Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Second Language Acquisition ELT 510 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language English
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. FİRDEVS KARAHAN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. FİRDEVS KARAHAN,
Course Assistants

Res.Assist. Burcu KOÇ

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

Studying on the researches about the acquisition of second language through formal and non-formal education with an appropriate aspect is aimed.

Course Content

Learning Theories
Language Learning Theories
Approaches to Second Language Acquisition
Current Approaches to Second Language Acquisition
Researches on Second Language Acquisition
Features of Student Languages
Factors Affecting Student Languages
Personal Characteristics and Learning
Problems on Second Language Acquisition

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 A graduate of the course knows and comprehends the detailed concepts and theories related to language learning. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 A graduate of the course knows and analyzes the differences between the terms language learning and language acquisition. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 A graduate of the course knows and comprehends the detailed concepts and theories related to second language acquisition. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 A graduate of the course knows the impact of individual differences on second language acquisition. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Looking at interlanguage processes
3 The role of the native language
4 Child language acquisition: first and second
5 Recent perspectives on the role of previously known languages
6 Sla and linguistics
7 Universal grammar
8 İnterlanguage in context
9 Midterm
10 Input, interaction, and output
11 Instructed second language learning
12 The lexicon
13 An integrated view of second language acquisition
14 General Review
Resources
Course Notes <p>Second Language Acquisition: An introductory course, by Susan Gass and Larry Selinker (2008)</p>
Course Resources

Second Langauge Acquisition: An advanced resource book, by Kees de bot et al. (2006)
The Handbook of Second Language Acquisition, edited by Catherine J. Doughty and Michael H. Long (2003).
Second Language Acquisition, by Rod Ellis, (1997)
Understanding Second Language Acquisition, by Lordes Ortega (2009)

Week Documents Description size
0 SLA Syllabus 0.02 MB
0 SLA Syllabus 0.02 MB
0 Saville-Troike (2012) Introducing Second Language Acquisition (2nd ed.) 2.75 MB
0 Doughty & Long (2003) The handbook of second language acquisition 3.9 MB
0 Ellis (1997) Second Language Acquisition 4.85 MB
0 Ellis (2015) Understanding Second Language Acquisition (2nd ed.) 3.18 MB
0 Gass & Selinker (2008) Second Language Acquisition- An Introductory Course 5.03 MB
0 Lightbown & Spada (2013) How Languages are Learned 15.41 MB
0 Mitchell, Myles, & Marsden (2013) - Second Language Learning Theories 28.12 MB
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 A graduate of the department possesses mastery on ELT. X
2 A graduate of the department knows and comprehends the latest innovations in ELT. X
3 A graduate of the department knows how to implement the gained knowledge to the language teaching classrooms. X
4 A graduate of the department follows the literature and knows how to find the specific information. X
5 A graduate of the department proposes new ideas on the field and conducts researches and studies on them. X
6 A graduate of the department comprehends the research methods and techniques, and gets use of them in the process of research. X
7 A graduate of the department possesses qualified knowledge to synthesize the theoretical and applicable knowledege of ELT X
8 A graduate of the department knows and comprehends the approaches and methods of assessment and evaluation. X
9 A graduate of the department synthesizes the linguistics and language acquisition with language teaching. X
10 With the help of critical thinking skill, a graduate of the department is able to find the deficit issues among the literature and seeks to study on these. X
11 A graduate of the department learns about the stages of data collection, data analysis, and publishing related to their field of study on scientific and ethical grounds. X
12 A graduate of the department develops the skills necessary for interdisciplinary interaction and produce new and functional information by synthesizing it. X
13 A graduate of the department develops a positive attitude for sustainable development, determine personal and occupational goals related to ELT, look for opportunities and use research methods and techniques necessary for further career development. X
14 A graduate of the department is equipped with relevant skills to examine the native language and the foreign language in terms of grammatical, linguistic and literary perspectives and to utilize similarities and differences didactically throughout this examination. X
15 A graduate of the department is able to do scientific presentations at national and international meetings. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 40
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 5 80
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 138
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.52
dersAKTSKredisi 6