Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Teaching Speaking and Listening Comprehension Skills ELT 303 5 4 + 4 6 8
Precondition Courses <p>None</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>None</p>
Course Language English
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MERVE SAVAŞÇI
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MERVE SAVAŞÇI,
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Elif BOZYİĞİT

Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

This course aims to develop student teachers´ professional knowledge about various stages and techniques of teaching of speaking, listening, and pronunciation skills. By means of this course, language awareness of student teachers increases and as well as learning to develop diverse teaching skills for learners at different ages and language proficiency levels, they learn how to adapt their own teaching techniques for the aforementioned learner groups. By doing so, they have a command of the principles and techniques of course planning appropriate for different proficiency levels.

Course Content

This course concentrates on building language awareness and teaching skills through a detailed study of techniques and stages of teaching listening, speaking, and pronunciation to language learners at various ages and language proficiency levels. Student teachers will design individual and/or group micro-teaching activities focusing on the language skills stated above with adherence to principles of lesson planning and techniques of the specific skills for a variety proficiency levels.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Have a better appreciation of the vital importance of speaking, listening, and pronunciation skills on the way to language proficiency. Lecture, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Know how to transfer the outputs of the courses taken in the program to listening, speaking and pronunciation instruction Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 Develop activities for distinctive ages and levels. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Gain the abilities at teaching listening and speaking skills that they have acquired throughout the process. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Analyze and evaluate different levels of learning groups’ developmental processes of listening, speaking and pronunciation skills. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Understand language awareness and its importance through detailed analysis and synthesis of different stages and techniques of listening, speaking, and pronunciation teaching. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to the course
2 Lesson and Activity Planning
3 Four Main Skills in Language Learning
4 Listening Skills
5 Listening Skills and Activities for Teaching Listening
6 Preparing and Presenting a Lesson Plan for Teaching Listening
7 Preparing and Presenting a Lesson Plan for Teaching Listening
8 Midterm
9 Speaking Skills
10 Teaching Speaking Skills and Activities for Teaching Listening
11 Preparing and Presenting a Lesson Plan for Teaching Speaking
12 Pronunciation Skills
13 Teaching Pronunciation Skills and Activities for Teaching Pronunciation Skills
14 Preparing and Presenting a Lesson Plan for Teaching Pronunciation Skills
Resources
Course Notes <p>-</p>
Course Resources

The course pack comprises chapters from: 

Flowerdew, J., & Miller, L. (2005). Second language listening: Theory and practice. Cambridge University Press.

Kelly, G. (2000). How to teach pronunciation. Longman.

Nation, I. S. P., & Newton, J. (2008). Teaching ESL/EFL listening and speaking. Routledge.

Richards, J. C. (2008). Teaching Listening and Speaking. Cambridge University Press.

Thornbury, S. (2005). How to teach speaking. Harlow: Longman.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 A graduate of the department is able to plan teaching processes.
2 A graduate of the department possesses the skill in organizing appropriate environments for English teaching.
3 A graduate of the department can evaluate materials and resources that are relevant to English teaching with a critical viewpoint.
4 A graduate of the department employs appropriate methods and techniques for English teaching.
5 A graduate of the department decides on the feasibility of software and other technological resources to be utilized in English teaching
6 A graduate of the department chooses the suitable learning strategies considering the personal traits of the students.
7 A graduate of the department develops writing, reading, speaking and listening skills of the students.
8 A graduate of the department uses measurement and assessment instruments in an effective way.
9 A graduate of the department generates solutions for the educational, social and economic problems of the society.
10 A graduate of the department questions to what degree s/he possesses the required qualifications of a teacher.
11 A graduate of the department follows the academic studies conducted in the field for his personal development.
12 A graduate of the department conveys his ideas on the significance of intercultural communication in the process of learning English as a foreign language.
13 A graduate of the department indicates the ways of digging up information that are compulsory for life-long learning.
14 A graduate of the department generates foreign language tests.
15 A graduate of the department designs original activities promoting the use of English in the daily life.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 30
1. Sözlü Sınav 20
Total 50
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 8 128
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
Assignment 1 6 6
Performance Task (Application) 2 4 8
Oral Examination 1 1 1
Total Workload 211
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 8.44
dersAKTSKredisi 8