ELTC 403

Course Title Course Code Program Level
Translation ELTC 403 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 70 112 3 3

Teaching Staff Prof. Dr. Abdulvahit Çakır
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives Fundamental theories and approaches in the science of translation; translating a variety of different genre of authentic texts into from English to Turkish and vice versa, error analysis and critical evaluation of the appropriateness of the various translations of the same text; evaluating the style, word selection, the role and importance of translation in language learning and teaching and cultural aspects of translation.
Course Content Translation of a variety of texts from English to Turkish and from Turkish to English.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this course, students will be able to 1. identify different approaches to translation; 2. compare and explain the differences between the two languages 3. evaluate the effectiveness of various translated texts 4. identify and explain the decisions on determining the intended meaning 5. identify translation errors and provide corrections for errors
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to the course
2. Week Fundamentals of translation act; exercises
3. Week Translating academic texts and/or semi-academic texts
4. Week Translating academic texts and/or semi-academic texts
5. Week Translating newspaper and/or magazine articles
6. Week Translating essays
7. Week Translating essays
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Translating plays
10. Week Translating plays
11. Week Translating stories
12. Week Translating stories
13. Week Translating movie scripts
14. Week Revision
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 Göktürk, A. (1986). Çeviri: Dillerin Dili. Can Matbaa: İstanbul
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)