Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
World Englishes and Culture ELT 007 0 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses <p>None</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>None</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. FİRDEVS KARAHAN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Burcu Koç

 

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

Description and classification of World Englishes, historical and contemporary reasons for varieties, The course aims at raising awareness of language teaching and learning by evaluating varieties in terms of foreign language teaching.

Course Content

Structural features of World Englishes, features of different accents and dialects, local formations of a global language etc.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Upon the successful completition of the course, the students will be aware of the existence of different Englishes. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Performance Task,
2 The students diversify the existing knowledge of English. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Homework, Project / Design,
3 The students identify various language structures existing in different parts of the world. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Homework, Project / Design,
4 The students become aware of the local discourses and use them in accurate contexts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 The students examine different types of Englishes in a compartive and contrastive manner. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
6 The students comprehend the impossibility of a standardized English. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
7 The students identify the characteristics of English in a material and distinguish it from others. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to the course and the general framework Kirkpatrick, A. (2007). World Englishes. CUP
2 Key sociolinguistic and linguistic concepts Kirkpatrick, A. (2007). Ch.1 & 2
3 Models of World Englishes Kirkpatrick, A. (2007). Ch.3
4 Variation and impurity in British English Kirkpatrick, A. (2007). Ch.4
5 The powerful variety: American English Kirkpatrick, A. (2007). Ch.5
6 A younger ‘cousin’ and indigenous identity Kirkpatrick, A. (2007). Ch.6
7 Englishes of the subcontinent Kirkpatrick, A. (2007). Ch.7
8 Voices from Africa Kirkpatrick, A. (2007). Ch.8
9 Englishes of South-East Asia – colonial descendants? Kirkpatrick, A. (2007). Ch.9
10 Emerging Englishes: Hong Kong and China Kirkpatrick, A. (2007). Ch.10
11 English as a lingua franca Kirkpatrick, A. (2007). Ch.11
12 Summary of key themes / Implications for English language teaching Kirkpatrick, A. (2007). Ch.12&13
13 Student Term Paper/ Research Reports
14 Student Assignment/ Research Reports
Resources
Course Notes <p>-</p>
Course Resources

The Routledge Handbook of World Englishes (Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics) by Andy Kirkpatrick (Jul 30, 2010)
The Handbook of World Englishes (Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics) by Braj Kachru, Yamuna Kachru and Cecil Nelson (Feb 17, 2009)
World Englishes: A Resource Book for Students (Routledge English Language Introductions) by Jennifer Jenkins (Aug 16, 2009)
World Englishes: The Study of New Linguistic Varieties (Key Topics in Sociolinguistics) by Rajend Mesthrie and Rakesh M. Bhatt (Jul 14, 2008)
World Englishes Paperback with Audio CD: Implications for International Communication and English Language Teaching (Cambridge Language Teaching Li) by Andy Kirkpatrick (May 28, 2007)
World Englishes: A Resource Book for Students (Routledge English Language Introductions) by Jennifer Jenkins (Jul 29, 2003)

Analyzing English as a Lingua Franca: A Corpus-driven Investigation by Alessia Cogo and Martin Dewey (May 10, 2012)
English as a Lingua Franca: Studies and Findings by Anna Mauranen and Elina Ranta (Feb 1, 2010)
English as a Lingua Franca: A Corpus-based Analysis by Luke Prodromou (Mar 25, 2010)
Understanding English As a Lingua Franca (Oxford Applied Linguistics) by Barbara Seidlhofer (Sep 15, 2009)
English as a Lingua Franca: Attitude and Identity by Jennifer Jenkins (Sep 15, 2007)

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. Ödev 20
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Proje / Tasarım 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
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) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Quiz 1 1 1
Assignment 1 10 10
Project / Design 1 10 10
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Workload 104
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.16
dersAKTSKredisi 4