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1ST YEAR FALL SEMESTER

IDE 101 RESEARCHES IN ENGLISH LITERATURE I

This introductory course makes the students familiar with the basic points of English Literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the 17th century. The aim of the course is to examine English Literature chronologically, basing it on a social, political and cultural background. The main emphasis will be the literary process of English Literature. Certain periods up to the seventeenth century will be studied within the framework of different genres and major writers. In general, the course will cover certain works and writers from the periods of Old English, Middle English, the Chaucerean, the Renaissance and Elizabethan.

 

IDE 103 MYTHOLOGY

This course will provide an introduction to the major concepts in the Western myths and legends as the basic building blocks of culture. Analyzing the emergence of the myths especially in English culture, the students examine the similarities, recurring themes and motifs, together with the famous tales. The primary objective of the course is to provide the students with a basis that will enable them to find out various mythical and Biblical references used in numerous works of English literature. The students will be provided with several important texts from the Scandinavian, Greek, Roman, Celtic mythology and the Bible, and they will also be introduced to the archetypal criticism.

 

IDE 105 ACADEMIC THINKING AND WRITING

This course will cover the general strategies related to writing skills. The aim is to help the students become aware of academic writing and develop their writing skills through peer/teacher feedback. Putting emphasis on the basics of academic writing, this course will enable the students to write in the descriptive and argumentative writing styles and to reach the necessary means for gaining awareness of independent learning.

 

IDE 107 TEXTUAL ANALYSIS I

This course aims to analyse different uses of language while creating meaning in a variety of text types. The students will be made familiar with various approaches and techniques used in the analysis of texts. Thus, the students will be familiar with such fields as text analysis, literary criticism, stylistics, and corpus linguistics.

 

IDE 109 LITERARY GENRES AND MOVEMENTS I

This course aims to introduce the basic literary concepts, genres and movements and to interpret the literary works within the framework of their relevant genres and movements. Basic literary concepts, genres and movements will be discussed together with some examples from English Literature in a chronological order. In this course, particularly Classicism, Renaissance and Classical Humanism, the Age of Enlightenment and the Neo-Classicism and Romanticism will be studied.

 

IDE 111 BRITISH CULTURE AND HISTORY I

The main objective of this course is to provide students with comprehensive information about the cultural and historical processes of Britain. The course will cover the cultural and historical period of Britain from the Anglo-Saxon period to the 17th century. The focal point will be on the social, economic, cultural and political dimensions of various historical periods in Britain. Thus, this social and historical background about British culture and history will help students have an idea on British society.

 

IDE 113 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES IN EDUCATION I

This course aims to introduce the students to the main information and communication technologies used in the field of education. The main topics of the course include basic concepts related to information and communication technologies, teaching strategies, characteristics of various instructional technologies, the role and use of instructional technology in the teaching process,  determination of the technological needs of the school or classroom,  development of teaching materials through instructional technologies (such as worksheets, designing activities, multimedia resources, computer-based tools), examination of educational software, online and distance learning, and researches on  visual design principles and effectiveness of teaching materials.

 

ENF 101 BASIC COMPUTER USE TECHNOLOGIES

TRL 109 TURKISH LANGUAGE

 

1ST YEAR SPRING SEMESTER

IDE 102 RESEARCHES ON ENGLISH LITERATURE II

This course, which is on English Literature, covers the period from the Restoration until the beginning of the 20th century along with selected texts in the area of poetry, prose and drama. The main objective of this course is to introduce chronologically the leading writers of English Literature. Basically, the course will consist of the topics on certain periods of English Literature assigned by the instructor and of the presentations on selected writers and works held by the students. At the end of the course, the students will have detailed information on concepts such as Restoration, Enlightenment, Romanticism, Industrialization and Modernism.

 

IDE 104 CLASSICAL LITERATURE

This course examines the major works from Greek and other literatures of the ancient world that shaped the Western literary tradition. Classical plays selected from the Ancient Greek will be studied. The primary purpose of the course is both to understand the development of the Western cultural heritage and to comprehend the evolution of major literary forms. The students are expected to figure out mythical allusions, to be able to define tragedy and comedy, and to transfer the information about the origin of drama.

