Course Title Course Code Program Level
TEACHING LANGUAGE SKILLS ELT512 İngiliz Dili Eğitimi (Tezsiz) M.A / M.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
42 42 86 3 7,5

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Neslihan ÖZKAN
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Elective
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The primary purpose of this course is to enable students to understand foreign language teaching/learning and to explore the theories involved in teaching language skills (both as a means: to teach grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, etc. and as an end: training students in micro-skills).
Course Content The first part of the course will focus on integrated approaches where all major skills and sub-skills are given as a whole. Topics such as CLIL, Task-based learning and 5E Model will be covered. The second part will focus on strategy training in micro-skills to help learners improve their autonomy.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; LO1 - Preparing a lesson plan using the principles of Integrated Approaches to ELT; LO2 - Preparing activities and tasks to improve micro-skills and sub-skills in ELT; LO3 - Preparing activities and tasks to improve learner autonomy; LO4 - Using the principles of 5E Model in an ELT class.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the course and course requirements
2. Week segregated approaches and integrated approaches
3. Week Communicative Approach (in language teaching) and Constructivism (in psychology) > communicative language teaching; task-based language teaching; content and language integrated learning; discovery technique
4. Week Sample lesson plans: integrated skills (for different age groups: young learners, teenagers and adults)
5. Week Receptive and productive skills; strategy training
6. Week Listening (theory)
7. Week Listening (activities and tasks)
8. Week Midterm week – no class
9. Week Reading (theory)
10. Week Reading (activities and tasks)
11. Week Speaking and writing (theory)
12. Week Speaking (activities and tasks)
13. Week Writing (activities and tasks)
14. Week Course evaluation and further remarks
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 Brown, H.D. 1994. Principles of Language Learning and Teaching. Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice Hall Regents. Brown, H. D. 2000. Teaching by principles: An interactive approach to language pedagogy. 2nd ed. White Plains, NY: Longman. Burns, Anne and Richards, Jack. 2011. Tips for Teaching Listening: A Practical Approach. NY: Pearson Longman. Celce-Murcia, M., ed. 2001. Teaching English as a second or foreign language. 3rd ed. Boston: Heinle & Heinle. Council of Europe. 2001. Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, teaching, assessment. Cambridge: CUP. Deller, S. and Price, C. 2007. Teaching Other Subjects Through English (CLIL). Oxford University Press. Harmer, Jeremy. 2004. How to Teach Writing. NY: Pearson Longman. http://www.nclrc.org/essentials/reading/reindex.htm http://www.nclrc.org/essentials/listening/liindex.htm http://www.nclrc.org/essentials/speaking/spindex.htm Mikulecky, Beatrice S. 2011. A Short Course in Teaching Reading: Practical Techniques for Building Reading Power. NY: Pearson Longman. Willis, Dave and Willis, Jane. 2007. Doing Task-Based Teaching. Oxford University Press.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)