English Language Teaching (Starting from 2018-2019 Academic Year)


General Information

The Department of English Language Teaching at Ufuk University was established in 2005. It has an undergraduate and graduate leading to a B.A. and M.A. degree, respectively. The academic staff consists of 2 professors, 4 assistant professors, and 4 research assistants.

Qualification Awarded

The students who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree of Bachelor of Arts in English Language Teaching.

Level of Qualification

Bachelor's Degree (First Cycle)

Admission Requirements

Students are accepted through the centrally administered entrance exam conducted by ÖSYM (Student Selection and Placement Center). General admission requirements apply for both Turkish students and students of other nationalities.

Arrangements for the Recognition of Prior Learning

At Ufuk University full-time students can be exempted from some courses within the framework  of the related by laws. If the content of the course previously taken in another institution is equivalent to the course offered at Ufuk University, then the student can be exempted from this course with the approval of the related faculty/graduate school after the evaluation of the course content.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

A student is required to successfully complete the designated list of courses and meet the requirement of a minimum of 240 ECTS credits. The student must have a minimum GPA of 2.00/4.00 and no falling grades.

Profile of the Programme

The Department of English Language Teaching has been established to fulfil the need for qualified language teachers. Therefore, via its four year undergraduate program, it aims to train English teachers that are specialized in teaching in primary and secondary schools.

In order to enhance the language proficiency of the enrolled students to the desired level of competency, the first two semesters of the program will focus on English language skills. Moreover, the students will be trained in the fields of Language Teaching Methodology, English and American Literature, Linguistics, and Educational Sciences for them to become qualified language teachers in their field.

The undergraduate program is composed of a four year program plus a year of English preparatory school language education in case they are not successful in the English language proficiency exam. Students who are successful in the language proficiency exam can directly start their four year undergraduate program.

Key Learning Outcomes

 

Program Qualifications for English Language Teaching Program

A prospective teacher;

1

Describes the distinction between approach, method and technical concepts in the context of teaching English.

2

Knows the cultural history of literature including writers from different periods and their works whose language is English (American, English), uses this knowledge in text analysis, and adapts it in language teaching. 

3

Gains the skills to learn and apply scientific concepts and methods related to Language Teaching / Instruction.

4

Recognizes national and international cultures.

5

Gains the ability to establish a scientific connection between the information fields.

6

Knows the components of language: phonetics, morphology, syntax, naming, discourse, semantics, pragmatics, etc.

7

Reads (analyze, interpret, criticize, evaluate) English texts.

8

Has the knowledge, skills, behavior and responsibilities required by the teaching profession and put these knowledge and skills into practice in the classroom.

9

Uses technology in language teaching.

10

Knows Atatürk’s principles and reforms by heart.

11

Gains a more holistic and scientific perspective on language and evaluates and implements structural studies in language teaching based on different levels of language.

12

Knows and perceives first and second language acquisition theories, developmental stages and processes of mother tongue and target language, and the importance of individual differences in language acquisition. 

13

Makes comparisons between the educational problems of different countries and interpret the current events more carefully thanks to their extensive knowledge of the national education system.

14

Acquires the principles and techniques of lesson planning suitable for different proficiency levels and implementing high validity and reliability measurement and evaluation methods in a theoretical and practical way.

15

Develops adaptation, comprehension, empathy and communication skills.

16

Defines the classroom and non-classroom factors that affect the classroom environment and achieves classroom management developing methods for more successful classroom communication and interaction.

17

Knows the importance of culture in second / foreign language teaching, the use of technology in language classes, the place of communication in the developing world, and intercultural communication.

18

Uses counselling and guidance services effectively.

19

Knows the duties and responsibilities of teacher in improving and maintaining the quality of teaching and social structure and sets an example for the society by fulfilling these responsibilities.

20

Becomes autonomous and learns how to learn.

21

Gains the ability to analyze and think critically by thinking, examining, and making connections between ideas.

22

Gains the skills of individual and teamwork in disciplinary and interdisciplinary studies. 

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Graduates of the four year program can work as English teachers in primary and secondary education as well as having the necessary training and qualification to work as lecturers in the preparatory schools of universities.

Access to Further Studies

The students graduating from this program may apply to graduate programs.

