Undergraduate Program

FLED offers an undergraduate program in English Language Teacher Education. The basic components of this program consist of English language development, linguistics, and professional courses including foreign language teaching methodology. Through elective courses, students are provided with opportunities to pursue individual interests in various cultural and professional subjects.

All courses and course definitions of the Foreign Language Education Department can be found at Foreign Language Education Undergraduate Program. The table below provides the most updated FLED curriculum, as accepted by the university senate.

Undergraduate Curriculum

Attention: The new undergraduate program will be effective as of Fall 2017 only for new students. The current FLED students are required to complete the 145-credit program as planned before.

The elective courses can be taken any semester and in any order.

First Semester

Second Semester

ED 101

Introduction to Education

3

6

EL 102

Survey of English Literature II

3

7

EL 101

Survey of English Literature I

3

7

FLED 106

Developing Communicative Competence in English

3

4

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

3

5

FLED 104

Critical Thinking into Writing

3

6

FLED 103

Academic Writing

3

4

HSS Elective

3

4

LING 101

Introduction to Language and Linguistics I

3

7

Unrestricted Elective

3

4


15 cr.

28 ECTS

15 cr.

24 ECTS

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

ED 221

Fundamentals of Guidance and Counseling

3

5

FLED 218

Research Methods in Applied Linguistics

3

6

ED 211

Educational Psychology

3

5

FLED 212*

Second Language Learning

3

6

ENG 101

Introduction to Computers

3

7

FLED 216

Community Service Practices in EFL

3

6

FLED 211

English Language Awareness

3

5

Unrestricted Elective

3

4

FLED 201*

Survey of Applied Linguistics

3

6

HSS Elective

3

4

TK 221

Turkish I

2

3

TK 222

Turkish II

2

3

17 cr.

31 ECTS

17 cr.

29 ECTS

Fifth Semester

Sixth Semester

LING 313

Phonology and Morphology of Modern Turkish

3

7

CET 360

Instructional Technology and Material Development

3

5

FLED 315

Sociolinguistics and English Language Education

4

5

AL 312

Survey of American Literature from late 19th Century to Present

3

6

FLED 317*

Theoretical Foundations of Language Skills

3

4

FLED 302

Teaching Second Language Grammar

3

4

FLED 311*

Second Language Teaching Methods

3

4

FLED 306

Childhood Bilingualism and Bilingual Education

3

4

PRED 310

Special Education

3

7

FLED 318

Teaching Second Language Skills

3

5

HTR 311

History of Turkish Republic

2

3

Unrestricted Elective

3

4

HTR 312

History of Turkish Republic

2

3

18 cr.

30 ECTS

20 cr.

31 ECTS

Seventh Semester

Eighth Semester

ED 401

Classroom Management

3

6

FLED 412*

Practice Teaching in EFL

4

8

FLED 413

Language Assessment

4

6

FLED 416*

Seminar on Practice Teaching in EFL

4

6

FLED 403*

School Experience in TEFL

3

6

Area Elective

3

4

FLED 411

Technology Enhanced Language Teaching

4

9

Unrestricted Elective

3

4

Area Elective

3

4

Area Elective

3

4

Unrestricted Elective

3

4

17 cr.

31 ECTS

20 cr.

30 ECTS

Overall total credit: 139

*FLED 201: Prerequisite for FLED 212

FLED 311: Prerequisite for FLED 403

FLED 212: Prerequisite for FLED 317

FLED 317: Prerequisite for FLED 318

FLED 403: Prerequisite for FLED 412 and FLED 416

Electives

Undergraduate students are required to take 10 elective courses with a minimum of 3 credits each except for courses with Pass/Fail grades:

AREA ELECTIVE                                                                                       3 COURSES

HSS ELECTIVE (HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES)                                      2 COURSES

UNRESTRICTED ELECTIVE                                                                        5 COURSES

Area Electives:

The courses offered by the following departments are considered as “Area Electives” in the Department of Foreign Language Education. (In addition to required courses given in the program)

Courses offered by the Faculty of Education:

Foreign Language Education Department (FLED)

Computer Education and Educational Technology (CET)

Guidance and Psychological Counseling (ED)

Primary Education (PRED)

Secondary School Science and Mathematics Education (SCED)

Courses offered by the School of Foreign Languages:

Foreign languages: German (GER), French (FR), etc.

Advanced English (AE) courses except for: 100-level language courses, and courses with literature or philosophy as subject matter.

Foreign language courses offered by the Department of History:

Chinese (CHIN),

Japanese (JP),

etc.

Turkish sign language courses offered by the Department of Western Languages and Literature

TID 211

TID 212

Courses offered by the Department of Turkish Language and Literature

and

the Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies

Courses with linguistics as subject matter: TKL 101, 102, 103, 104, 302, etc.

INT and TR

Linguistics courses

LING 112,

LING 300,

etc.

HSS (Humanities and Social Sciences):

The courses offered by the following departments are considered as “HSS Electives” in the Department of Foreign Language Education.

