Academic Catalog


Course Code: 4500262
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Foreign Language Education
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. PERHAN SAVA
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

This course is focuses on designing and conducting needs analysis on language learner needs (e.g.: situational, objective, subjective and language needs), writing objectives that reflect these needs and designing course syllabus at the macro level and writing lesson plans at the micro level. An overview of different lesson stages (i.e.: Presentation, Practice and Production) and approaches to lesson planning and course design will be presented. Student teachers will become familiar with various syllabus types and criteria for the selection of appropriate syllabus type according to the needs of the learners, age of the learners and aims of the course; standards-based teaching, proficiency descriptors, English language proficiency standards and guidelines, Common European Framework and the European Language Portfolio ; and identity issues.