ELTC 201

Course Title Course Code Program Level
Learning and Teaching Approaches in English ELTC 201 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 28 28 84 2 3

Teaching Staff Prof.Dr. Abdülvahit ÇAKIR
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites None
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to enable prospective English language teachers to comprehend the approaches, methods and techniques in the teaching of foreign languages and the importance of these concepts in teaching English.
Course Content The meaning of learning and teaching English; the aim and basic principles of teaching English; history of teaching English; reflections of learning and teaching concepts on English language teaching; basic skills in teaching English; in-class application examples; current trends and problems in teaching English; effective ways in teaching English; a social, cultural and economic look at English language teaching.
Learning Outcomes (LO) At the end of this course students will be able to: 1) Show that the basic principles underlying the language learning and teaching methods are reflected in the approaches to learning and teaching in English, and that the techniques used for this purpose are understood in the appropriate use of the language learning and teaching process. 2) Critically evaluate the historical background of the methods and approaches in language teaching, the reasons for its emergence and its reflections on today's teaching techniques and methods. 3) Critically analyze the social, cultural and economic aspects of English language teaching and learning in the 21st century. 4) Critically evaluate the historical developments, approaches and their reflections on contemporary practices in English language teaching. 5) Specify their teaching approach and philosophy by synthesizing the current practice of teaching English in Turkey.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction: Basic Concepts in ELT Methodology
2. Week Grammar-Translation Method
3. Week Direct Method
4. Week Direct Method
5. Week Audio-Lingual Method
6. Week Audio-Lingual Method
7. Week The Silent Way
8. Week Mid-term Exam
9. Week Desuggestopedia
10. Week Desuggestopedia
11. Week Community Language Learning
12. Week Community Language Learning
13. Week Communicative Language Teaching
14. Week Communicative Language Teaching
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%) Final notu %100= %60 final sınavı notu + %20 sınıf içi sözlü sunu + %20 demo videosu
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Larsen-Freeman, Diane. 2000. Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching. Oxford University Press.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)