 

IDE 106 STUDY SKILLS AND RESEARCH TECHNIQUES

This course will enable the students to acquire general information in the field of research by examining research language, ethics and approaches with a critical perspective. The course aims to introduce the main elements in the research language, principles of research ethics and challenges, and in the qualitative and quantitative research methods. By using the theoretical knowledge, the students will examine the topics such as critical literature review according to their areas of interest, problem identification, sampling methods, qualitative and quantitative research design, methods of data collecting, and writing research reports through quotations and citation rules.

 

IDE 108 TEXTUAL ANALYSIS II

As a continuation of the course ‘Textual Analysis I’, this course aims to develop the knowledge obtained by the students. The students will be able to analyse texts within the framework of the basic concepts and to develop their ability to make analysis on the elements that form a text. The concept of "text" will be examined in terms of rhetoric and style primarily through short paragraphs and then stories.

 

IDE 110 LITERARY GENRES AND MOVEMENTS II

This course is a continuation of the course taken in the previous semester. The general emphasis is on the literary movements during the period from the 19th century until today. The movements of Realism, Naturalism, Symbolism, Impressionism, Expressionism and Surrealism will be discussed together with particular genres. In this context, the structural, narrative and conceptual analysis of selected works will be involved. Modernism and Postmodernism will be studied with their philosophical, sociological and historical framework. At the end of the course, the students are expected to analyse and interpret various texts from English Literature according to their literary genres and movements.

 

IDE 112 BRITISH CULTURE AND HISTORY II

This course addresses the cultural and historical development of British society during the period from the 17th century to the present. The students will be offered a wide perspective on the British culture and its historical origins. At the end of the course, the students will be able to comment on the development of cultural and historical process in Britain. Basic topics include Empire, the dissolution of the Empire, the human rights movements, industrialization, liberalism, world wars, multiculturalism, immigration and pop culture.

 

IDE 113 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES IN EDUCATION I

Planned as a continuation of the course ‘Information and Communication Technologies in Education I’, this course aims the students to have comprehensive information on the use of technological tools in education. Particularly putting emphasis on internet applications in language teaching, this course includes the main topics such as course design through existing internet tools, effective use and evaluation of the course management systems, adaptation of social networks to language teaching, the development of online learning and web-based language teaching activities.

 

ENF 101 TECHNOLOGIES OF BASIC COMPUTER USE

TRL 110 TURKISH LANGUAGE

 

2ND YEAR FALL SEMESTER

IDE 201 INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS

This course includes an overview of linguistics and language studies. The basic concepts of linguistics, the transformation of language and how it is learned are among the topics of the course. In addition, basic information on such sub-fields of linguistics as lexicology, semantics, stylistics, pragmatics and phonology will be provided.

 

IDE 203 TRANSLATION STUDIES I

The purpose of this course is to help the students become familiar with the concepts in translation and to provide them with a background related to translation studies. During lectures, the basic theories of translation as well as different approaches to translation will be studied. In addition, this course involves a brief history of translation studies. The place and importance of culture in translation will be determined; translation processes of literary and non-literary texts will be compared; awareness about the translation process will be raised by handling the translation from a theoretical perspective. The students will be provided with the ability to integrate theory and practice in translation.

 

IDE 205 RESEARCHES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE I

This course is an introductory analysis of the American social life and literature from its beginning until the end of the 18th century. After the examination of Puritanism and its principles, the writers such as A. Bradstreet, E. Taylor, B. Franklin, T. Paine and P. Freneau and their prominent works will be studied. This course will put an emphasis on how different nations came together for different purposes and became aware of creating a new common identity (American identity) and how they were represented in literature.

 

IDE 207 NARRATOLOGY I

 Principally, this course aims to provide a deep analysis of literary narrative techniques. It will primarily address the literary discourse components such as narrator, reader, description, focus, time, space, plot, and narrative techniques. The theorists such as Roland Barthes, A. J. Greimas and Gerard Genette will be referred to, and the main focus will be primarily on the tale as a narrative type after explaining the concepts of narratology and providing the theoretical background. In this context, types of tale analysis, communication scheme of the narrative tale and the narrator types will be evaluated together with their reflections in particular tales.

 

IDE 209 INTRODUCTION TO THE ENGLISH NOVEL

This course primarily aims to introduce the students to the elements of the novel. The main focus is the rise of the novel in England in the eighteenth century. The historical development of the English novel will be described with theoretical knowledge, and extensive information about the development of the novel in English literature will be provided. The novel will be discussed along with its elements that are different from the previous types such as romance, short story and epic. In this context, the eighteenth-century novel techniques, forms and basic examples will be studied.

