of Summer School, B2 module students having at least a score of 80 out of 100 and having at least a score of 60 out of 100 in the end of module exam are exempt from the preparatory school programme with a grade D. Students may take the proficiency exam at the end of Summer School if they wish to be exempt from the faculty programme.
  • At the end of Summer School, P module students having at least a score of 70 out of 100 and having at least a score of 60 out of 100 in the end of module exam are exempt from the preparatory school programme with a grade D. Students may take the proficiency exam at the end of Summer School if they wish to be exempt from the faculty programme.

 


Spring Semester

Grade Point average

Summer School

(not compulsory)

0 - 44

B1

45 - 59

B2

60 - 100

P

 

B2-P students;

  • They are eligible to take the proficiency exam in Spring Semester and September.
  • Students having at least a score of 70 out of 100 and having at least a score of 60 out of 100 in the end of module exam are exempt from the preparatory school programme with a grade D. Students may take the proficiency exam at the end of module if they wish to be exempt from the faculty programme.
  • Under 45 points, they may continue with B2 level in the summer school. They are eligible to take the proficiency exam at the end of the summer school. There is no grade point average requirement for them.
  • At the end of Summer School, B2 module students having at least a score of 80 out of 100 and having at least a score of 60 out of 100 in the end of module exam are exempt from the preparatory school programme with a grade D. Students may take the proficiency exam at the end of Summer School if they wish to be exempt from the faculty programme.
  • Between 45 – 100 points, they may continue with P level in the summer school. They are eligible to take the proficiency exam at the end of the summer school. There is no grade point average requirement for them.
  • At the end of Summer School, P module students having at least a score of 80 out of 100 and having at least a score of 60 out of 100 in the end of module exam are exempt from the preparatory school programme with a grade D. Students may take the proficiency exam at the end of Summer School if they wish to be exempt from the faculty programme.

 


Spring Semester

Grade Point average

Summer School

(not compulsory)

0 - 44

B2

45 - 100

P

 


 

 

 

PROFICIENCY EXAM

Sections:

Writing: 30%

Reading: 30 %

Listening: 25%

Speaking: 15%

Proficiency Success Grade:

Students can be exempt from some English classes in their faculties according to the letter grade they receive in the proficiency exam. The grades and the classes students are exempt from are as follows:

 

A+

95 - 100

EL 101-102-201-202

A

90 - 94.5

EL 101-102-201

B

80 –89.5

EL 101-102

C

70 –79.5

EL 101

D

60 – 69.5

Pass

FF

59 and below+

Fail (will take the exam again)


EXEMPTION

Students can be exempt from the preparatory school programme

  • if they provide documents with the indicated grades of the following exam;

TOEFL (IBT)

78

(PREP)

85

(EL 101)

95

(EL 101-102)

100

(EL 101-102-201-202)

 

  • For exemption, only the TOEFL IBT scores from the test centers determined by the Kadir Has University Senate are accepted. (TOEFL Institution Code : 7524)

 

  • if they fulfill the requirements below;

At the end of Fall / Spring Semesters,

  • Students attending B1-B2 modules must have at least a score of 80 out of 100 and have at least a score of 60 out of 100 in the end of module exam.
  • Students attending B2-P modules must have at least a score of 70 out of 100 and have at least a score of 60 out of 100 in the end of module exam.

At the end of Summer School,

  • Students attending B2 module must have at least a score of 80 out of 100 and have at least a score of 60 out of 100 in the end of module exam.
  • Students attending P module must have at least a score of 70 out of 100 and have at least a score of 60 out of 100 in the end of module exam.