Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Discourse Analysis and Language Teaching ELT 444 8 4 + 0 4 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language English
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 functions and language use, 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 student will be able to gain a knowledge of the basic terms related to discourse analysis, Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
2 - express his ideas in the classroom setting, Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
3 , develop language awareness through a close analysis of the daily expressions in Turkish and English speaking communities, Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
4 - explain the term "discourse analysis" with exaples, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 - appreciate the importance of the role of linguistics, particularly textlinguistics in the area of language teahing. Discussion, Brain Storming, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is Discourse Analysis?
2 Formal Links
3 Why Formal Links are not Enough?
4 Two Views of Discourse Structure: as product and as process
5 Discourse as Dialogue & Knowledge in Discourse
6 Two Approaches to Developing Discourse Skills
7 Focusing on Senders and Receivers
8 The Mid-term
9 Discourse Type and Discourse Part
10 Managing Conversation
11 Focusing on Cohesion and General Discourse Activities
12 Developing Discourse in the Classroom
13 No class: 19 Mayıs
14 Wrap up and the Questions on the Final
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 A graduate of the department is able to plan teaching processes. X
2 A graduate of the department possesses the skill in organizing appropriate environments for English teaching. X
3 A graduate of the department can evaluate materials and resources that are relevant to English teaching with a critical viewpoint. X
4 A graduate of the department employs appropriate methods and techniques for English teaching. X
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. X
7 A graduate of the department develops writing, reading, speaking and listening skills of the students. X
8 A graduate of the department uses measurement and assessment instruments in an effective way. X
9 A graduate of the department generates solutions for the educational, social and economic problems of the society. X
10 A graduate of the department questions to what degree s/he possesses the required qualifications of a teacher. X
11 A graduate of the department follows the academic studies conducted in the field for his personal development. X
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. X
13 A graduate of the department indicates the ways of digging up information that are compulsory for life-long learning. X
14 A graduate of the department generates foreign language tests. X
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. Ödev 20
1. Ara Sınav 40
2. Ödev 25
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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Quiz 2 1 2
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Workload 127
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.08
dersAKTSKredisi 5