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 FLED 101 Developing Communicative Competence in English (3+2+0) 3
Effective use of English in a variety of oral activities (e.g. interviews, presentations and debates) that require clarity of expression and critical assessment of others’ positions.

 FLED 103 Academic Writing (3+2+0) 3
Essay development with a focus on incorporating external sources using summarization, paraphrasing, direct quoting and conventions of citation. Focus and precision in responding to essay assignments and exam questions by analyzing, selecting and synthesizing relevant information from sources. Critical analysis of short literary works.

 FLED 104 Critical Thinking into Academic Writing (3+2+0) 3
Foundations of critical thinking. Techniques of presenting, supporting, and advancing an argument and drawing conclusions.

 FLED 201 Survey of Applied Linguistics (3+0+0) 3
Introduction to major subfields of applied linguistics. Theoretical and methodological issues in various domains of applied linguistics, including first and second language acquisition and language impairment.

 FLED 211 English Language Awareness (3+0+0) 3
Introduction to the contemporary English, with a focus on morphology and syntax. Analysis of the forms and functions of English structures. Raising awareness of different aspects of communicative competence in English.

 FLED 212 Second Language Learning (3+0+0) 3
Introduction to theoretical approaches to second/foreign language learning/acquisition. Overview of conceptual issues in second language learning in naturalistic settings and in the classroom. Neurolinguistic and psycholinguistic factors in second language learning. Prerequisite: FLED 201 or consent of instructor

 FLED 216 Community Service Practices in Foreign Language Education (1+0+4) 3
Introducing students to the school environment, students and the English teaching profession. Observing different aspects of the educational process: school organization, school administration, daily routines, school-family cooperation, school resources, problems and expectations of the community, under the supervision of a mentor. Enhancement of the conference and seminar attendance on school and community issues.

 FLED 218 Research Methods in Applied Linguistics (2+0+2) 3
Basic concepts and techniques in quantitative and qualitative research. Common research methods in applied linguistics. Research areas in applied linguistics.

 FLED 302 Teaching Second Language Grammar (3+0+0) 3
Theoretical and practical perspectives on teaching grammar. The role of grammar in language teaching. Individual and contextual factors influencing the effectiveness of grammar instruction. Techniques of teaching grammar in the language class.

 FLED 306 Childhood Bilingualism and Bilingual Education (3+0+0) 3
Theory and practice in teaching a second/foreign language to young learners. Simultaneous and successive/sequential bilingualism. Models of bilingual education. Classroom practices for young learners: task/theme/story-based language teaching, games and songs; computer-assisted language teaching.

 FLED 311 Second Language Teaching Methods (3+0+0) 3
Survey of principal approaches and methods used in second language teaching, their theoretical foundations and techniques employed in their implementation.

 FLED 314 The Use of Drama in Foreign Language Education (3+0+0) 3
Improving communicative competence for the theatre and the EFL classroom by developing knowledge of kinesics, semiotics, pragmatics and appropriacy in communication. Improving students’ overall linguistic competence and self-confidence by exemplifying techniques and possibilities of using drama in education for students future EFL educators. Improvisation, interaction, speech activities and individual and group presentations based on selected drama passages. Participation in writing and performing a one-act play as an end-of- semester project.

 FLED 315 Sociolinguistics and English Language Education (3+0+2) 4
Language in its sociocultural contexts. Social factors in current uses of English in relation to language contact, intercultural communication, and linguistic landscape and their implications for teaching and learning English.

 FLED 316 Varieties of English (3+0+0) 3
Development and diversification of varieties of English such as British, American, and Indian English. Factors that determine the emergence of Englishes. Linguistic, cultural, and ideological issues related to the diverse uses of English worldwide, including various World Englishes and English as a lingua franca.

 FLED 317 Theoretical Foundations of Language Skills (3+0+0) 3
Reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills in a second language: theoretical perspectives and models. Integrating language skills. Macro and micro language skills. Cognitive and metacognitive strategies. Individual differences in language skill development. Prerequisite: FLED 212 or consent of the instructor.

 FLED 318 Teaching Second Language Skills (3+0+0) 3
Methods and techniques in teaching reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Concepts and principles of integrated language teaching. Development of syllabi and lesson plans. Peer teaching in the classroom, followed by peer evaluation under the supervision of the instructor. Prerequisite: FLED 317

 FLED 401 Use of Literary Texts in TEFL (4+0+0) 4
Examination of literary texts as motivating language material. Application of various language based activities to literary texts through peer teaching. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

 FLED 403 School Experience in TEFL II (1+0+4) 3
Familiarizing the student teachers with secondary schools in terms of instructional programs, materials, technical resources and administration as well as the teaching profession before the start of full practice teaching. Requiring student teachers to do structured observation tasks followed by discussions related to theoretical and experiential considerations in EFL. Prerequisite: FLED 311

 FLED 411 Technology-Enhanced Language Teaching (4+2+0) 4
Theoretical and pedagogical considerations in the use of technology in second/foreign language learning and teaching. Evaluation, selection and integration of computer applications and online resources for developing language teaching materials for various learning situations.