All courses offered by the departments of:

(Except foreign language courses)

Management (AD)

Western Languages and Literature (AL)

Western Languages and Literature (AS)

Western Languages and Literature (CL)

Western Languages and Literature (EL)

History (HIST)

Philosophy (PHIL)

Political Science and International Relations (POLS)

Psychology (PSY)

Sociology (SOC)

EC courses (offered by the Department of Economics) provided that they do not involve pure statistics, research, marketing, or finance (please consult your academic advisor for more information)

TKL courses (offered by the Department of Turkish Language and Literature) and

LIT courses (offered by the Department of Western Languages and Literature)

with literature as subject matter

TR courses (offered by the Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies)

AE courses (offered by the School of Foreign Languages)

with literature or philosophy as subject matter

All courses with translation as subject matter

Some of the courses previously taken as HSS Elective by our students: PSY 222, PSY 241, PSY 242, AD 242, AD 204, TKL 381, HUM 102, SOC 101, SOC 462, PHIL 101.

Unrestricted:

1. Any 3 credit-course offered by any department except for PE and PA courses.

Attention:

*The following courses must be taken as non-credit: (1) 100-level Advanced English (AE) courses, and (2) PE and PA courses.

**The elective courses can be taken any semester and in any order.

Course Descriptions

FLED 106 Developing Communicative Competence in English (3+2+0) 3           ECTS: 4
(İngilizce İletişim Yetisinin Geliştirilmesi)
Effective use of English in a variety of oral activities (e.g. interviews, presentations and debates) that require clarity of expression and critical assessment of others’ positions.

FLED 103 Academic Writing (3+2+0) 3           ECTS: 4
(Akademik Yazı)
Essay development with a focus on incorporating external sources using summarization, paraphrasing, direct quoting and conventions of citation. Focus and precision in responding to essay assignments and exam questions by analyzing, selecting and synthesizing relevant information from sources. Critical analysis of short literary works.

FLED 104 Critical Thinking into Academic Writing (3+2+0) 3           ECTS: 6
(Eleştirel Düşünceyle Yazma)
Foundations of critical thinking. Techniques of presenting, supporting, and advancing an argument and drawing conclusions.

FLED 201 Survey of Applied Linguistics (3+0+0) 3           ECTS: 6
(Uygulamalı Dilbilime Genel Bakış)
Introduction to major subfields of applied linguistics. Theoretical and methodological issues in various domains of applied linguistics, including first and second language acquisition and language impairment.

FLED 211 English Language Awareness (3+0+0) 3           ECTS: 5
(İngilizce Dil Bilinci)
Introduction to the contemporary English, with a focus on morphology and syntax. Analysis of the forms and functions of English structures. Raising awareness of different aspects of communicative competence in English.

FLED 212 Second Language Learning (3+0+0) 3           ECTS: 6
(İkinci Dil Öğrenimi)
Introduction to theoretical approaches to second/foreign language learning/acquisition. Overview of conceptual issues in second language learning in naturalistic settings and in the classroom. Neurolinguistic and psycholinguistic factors in second language learning.
Prerequisite: FLED 201

FLED 216 Community Service Practices in Foreign Language Education (1+0+4) 3           ECTS: 6
(Yabancı Dil Eğitiminde Topluma Hizmet Uygulamaları)
Introducing students to the school environment, students and the English teaching profession. Observing different aspects of the educational process: school organization, school administration, daily routines, school-family cooperation, school resources, problems and expectations of the community, under the supervision of a mentor. Enhancement of the conference and seminar attendance on school and community issues.

FLED 218 Research Methods in Applied Linguistics (2+0+2) 3           ECTS: 6
(Uygulamalı Dilbilimde Araştırma Yöntemleri)
Basic concepts and techniques in quantitative and qualitative research. Common research methods in applied linguistics. Research areas in applied linguistics.

FLED 302 Teaching Second Language Grammar (3+0+0) 3           ECTS: 4
(İkinci Dilin Dilbilgisinin Öğretimi)
Theoretical and practical perspectives on teaching grammar. The role of grammar in language teaching. Individual and contextual factors influencing the effectiveness of grammar instruction. Techniques of teaching grammar in the language class.

FLED 306 Childhood Bilingualism and Bilingual Education (3+0+0) 3           ECTS: 4
(Erken Çocukluk Döneminde İkidillilik ve İkidilli Eğitim)
Theory and practice in teaching a second/foreign language to young learners. Simultaneous and successive/sequential bilingualism. Models of bilingual education. Classroom practices for young learners: task/theme/story-based language teaching, games and songs; computer-assisted language teaching.

FLED 311 Second Language Teaching Methods (3+0+0) 3           ECTS: 4

(İkinci Dil Öğretim Yöntemleri)

Survey of principal approaches and methods used in second language teaching, their theoretical foundations and techniques employed in their implementation.

