Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Listening and Pronunciation I ELT 103 1 2 + 0 2 2
Precondition Courses <p> None.</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p> None.</p>
Course Language English
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Arş.Gör. BURCU KOÇ
Course Lecturers Arş.Gör. BURCU KOÇ,
Course Assistants

Arş. Gör. Burcu KOÇ

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

This course aims to reinforce the students´ abilities in order for them to realize and correct their pronunciation mistakes in English. Furthermore, the target of this course is to help students reach a level in English pronunciation to do the necessary corrections when necessary.

Course Content

This course aims to improve the pronunciation and listening skills of undergraduate students of ELT. The course also provides an overview of the sound structure of English. Throughout the course, learners are exposed to metalinguistic information about the sound structure of the English language and provided ample opportunity, via in-class, hands-on activities, to improve their pronunciation and listening skills.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students learn the functions of speech organs such as tongue, alveolar ridges, vocal cords, larynx, teeth ..etc in the production of English sounds. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
2 Students define the basic concepts of phonetics and phonology. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing,
3 Students learn how to produce the vowels in the English Sound System. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
4 Students learn how to produce the diphtongs in the English Sound System. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
5 Students learn how to produce the consonants in the English Sound System. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
6 Students can recognise the phonetic symbols of the vowels, dipthongs and consonants and write them Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
7 Students can transcribe English words into phonetic transcriptions. Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to the course Preparation of the syllabus
2 The Phonetic Alphabet Preparation of appropriate visuals
3 The Phonetic Alphabet Preparation of appropriate visuals
4 The production of speech sounds Preparation of related examples
5 The production of speech sounds Preparation of related examples
6 Long vowels, diphthongs and triphthongs Preparation of related examples
7 Voicing and consonants Preparation of related charts and tables
8 Phonemes and symbols Preparation of appropriate visuals
9 Midterm Week Preparation of exams
10 Fricatives and affricates Preparation of related examples
11 Nasals and other consonants Preparation of related examples
12 Syllables Strong and weak syllables Preparation of appropriate visuals
13 English sounds in context Preparation of related examples
14 Wrap-up Evaluation
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

English Phonetics and Phonology (2009) Peter Roach

Unlock Listening and Speaking Skills 3 (2014) Sabina Ostrowska

Other Sources:

Avery, P., & Ehrlich, S. (1992). Teaching American pronunciation.

Baker, A., & Goldstein, S. (1990). Pronunciation pairs: An introductory course for students of English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Grant, L. (1993). Well said: Advanced English pronunciation. MA: Heinle & Heinle.Roach, P. (2010). English Phonetics and Phonology Fourth Edition: A Practical Course. Ernst Klett Sprachen.

 
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Explains the necessary theoretical, methodological and factual knowledge about foreign language (English) education and teaching profession and uses them to produce solution(s) to educational problems. X
2 Uses language skills (reading, speaking, writing, listening skills) at a level that can communicate effectively by analyzing written and oral texts produced in foreign language (English) and mother tongue (Turkish) with a critical approach. X
3 As a foreign language teacher, knows the legislation concerning the duties, rights and responsibilities and behaves in compliance with the legislation. X
4 Uses the scientific methods and technologies required to follow the innovations in the field of foreign language teaching, to develop original activities and to find solution(s) to possible problems. X
5 Plans the language learning process taking into account the diverse characteristics and life experiences of learners and organizes the appropriate environments and carry out the process effectively. X
6 Analyzes and evaluates foreign language teaching programs in their own context by choosing appropriate approaches. X
7 Prepares and implements appropriate assessment and evaluation tools for foreign language teaching and development of students. X
8 Effectively uses intercultural communication skills in the process of foreign language (English) teaching and with his/her attitudes and behaviours becomes a role model for the students. X
9 Actively uses the skills of learning to learn, self-regulation, lifelong learning, critical and creative thinking and redounds these skills to his/her students. Knows and applies the ways of establishing effective communication and cooperation with stakeholder institutions and organizations as a foreign language teacher. X
10 Knows and applies the ways of establishing effective communication and cooperation with stakeholder institutions and organizations as a foreign language teacher. X
11 At the end of the process of foreign language (English) education, prepares his/her students as individuals who can use foreign language as an effective communication medium in everyday life. X
12 Knows the structure of the language to be taught, the rules and the various contexts in which it can be used, and uses the target language appropriately and compares it to other languages he/she has learned. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 15
1. Ödev 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 1 14
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Quiz 2 1 2
Assignment 1 3 3
Project / Design 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Workload 57
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 2.28
dersAKTSKredisi 2