 FLED 412 Practice Teaching in English as a Foreign Language (2+0+5) 4
Observation and supervision of carefully prepared student teaching in selected schools followed by critical appraisal. Prerequisite: FLED 403

 FLED 413 Language Assessment (4+0+0) 4
Theories of measurement, evaluation, and assessment. Construction and evaluation of tests for assessing second language skills. Reliability, validity, and backwash. Statistical analysis of test scores and interpretation of results.

 FLED 416 Seminar on Practice Teaching in EFL (2+0+4) 4
Providing students with an opportunity to reflect on their school experience with their peers and supervisor and use the feedback received to develop their personal teaching styles. Prerequisite: FLED 403

 FLED 417 English as a Lingua Franca-Aware Teacher Education (4+2+0) 4
A brief history of the spread of modern English around the world. The hegemony of English on a world scale, the varieties of English around the world, English as an international language and English as a lingua franca. Pedagogical implications of English as a lingua franca in English language teaching and teacher education. Prerequisite: FLED 315 or consent of the instructor.

 FLED 418 Advanced Studies in Bilingualism (3+0+0) 3
Theoretical and methodological issues in child and adult bilingualism research. Analysis of neurocognitive, linguistic, and extralinguistic factors in early and late bilingualism, with a focus on the acquisition of morphosyntax.

 FLED 480 489 Special Topics in English Language Education (3+0+0) 3
Special topics of current interest in English Language Education

 FLED 490 499 Special Studies in English Language Education (3+0+0) 3
Special studies in English Language Education selected to suit individual interests of the students.

 FLED 501 Research Methods (3+0+0) 3
Introduction to the basic concepts and processes of research in second language learning with emphasis on data collection and analysis.

 FLED 503 Early Bilingualism (3+0+0) 3
Introduction to basic issues in early bilingualism. Discussion of research on development of metalinguistic awareness, phonological, morpho-syntactic, and lexical knowledge in simultaneous and sequential bilingual children in comparison with monolingual children.

 FLED 504 Learning Turkish as a Foreign Language (3+0+0) 3
Discussion of recent studies on learning of Turkish as a foreign language by native speakers of other languages in reference to second language acquisition theories and psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic aspects of cross-linguistic transfer.

 FLED 505 Qualitative Research Design in Language Studies (3+0+0) 3
Analysis of the nature, scope, and application of qualitative studies in language studies with emphasis on data collection and analysis. Discussion of the issues concerning the dissemination of qualitative studies.

 FLED 506 Use of Corpora in Language Learning (3+0+0) 3
Examination of spoken and written language corpora and corpus tools and discussion of how to use them in second/foreign language learning and teaching. Demonstration and discussion of ways of designing language teaching materials exploiting second/foreign language corpora.

 FLED 507 Language and Gender (3+0+0) 3
Examination of gender as a sociolinguistic variable in communication. Discussion of major issues in language and gender research in the context of first and second/foreign language acquisition.

 FLED 511 Theories of Second Language Acquisition (3+0+0) 3
Analysis of major theories of second language acquisition. Each theory to be examined with respect to second language development, relations between first and second language acquisition, and second language research.

 FLED 512 Sociolinguistic Issues in Second Language Acquisition (3+0+0) 3
Examination of the applications to second language acquisition of sociolinguistic and sociopsychological paradigms.

 FLED 513 Psycholinguistic Issues in Second Language Acquisition (3+0+0) 3
Study of second language acquisition from a psycholinguistic perspective. Examination of such factors as the learner’s development in the second language, the learner’s contribution to second language learning, and the learner’s situation.

 FLED 514 Neurolinguistic Aspects of Bilingualism (3+0+0) 3
Study of second language acquisition from a neurolinguistic perspective. Discussion of research on the cerebral representation of language in monolinguals and bilinguals and their implications for language acquisition and language loss in children and adults.

 FLED 515 Cross-Cultural Communication and Language Education (3+0+0) 3
Discussion of how such factors as culture and perception, cultural learning, or differences across cultures in verbal and nonverbal communication may affect second language learning and teaching.

 FLED 522 Analysis of Current Methods in English Language Education (3+0+0) 3
Critical appraisal of current approaches, methods, and techniques of English language teaching. Evaluation of class procedures and observation techniques.

 FLED 524 Approaches to Teaching Language Skills (3+0+0) 3
Demonstration and discussion of materials and techniques for teaching listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

 FLED 542 Syllabus Design and Materials Development/Evaluation (3+0+0) 3
Principles of syllabus design, implementation, and evaluation. Discussion of ways in which theories of language learning can be incorporated into designing materials for specific language skills. Development, adaptation and evaluation of materials. Students may be required to produce a syllabus design with a sample lesson.

 FLED 543 Educational Technology in English Language Education (3+0+0) 3
The nature, scope, and application of instructional technology systems to English language teaching. The use of software and hardware in language laboratories, video programs, microcomputers, and other media. Selection and evaluation of instructional media in learning English.

 FLED 544 Principles of Foreign Language Testing (3+0+0) 3
Examination of current methods for classroom and standardized foreign language testing and evaluation. Discrete-point versus integrative approaches to testing. Focus on test construction and evaluation.

