Faculty of Arts and Sciences

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING  PROGRAM

Goals:

The English Language Teaching Department aims particularly to educate students with the contemporary knowledge, practical skills and attitudes required for English teachers. 

Objectives:

The main objective of the department is to provide students with relevant and up-to-date knowledge, training and pre-requisite skills to enable them to guide their students to cope with the challenges of the 21st century. 

Students in the department follow an “inter-disciplinary” approach focusing on such fields as English Language and Literature, Linguistics, and Pedagogical Sciences. Skills regarding the transfer of knowledge and evaluation are acquired through an intensive teaching-skills program.

 

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General Description of English Language Teaching Program

Foundation & Recognition

Cag University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences was founded in 1997 with the objective of training well qualified future scientists and teachers working in public and private educational and research institutions.

Official Gazette: 09.07.1997, No.4281 (R): 23050

The program of English Language Teaching was founded to educate students with contemporary knowledge and skills to be able to perform a teaching job in public or private institutions.

Certified by Higher Education Council: 09.07.1997, No.(R): 23050

Qualification Awarded

The students who have successfully completed the program will be awarded with a diploma in English Language Teaching.

Level Of Qualification

First Cycle degree program on English Language Teaching

Specific Admission Requirements

Students who have started studying in other domestic or international universities may apply for admission according to Regulations of Council of Higher Education and Cag University.

See for details: Information About Çağ > Admission Requirements

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of  Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal And İnformal)

Students who have been studying at other universities may transfer to Cag University, ELT Program after the completion of first year. Students are exempted from courses they have passed providing that the courses have the same content.

Qualification Requirements And Regulations

A student is required to have a minimum CGPA of 2.00/4.00 and no failing grades.

Profile Of The Programme

English Language Teaching Program is designed to equip the students with both theoretical and practical knowledge of rapidly changing world as qualified teachers of English to perform their job in private or public institutions.

Occupational Profiles Of Graduates With Examples

Graduates have opportunity to work in public or private institutions as English teachers. Some can find jobs as translators.

Access To Further Studies

Students may apply to graduate (second cycle) programs.

Examination Regulations, Assessment And Grading

The examination regulations are specified for each course. However, generally, there is one mid-term exam and one final exam for each course. See the details for the exam regulations, assessment and grading for each course in the Course Structure Diagram as stated in the Rules and Regulations of Cag University.

Graduation Requirements

The graduation requirements for ELT programs are the same as the general qualification requirements and regulations of Cag University. There is no additional requirement to secure the diploma degree provided that the students have passed all the courses in the curriculum with at least a DD grade and had a CGPA of at least 2.00 out of 4.00.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Programme Language

English

Program Director

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şehnaz ŞAHİNKARAKAŞ   

sehnazkarakas@cag.edu.tr 

Tel  : 0.324.651 48 00

Fax : 0.324.651 48 11

ECTS & Erasmus Coordinators

Faculty Coordinator: Fatma Toköz Göktepe fatmatokoz@cag.edu.tr

Department Coordinator: Fatma Toköz Göktepe fatmatokoz@cag.edu.tr

Tel  : 0.324.651 48 00

Fax : 0.324.651 48 11

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING  PROGRAM KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this program, prospective teachers will be able to:

PO 1. Recognize the aims, structure and functions of the national education system,

PO 2.  Communicate effectively with school directors, parents, colleagues, other related institutions and non-governmental organizations which will contribute to students’ personal, psychological, ethical, social and cultural developments,

PO 3. Appraise learning a foreign language, cultural interaction and professional development,

PO 4.  Demonstrate innovative professional and ethical responsibility in educational applications,

PO 5.  Develop basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in foreign languages,

PO 6. Have the knowledge of language components and language acquisition,

PO 7. Have the ability of independent behavior taking the initiative and creativity in the educational applications,

PO 8. Follow the information and data from public, private and media sources for the students’ physical, cognitive, affective and social developments.

PO 9. Have the knowledge of basic theories, principles and methods in the subject fields.

PO 10. Apply basic theories, principles and methods of teaching English as a foreign language.

