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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
İNE605 Comparative English-Turkish Grammar 927001 1 1 7
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Discussing the phonologiclal, morphological and syntactic rules of the English and Turkish language comparatively.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Gülay ER
Learning Outcomes
  1. They will have grasped the phonological features of both languages and their differences.
  2. They will have grasped the morhpological features of both languages, and the differences in word-formation pocesses.
  3. They will have been able to analyze the sentences in both languages syntacticallly and in terms of constituents
  4. They will be able to discuss the implication of contrastive language studies in language learning and teaching field.
  5. They will be to put forward suggestions related to the field.
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.

Altunkaya, Fuat. 1997. An Intoduction to Turkish-English Contrastive Grammar. Istanbul Sürat Yayıncılık

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.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Comparing and contrasting the phonological, morphologicl and sytactic rules, analyazing the sentences in terms of the structural and transformational-generative grammar.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1. Introduction to comparative linguistics
2.Contrastive analysis hypothesis
3.Phonological contrastive Analysis
4.Morphological contrastive Analysis
5.Syntactic contrastive Analysis : Verbal and Non-verbal sentence patterns
6.Phrase structure rules
7.Surface and deep structures of sentences; the disambiguation of the sentences with two or more deep structures;
8.Auxiliaries in English and Turkish
9.Embedded sentences : Nominalization in English & Turkish (Noun clauses ) (1)
11.Nominalization in English & Turkish ( Noun clauses ) (2)
12.Adjective & Adverbial Clauses.
13.Gerundivization & Infınitivization
14.The implication of the contrastive linguistic studies in language teaching
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 Examination133
Attending Lectures12020
Report Preparation12525
Report Presentation3618
Criticising Paper12020
Self Study13030
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination13030