 

IDE 211 MEDIEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE

This course will examine the major figures and works of Medieval English literature. In this context, the focus will be on such genres as romance, poetry, the lyric and the epic. Medieval literary tradition will be studied in connection with such elements as allegory, chivalry, the space-time perception and alliteration tradition.

 

IDE 213 SECOND FOREIGN LANGUAGE (GERMAN)

IDE 215 SECOND FOREIGN LANGUAGE (FRENCH)

AIT 209 ATATURK’S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF REVOLUTION

 

2ND YEAR SPRING SEMESTER

IDE 202  LINGUISTICS

Dealing with current linguistic studies, this course aims to develop and teach in detail the subjects studied in the course 'Introduction to Linguistics'. Different approaches to language and language acquisition are among the main topics of the course. It will also focus on the disciplines and theories associated with linguistics. Some of the related issues involve language and brain, psycho-linguistics, cognitive linguistics, sociolinguistics and computer linguistics.

 

IDE 204 TRANSLATION STUDIES II

The aim of the course is to determine the approaches to texts to be translated as well as to text types. During the course, the students will be provided with texts of various types and expected to do translation works in the form of individual and group work after working on the terminology, and then the translations will be discussed in the classroom. The ultimate goal is to help the students become aware of challenges in translation and responsibilities of translators. By determining the place and importance of culture in translation, translation processes of literary and non-literary texts will be compared.

 

IDE 206 RESEARCHES ON AMERICAN LITERATURE II

In this course, the factors in the emergence of American Romanticism will be analysed through the cultural and historical atmosphere of the country, and the European and American Romanticism will be compared. Major American Romantic writers such as R. W. Emerson, H. D. Thoreau and N. Hawthorne and selections from their works will be examined. American Realism and Naturalism will be studied with accompanying short stories, poems and extracts from novels. The course will also draw attention to the American myths such as 'Freedom', 'West' and 'American Dream'.

 

IDE 208 NARRATOLOGY II

As a continuation of the course 'Narratology I', this course will discuss the narrative techniques through novel analysis. Such concepts as the types of novel analysis, types of narrator, narrative points of view, time and space, and the scheme of actants will be examined in this context. The effects of narrative elements on the perception of a narration will be discussed. At the end of the course, the students will be able to evaluate a narration systematically through an exemplary novel analysis.

 

IDE 210 THE 19th CENTURY ENGLISH NOVEL

This course aims to introduce the 19th -century English novel. It will particularly put emphasis on social, cultural, economic and literary transformations of the English novel during the Victorian period. The leading writers such as Brontë sisters, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, William M. Thackeray, Elizabeth Gaskell, Thomas Hardy and Oscar Wilde will be discussed through analytical reading. The moral concerns of the early Victorian period and the aesthetic concerns of the late Victorian period will be discussed. The novels will be analysed within the framework of their relevant literary movements, social and philosophical attitudes. At the end of this course, the students will be able to interpret the novels from a broad perspective.

 

IDE 212 RENAISSANCE ENGLISH LITERATURE

In general, this course will start with introducing the Renaissance spirit to the students. Not only social and cultural background of the Renaissance Movement but also the fundamentals of the Renaissance literature will be studied. The reflections of this movement in the European civilization will be examined. The students will have extensive knowledge about the basic examples of the English Renaissance, particularly the Renaissance English drama, Elizabethan-Jacobean drama and prose, and poetry from the Renaissance to the Metaphysical poetry. This course will also address the Commonwealth and Restoration periods.

 

IDE 214 SECOND FOREIGN LANGUAGE (GERMAN)

IDE 216 SECOND FOREIGN LANGUAGE (FRENCH)

AIT 210 ATATURK’S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF REVOLUTION

 

3RD YEAR FALL SEMESTER

IDE 301 APPLIED LINGUISTICS I

In this course, the general framework of applied linguistics is depicted, and the basic concepts and the literature of related field are introduced. The implementation of linguistic theories to the issues of first and second language acquisition and the use of language in social context are emphasized. The students are informed at an elementary level in such topics as the description and analysis of the nature of language, use of language in education, and how it is learned, taught and assessed. Applied Linguistics I is also intended to provide guidance to students in developing methods to be used in linguistic studies and work plans.