FLED 314 The Use of Drama in Foreign Language Education (3+0+0)3           ECTS: 4
(Yabancı Dil Eğitiminde Tiyatro’nun Kullanılması)
Improving communicative competence for the theatre and the EFL classroom by developing knowledge of kinesics, semiotics, pragmatics and appropriacy in communication. Improving students’ overall linguistic competence and self-confidence by exemplifying techniques and possibilities of using drama in education for students future EFL educators. Improvisation, interaction, speech activities and individual and group presentations based on selected drama passages. Participation in writing and performing a one-act play as an end-of-semester project.

FLED 315 Sociolinguistics and English Language Education (3+0+2) 4           ECTS: 5
(Toplumdilbilim ve İngiliz Dili Eğitimi)
Language in its sociocultural contexts. Social factors in current uses of English in relation to language contact, intercultural communication, and linguistic landscape and their implications for teaching and learning English.

FLED 316 Varieties of English (3+0+0) 3           ECTS: 4
(İngilizcenin Türleri)
Development and diversification of varieties of English such as British, American, and Indian English. Factors that determine the emergence of Englishes. Linguistic, cultural, and ideological issues related to the diverse uses of English worldwide, including various World Englishes and English as a lingua franca.

FLED 317 Theoretical Foundations of Language Skills (3+0+0) 3           ECTS: 4
(Dil Becerilerinin Kuramsal Temelleri)
Reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills in a second language: theoretical perspectives and models. Integrating language skills. Macro and micro language skills. Cognitive and metacognitive strategies. Individual differences in language skill development.
Prerequisite: FLED 212

FLED 318 Teaching Second Language Skills (3+0+0) 3           ECTS: 5
(İkinci Dil Becerilerinin Öğretimi)
Methods and techniques in teaching reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Concepts and principles of integrated language teaching. Development of syllabi and lesson plans. Peer teaching in the classroom, followed by peer evaluation under the supervision of the instructor.
Prerequisite: FLED 317

FLED 401 Use of Literary Texts in TEFL (4+0+0) 4           ECTS: 6
(İngilizcenin Yabancı Dil Olarak Öğretiminde Edebiyat Metinlerinin Kullanımı)
Examination of literary texts as motivating language material. Application of various language based activities to literary texts through peer teaching.

FLED 403 School Experience in TEFL II (1+0+4) 3           ECTS: 6
(İngilizce Dil Öğretiminde Okul Deneyimi)
Familiarizing the student teachers with secondary schools in terms of instructional programs, materials, technical resources and administration as well as the teaching profession before the start of full practice teaching. Requiring student teachers to do structured observation tasks followed by discussions related to theoretical and experiential considerations in EFL.
Prerequisite: FLED 311

FLED 411 Technology-Enhanced Language Teaching (4+2+0) 4           ECTS: 9
(Teknoloji Destekli Dil Öğretimi)
Theoretical and pedagogical considerations in the use of technology in second/foreign language learning and teaching. Evaluation, selection and integration of computer applications and online resources for developing language teaching materials for various learning situations.

FLED 412 Practice Teaching in English as a Foreign Language (2+0+5) 4           ECTS: 9
(İngilizcenin Yabancı Dil Olarak Öğretiminde Uygulama)
Observation and supervision of carefully prepared student teaching in selected schools followed by critical appraisal.

Prerequisite: FLED 403


FLED 413 Language Assessment (4+0+0) 4           ECTS: 6
(Dil Becerisinin Sınanması)
Theories of measurement, evaluation, and assessment. Construction and evaluation of tests for assessing second language skills. Reliability, validity, and backwash. Statistical analysis of test scores and interpretation of results.

FLED 416 Seminar on Practice Teaching in EFL (2+0+4) 4           ECTS: 7
(Öğretmenlik Uygulaması Semineri)
Providing students with an opportunity to reflect on their school experience with their peers and supervisor and use the feedback received to develop their personal teaching styles.

Prerequisite: FLED 403


FLED 417 English as a Lingua Franca-Aware Teacher Education (4+2+0) 4           ECTS: 8
(Ortak Dil olarak İngilizce Farkındalığına Dayalı Öğretmen Eğitimi)
A brief history of the spread of modern English around the world. The hegemony of English on a world scale, the varieties of English around the world, English as an international language and English as a lingua franca. Pedagogical implications of English as a lingua franca in English language teaching and teacher education.
Prerequisite: FLED 315 or consent of the instructor.

FLED 418 Advanced Studies in Bilingualism (3+0+0) 3           ECTS: 7
(İki Dillilikte İleri Araştırmalar)
Theoretical and methodological issues in child and adult bilingualism research. Analysis of neurocognitive, linguistic, and extralinguistic factors in early and late bilingualism, with a focus on the acquisition of morphosyntax.

FLED 480-489 Special Topics in English Language Education (3+0+0) 3           ECTS: 4
(İngiliz Dili Eğitiminde Özel Konular)
Special topics of current interest in English Language Education

FLED 490-499 Special Studies in English Language Education (3+0+0) 3
(İngiliz Dili Eğitimde Özel Çalışmalar)
Special studies in English Language Education selected to suit individual interests of the students.