Course Title Course Code Program Level
Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching ELTE010 English Language Teaching B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
28 - - - - 90 118 2 4

Teaching Staff Prof. Dr. Abdulvahit Çakır
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives This course aims at developing students' understanding of sociolinguistic concepts and theories and their relevance to language teaching. In this regard, they are expected to promote cultural sensitivity and awareness in language teaching, addressing the needs of diverse language learners. Also, they will develop an awareness of language policies and their impact on language education.
Course Content This course includes the investigation of concepts related to sociolinguistics and language teaching.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Students will exhibit a deep understanding of sociolinguistic concepts and their practical application in language teaching. Students will be able to design and implement effective language instruction that considers language variations and social contexts.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching
2. Week Sociolinguistic Principles and Theories
3. Week Language Variation and Education
4. Week Standard Language and Prestige
5. Week Culture and Language Learning
6. Week Multilingualism and Bilingual Education
7. Week Language Policy and Language Planning
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Language Variation in the Classroom
10. Week Language and Identity
11. Week Language Teaching Materials and Sociolinguistics
12. Week Sociolinguistics in Practice
13. Week Course Conclusion
14. Week Final
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 Hudson, R. A. (1996). Sociolinguistics. Cambridge University Press.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)