Faculty of Education and Humanities
Department of English Language and Literature

Code Name Level Year Semester
ELT 215 Approaches to ELT I Undergraduate 2 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 5 2 + 2 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Ceylani Akay, Assist. Prof. Dr. Doğan Bulut, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
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During the course, candidates;
will be introduced to the various roles/duties/qualities of a teacher in the ELT industry.
will become acquainted with various methods related to classroom management skills.
will be able to plan topic-based lessons so as to ensure that students are able to communicate effectively.
will be introduced to strategies related to exploiting the 4 language skills in order to make teaching and learning more effective.
• will improve their language awareness.
will learn how to evaluate course book and other teaching resource.
will learn about the various approaches needed when teaching adults and teenagers.

  1. Grammar Translation Method & Direct Method
  2. The Oral Approach and Situational Language Teaching
  3. Audio-Lingual Method
  4. Total Physical Response
  5. The Silent Way
  6. Community Language Learning
  7. Suggestopedia / Whole Language
  8. Content-Based Instruction and Task-Based Language Teaching
  9. Multiple Intelligence
  10. Neurolinguistics Programming
  11. Competency-Based Language Teaching
  12. Communicative Language Teaching
  13. The Natural Approach
  14. Cooperative Language Learning


    • Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Self Evaluation
    • Project
    • Assignments
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Total: 0
    Learning outcomes
    • Students will understand the practices, basic principles of underlying philosophies and the methodological implications of a range of mainstream and alternative approaches to language learning
    • Students will be aware of the roles of teachers and learners in language learning and of the ways these vary across different methods and approaches
    • Students will acquire knowledge of the principles of language skills teaching
    • Students will acquire understanding of group dynamics and their impact on learning classroom management options, and the role of teacher talking/instructions during classroom-based interaction
    • Jack Richards and Theodore S. Rodgers: Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching; 2010
    • Gary D. Borich : Effective Teaching Methods: Research Based Practice (6th Edition) entice Hall; 2006
    • Marlene D. Lefever : Creative Teaching Methods Cook Ministry Resources; Updated edition 1996
    • Harvey Daniels , Marilyn Bizar : Teaching The Best Practice Way: Methods That Matter, Stenhouse Press 2004

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)15 0
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
    Final Examination(1 week) 0
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination50
    Total Workload: 0
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0