Course Title Course Code Program Level
Interculturality and Language Teaching ELTE017 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
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives This course aims students to develop intercultural competence to navigate diverse language and cultural contexts and also cultural awareness and sensitivity in language teaching.
Course Content This course examines the intersection of interculturality and language teaching, emphasizing the role of culture in language acquisition and communication. Students will explore strategies for promoting intercultural competence in language education.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Students will demonstrate the ability to effectively interact and communicate in intercultural settings. They will showcase cultural sensitivity and the ability to integrate cultural elements into language teaching.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week The Foundations of Interculturality
2. Week Culture and Language Acquisition
3. Week Developing Intercultural Sensitivity
4. Week Multilingualism and Language Diversity in the Classroom
5. Week Culture in Language Teaching Materials
6. Week Adapting Language Teaching for Cultural Contexts
7. Week Intercultural Competence in Practice: Real-World Scenarios
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Cross-Cultural Communication in Professional Settings
10. Week Language Policies and Their Impact on Interculturality
11. Week Intersecting Language and Culture: Case Studies
12. Week Interculturality in Language Assessment
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 Corbett, J. (2022). An intercultural approach to English language teaching (Vol. 36). Multilingual matters.
Work Placement(s)
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