ELTC 301

Course Title Course Code Program Level
Teaching English to Young Learners I ELTC 301 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
42 - - - - 90 132 3 5

Teaching Staff Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Neslihan ÖZKAN
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives The intent of the course is provide second foreign language acquisition strategies for children and young children with a focus on the way of native language acquisition. Moreover, it is aimed to clarify the points to be considered when teaching English, classroom management and material development techniques to this age group.
Course Content The course Teaching English to Young Learner s I is to help students acquire the difference of young learners (ages 5-12) and other learners (in terms of learning language structure, skills and sub-skills) and misconceptions about young learners; learning styles of young learners (visual, auditory and emotional) and strategies (e.g. metacongitive, cognitve, social); activities for teaching of vocabulary, language skills, language structure (e.g. puzzles, stories, games and simulations), development of audio-visual materials (e.g. pictures, real objects, cartoons, puppets and songs), the selection of appropriate teaching points for learners' language level and cognitive and affective development, sorting, adaptation and evaluation of material, the classroom management techniques for classroom of young learners.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; LO1 – to follow English classes of students between the ages of 5 and 12 in kindergartens and primary schools LO2 – to provide second language acquisition with the use of effective communication techniques and preparation of necessary materials
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction
2. Week Who are children and very young children?
3. Week Language teaching to illiterate children
4. Week Language teaching to primary school students
5. Week What is language teaching through songs?
6. Week What is language teaching through songs?
7. Week Language teaching techniques through the use of songs
8. Week Sample presentations
9. Week Students' presentations
10. Week Students' presentations
11. Week What is language teaching through games?
12. Week Language teaching techniques through the use of games
13. Week Students' presentations
14. Week Students' presentations
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 Ersöz,Aydan. Teaching English to Young Learners(Ankara:EDM,2007) Philips,S(1993) Young Learners.(OUP,1999) Wright,A.Storytelling with children.(OUP:1995)
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)