First Year, First Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
ELT-011 Specialized Field Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 2
ELT-013 Supplementary Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 2
ELT-015 Specialized Field Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 2
ELT-017 Specialized Field Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 2
COM-101 Supplementary Courses Compulsory (3-0)3 5
EDU-101 Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 3
HIS-101 History of the Ataturk's Revolutions and Principles I Supplementary Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 3
TUR-101 Turkish 1 Supplementary Courses Compulsory (3-0)3 5
EDU-103 Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 3
FLX-101 Second Foreign Language I - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 3
Total Credit 3 30
First Year, Second Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
ELT-010 English Language Sturcture Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 2
ELT-012 Advanced Reading II Specialized Field Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 2
HIS-012 Ataturk's Principles&History of Turkish Revolution Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 3
ELT-014 Advanced Writing II Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 3
ELT-016 Oral Expression II Specialized Field Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 3
ELT-018 Listening & Pronounciation II Specialized Field Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 3
TUR-102 Turkish II Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 5
EDU-104 Educational Psychology Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 3
EDU-106 Educational Philosophy Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 3
GYP-100 GYP Elective Department Compulsory Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Compulsory 2-0-2 2
FLX-102 Second Foreign Language II - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 2-0-2 3
Total Credit 18 32
Second Year, Third Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
ELT-023 English Literature Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 4
ELT-025 Linguistics Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 3
ELT-027 Critical Reading & Writing Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 3
ELT-029 Children Psychology Department Elective Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 4
EDU-201 Instructional Technologies Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 3
EDU-203 Principles and Methodology of Teaching Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 3
ELT-225 Culture and Language Department Elective Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 3
FLX-201 Second Foreign Language III - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 04
ELX-211 ELT Electives Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 4
Total Credit 5 31
Second Year, Fourth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
ELT-022 Approaches to ELT II Department Elective Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 4
ELT-024 Language Acquisiton Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 3
ELT-026 Linguistics II Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 3
ELT-028 English Language Programs Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 3
EDU-202 Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 3
EDU-204 Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 3
EDU-206 Learning Difficulties Department Elective Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 4
ELT-224 English Literature II Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 4
ELT-228 Critical News Reading Department Elective Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 3
FLX-202 Second Foreign Language IV - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 2-0-2 3
Total Credit 20 33
Third Year, Fifth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
ELT-327 Teaching Foreign Languages to Children Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (3-0)3 5
ELT-329 Teaching Methodology II Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (3-0)3 5
ELT-331 Teaching Language Skills I Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (3-0)3 5
ELT-335 Drama Supplementary Courses Compulsory (3-0)3 4
ELT-337 Classroom Management Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 2(2-0) 4
FLX-301 Second Foreign Language V - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 04
ELX-311 ELT Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 3
Total Credit 3 30
Third Year, Sixth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
ELT-338 Teaching Language Skills II Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 6
ELT-340 Literature and Language Teaching II Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 5
ELT-342 Applications of Social Work Supplementary Courses Compulsory 1-2-2 4
ELT-344 Testing and Evaluation Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 5
FLX-302 Second Foreign Language VI - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 4
ELX-302 Elective II Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 3
Total Credit 16 27
Fourth Year, Seventh Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
HIS-401 History of the Ataturk’s Revolutions and Principles I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2(2-0) 2
ELT-411 Materials Development in Language Teaching Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (3-0)3 6
ELT-415 Counseling Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (3-0)3 5
ELT-417 Special Education Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (2-0)2 5
ELT-419 School Experience Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory (1-4)3 8
FLX-401 Second Foreign Language VII - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 04
Total Credit 7 30
Fourth Year, Eighth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
HIS-402 History of the Ataturk's Revolutions and Principles II Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
ELT-410 Practice Teaching Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 2-6-5 10
ELT-428 Language Testing and Assessment Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
ELT-432 Turkish Educational System and School Management Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 03
FLX-402 Second Foreign Language VIII - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 04
ELX-402 Elective II Department Compulsory Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Compulsory 3-0-3 5
Total Credit 17 30
ELT-010 - English Language Sturcture

