Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Discourse Analysis and Language Teaching ELT 012 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 Dr.Öğr.Üyesi CİHAT ATAR
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi CİHAT ATAR,
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Ali İlya

Res. Assist. Burcu Koç

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

This course offers some ways of utilizing discourse analysis that is among the main subject matters of textlinguistics in the field of language teaching, explains the related terms through examplification, and aims at promoting students to think about the relationship between two disciplines and develop their own attitudes towards the area.

Course Content

The definition of the term "discourse analysis," analysis of discourses embedded in different texts, the relationship between two divergent disciplines, the emphasis of the role of interdisciplinary in the modern era.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Upon the successful completition of the course, the students will be able to gain a knowledge of the basic terms related to discourse analysis. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
2 The students will be able to express their ideas in the classroom setting. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
3 The students will develop language awareness through a close analysis of the daily expressions in Turkish and English speaking communities. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
4 The students will be able to explain the term "discourse analysis" with examples. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 The students will appreciate the importance of the role of linguistics, particularly textlinguistics in the area of language teaching. Discussion, Brain Storming, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to the course
2 The world of discourse: Speaking and writing
3 Contextual Phenomenon: Cohesion and coherency
4 The theories of language variance and types of texts
5 The theories of language variance and types of texts
6 The types of discourses and texts
7 Observation and Analysis of Patterns
8 Observation and Analysis of Patterns
9 Midterm
10 Literature, Culture and Language as Discourse
11 Communication between Cultures and Functions of Discourse
12 The Place of Discourse in Communication
13 Discourse Units and Relations
14 Design of Discourse Syllabus
Course Notes <p> -</p>
Course Resources

Language as Discourse: Perspectives for Language Teaching. M.McCarthy & R. Carter, 1994, Longman: London
McCarthy, M. (1992). Discourse analysis for language teachers. New York: Cambridge University Press
Nunan, David (1993),Introducing Discourse Analysis. Penguin:London
Cutting, J. (2002) Pragmatics and Discourse. Routledge: LondonGeorgakopoulou,A & Goutsos, D. (1998) Discourse Analysis. An Introduction. Edinburgh University Press

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
1. Proje / Tasarım 30
1. Sözlü Sınav 15
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 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
Final examination 1 2 2
Project / Design 1 10 10
Total Workload 104
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.16
dersAKTSKredisi 4