Course Title Course Code Program Level
World Englishes and Culture ELTE003 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 this course is to introduce various Englishes in the world, the characteristics and uses of Englishes and enable students to use linguistic resources to communicate in the global domain.
Course Content The concepts of World Englishes (WE), English as an International Language, and English as a Lingua Franca (EFL), Standardized English and English of inner, outer, and expanding circles, writing in Englishes, Online Englishes, Englishes of business and advertising, Globalization and its effect on WE
Learning Outcomes (LO) At the end of the course, students; 1)will gain a critical understanding of the fundamental concepts regarding World Englishes, and the dimensions of language variations 2) will demonstrate an awareness of Global Englishes 3) will gain the capacity of critical assessment for English varieties and online Englishes 4) will develop an ability to evaluate the relation between globalization and its impact on WEs.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to World Englishes & English as an International Language: The different varieties of English in the world
2. Week Traditional Englishes & Standardized English
3. Week English of England, America, Canada,Australia, New zealand
4. Week New Englishes
5. Week English in Singapore & Malaysia
6. Week Asian Englishes
7. Week Lingua Franca English
8. Week Midterm Exam
9. Week Contemporary contexts& functions
10. Week Writing in Englishes
11. Week Online Englishes
12. Week Englishes of business & advertising
13. Week World Englishes & Globalization
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
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)