Course Title Course Code Program Level
Language and Society ELTE001 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 - - - - 75 103 2 4

Teaching Staff Assist. Prof. Dr. Faranak Abbaszad Tehrani
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites None
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to enable students to learn linguistic varieties, language, culture, and society, and its relation to education.
Course Content The basic concepts related to sociolinguistics, linguistic varieties including gender, age, style, context, register, and speech functions, language, cognition, and culture, the relation between sociolinguistics and education, language change, regional and social dialects, language use and sociolinguistic competence, pidgin and creole languages
Learning Outcomes (LO) At the end of this course, students; 1) will understand the basic concepts of sociolinguistics 2) will know linguistic varieties 3) will know language variation in terms of users and uses 4) will comprehend language, cognition, and culture 5) will discuss sociolinguistics and its relation to education 6) will learn about language change 7) will have information about pidgin, creole, regional and social dialects
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to sociolinguistics
2. Week Linguistic Varieties
3. Week Language variation in terms of users(gender and age)
4. Week Language variation in terms of users(gender and age)
5. Week Language variation in terms of uses(style,context and register)
6. Week Language variation in terms of uses(speech functions)
7. Week Midterm
8. Week Pidgin and Creole languages
9. Week Language, cognition and culture
10. Week Sociolinguistics and education
11. Week Language change
12. Week Sociolinguistic competence
13. Week Regional and social dialects
14. Week Revision
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
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Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)