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Ders Tanımı

Ders Kodu Yarıyıl T+U Saat Kredi AKTS
PRAGMATICS AND LANGUAGE TEACHING ELT 004 0 2 + 0 2 4
Ön Koşul Dersleri

None

Önerilen Seçmeli Dersler

None

Dersin Dili Türkçe
Dersin Seviyesi Lisans
Dersin Türü SECMELI
Dersin Koordinatörü Prof.Dr. FİRDEVS KARAHAN
Dersi Verenler
Dersin Yardımcıları

Res. Assist. Merve Savaşçı

Dersin Kategorisi Alanına Uygun Öğretim
Dersin Amacı

Based upon the idea that language teaching is not limited to teaching linguistic rules but that it includes teaching “language use”, this course aims to introduce pre-service teachers the role of (interlanguage) pragmatics in language teaching as well as to acquaint them with the procedures for obtaining and adapting samples of authentic language data reflecting pragmatic use of language for classroom purposes and for creating pragmatics-focused lesson plans.

Dersin İçeriği

Pragmatics and Language Education is an elective course which aims to equip pre-service teachers with the necessary knowledge and skills regarding the use of pragmatics in language teaching. 

More specifically, the core of this course includes (1) what pragmatics is, what having pragmatic ability means, how pragmatics is intertwined with culture, and why it is important to teach it in the L2 classroom; (2) the theoretical underpinnings for L2 pragmatics instruction for understanding L2 pragmatic use and development; (3) explicit, implicit, inductive, and deductive instruction in L2 pragmatics; (4) how to develop their learners’ pragmatic ability through increasing their noticing and attention as well as providing them output and interactional opportunities; (5) factors that might affect pragmatic ability (e.g., proficiency, age, gender, occupation, past multilingual/multicultural experiences, etc.) and common causes of learners’ divergence from pragmatic norms (e.g., negative transfer of pragmatic norms; limited grammatical ability in the L2; overgeneralization of perceived L2 pragmatic norms; effect of instruction or instructional materials); (6) technology-aided pragmatic teaching and online resources for teaching L2 pragmatics; (7) the means of obtaining and adapting samples of authentic language data reflecting pragmatic use of language, which are appropriate for classroom purposes; (8) textbook analysis for pragmatic components; (9) the role of conversation analysis and electronic corpora in the teaching of L2 pragmatics; (10) how to create pragmatics-focused lesson plans and components of a lesson plan; (11) how to assess learners’ L2 pragmatic ability (e.g., through formal tests or more informal performance tasks involving rubrics or checklists) and how to provide feedback on learners’ usage.

Dersin Öğrenme Çıktıları Öğretim Yöntemleri Ölçme Yöntemleri
1 - Students are acquainted with the important terms, concepts, and models within the scope of the field of Pragmatics, and explain and use them appropriately where and when necessary. 1 - 2 - 3 - A - C - D -
2 - Students have a firm knowledge of the necessity to use pragmatics in language teaching. 1 - 2 - 3 - A - C - D -
3 - Students apply the pragmatics theories in language teaching. 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - A - C - D -
4 - Students learn explicit, implicit, inductive, and deductive instruction in L2 pragmatics. 1 - 2 - 3 - A - C - D -
5 - Students know the factors that might affect pragmatic ability (e.g., proficiency, age, gender, occupation, past multilingual/multicultural experiences, etc.) 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - A - C - D -
6 - Students know the common causes of learners’ divergence from pragmatic norms (e.g., negative transfer of pragmatic norms; limited grammatical ability in the L2; overgeneralization of perceived L2 pragmatic norms; effect of instruction or instructional materials). 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - A - C - D -
7 - Students know the means of obtaining and adapting samples of authentic language data reflecting pragmatic use of language. 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - A - C - D -
8 - Students are able to evaluate textbooks and language materials for teaching pragmatics. 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 8 - 12 - A - C - D -
9 - Students are acquainted with technology-aided pragmatic teaching and online resources for teaching L2 pragmatics. 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - A - C - D -
10 - Students know how to assess learners’ L2 pragmatic ability and provide feedback on learners’ usage. 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 8 - 12 - A - C - D -
Öğretim Yöntemleri: 1:Lecture 2:Question-Answer 3:Discussion 4:Drilland Practice 5:Demonstration 6:Motivations to Show 8:Group Study 12:Case Study
Ölçme Yöntemleri: A:Testing C:Homework D:Project / Design

Ders Akışı

Hafta Konular ÖnHazırlık
1 Introduction to the course: Second Language Acquisition and Pragmatics
2 Terms in the field of (interlanguage) pragmatics, how pragmatics is intertwined with culture, and the role of pragmatics in language teaching
3 Pragmatic ability and defining it in terms of listeners, speakers, readers, and writers of a language. Factors affecting pragmatic ability (e.g., proficiency, age, gender, occupation, past multilingual/multicultural experiences, etc.)
4 Common causes of learners’ divergence from pragmatic norms (e.g., negative transfer of pragmatic norms; limited grammatical ability in the L2; overgeneralization of perceived L2 pragmatic norms; effect of instruction or instructional materials)
5 Theoretical underpinnings for L2 pragmatics instruction
6 Pragmatics-focused lesson plan and its components
7 Pragmatics-focused lesson plan and its components (contd.)
8 Textbook analysis for pragmatic components.
9 Midterm
10 Exploring instructional resources for teaching L2 pragmatics and the means of obtaining samples of language data reflecting pragmatic use of language.
11 Technology-aided pragmatic teaching and online resources for teaching L2 pragmatics.
12 The role of conversation analysis (CA) and electronic corpora in the teaching of L2 pragmatics
13 Classroom observation and teaching demonstrations to provide a hands-on opportunity
14 Assessment of learners’ L2 pragmatic ability (e.g., through formal tests or more informal performance tasks involving rubrics or checklists) and how to provide feedback on learners’ usage.

Kaynaklar

Ders Notu

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Ders Kaynakları

Alcon-Soler, E., & Martinez-Flor, A. (Eds.) (2008).Investigating Pragmatics in Foreign Language Learning, Teaching and Testing. Bristol: Multilingual Matters. 

Bardovi-Harlig, K. (2018). Teaching of Pragmatics. The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching, 1-7.

Bardovi-Harlig, K., & Mahan-Taylor, R. (2003). Teaching pragmatics. Washington, DC: United States Department of State. Retrieved from http://americanenglish.state.gov/search/ solr/pragmatics.

Ishihara, N., & Cohen, A. D. (2010). Teaching and learning pragmatics: Where language and culture meet. Harlow: Pearson Longman. 

Rose, K. R., & Kasper, G. (2001). Pragmatics in language teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Yule, G. (1996). Pragmatics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Döküman Paylaşımı


Dersin Program Çıktılarına Katkısı

No Program Öğrenme Çıktıları KatkıDüzeyi
1 2 3 4 5

Değerlendirme Sistemi

YARIYIL İÇİ ÇALIŞMALARI SIRA KATKI YÜZDESİ
AraSinav 1 40
KisaSinav 1 20
Odev 1 20
ProjeTasarim 1 20
Toplam 100
Yıliçinin Başarıya Oranı 50
Finalin Başarıya Oranı 50
Toplam 100

AKTS - İş Yükü

Etkinlik Sayısı Süresi(Saat) Toplam İş yükü(Saat)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Quiz 1 1 1
Assignment 1 10 10
Project / Design 1 10 10
Final examination 1 2 2
Toplam İş Yükü 104
Toplam İş Yükü /25(s) 4.16
Dersin AKTS Kredisi 4.16
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