Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Speaking Skills ELT 013 9 6 + 0 6 8
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language English
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. İLKNUR KILIÇ
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör. İLKNUR KILIÇ,
Course Assistants Saad Alyaman Wafaı Baaj, Irina Rets
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective This course aims to promote students’ verbal communication skills in a variety of settings in interpersonal, group and public speaking contexts. The emphasis is placed on the development of their speaking skills through meaningful tasks designed for the analysis and practice of authentic language.
Course Content This course aims to improve students’ vocabulary knowledge which will in turn increase their fluency in language: acquire topic related vocabulary from controversial topics as well as proverbs / idioms. The course also aims to increase students’ accuracy of speech by helping them learn the types of mistakes they make and equipping them with common grammar used in conversation.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students accurately state opinions supported by facts and recount complex information Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Homework,
2 Students’ pronunciation is intelligible with correct stress and intonation patterns Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Homework,
3 Students use situationally and idiomatically appropriate vocabulary Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Role Playing, Testing, Homework,
4 Students are able to verbally organise coherent information at sentence and discourse levels Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Role Playing, Homework, Testing,
5 Students are able to report information presented in spoken context using correct grammar structures Lecture, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to the course; self-introduction, greeting customs, people in your life
2 How to correct a misunderstanding, describing pictures and positions of objects
3 Your background, talking about tourism and landmarks intercultural experience, describing objects
4 Describing intercultural experience, how to tell an anecdote
5 Your schooldays and achievements
6 Hospitality phrases, talking about your education and future career
7 How to say how you feel about things, favourite music and films
8 Midterm Exam
9 Describing and comparing preferences, explaining what a book/film etc. is about
10 How to talk about rules and laws, obligations
11 Describing past events, talking about stories in the news
12 How to express strong feelings, show interest in a story
13 How to talk about the people in your neighbourhood, report what other people said (reported speech)
14 Evaluation of the course
Course Notes English Result Intermediate Student’s book. Mark Hancock & Annie MCDonald (textbook)
Course Resources English Result Intermediate Workbook. Mark Hancock & Annie MCDonald (workbook)
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 X
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. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
Total 0
Total 0
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 6 96
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 5 80
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Assignment 3 3 9
Final examination 1 3 3
Oral Examination 2 5 10
Total Workload 200
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 8
dersAKTSKredisi 8