ELT-011 -

ELT-012 - Advanced Reading II

HIS-012 - Ataturk's Principles&History of Turkish Revolution

ELT-013 -

ELT-014 - Advanced Writing II

ELT-015 -

ELT-016 - Oral Expression II

ELT-017 -

ELT-018 - Listening & Pronounciation II

ELT-022 - Approaches to ELT II

This course will focus on current issues and practices in ELT course design, appropriate approaches suitable to learner needs based on current distinctions such as ESL, EFL, EIL, ESP, EAP; current foreign language teaching trends such as content-based instruction, task-based approach, multiple intelligences, whole language approach to teaching and learning; culture and classroom second/ foreign language learning, technology use in language classrooms, and communicative and intercultural competencies for the language learner and teacher of the globalized world.


ELT-023 - English Literature

ELT-024 - Language Acquisiton

ELT-025 - Linguistics

ELT-026 - Linguistics II

ELT-027 - Critical Reading & Writing

ELT-028 - English Language Programs

ELT-029 - Children Psychology

COM-101 -

EDU-101 -

FLC-101 - Second Foreign Language I (Chinese)

This is an introduction course to the basics of written and spoken Chinese. The objective of the course is to equip students with the grammar and skills they will need to fulfill their communication needs in a Chinese speaking environment, with the main focus on the areas necessary for everyday living, school performance, business and travel. We will provide students the opportunity to grasp the academic, social, and cultural aspects of the Chinese language through the teaching of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. In order to develop students’ competence in these skills we will engage them in a variety of different activities using up-to-date course books, texts, audio scripts, videos and other related sources to improve their proficiency in Chinese language.


FLF-101 - Second Foreign Language I (French)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The significance of the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of French. This course presets essential French vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLG-101 - Second Foreign Language I (German)

The course includes exercises in the four basic language abilities (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) as well as on grammar and vocabulary topics. Repeating of the lessons’ topics and additional exercises are highly recommended for this course. Since practicing is essential for the learning of a foreign language, this course provide opportunity for students to practice with class activities.


FLS-101 - Second Foreign Language I (Spanish)

The aim of Spanish as a second foreign language is to improve the ability to deal with the everyday communicative situations in a limited number of predictable ways by providing the necessary tools to the students. This course aims to enable students to communicate in Spanish using both verbal and written language tools. In this context, this introductory course will enable students to learn basic words and grammar.


GYP-101 - Popular Culture and Communication

HIS-101 - History of the Ataturk's Revolutions and Principles I

The course focuses on bringing up the process of transformation from an empire to a national state, the meaning and importance of the Turkish National Struggle for independence, and the philosophy behind the formation of the new Turkish State. Bringing up philosophy behind the formation of the new Turkish State


TUR-101 - Turkish 1

The objective of the course is to teach the students Turkish linguıstic rules . So the students will be able to expres themselves clearly and efficiently. For the development and evaluation of speaking skills, some topics such as techniques of panel discussions, symposium, conference etc. are handled in this course.


FLC-102 - Second Foreign Language II (Chinese)

The purpose of this course, designed for those who have already started to learn Chinese, is to make students understand the new grammar structures and new words to be used with these grammatical structures.


FLF-102 - Second Foreign Language II (French)

The second semester French II course, as a continuation of French I, focuses on acquiring proficiency on the basic level and understanding the French and French-speaking world.


FLG-102 - Second Foreign Language II (German)

The course is the continuation of German I at the first term. Basic language competence is reinforced by new language knowledge and grammar knowledge; it is the basis for the development of these skills in a meaningful, effective and creative manner. The classroom hours are often dedicated to improving listening and speaking skills and simple dialogues.


FLR-102 - Second Foreign Language II (Russian)

In addition to reviewing FLR101, we focus on the following topics: speaking on the phone, explaining reasons for something, creating a sentence, presenting time, giving advice, interests and hobbies of people, expressing wishes and plans, some grammatical forms.


