INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Education and Humanities
Department of English Language and Literature
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ELT 424 Error Analysis Undergraduate 4 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 7 2 + 2 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Ceylani Akay, Assist. Prof. Dr. Omer Sekerci, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
•correct and appropriate use of language in a variety of specific contexts
•heightened language awareness (i.e. students should be able to work independently on improving their linguistic competence and should develop an awareness of changes in language)
•to prepare students for the correction and assessment of learners\' work (tries to cater for the needs of future EFL teachers

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Definition of Error
  2. Incompleteness and Avoidance
  3. Defining Error and Mistake/Error distinction
  4. Description of Error
  5. Profiling and Error Analysis
  6. Levels of Error
  7. Classifying lexical errors
  8. Diagnosing Errors
  9. Mother Tongue influnce
  10. Compound and ambiguous errors
  11. Error Evaluation
  12. Error correction
  13. Pros and Cons of error correction
  14. How to do error correction

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
      Description (%)
      Method Quantity Percentage (%)
      Total: 0
      Learning outcomes
      • develop a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental meta-language of grammar
      • independently identify the function and use of time, aspect and modality through analyzing, concept checking and comparing them in context
      • learn strategies to record and develop their grammatical accuracy and awareness through a number of innovative learning strategies and skills
      • analyze some of the most common grammatical errors and learn to avoid them
      • describe similarities and differences between English and their native language.
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • Error Analysis , Perspectives on Second language Acquisition
      • Jack C. Richards

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 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 Examination 0
      Total Workload: 0
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0