Courses - Term, Credit and ECTS Credit
- 1 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
1
Compulsory
ELTC 101
Reading Skills I
2
2
1
Compulsory
ELTC 103
Advanced Writing I
2
2
1
Compulsory
ELTC 105
Listening and Pronunciation I
2
2
1
Compulsory
ELTC 107
Oral Communication Skills I
2
2
1
Compulsory
GKZ 100
Atatürk's Principles and the History of Turkish Revolutions
2
3
1
Compulsory
GKZ 111
Second Foreign Language 1
2
3
1
Compulsory
GKZ 120
Turkish Language 1
3
5
1
Compulsory
GKZ 140
Information and Technologies
3
5
1
Compulsory
MBZ 100
Introduction to Education
2
3
1
Compulsory
MBZ 110
Sociology of Education
2
3
- 2 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
2
Compulsory
ELTC 102
Reading Skills 2
2
2
2
Compulsory
ELTC 104
Advanced Writing 2
2
3
2
Compulsory
ELTC 106
Listening and Pronuciation 2
2
3
2
Compulsory
ELTC 108
Oral Communication Skills II
2
3
2
Compulsory
ELTC 110
Structure of English
2
2
2
Compulsory
GKZ 110
Atatürk's Principles and the History of Turkish Revolutions
2
3
2
Compulsory
GKZ 112
Second Foreign Language 2
2
3
2
Compulsory
GKZ 130
Turkish Language 2
3
5
2
Compulsory
MBZ120
The Philosophy of Education
2
3
2
Compulsory
MBZ 140
Educational Psychology
2
3
- 3 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
3
Compulsory
ELTC 201
Learning and Teaching Approaches in English
2
3
3
Compulsory
ELTC 203
English Literature 1
2
4
3
Compulsory
ELTC 205
Linguistics 1
2
3
3
Compulsory
ELTC 207
Critical Reading and Writing
2
3
3
Compulsory
MBZ 130
Instructional Technologies
2
3
3
Compulsory
MBZ 200
Teaching Principles and Methodologies
2
3
3
Elective
ELTE001
Language and Society
2
4
3
Elective
ELTE003
World Englishes and Culture
2
4
3
Elective
ELTE005
English in Mass Communication
2
4
3
Elective
GKS 003
The History and Philosophy of Science
2
3
3
Elective
GKS001
Addiction and Fight Against Addiction
2
3
3
Elective
GKS004
Science and Research Ethics
2
3
3
Elective
GKS008
Human Relations and Communication
2
3
3
Elective
MBS 006
The History of Education
2
4
3
Elective
MBS003
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
2
4
3
Elective
MBS018
Learning Disability
2
4
3
Elective
MBS021
Adult Education and Life Long Learning
2
4
- 4 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
4
Compulsory
ELTC 202
English Teaching Programs
2
3
4
Compulsory
ELTC 204
English Literature 2
2
4
4
Compulsory
ELTC 206
Linguistics 2
2
3
4
Compulsory
ELTC 208
Language Acquisition
2
3
4
Compulsory
MBZ 210
The History of Turkish Education
2
3
4
Compulsory
MBZ 220
Research Techniques in Education
2
3
4
Compulsory
MBZ130
Instructional Technologies
2
3
4
Elective
ELTE 002
Contemporary Approaches in English Language Teaching
2
4
4
Elective
ELTE004
Pragmatics and Language Teaching
2
4
4
Elective
GKS 003
The History and Philosophy of Science
2
3
4
Elective
GKS001
Addiction and Fight Against Addiction
2
3
4
Elective
GKS004
Science and Research Ethics
2
3
4
Elective
GKS007
Human Rights and Democracy Education
2
3
4
Elective
GKS008
Human Relations and Communication
2
3
4
Elective
GKS011
Media Literacy
2
3
4
Elective
MBS 006
The History of Education
2
4
4
Elective
MBS003
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
2
4
4
Elective
MBS008
Extra-Curricular Activities in Education
2
4
4
Elective
MBS013
Inclusive Education
2
4
4
Elective
MBS017
Out-of-School Learning Environments
2
4
4
Elective
MBS018
Learning Disability
2
4
4
Elective
MBS 021
Adult Education and Life Long Learning
2
4
- 5 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
5
Compulsory
ELTC 301
Teaching English to Young Learners I
3
5
5
Compulsory
ELTC 303
Teaching English Language Skills I
3
5
5
Compulsory
ELTC 305
Language andLiterature Teaching
2
3
5
Compulsory
MBZ 320
Ethics in Education
2
3
5
Compulsory
MBZ 330
Classroom Management
2
3
5
Elective
ELTE009
Drama in English Language Teaching
2
4
5
Elective
GKS001
Addiction and Fight Against Addiction
2
3
5
Elective
GKS003
The History and Philosophy of Science
2
3
5
Elective
GKS004
Science and Research Ethics
2
3
5
Elective
GKS008
Human Relations and Communication
2
3
5
Elective
MBS003
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
2
4
5
Elective
MBS006
The History of Education
2
4
5
Elective
MBS018
Learning Disability
2
4
5
Elective
MBS021
Adult Education and Lifelong Learning
2
4
- 6 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
6
Compulsory
ELTC302
Teaching English to Young Learners 2
3
5
6
Compulsory
ELTC304
Teaching English Language Skills 2
3
5
6
Compulsory
ELTC306
Language and Teaching Literature 2
2
3
6
Compulsory
MBZ300
Turkish Educational System and School Management
2
3
6
Compulsory
MBZ310
Testing and Evaluation in Education
2
3
6
Elective
ELTE006
Materials Development in English Teaching
2
4
6
Elective
ELTE008
Teaching Integrated Language Skills
3
3
6
Elective
GKS001
Addiction and Fight Against Addiction
2
3
6
Elective
GKS003
The History and Philosophy of Science
2
3
6
Elective
GKS004
Science and Research Ethics
2
3
6
Elective
GKS007
Human Rights and Democracy Education
2
3
6
Elective
GKS008
Human Relations and Communication
2
3
6
Elective
GKS011
Media Literacy
2
3
6
Elective
MBS003
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
2
4
6
Elective
MBS006
The History of Education
2
4
6
Elective
MBS008
Extra-Curricular Activities in Education
2
4
6
Elective
MBS018
Learning Disability
2
4
6
Elective
MBS021
Adult Education and Lifelong Learning
2
4
- 7 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
7
Compulsory
ELTC 401
Course Content Development In English Language Teaching
3
3
7
Compulsory
ELTC 403
Translation
3
3
7
Compulsory
GKZ200
Community Service
2
3
7
Compulsory
MBZ 400
Special Education and Inclusion
2
3
7
Compulsory
MBZ 401
Practicum
5
10
- 8 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
8
Compulsory
ELTC 402
Testing and Evaluation in ELT
3
6
8
Compulsory
MBZ 402
Practicum 2
5
15
8
Compulsory
MBZ 404
School Counselling
2
3
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