 

IDE 303 LITERARY TRANSLATION I

The purpose of this course is to expand the perception of students by providing detailed information about literary translation. Such approaches of literary translation as the equivalence and the invisibility of the translator, and place of culture in literary translation will be covered. The structural features of texts and the author's style will be focused on. Students will have detailed information about literary work and literary translation, and they will acquire the ability to identify and solve the problems encountered translating such works.

 

IDE 305 AMERICAN NOVEL I

This course examines the Realistic Movement in American Literature. This movement coincides with the second half of the 19th century, when the Realistic novel is in prominence in England. The literature with local features on American soils is discussed and prominent American Realists such as M. Twain, H. James and S.Crane and their works are handled.          

 

IDE 307 SHAKESPEARE I

This course primarily aims to familiarize students with the social, political, historical and economic features of Elizabethan period to which Shakespeare belongs. The properties of Elizabethan era will be examined in relation to the Shakespeare's works. The basic point is Shakespeare's comedies, romances and problematic plays. Apart from these, the author's sonnets will be involved in a general way. 

 

IDE 309 MODERN ENGLISH NOVEL (pre-1950)

This course will introduce to students the selected works from the 20th century English novel. The main emphasis is on the first half of the 20th century. The transition period between the 19th and 20th centuries and the writers of this period like Henry James and Joseph Conrad will be dealt with.  With the twentieth century, the Victorian era, Naturalism and the Modernist movement will also be highlighted. The students will be given Modernism's theoretical background and its reflections in the 20th century English Literature. The selected novels will be examined in the framework of the certain 20th century movements and expression techniques.

 

IDE 311 INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH POETRY

This course aims to introduce the poetic language to students; the concepts such as poetic narrative, metaphor, imagery, allegory, similé, paradox and irony will be introduced. The course will be taught on the basis of interpretation and discussion in class. The selected poems will be examined in the framework of poetic language, meaning, style and ideas.  In the course, the 17th century Metaphysical Poetry and the 18th century Neo-classical Poetry will be introduced to the students. John Donne, Andrew Marvell and Metaphysical Poetry, John Milton and his impacts and Alexander Pope and the satirical tradition will be given.

 

IDE 313 SECOND FOREIGN LANGUAGE (GERMAN)

IDE 315 SECOND FOREIGN LANGUAGE (FRENCH)

 

3RD YEAR SPRING SEMESTER

IDE 302 APPLIED LINGUISTICS II

As a continuation of Applied Linguistics I, this course aims to provide the students with comprehensive information about the field.  The relation between linguistics and language teaching will be elaborated.  The course includes especially Language Teaching that is one of the main areas of Applied Linguistics, the theoretical background of English Language Teaching and language teaching methods that have an important place in literature. The main topics of the course build on the theoretical knowledge and practices in language skills teaching, the assessment and evaluation in English language teaching, learner analysis, the use of technology in the form of applied linguistics and learner corpus.

 

IDE 304 LITERARY TRANSLATION II

The main objective of this course is to develop literary translation skills. The students will individually translate paragraphs and short texts from a variety of authors.  These translations are discussed in the classroom and the students are expected to gain a broader perspective towards translation. In the course, the students will develop their literary translation ability by combining theory and practice. At the end, the students will have an idea about the technical text translations and get the necessary skills to translate these texts. 

 

IDE 306 AMERICAN NOVEL II

American literature in the first half of the 20th century is examined in terms of socio-political, economic and cultural aspects. The basic phenomena such as ‘New Woman’', ‘Harlem Renaissance’ and ‘Economic Depression' are anatomized while reading the works of this period. In addition, attention is drawn to the techniques and trends of the literary works. 

 

IDE 308 SHAKESPEARE II

The primary emphasis of this course will be on the Shakespeare's tragedies, Roman plays, and historical plays.  As well as lectures, the students are expected to read articles written on the plays and to review Shakespeare's plays in the framework of critical theories.

 

IDE 310 MODERN ENGLISH NOVEL (1950 onwards)

This course is the continuation of Modern British Novel I.  The main emphasis will cover the period from the 1950s until the beginning of the 21st century. A panorama of social, political, economic and cultural background of Britain in this period will be given.  The leading literary movements and writers of the period will be addressed by an analytical approach.