FLS-102 - Second Foreign Language II (Spanish)

The aim of this course is to continue to enrich the knowledge and skills acquired in the Spanish I course, encouraging a communication and problem-solving approach for different and everyday life experiences that a student may encounter in a Spanish-speaking country, providing students with more appropriate means of speaking, writing, listening and reading so they can reach their goals while communicating


TUR-102 - Turkish II

The development and evaluation of speaking skills, pronunciation, intonation, pacing and stress, an awareness of errors in speaking, techniques of panel discussions, symposium, conference etc. the development of listening skills; reading comprehension.


EDU-103 -

GYP-103 - Corporate Social Responsibility and Applications

EDU-104 - Educational Psychology

GYP-105 - Life in the Universe

EDU-106 - Educational Philosophy

GYP-107 - Diction

GYP-113 - Gender

GYP-115 - Mythology

EDU-201 - Instructional Technologies

FLC-201 - Second Foreign Language III - (Chinese)

In this course, introducing oneself and others, direction way asking and booking information, sentence structures, question sentence, order sentence are discussed. Grammar and vocabulary will be presented around topics such as ordering in the restaurant, food shopping, accepting or rejecting invitations, talking about the learned language.


FLF-201 - Second Foreign Language III (French)

This course is a second foreign language for young adult learners of second grade. In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of French. This course presets essential French vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLG-201 - Second Foreign Language III (German)

This course is the continuation of the German education that students have started. In this context, it is aimed that the students express themselves in different tenses such as past tense, future tense, present continious tense. Students will communicate by making short conversations in German about the daily conversation language (family, friends, restaurants). By participating in class dialogues, they will understand written and auditory German language. Students will improve their German writing skills by writing short essays in the classroom and gain the ability to speak German by increasing their vocabulary.


FLR-201 - Second Foreign Language III (Russian)

The aim of this course is to give the students to the begining level of verbal and written communication abilities and to enjoy the awareness of Russian Language and Culture which will increase the experience and confidence of the students in various social situations. This course is intended to diversify language knowledge, including communicating in a variety of core subjects. It is aimed to improve the students' pronunciation of Russian and to be more understandable during their speech.


FLS-201 - Second Foreign Language III (Spanish)

In this course, students improve the knowledge and grammar of basic Spanish I and II in order to communicate with meaningful, effective and increasing fluency and creativity. The course includes textual analysis and cultural stories from the Spanish-speaking world, as well as the review of language grammatical structures and development of reading, writing and speaking skills.


EDU-202 -

FLC-202 - Second Foreign Language IV (Chinese)

In our constantly developing, changing and globalizing world, foreign language education is important in order to keep pace with the needs of the times, to communicate correctly with different cultures and to carry out healthy flow of information. In this context, this course encourages students to learn Chinese both linguistically and audibly. Different learning techniques (such as audiovisual) are used in the course. Furthermore, at the end of each topic, activities that focus on the development of the students are being carried out.


FLF-202 - Second Foreign Language IV (French)

The main aim of this course is to improve the French language and gain the ability to use the language. At the same time, it is the basic goal of the student to acquire the ability to introduce himself / herself and to speak using patterns used in everyday life. In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to learn and study French while also studying French culture.


FLG-202 - Second Foreign Language IV (German)

A particular point in this foreign language course is to catch a certain level. This means that the student can express himself / herself at B1 level and do not have a communication problem when doing so. In this respect, this course is aimed at repeating the grammatical topics discussed up to now and learning new words. At this point, it is ensured that the students are ready for new topics by solving their grammatical problems at the end of the year.


FLR-202 - Second Foreign Language IV (Russian)

English is a language that weighs in many sectors all over the world today and in everyday life. Today, however, millions of native English speakers are learning Russian as a second language. Especially in Russian language, we aim at catching B1 level with the foreign language students have learned until the end of the year. At level B1, the student can understand the basic idea of short, clear, simple messages and announcements, read some texts.


FLS-202 - Second Foreign Language IV (Spanish)

The aim of this course is to enable students to read, write, understand and speak. Students at this level will be able to discuss current topics and explain their ideas by talking on topics that are of special interest. In this context, this course will mainly focus on grammar and vocabulary knowledge. In addition, the information gained will be supported by listening and speaking activities. In this course students will perform group work, presentation, discussion activities.