A variety ofassessment methods such as quizzes, mid-term(s), assignment(s), exercise(s), project(s), practice(s), and a final exam are implemented in the programme. Assessment methods may include classical test(s), multiple-choice test(s), homework(s), performance evaluation(s), and product evaluation(s). In order to graduate from the programme, cumulative GPA must be minimum 2.00. A course grade is constituted by evaluating the above stated elements and given by using letters. Letter grades and their associated coefficients are as follows;

Letter Grade

Coefficient

Letter Grade Range

(out of 100)

AA

4,00

90-100

BA

3,50

80-89

BB

3,00

70-79

CB

2,50

65-69

CC

2,00

60-64

DC

 1,50

55-59

DD

 1,00

50-54

FF

 0,00

0-49

For the letter grades that don't affect GPA;

S: Satisfactory,

U: Unsatisfactory,

EX: Excluded,

W: Withdrawal,

I: Incomplete,

Students who have received "FF", "FD", "NA"(non-Attendance) or "U" (Unsatistacfory) for non-credited courses must repeat it in the first semester the course is offered again. If a course has a prerequisite the ones who are not successful in the course with prerequisite cannot take that course.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from this undergraduate program, the students  are reguired;

To succeed in all of the courses listed in the curriculum of the program by getting the grade of at least DD/S with a minimum of 240 ECTS

To have a Cumulative Grade point Average of 2.00 out of 4.00

To complete their compulsory internship in a specified duration and quality.

Mode of Study

Full-time

Programme Director

Chair of the Department of English Language Teaching

Prof.Dr. Mehmet DEMİREZEN

Ufuk University,

Education Faculty, Foreign Language Education, Department of English Language Teaching

Dr. Rıdvan Ege Kampüsü, Kızılcaşar mah. 06830

İncek-Gölbaşı/Ankara

Courses – Key Learning Outcomes Relation Matrix
NQF-HETR/Program Competencies Matrix

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