Undergraduate Courses

First Semester
Cr. ECTS
ED 101 Introduction to Education 3 6
EL 101 Survey of English Literature I 3 6
FLED 103 Academic Writing
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.
3 4
LING 101 Introduction to Language and Linguistics I 3 7
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3 5
15
28
Second Semester
Cr. ECTS
EL 102 Survey of English Literature II 3 6
FLED 104 Critical Thinking into Academic Writing
Foundations of critical thinking. Techniques of presenting, supporting, and advancing an argument and drawing conclusions.
3 6
FLED 106 Developing Communicative Competence in English
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.
3 4
HSS Elective 3 4
Unrestricted Elective 3 4
15
24
Third Semester
Cr. ECTS
ED 211 Educational Psychology 3 5
ED 221 Fundamentals of Guidance and Counseling 3 5
ENG 101 Introduction to Computers 3 7
FLED 201 Survey of Applied Linguistics
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.
3 6
FLED 211 English Language Awareness
Introduction to 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.
3 5
TK 221 Turkish I 2 3
17
31
Fourth Semester
Cr. ECTS
FLED 212* Second Language Learning
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.
3 6
FLED 216 Community Service Practices in Foreign Language Education
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.
3 6
FLED 218 Research Methods in Applied Linguistics
Basic concepts and techniques in quantitative and qualitative research. Common research methods in applied linguistics. Research areas in applied linguistics.
3 6
TK 222 Turkish II 2 3
Unrestricted Elective 3 4
HSS Elective 3 4
17
29
Fifth Semester
Cr. ECTS
FLED 311 Second Language Teaching Methods
Survey of principal approaches and methods used in second language teaching, their theoretical foundations and techniques employed in their implementation.
3 4
FLED 315 Sociolinguistics and English Language Education
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.
4 5
FLED 317* Theoretical Foundations of Language Skills
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.
3 4
HTR 311 History of Turkish Republic 2 3
LING 313 Phonology and Morphology of Modern Turkish 3 7
PRED 310 Special Education 3 7
18
30
Sixth Semester
Cr. ECTS
AL 312 Survey of American Literature from late 19th Century to Present 3 6
CET 360 Instructional Technology and Material Development 3 5
FLED 302 Teaching Second Language Grammar
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.
3 4
FLED 306 Childhood Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
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.
3 4
FLED 318* Teaching Second Language Skills
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.
3 5
HTR 312 History of Turkish Republic 2 3
Unrestricted Elective 3 4
20
31
Seventh Semester
Cr. ECTS
ED 401 Classroom Management 3 6
FLED 403* School Experience in TEFL
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.
3 6
FLED 411 Technology-Enhanced Language Teaching
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.
4 9
FLED 413 Language Assessment
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.
4 6
Area Elective 3 4
17
31
Eighth Semester
Cr. ECTS
FLED 412* Practice Teaching in English as a Foreign Language
Observation and supervision of carefully prepared student teaching in selected schools followed by critical appraisal.
4 8
FLED 416* Seminar on Practice Teaching in EFL
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.
4 6
Area Elective 3 4
Unrestricted Elective 3 4
Area Elective 3 4
Unrestricted Elective 3 4
20
30