EDU-203 - Principles and Methodology of Teaching

EDU-204 -

EDU-206 - Learning Difficulties

ELT-223 - Drama In Language Teaching

ELT-224 - English Literature II

ELT-225 - Culture and Language

ELT-228 - Critical News Reading

ELT-229 - Vocabulary Teaching in English

FLC-301 - Second Foreign Language V (Chinese)

This course aims to teach reading and writing skills according to basic grammatical forms. In this context, each week a different subject will be studied and students will practice their writing and reading skills according to basic and intermediate grammar subjects. They will also learn what to say when they do not understand and how to make suggestions in Chinese.


FLF-301 - Second Foreign Language V (French)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. The course helps to teach intermediate level of reading and writing skills. This course provide opportunities to develop themselves. In this context, speaking and writing exercises are carried out in situations that may occur in different moments of daily life.


FLG-301 - Second Foreign Language V (German)

 

 

This course includes exercises in the four basic language abilities (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) as well as on grammar and vocabulary topics. Since practicing is essential for the learning of a foreign language, repeating of the lessons’ topics and additional exercises are highly recommended.


FLR-301 - Second Foreign Language V (Russian)

This course encourage students to learn Russian language. Students try to make meaningfull sentences. In this course students also reads Russian story books to develop their pronunciation. In addition basic grammer rules are handled.


FLS-301 - Second Foreign Language V (Spanish)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in Spanish. The course aims to develop reading and writing skills to students. Core concepts that include everything from pronunciation to conjugation will be introduced. Students will  learn a variety of vocabulary in international relations.


FLF-302 - Second Foreign Language VII (French)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. The course helps to teach intermediate level of speaking  and listening skills.


FLG-302 - Second Foreign Language VI (German)

In this course, to develop students’ language skills, the verb forms, present and  future tense,  imperative and the conditional structures are handled.


FLR-302 - Second Foreign Language IV (Russian)

In this course  students are encouraged to express themselves in Russian language. This course helps teach B1 level  reading and writing skills and also students can  learn to talk about leisure activities and invite your friends to join for fun. Grammar topics include: development of vocabulary information, the past tense, counting, asking and telling time.


FLS-302 - Second Foreign Language VI (Spanish)

The objective of Spanish VI  is to obtain proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the target language. In addition, students will acquire a linguistic base, which is the foundation of effective communication and meaningful language proficiency.


FEF-303 - Creativity and Problem Solving

ELT-327 - Teaching Foreign Languages to Children

The differences between young learners (K-6) and learners at other ages (in terms of learning of language structures, skills and sub-skills), misconceptions about young learners; learner styles (e.g.: visual, auditory, kinesthetic) and strategies (e.g.: meta cognitive, cognitive, socio affective) of young learners; activities (e.g.: puzzles, stories and games, simulations) and audio visual aids (e.g.: pictures, realia, cartoons, puppets, songs) for the teaching of vocabulary, language skills and structures; selecting and sequencing teaching points and adapting and evaluating materials according to the cognitive and affective development and language level of the learners; classroom management techniques necessary for young learner classrooms.


ELT-329 - Teaching Methodology II

Classroom-based research, teacher directed research and action research, diagnosing learners’ language related needs and remedial teaching activities; national and international professional organizations (e.g.: TESOL and INGED) and practical journals (e.g.: English Teaching Forum, ELTJ, TESLJ and TESL Reporter).


ELT-331 - Teaching Language Skills I

This course focuses on the teaching of English as a foreign language to learners at various ages and language proficiency levels; techniques and stages of teaching vocabulary, pronunciation, listening and speaking; lesson planning; the exploration of the roles and potential of the teacher and the learner, the strategies and management of the teacher, and creative ways in which relevant materials can be developed for classroom use.


ELT-335 - Drama

Definition of educational drama, differeneces of educational form from earlier types (creative drama, psycho drama, dramatic plays), history of drama and its applications, classification of educational drama according to the needs and age groups, atmosphere of drama, special role-playing techniques, drama examples and development of new examples.


