MYC107


Course Title Course Code Program Level
LEXICOLOGY I MYC107 Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures - Applied English and Translation Studies Programme Associate Degree

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
01
(Fall)
28 - - - - - 28 3 4

Teaching Staff Yrd. Doç. Dr. Elif Tokdemir Demirel
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to show the students how the words have been formed in structure and by doing so to help them evaluate the meaning in a better way and to minimize their dictionary need.
Course Content The structural and meaning changes that the words of the language have been throughout history.
Learning Outcomes (LO) At the end of this course students will be familiarized with the changes that English language has been exposed through the history. They will become aware of the affixes and their multi-functions. They will develop their vocabulary knowledge.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to Etymology: Definition of etymology, the history and development of the English language.
2. Week Introduction to Etymology: Lexicalization in etymology and examples. Related vocabulary building activities.
3. Week Homonymy and polysemy in etymology and examples. Related vocabulary building activities.
4. Week Affixation in etymology and examples. Related vocabulary building activities.
5. Week Contextual vocabulary exercises.
6. Week Contextual vocabulary exercises.
7. Week Contextual vocabulary exercises.
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Contextual vocabulary exercises.
10. Week Contextual vocabulary exercises.
11. Week Contextual vocabulary exercises.
12. Week Study of borrowings into the English language from various languages. Related examples and exercises.
13. Week Study of borrowings into the English language from various languages. Related examples and exercises.
14. Week Contextual vocabulary exercises
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%) -
Homeworks/Term papers (%) -
Practice (%) -
Labs (%) -
Projects/Field Work (%) -
Seminars/Workshops (%) -
Final (%) 60
Other (%) -
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Schmidt, D., Schmidt, N. (2011). Focus on Vocabulary I: Bridging Vocabulary, NY: Pearson Publishing Durkin, P. (2011). The Oxford Guide to Etymology, Oxford:OUP
Work Placement(s) -
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

Upon graduation from the program our students: 

2) Are going to become knowledgeable about languages and cultures. 

4)Are going to become competent in translation terminology.

7) Are going to become competent about the language structures of English and Turkish, and the use of dictionaries.