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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
İNE604 Linguistics And English Language Teaching 927001 1 1 7
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To discuss the linguistic theories about language and language learning; to discuss the role of sub-branches of linguistics in language teaching; to discuss the relation between Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, and how Linguistics could be made use of in the field of language teaching
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd.Doç.Dr. Gülay ER
Learning Outcomes
  1. to understand the importance of the linguistic theories in teaching a foreign language
  2. to understand the role of the subdivisions of linguistics in language teaching
  3. to understand the significance of linguistics in developing language teaching methods
  4. to be able use linguistics in language teaching
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Akmajian, Adrian, and the others. 1997. Linguistics. An Introduction to Language and Communication. Cambridge: The MIT Press.
Burton-Roberts, Noel.1997. Analyzing Sentences. London: Longman.
Fasold, Ralph W. And Jeff Connor-Linton. (eds) 2006. An Introduction to Language and Linguistics. Cambrdge: Cambridge University Press.
Huddleston, Rodney. 1984. Introduction to the grammar of English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Radford, Andrew. 1981. Transformational Syntax. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Radford, Andrew. 1988. Transformational Grammar. A first course. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Rutherford, William E. 1987. Second Language Grammar: Learning and Teaching. London: Longman.
Tallerman, Maggie. 1998. Understanding Syntax. London: Headline Group.
Winter, E.O. 1982. Towards a Contextual Grammar of English. London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd.
CRUSE, D.A. 1986. Lexical Semantics. Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press..
LEVINSON, Stephen C. 1983. Pragmatics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
LÖBNER, Sebastian. 1998. Understanding Semantics. London: Arnold.
LYONS, John, 1981. Language and Linguistics. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
LYONS, John. 1995. Linguistic Semantics : An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
VERSCHHUEREN, Jef. 1998. Understanding Pragmatics. London: Arnold.

YULE, George. 1996. Pragmatics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
COOK, Vivian. Second Language Learning and Languge Teaching
MCLAUGHLIN, B. Theories of Second Language Learning.
NUNAN, David. Second Language Teaching and Learning
RICHARDS, Jack C. And Theodore S. Rodgers. 1986. Approaches and Methods
in Language Teaching. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
STERN, H. H. 1983. Fundemental Concepts of Language Teaching.Oxford :
Oxford University Press.
HOLMES, Janet. 1992. An Introduction to Linguistics. Essex : Pearson.
FIELD, John. 2003. Pscholinguistics. London: Routledge.
Johnstone, Barbara. 2008. Discourse Analysis. Malden: Blackwell Publishing.
Ingram, John C. L. 2007. Neurolinguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
ARONOFF, Mark and Janie Rees-Miller. 2003. The Handbook of Linguistics. Malden: Blackwell P.
ELLIS, Rod. 2008. The Study of Second Language Acqusition. Oxford: OUP
BARTELS, Nat. (ed.) 2005. Applied Linguistics and Language Teacher Education.
CARROLL, David W. 2008. The Pschology of Language. London: Thomson.
COOK, V.J. and Mark Newson. 1996. Chomsky’s Universal Grammar. Malden: Blackwell P.
RICHARDS, Jack C. 2001. Curriculum Development in Language Teaching. Cambridge : CUP.
NUNAN, David. Syllabus Design. Oxford: OUP.
SCHMITT, Norbert. (ed.) 2002. An Introduction to Applied Linguistics. London: Arnold.
STUBBS, Micheal. 1989. Discourse Analysis. The Sociollinguistic Analysis of Natural language. Oxford: Blackwell p.
CORDER, S.P. 1981. Error Anaysis and Interlanguage.
CORDER, S.P. Idiosyncratic dialect and Error Analysis.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
The contribution of Linguistics to language learning and teaching
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Linguistic approach to the concept of 'language'
2.Language and language learning theories
3.Linguistics and Language teaching methods
4.Structural Linguistics and Language teaching
5.Transformational generative linguistics
6.Interlanguage and error analysis
7.Second language acquisition and learning theories
8.Psycholinguistics and language learning and teaching
9.Neurolinguistics and language learning and teaching
11.Sociolinguistics and language learning and teaching
12.Semantic theories and language teaching
13.Pragmatic notions and language teaching
14.Linguistics and Syllabus design
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination166
Attending Lectures14342
Writing Paper21530
Self Study14570
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11616
Individual Study for Final Examination11616