INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Education and Humanities
3+2 English Language and Literature Master
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ELT 510 Teaching Methods of Literature Graduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
7.5 765 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Alpaslan Toker, Assist. Prof. Dr. Alpaslan Toker, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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COURSE OBJECTIVE
Rationale for introducing literature in ELT classroom. The role of stories (preferably authentic, written by authors from English speaking countries) in teaching English at different ages and levels of knowledge. The nature of relevant activities varying from listening and understanding for the youngest beginners to creative story re-writing for the advanced. The role of poems: reading/comprehension/discussion.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. • Introduction
  2. • Role of literature in ELT
  3. • Stories in teaching English to learners of different age
  4. • Listening to and creating stories in ELT
  5. • Poems in ELT: reading, comprehension, discussion
  6. • Using short stories and novel extracts
  7. • Problem solving and expressing opinions
  8. • Developing linguistic and communicative competence through literature
  9. • Using plays in ELT
  10. • Drama techniques in ELT

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
      Description (%)
      Method Quantity Percentage (%)
      Total: 0
      Learning outcomes
      • • To be able to criticize English literature from different perspectives;
      • • To be able to analyze literary works through literary perspectives;
      • • To make students expert on English drama, novel or poetry;
      • • To be able to develop better understanding of English language through literary texts.
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • • Collie, Joanne, Slater Stephan. Literature in the Language Classroom: A Resource Book for Ideas and Activities, Cambridge University Press, 1988.

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)1445630
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
      Midterm Examination (1 week)24590
      Final Examination(1 week)14545
      Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
      Preparation for Final Examination7,50
      Total Workload: 765
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 31