Course Title Course Code Program Level
Discourse Analysis and Language Teaching ELTE012 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 Doç. Dr. Ceyhun Karabıyık
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Elective
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The course aims to enable prospective English teachers to analyze different types of both written and spoken texts in terms of discursive elements.
Course Content Cohesion, reference, personal reference, demonstrative reference, comparative reference, substitution, ellipsis, conjunctions, lexical cohesion, meaning of cohesion, spoken language, speech, turn completion, text and discourse, cohesion, intellectual metafunction, six processes, schema, propositional non-meaningful meaning, meaning making in speech, sociolinguistics and language diversity by user, phonological diversity, lexical diversity, grammatical diversity, standard English and English varieties, language and identity, meta-personal function, stance, register, register, tenor and mood, genre, textual metafunction, theme, theme in interrogative and imperative sentences, organizational patterns, theme types, discourse markers, referential discourse markers, interpersonal discourse markers, structural discourse markers, cognitive discourse markers, and implicature.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Dersin sonunda İngilizce öğretmeni adayları: 1. farklı söylem türlerinde gerçek dil kullanımını inceleyerek metinlerde tutarlılık ve uyumluluğu analiz edebilirler, 2. metinde uyumluluk ve tutarlılığın dil öğretimindeki yerini irdeleyerek katkısını tartışabilirler, 3. söylem çözümlemesi ve dil öğretimi arasındaki bağlantıyı açıklayabilirler.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction
2. Week Reference, substitution, ellipsis, conjunctions, word agreement
3. Week Spoken language, speech, turn completion, text and discourse
4. Week Consistency, ideational meta function, six processes, schema
5. Week Non-propositional meaning, meaning making in conversation, sociolinguistics, and language variation by user
6. Week Phonological variation, lexical variation, grammatical variation, standard English and varieties of English
7. Week Language and identity, interpersonal metafunction, posture
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Formality and sincerity
10. Week Formality and sincerity as fields, tenor, mode, genre
11. Week Textual meta function, theme, organizational patterns in interrogative and imperative sentences
12. Week Theme types, discourse markers, referential discourse markers, interpersonal discourse markers, structural discourse markers, cognitive discourse markers
13. Week Implication
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 McCarthy, M. (2011). Discourse analysis for language teachers. Cambridge University Press. Sutherland, S. (2016). A beginner's Guide to Discourse Analysis. Palgrave Macmillan.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)