 

IDE 312 ROMANTIC POETRY

19th century British Romantic Poetry will be introduced to the students.  This course intends to address the theory and practice of the Romantic poetry emerged as a reaction to the Neo -classical conception of poetry. In order to provide a broad and comparative perspective, the works of William Blake, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John Keats, Lord Byron and P.B. Shelley will be examined in the framework of topic, form and technique.

 

IDE 314 SECOND FOREIGN LANGUAGE (GERMAN)

IDE 316 SECOND FOREIGN LANGUAGE (FRENCH)

 

4TH YEAR FALL SEMESTER

IDE 401 INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY CRITICISM

The main objective of this course is to provide students with infrastructure related to literary criticism and history of criticism.  For the course deals with literary criticism chronologically, it starts with the ideas of Plato, Aristotle, Horace, and Longinus on literature and literary theory. It will follow the techniques and approaches of literary criticism continuing until the end of the 19th century. It aims to provide students with the basic concepts and ideas in literary criticism, especially with the function of literature in time.  At the end of the course, the students are expected to have a critical approach to literature and literary theory. 

 

IDE 403 MODERN AMERICAN LITERATURE

From the1950s to today, American literature will be discussed in detail with examples from poetry, drama, novels and short stories. The philosophical and cultural panorama of the age will frequently come up.

 

IDE 405 POSTCOLONIAL ENGLISH NOVEL

In this course, first of all, the colonialist and imperialist ideology of the 19th century England and English novel will be discussed.  Rudyard Kipling, E.M. Forster, and Doris Lessing’s works will be analysed in this context.  The colonialist ideology and its reflection in literature will be evaluated together with the literary works of the period.  After handling English colonialism and its reflections in literature, postcolonial and multicultural period of English Literature will be introduced.  The aim of this course is to examine 20th and 21st century postcolonial writing through postcolonial literary criticism. Referring on ethnicity, class and gender, various postcolonial British authors and novels will be discussed.

 

IDE 407 ENGLISH THEATRE I

This course aims to handle plays from the 18th and 19th century British drama and from the Restoration period.  After giving a general panorama of this period, the course will focus on specific plays from the English drama. Genres like comedy, tragedy and opera will be dealt with through their typical examples.  The plays of 18th and late 19th century writers such as O. Wilde, B. Shaw and R. Sheridan will also be examined. The students are expected to evaluate selected plays in class in terms of topic, character, technique and function.

 

IDE 409 CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH POETRY I

This course aims to provide the characteristics of the 20th century Anglo-American poetry through the leading poets, poetry and poetic approaches of the period.  The main aim is to discuss the basic literary approaches of the first half of 20th century within the art of poetry in the light of social, political, economic and cultural changes. The impact of Modernism on poetry will be discussed in the works of poets such as T. S. Eliot and W. B. Yeats.

 

IDE 411 CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS

This course mainly aims to examine the socio-cultural and ideological dimensions behind literary texts with a critical perspective.  In this context, the ideas and theories of the 20th century thinkers such as Mikhail Bakhtin, Michel Foucault, Edward Said, Jacques Derrida, Fredric Jameson and Terry Eagleton will be discussed. The content will include refocusing on the concepts such as power, knowledge, hegemony, gender and class with Deconstructive criticism.

 

IDE 413 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

In this course first, the relation between culture and literature will be discussed in general. The concepts that determine the field of comparative literature will be examined.  The development, methods, trends, impacts and current position of comparative literature are the basic issues. Various genres of literature will be studied in comparison with the examples from British, American, European and Turkish writers.

 

IDE 415 GOTHIC LITERATURE

The basic elements of gothic literature will be discussed.  The main topics involves the gothic literary history, the emergence of gothic novel in Europe and the socio-cultural background of it, the examination of the first examples of the genre and the gothic works in certain periods.  In this course, the approaching and diverging points of gothic novel from the genres such as suspense, fantasy and science fiction will also be discussed. 

 

IDE 417 LANGUAGE ACQUISITION I

This course aims to introduce the field of language acquisition in a comprehensive way.  The main topics of the course are comprised of the first and second language acquisition theories (behaviourism, innatism, information processing, connectionism , the interactionist approach); developmental stages and processes of the native  language and the target language; case studies, comparative analysis of the native and target language use in all of the data, comparison of second language acquisition in children and adults through the records of the second language classroom interaction and transcription.

