Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Advanced Listening Skills ELT 022 9 6 + 0 6 7
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language English
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. AYDIN ÇELENK
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör. AYDIN ÇELENK,
Course Assistants

Öğr. Gör. İlknur KILIÇ 

Arş. Gör. Merve SAVAŞÇI 

Course Category Other
Course Objective

Students, taking this course, will be able to obtain academic information mostly by listening, to take notes and paraphrase what he listen to, to find the main idea of the talk and be able to find the answers to some questions on the listening text. Students will be able to improve note-taking strategies while listening, the use of abbreviations and symbols to take notes, and taking organized and comprehensible notes.

Course Content

In this course, it is aimed to enable students to gain a high level of listening skills such as understanding different perspectives, guessing sentence interconnections and the gist of speech, reaching the main idea, and being able to use semantic clues among sentences by watching and listening to audio and video recordings registered in real classroom environments and real life situations. Another aim of the course is to equip learners with the habit of listening to lectures. With the help of the listening materials used in this course, students will be able to become familiar with different pronunciations of English. There will be exercises aiming to enable students to comprehend the differences in the pronunciation of English words in different dialects and accents. There will be exercises aiming to highlight how meaning differences in sentences can be given with the help of differences in the stress of words and sentences, and how these meaning differences can be comprehended.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students will be able to listen to the speeches from different disciplines and comprehend them. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Students will be able to understand speech in different conditions and situations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
3 Students will be able determine the main idea, subtitles and the listeners of the speech. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Students will be able to differentiate between the facts mentioned in the speech, and the opinions of the speakers. Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
5 Students will be able to note down the questions asked by the speaker. Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
6 Students will be able to get the ideas from the speaker and add this information to his knowledge. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
7 Students will be able to take notes while listening to an academic speech in English and write a summary of it. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
8 Students will be able to recognize the descriptions by the speaker and complete the missing information on a drawing or a map by using their notes. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
9 Students will be able to paraphrase the sentences of the speaker. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
10 Students will be able to comprehend the instructions given during a conversation, take notes of them and answer questions about them. Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
11 Students will be able to fill in the blanks of a text by listening to its track in English. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Completing the missing information in a table.
2 Listening exercises and sentence completion
3 Drawing a flow chart of an academic talk.
4 Signaling phrases in a speech ( Quiz 1)
5 Note-taking and organizing the notes, writing a summary out of self notes.
6 Stress, intonation and emphasis. Their impact on the meaning( Quiz 2)
7 Getting the main idea of a speech with the help of the examples given in the speech.
8 Listening to different accents and dialects in English (Midterm Exam)
9 Preparing a table for the information gathered from listening.
10 Paraphrasing the speaker's sentences. ( Quiz 3)
11 Recognizing transitions indicators among ideas used in speech
12 Writing subtitles for a video( Quiz 4)
13 Answering the questions of the speaker properly
14 Formal and informal speech
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Barry Cusack-Sam McCarter. 2007. Improve your IELTS-Listening. Macmillan Publication

Contemporary Topics 2 & 3 Fourth Edition. Pearson Longman. 

Northstar 2 & 3 Fourth Edition. Pearson 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. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
4. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
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 4 64
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Quiz 4 2 8
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 3 3
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Workload 175
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 7
dersAKTSKredisi 7