 FLED 551 Pedagogical Grammar of English (0+0+0) 3
Survey of English grammar from the pedagogical point of view. Use and usage distinction emphasized. Discussion of grammatical structures of English as units of usage for selection, their grading and presentation in the domain of use.

 FLED 552 Discourse Analysis and English Language Education (3+0+0) 3
Analysis of spoken and written English discourse through sociolinguistic, psycholinguistic, and linguistic perspectives. Role of discourse analysis in second language learning and use. Cross-cultural implications of discourse analysis.

 FLED 571 Literature in English Language Education (3+0+0) 3
Review and appraisal of conventional approaches to the use of literature in English language teaching. Discussion of the contributions of the communicative approach to the teaching of literature in English as a foreign language.

 FLED 579 Graduate Seminar (0+1+0) 0
The widening of students’ perspectives and awareness of topics of interests through seminars.

 FLED 580-599 Special Topics in English Language Education (3+0+0) 3
Readings and discussions on selected topics in English language teaching. Content may vary from one year to another.

 FLED 602 Advanced Research Methods (4+0+0) 4
Examination of different research methods in second language learning. Focus on procedures of observational and correlational studies. Constructing research designs, hypotheses, and questionnaires.

 FLED 603 Acquisition of Literacy Skills in Bilingual/Multilingual Children (4+0+0) 4
Discussion of basic issues in language and literacy development in monolingual and bilingual children with an emphasis on the role of phonological awareness in text-decoding and reading acquisition as well as factors influencing transfer of literacy skills across languages.

 FLED 604 Pedagogical Issues in Turkish as a Foreign Language (4+0+0) 4
Analysis of previous research on learning and teaching of Turkish as a foreign language to provide critical appraisal of current approaches and methods of Turkish language teaching. Discussion of ways in which empirical research findings can be incorporated into designing materials for teaching Turkish as a foreign language in the classroom environment.

 FLED 605 World Englishes (4+0+0) 4
Investigation of the ways in which the spread of English across the world has shaped different sociolinguistic phenomena such as language variation, speech communities, and social identities. Discussion on the historical, political, and ideological consequences of this spread for the field of English language teaching.

 FLED 607 Research on Second Language Reading (4+0+0) 4
Analysis of the nature and models of reading with a focus on the role of cognitive processes, text-based factors, and individual differences in second language reading. Discussion on reading-writing relationships in first and second language development.

 FLED 611 Aspects of Bilingualism (4+0+0) 4
Study of bilingual societies, language choice by bilinguals, bilingual language acquisition, and effects of bilingualism on language structure and use.

 FLED 613 Psycholinguistic Methods in Language Studies (4+0+0) 4
Examination and implementation of online techniques such as reaction time measures, priming, eye-tracking, and event-related potentials used in psycholinguistic research on language comprehension and production at the lexical and sentence level.

 FLED 615 Issues in Foreign Language Education Planning (4+0+0) 4
Investigation of foreign language education planning in monolingual, bilingual, and multilingual contexts in Turkey and around the world.

 FLED 634 Field Work (2+0+0) 4
Guided individual study in observation, evaluation, and revision of programs or courses in English language teaching.

 FLED 631 Teacher Training in English as a Foreign Language (4+0+0) 4
Training the teacher trainers in various aspects of English as a foreign language in Turkey.

 FLED 680-689, 691-699 Special Topics in Applied Linguistics (4+0+0) 4
Advanced study of special subjects in applied linguistics.

 FLED 690 Master’s Thesis (0+0+0) 0
Design and completion of a research project on a topic of student’s special interest under the supervision of a thesis advisor.

 FLED 790 Doctoral Dissertation (0+0+0) 0
Design and completion of a research project on a major topic of student’s special interest under the supervision of a dissertation advisor

 ITA 101 Elementary Italian I (2+0+2) 3
Introduction to basic aspects of Italian grammar. Emphasis on listening and reading comprehension abilities through meaningful contexts.

 ITA 102 Elementary Italian II (2+0+2) 3
Focus on selected aspects of Italian grammar. Emphasis on listening and reading comprehension.

 ITA 201 Intermediate Italian I (2+0+2) 3
Review of important aspects of Italian grammar. Development of listening and reading skills.

 ITA 202 Intermediate Italian II (2+0+2) 3
Continued emphasis on listening and reading: Development of speaking and writing.

 ITA 301 Upper Intermediate Italian I (2+0+2) 3
Further development of comprehension (listening and reading) and production (speaking and writing) abilities through meaningful contexts.

 ITA 302 Upper Intermediate Italian II (2+0+2) 3
Enhancement of spoken and written Italian through the use of media and literary texts.

 ITA 401 Advanced Italian I (2+0+2) 3
Focus on the reading and discussion of selected literary texts from Italian literature. Development of writing narrative and descriptive texts.

 ITA 402 Advanced Italian II (2+0+2) 3
Continuation of the focus on the reading and discussion of selected literary texts from Italian literature. Development of writing critical texts in Italian.

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