 

IDE 419 LANGUAGE SKILLS TRAINING I

The main objective of the course is to provide students with the practical information on the language skills.   In the course, where theoretical and practical language teaching methods are emphasized, students will have knowledge about effective methods and techniques. Especially putting emphasis on reading and writing skills, this course includes main topics such as preparing an effective lesson plan, assessing the effectiveness of prepared activities, making observations and criticism on the course and classroom management. 

 

4TH YEAR SPRING SEMESTER

IDE 402 CONTEMPORARY LITERARY CRITICISM

This course aims to review literary theories from the beginning of the 20th century to the present.  The students are expected to learn the concepts and ideas which become a source of inspiration for the contemporary theories such as Formalist, Marxist, Psychoanalytic, Archetypal, Structuralist, Poststructuralist, Postmodernist, Reader-centred, Feminist, New historicist and Postcolonial. At the end of the course, the students will gain the ability to present their approaches and interpretations to literary works. 

 

IDE 404 MODERN AMERICAN LITERATURE II

In this course, the works belonging to different nations or cultural groups such as Negro literature, Chicana/o literature and Jewish literature are discussed in the context of Americanism.  Moreover, American popular culture is analysed through contemporary products of literature.

 

IDE 406 POSTMODERN ENGLISH NOVEL

This course aims firstly to provide the place of postmodernism in social theory by offering a comparative analysis with Modernism.  First, postmodernist theorists like Lyotard, Deleuze, Guattari and Baudrillard will be introduced to students. Then, postmodern techniques in literature will be discussed. In this context, selected examples from the British postmodern novel will be examined in the frame of literary techniques and styles.  The students are expected to have an idea about how postmodernism is applied to these works.

 

IDE 408 ENGLISH THEATRE II

This course primarily will examine the social and political structures that allow the drama to rise in the 20th century. The effect of the First and Second World Wars, rapid industrialization and the alienation of man to himself and to society will be discussed in the context of their reflections on the English drama.  Chekhov, Strindberg and Ibsen's influence on the development of the drama will also be discussed. The main emphasis will be on analysing the various plays from the 20th century English drama by addressing to the Theatre of the Absurd and Expressionist plays.

 

IDE 410 CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH POETRY II

This course will focus on the second half of the 20th century English poetry.  The aim of the course is to discuss the basic literary reflections of the period in terms of poetry. The new approaches developing against modernism in poetry will be discussed in the light of social, political, economic and cultural changes. Selected poets and poetry of the period will be discussed in context of topic, style, form and technique.

 

IDE 412 RACE, CLASS, AND GENDER IN LITERATURE

This course will focus on race, class and gender issues in literary texts in terms of literary critical methods. Selected texts will be dealt with according to the methods of literary criticism such as Marxist, feminist, post- colonial and African- American.

 

IDE 414 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

 Selected works from children's literature will be unfolded according to their symbolic, ideological and stylistic features. Some works like L. Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, R. Kipling’s The Jungle Book and N. Hawthorne’s A Wonder - Book for Girls and Boys will be studied.

 

IDE 416 LITERATURE AND FILM STUDIES

This course aims to discuss the literary and film theories together. In this context, students will examine the selected literary works adapted to film and will make discourse analysis in the context of film adaptation. The impact of film industry on the creation of image, identity and ideology will be examined. The adaptations of Shakespeare's plays in different periods will be described by employing several critical theories.

 

IDE 418 LANGUAGE ACQUISITION II

As a continuation of the course  'Language Acquisition I', this course discusses the topics such as  form-syntactic development stages in second language, second language acquisition processes, the characteristics of learners in second language acquisition and  individual differences in ultimate acquisition (such as the role of personality, language aptitude, intelligence, age of acquisition, motivation and attitude,  learner's preferences and beliefs) and  difference between the context of learning second language and foreign language  (natural and formal educational environments).

 

IDE 420 TEACHING LANGUAGE SKILLS II

The aim of the course is to provide the students with practical information on the language skills. Putting emphasis on the theoretical and applied language teaching methods, this course will help the students have information on effective methods and techniques. The main topics of this course, which particularly focuses on  listening and speaking skills, are comprised of  lectures, pair and group works, characteristics of the audio data, communicative English,  interactive, participatory and reflective approaches, planning, implementation and assessment of various speaking activities and  fundamental factors to be considered in the pronunciation teaching.

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