ELTC 105

Course Title Course Code Program Level
Listening and Pronunciation I ELTC 105 English Language Teaching (Starting from 2018-2019 Academic Year) 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 50 78 2 2

Teaching Staff Prof. Dr. Mehmet DEMİREZEN
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives Analyzing authentic listening materials and speech samples used in different discourses; basic listening and phonetic skills such as discriminating minimal pairs and formulating phonetic transcriptions of problematic sounds; higher level listening skills and strategies; the fundamentals of listening and phonetics namely vowels, consonants, stress in words, rhythm and intonation as well as the usage of phonetic alphabet for learning and production.
Course Content Basic listening and phonetic skills such as the study of speech sounds with an emphasis on the production and perception of sounds of the English language, the articulation and transcription of the sounds in the IPA, discriminating the minimal pairs and formulating phonetic transcriptions of problematic sounds focused in class. the course will also focus on higher level listening skills and strategies.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1. To articulate the phonemes of English accurately 2. To articulate the allophones of English accurately 3. To distinguish the phonemes of English from the allophones of English 4. To pronounce the inflectional suffixes of English accurately 5. To articulate the different syllable types of English accurately
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Stressed Syllables in Words and Numbers; Moving Stress
2. Week Falling and Rising Intonation
3. Week Stress in Sentences; The Most Important Word
4. Week Strong and Weak Pronunciations
5. Week /ə/ in Unstressed Syllables and Words; can and can’t
6. Week /ər/ in Unstressed Syllables and Words; Intonation in Choice Questions with or
7. Week Phrase Groups
8. Week Midterm exam
9. Week Using Stress and Intonation to Show a Contrast
10. Week Linking Vowel Sounds; Stress and Pronouns
11. Week Negative Contractions
12. Week Stress in Compound Nouns; Sentence Rhytm and Timing
13. Week Stress and Linking in Phrasal Verbs
14. Week Tag Questions with Falling Intonation
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 Demirezen, M. (1987). Articulatory Phonetics and the Principles of Sound Production. Yargı Publications
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)