ELT-337 - Classroom Management

The basic concepts related to classroom management, the communication and interaction in the classroom, the definition of classroom management, the different sides and characteristics of classroom management, the management of discipline in the classroom, the in and out elements that affect the classroom, classroom management models, developing and application of the rules, designing classroom physically, problem behaviors and ways of dealing with them, the organization of the classroom, time and teaching management in class, create a positive classroom environment for learning.


ELT-338 - Teaching Language Skills II

This course focuses on the teaching of English as a foreign language to learners at various ages and language proficiency levels; techniques and stages of teaching grammatical structures, reading, writing and skills integration.


ELT-339 - Academic Reading


ELT-340 - Literature and Language Teaching II

Literature and Language Teaching is a 3-credit-hour course. In the second ELT course, students expand their range of usage with regard to literary texts. They are encouraged to experiment with a variety of presentation forms to enhance the learner experience. Bearing the idea in mind that learners of a foreign language do not learn the language for the sake of its grammatical structures in isolation but they absorb and make use of the smallest clues that surround them, literature is one of the richest and encouraging sources from which learners can acquire the rarest linguistic subtleties that a language can, potentially, harbor. With this proposition in mind, Literature and Language Teaching course was designed to help students have an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of incorporating literature into foreign language learning/teaching, selection and evaluation of literary texts according to various learner groups, the use of different literary genres in language teaching, designing lessons by making use of literary texts, designing lessons for specific learner groups. Through the use of multi-modal presentation methods, the students learn more effective ways of helping their students learn about the literary traditions of their own society and other global traditions.


ELT-342 - Applications of Social Work

Importance of community service, to identify and solve current problems of society to prepare the project, panels, conferences, conventions, scientific activities such as symposia, to participate as a speaker or organizer, as a volunteer to take part in various projects within the framework of social responsibility, community service activities in schools for the implementation of acquisition of basic knowledge and skills.


ELT-344 - Testing and Evaluation

The course focuses on understanding basic concepts and characteristics of testing, on producing different types of tests and on using certain statistical analysis in testing and evaluation.


ELT-346 - Critical Reading & Writing

ELT-348 - Academic Presentation Skills

ELT-360 - Intercultural Communication

Intercultural communication analyzer in the framework of the concept of the individual and social importance, evaluator recent developments in communication with the important concepts, parse cross-cultural differences in mass media.


ELT-362 - Instructional Technology in English Language Teaching

Examining current developments in the use of instructional technology in language teaching; use of computers, interactive video, television and video in language teaching; and approaches to the design, evaluation, development and application of English language teaching course-ware by using instructional technology.


FLC-401 - Second Foreign Language VII (Chinese)

The course will teach to students in advanced level reading and writing by dealing with several topics in social sciences, culture and literature.


FLF-401 - Second Foreign Language VII (French)

The course aims to develop  students’ advanced level reading and writing skills. In order to develop a more concise world-view, students will learn to situate the language within the context of the contemporary French culture .


FLG-401 - Second Foreign Language VII (German)

In this course a variety of literary texts are read and discussed to develop students’ thinking in the target language. In addition, specific attention will be paid to correct pronunciation and diction. In this course various texts are read and discussed to make thinking easier in German languag.


FLR-401 - Second Foreign Language VII (Russian)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in Russian language. This course also aims to teach intermadiate level reading- writing and also speaking and listening skills.


FLS-401 - Second Foreign Language VII (Spanish)

This course aims to develop students’ language abilitiy for bussiness life. With this aim, speaking and writing skills are improved in this course.


HIS-401 - History of the Ataturk’s Revolutions and Principles I

The course focuses on bringing up the process of transformation from an empire to a national state, the meaning and importance of the Turkish National Struggle for independence, and the philosophy behind the formation of the new Turkish State. Bringing up philosophy behind the formation of the new Turkish State.


