Course Title Course Code Program Level
English in Mass Communication ELTE005 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 Prof. Dr. Abdülvahit ÇAKIR
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 mass communication and its genres in English language and native languages, learn the structure and use of mass communication, compare its use and structure to web-based mass media, and produce text
Course Content The fundamental concepts in mass communication, the use and structure of English mass communication, the concepts of text producer and interpreter, gender roles in mass communication, various genres of news and the structure of the parts of news, electronic mass media and its use, comparison between native mass media and mass media in English language, producing a piece of text for mass communication
Learning Outcomes (LO) At the end of this course, students; 1) will know the place of English language in mass communication 2) will know the use and structure of English mass communication including its types 3) will understand the text producer and interpreter 4) will understand the gendered language in mass communication 5) will learn about electronic mass media, its structure and use 6) will be able to compare native languages and English language in mass media 7) will be able to produce a piece of text for mass communication
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to Mass Communication and English language
2. Week The use and structure of English Mass Communication and its types(newspapers, magazines, etc.)
3. Week Who is text producer and interpreter
4. Week Feminity and Masculinity in Mass Communication
5. Week Foreign News
6. Week Bussiness News
7. Week Editor Letters
8. Week Midterm Exam
9. Week Language in Advertisement
10. Week Headlines
11. Week Introduction of electronic mass media
12. Week The structure and the use of the language in web-based mass media such as blogs,Facebook,Twitter,etc.
13. Week Comparing Native Mass Media with mass media in English Language
14. Week Improving students’ writing skills in producing editorial letters
Mid-term (%) 40
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Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
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