GKS 010

Course Title Course Code Program Level
Culture and Language GKS010 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 - - - - 60 88 2 3

Teaching Staff Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Muhittin ŞAHİN
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives The main goal of this course is to describe sociology as a social science; but the most important goal is to provide students with the ability of analyzing what's happening around themselves in an multi-dimensional perspective; by doing so it is expected that they will be aware of human rights.
Course Content -
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings: 1. describe the basic notions of language and culture 2. recognize the sources and elements of culture 3. recognize spoken and written culture, material and non-material culture 4. explain the interaction between acculturation, semi-domestication; cultural spread and rapport 5. describe the language as symbolic systems and in front of structural-functional approaches 6. explain the interaction between culture, language and reality. 7. explain the cultural and communicational functions of language 8. recognize development and transmission in language and cultural and the dynamics of these 9. explain the interaction of cultural and linguistic changes 10. describe national culture, globalization, multilingualism, multiculturalism.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week
2. Week Fundamental aspects of culture and language
3. Week Sources and components of culture Written and spoken culture; material
4. Week Culture from individual and social angles; culture as a jointer and seperator Acculturation; semi-domestication; cultural spread and rapport
5. Week Language as symbolic system; Language from individual angle and language acquisition
6. Week The effect of language on human cognition; The relationship among culture, language, cognition and reality
7. Week The effect of language on human cognition; The relationship among culture, language, cognition and reality
8. Week Midterm Examination
9. Week The function of language to transmit knowledge and culture and to communicate social relations
10. Week The development and transmission of language and culture National identity and language
11. Week The dynamics of change in language and culture
12. Week Discussions on the interactions of cultural and linguistic changes
13. Week National cultures, globalization, multilingualism and multiculturalism
14. Week Questions and answers
Mid-term (%) 40
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Practice (%) -
Labs (%) -
Projects/Field Work (%) -
Seminars/Workshops (%) -
Final (%) 60
Other (%) -
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References -
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The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)