FLC-402 - Second Foreign Language VIII (Chinese)

This course is a second foreign language for young adult learners of second grade. In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in Chinese in a motivating classroom environment. In such a learning environment, it is intended to maximize student involvement and learning by letting students use their own experiences and opinions. The most significance about the course is that it brings the real life situations into the classroom setting in order to prepare them for experiencing the usage of Chinese. This course presets essential Chinese vocabulary, authentic reading texts, dialogues to improve students’ reading and listening skills.


FLF-402 - Second Foreign Language VIII (French)

The course aims to develop  students’  advanced level speaking  and listening skills. In addition, students will acquire  linguistic base, which is the foundation of effective communication and meaningful language proficiency.


FLG-402 - Second Foreign Language VIII (German)

This course aims to improve students’ speaking, writing, reading, listening skills for business life by doing debates, presentations, discussions in the classroom.


FLR-402 - Second Foreign Language VIII (Russian)

This course encourages students to learn to speak and listen in intermediate and advance level Russian language  in bussines life.


FLS-402 - Second Foreign Language VIII (Spanish)

In this course, several activities (debates, presentations, discussions...) will be done for increasing the speaking and listeining skill of students. Course also encourages them to read and write in Spainsh language.


HIS-402 - History of the Ataturk's Revolutions and Principles II

The declaration of the Republic The importance of the leader and the staff in the revolution Constitutional solutions to the problems related to the Lausanne Conference The participation of Turkey in pacts and in international organizations Reactions to the new governmental structureTrials in the multi party system The Home and foreign policy of the Republic of Turkey Atatürk s foreign policy to inspire confidence in the future of TurkeyKemalism the Principles of Atatürk.


ELT-410 - Practice Teaching

This course is the continuation of School Experience. The students will be observed and evaluated by the instructors and the guide teacher while the students are teaching in class. Evaluation will be made according to the rules and regulations of Çağ university. This course is a 10-week course according to the rules and regulations of YÖK.


ELT-411 - Materials Development in Language Teaching

This course focuses on the theories and principles of ELT materials design (e.g.: selecting, adapting, developing and evaluating materials) and the basic arguments for and against the use of course books in the classroom; the relation between methodology, ideology and the course book writer; format for the selection of language materials: suitability regarding the format, the students’ proficiency level, learnability, ease of use, cultural content, availability of communicative interaction and language use, and the use of corpus-based authentic materials set in a real-world context which allows learners to interact with each other or the teacher in meaningful ways; adapting or developing materials for language teaching: adapting course book materials to particular learning needs and teaching contexts, designing teaching materials and supplementing materials parallel to the methodology, to the level and needs of the students and to present school environment; evaluation of materials and text books used in EFL classroom settings, language material and textbook evaluation criteria and ways to relate materials design to current ELT methodology.


ELT-415 - Counseling

The guidance and counselling needs of students in secondary schools; principles of guidance; group counselling procedures with students; consultation with parents and teachers.


ELT-417 - Special Education

The aim of this course is to define the basic principles of special education, the causes of impairment; the importance of early diagnosis and treatment; the education of physically, mentally and visually impaired children; children with emotional behavior disorder, children with learning and speaking disabilities, autistic and hyperactive children, the education of gifted children, how special education institutions work in Turkey.


ELT-419 - School Experience

School Experience provides opportunities for students to learn school environment, teaching skills and responsibilities of teaching profession. The students make observations under the supervision of guide teachers in various schools located in Tarsus and Mersin.


ELT-428 - Language Testing and Assessment

This course will focus on current issues and practices in ELT course design, appropriate approaches suitable to learner needs based on current distinctions such as ESL, EFL, EIL, ESP, EAP; current foreign language teaching trends such as content-based instruction, task-based approach, multiple intelligences, whole language approach to teaching and learning; culture and classroom second/ foreign language learning, technology use in language classrooms, and communicative and intercultural competencies for the language learner and teacher of the globalized world.


ELT-432 - Turkish Educational System and School Management

The aims and basic principles of Turkish Education System, legal regulations related with education, the structure of education system, the theories and processes of management, school organization and its management, personnel, student and educational affairs and business in school management, public participation in school.


ELT-450 - Action Research

The aim of this course is to help candidate EFL teachers experience the cycles of action research during their practicum.