Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Varieties Of Contemporary English ELT 440 8 4 + 0 4 5
Precondition Courses <p>No prerequisitive courses.</p>
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language English
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. FİRDEVS KARAHAN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Ali İLYA

Course Category
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 - diversify the existing knowledge of English, Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Homework, Project / Design,
3 - identify various language structures existing in different parts of the world, Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Homework, Project / Design,
4 - be aware of the local discourses and use them in accurate contexts, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 - 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 - comprehends the impossibility of a standardized English, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
7 - identify the characteristics of English in a material and distinguish it from others. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The 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 Research Reports
14 Student Research Reports
Resources
Course Notes <p>Kirkpatrick, A. (2007). World Englishes. CUP</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 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. Proje / Tasarım 100
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 4 64
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Workload 98
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.92
dersAKTSKredisi 5