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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
İNE601 Literature And Foreign Language Teaching 927001 1 2 7
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach how to use various literary types in teaching English.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Zerrin Eren
Learning Outcomes
  1. The students will learn the contributions of literature to language learning
  2. The students will learn the criteria to choose the literary texts to be used in language teaching
  3. the students will learn how to use fairy tales in teaching English to young learners
  4. The students will learn how to use drama in teaching English to young learners
  5. The students will learn how to use novel while teaching English to adults
  6. The students will learn the advantages and the disavantages of using short-stories and how to use them in teaching English to young learners
  7. the students will learn the advantages and the disavantages of using poetry
  8. the students will learn how to use poetry in teaching English to young learners/adults
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Recommended or Required Reading
Using Literature in Language Teaching, Jennifer Hill, macmillan,1986.Drama in Language Teaching, Susan Holder, Longman, 1981Language through Literature, Paul Simpson, Routledge, London, 1985Literature and language Teaching, Gillian Lazar, CUP,1993Literature and Language Teaching, C.Brumfit and R. Carter (Eds.) Oxford:OUP,1986“A Whole language Project: Using Story Grammars in EFL High School Classroom” Dafne Gonzales, Forum, Vol:36, No:1, March 1998,p:14http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
The aim and importance of using literary works in teaching English, how to choose literary works to be used in teaching English ., the advantages of using the short-story, novel, drama and poetry in teaching English, how to use literary texts in teaching English to young learners or adults.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1. A short historical background of the use of literature in teaching English.
2.Language, literature and language teachingTheoretical background
3.The reasons behind using literature in teaching Englishi- a genuine context ii- internalisation iii- motivation iv- uses of languageThe contribution(s) of literature to the teaching of four skills
4.Literature, cultural awareness and language teaching
5.Choosing the textI-Students’ needs and abilitiesII-Linguistic Level
6.III-Stylistic LevelIV-Background
7.Using drama in teaching English to children (How to organize the course and supplementary activities)
8.Using drama in teaching English to adults (How to organize the course and supplementary activities)
9.Using short-story/fairy tales in teaching English to children (How to organize the course and supplementary activities)
10.Mid-Term Exam
11.Using short-story in teaching English to adults (How to organize the course and supplementary activities)
12.Using novel in teaching English to children (How to organize the course and supplementary activities)
13.Using novel in teaching English to adults (How to organize the course and supplementary activities)
14.Using poetry/ nursery rhymes/riddles in teaching English (How to organize the course and supplementary activities)
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16.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination160
Attending Lectures440
SUM220
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
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
SUM183