Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Effective Speech SAU 072 0 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör.Dr. SERHAT DEMİREL
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör.Dr. SERHAT DEMİREL,
Course Assistants
Course Category Other
Course Objective The objective of the course is to enable students to acquire the voice characteristics, stress system and intonation formation of Turkish Language; and gain skills to use Turkish Language correctly.
Course Content Voice and breath practices; phonetics structure and rules of Turkish Language; stress/emphasis and articulation that are unique to Turkish Language; expression techniques and wording style; personal image; non-verbal communication (body language); making presentation according to formal and social protocol rules; public speaking exercises are included in the course content.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Sound correctly through the correct voice and breath Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
2 ) Pronounce correctly by learning and practising articulation points of Turkish Language Lecture, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
3 Pronounce the vowels correctly by studying and practising features of vowels Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
4 Make correct intonation and use stress on the right syllable Lecture, Motivations to Show, Oral Exam,
5 Master on speech planning and logical & impressive talking by controlling their excitement and agitation Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Testing, Oral Exam,
6 Strengthen their speech by correct body language Lecture, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Performance Task,
7 Gain the art of public speaking to both large audience and camera Lecture, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Oral Exam, Performance Task,
8 Know presentation techniques in accordance with formal and social protocol rules Lecture, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Why do we need talking fine? What do we need to know in order to talk fine? Studying correct and wrong examples; determining the students’ way of speaking
2 Studying the rules of phonetics for correct diction (defitions); also breathing exercises for correct diction; Practising diaphragm and cage breathing
3 Studying articulation points of vowels and consonants (exercises and practitices); the rules of vowel - consonant harmony; Examples and practices
4 Mistakes done at the time of speaking ( being unprepared, unplanned; feeling control (excitement, anxiety, fear, agitation etc); not synchronizing speed of the epeech; using wrong voice, wrong breathing, voice swallow and speech defects; Examples, soluti
5 Syllable – word – sentence exercises related to pronunciation of flat vowels (A-E-I-İ)
6 Syllable – word – sentence exercises related to pronunciation of round vowels (O-Ö-U-Ü)
7 Pronouncing the consonants; exercises on problematic consonants (s,z,r,t)
8 Pronunciation of the words which have different way of reading than in writing; Examples and exercises
9 What is stress? Definition; kinds of stress; stress on a syllable, word and sentence; Examples and exercises-MID-TERM EXAM
10 Contraction; intonation; Examples and practices; SEMINAR
11 Preparation for effective speaking; physical conditions; scientific background and planned preparation; stress and time management; body language; personal care and elegance in order to talk fine; SEMINAR
12 Rules for public speaking and to talk into the microphone; greeting people; presenting stg/sbd; SEMINAR
13 Determining and examining the mistakes mostly made by press and publishing foundations; reading exercises of poetry, articles, columns and the news; SEMINAR
14 Presentations that reveal the students’ competencies; General review
Course Notes
Course Resources
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
1. Sözlü Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 7 7
Quiz 1 2 2
Assignment 1 6 6
Oral Examination 1 6 6
Final examination 1 7 7
Total Workload 124
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.96
dersAKTSKredisi 5