Courses

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FIRST YEAR

Fall Term

CODE COURSE NAME CREDIT
ELL 101 English Grammar I 3
ELL 103 Reading Interpretation I 3
ELL 104 Composition I 3
ELL 105 Speech Communication 3
AİT101 Ata.Pri.Hist.of Turk.Rev.I 2
ELEC I 3
Total Credit 17

Spring Term

CODE COURSE NAME CREDIT
ELL111 English Grammar II 3
ELL112 Literary Terminology 3
ELL113 Reading Interpretation II 3
ELL114 Composition II 3
ELL115 Speech Communication II 3
AİT102 Ata.Pri.Hist.of Turk.Rev.II 2
ELEC II 3
Total Credit 20

SECOND YEAR

Fall Term

CODE COURSE NAME CREDIT
ELL 201 Advanced Grammar 3
ELL 202 Introduction to Literature 3
ELL 203 World Mythology 3
COM101 Computer Literacy 3
ELEC III 3
ELEC IV 2
Total Credit 17

Spring Term

CODE COURSE NAME CREDIT
ELL 221 XVIII Century British Poetry 3
ELL 222 XVIII Century British Novel 3
ELL 223 Advanced Composition 3
ELL 224 British Culture Civilisation 3
ELL 225 General Linguistics I 3
ELEC V 3
Total Credit 18

THIRD YEAR

Fall Term

CODE COURSE NAME CREDIT
ELL 301 XIX Century British Poetry I 3
ELL 302 XIX Century British Novel I 3
ELL 304 Linguistics II 3
ELL 305** Translation I 3
ELEC VI 3
Total Credit 15

Spring Term

CODE COURSE NAME CREDIT
ELL321 XIX Century British Poetry II 3
XIX Century British Novel II 3
ELL 223** Translation II 3
ELL324 British Drama I 3
ELL325 Shakespeare I 3
ELEC VII 3
Total Credit 18

FOURTH YEAR

Fall Term

CODE COURSE NAME CREDIT
ELL401 XX Century British Poetry I 3
ELL402 XX Century British Novel I 3
ELL403 British Drama II 3
ELL404 Shakespeare II
ELL405 Survey of American Literature 3
ELEC VIII 3
Total Credit 18

Spring Term

CODE COURSE NAME CREDIT
ELL421 XX Century British Poetry II 3
ELL422 XX Century British Novel II 3
ELL406 Research Methods Paper Writing 3
ELL413 British Drama III 3
ELEC IX 3
Total Credit 15

Elective Courses

CODE COURSE NAME CREDIT
ELEC I Elective I (GER/FRE/GRE 101) 3
ELEC II Elective II (GER/FRE/GRE 111) 3
ELEC III Elective III (GER/FRE/GRE 201) 3
ELEC IV Elective IV ((ELL206(Vocabulary Building)/
ELL207(Hist.of Eng.Lang.)/
ELL208( English Phonetics))
3
ELEC V Elective V (GER/FRE/GRE 211) 3
ELEC VI Elective VI ((PED101 Fundamentals of Educ./
PED315(LT Methodol.I) /
ELL316(The Inter.&the Lang.Classr.) /
ELL328 Oscar Wilde Comedies /
ELL329 Conrads Fiction
3
ELEC VII Elective VII (ELL317Error Analysis /
ELL318Test.&Eval.in EFL/
ELL319 Advanced Reading /
ELL320 Study and Teach. Of Short Stories)
PED316 LT Methodology II
ELL327 Detective Fiction
3
ELEC VIII Elective VIII (ELL420 Approaches & Methods in ELT /
ELL423 Lang.Acquisition /
ELL424 Cont.Analysis /
426 Advan.Translation)
3
ELEC IX Elective IX (ELL425Semant. in LT /
428Trans.Theory /
PED209 Learn.& Develop.Psy.)
ELL429 Post Colonial Lit.
3

Course Descriptions

ELL 103 READING AND INTERPRETATION I
It’s a compulsory undergraduate course that aims to teach students techniques for effective reading and analysis. It includes the reading of different texts on various subjects which helps to develop critical thinking as well as vocabulary.

ELL 104 COMPOSITION I
An introduction to basic structure and concepts of the sentence. Terminology of sentence analysis and recognition of sentence parts will be studied. It will also concentrate on the study of stresses, grammar, punctuation and mechanics of standard English through intensive work in sentence combining and basic composition skills ( paragraph writing, organization of paragraphs, outlining)

ELL 101 ENGLISH GRAMMAR I
Introduction to English grammar through fundamental structures as useful to future English language teachers and analyzing the structures by focusing on lexicology and grammar such as the tenses of English.

ELL 105 SPEECH AND COMMUNICATION I
It is a compulsory course that is designed to improve the speaking skills of students. In addition, the course concentrates on listening and note-taking skills. All together, it presents the basic steps towards effective communication.

ELL 111 ENGLISH GRAMMAR II
Introduction to English grammar through fundamental structures as useful to future English language teachers and analyzing the structures by focusing on lexicology and grammar such as the tenses of English.

ELL 112 LITERARY TERMINOLOGY
The course gives an insight to literary terminology; as well as historical and cultural changes in the concept of literature.

ELL 113 READING AND INTERPRETATION II
The course aims to teach students reading strategies such as topic sentence and main idea. It focuses on increasing reading comprehension with more intermediate vocabulary development, word and dictionary usage structural analysis and additional pre reading and reading strategies such as author’s purpose and supporting details. Students will also be challenged to speak and write about the concepts addressed in the class reading.

ELL 114 COMPOSITION II
The course is a continuation of Composition I. Students are expected to have acquired the basic principles of writing. Composition II aims to take the students’ level in writing one step further into academic writing.

ELL 115 SPEECH AND COMMUNICATION II
It is a compulsory course that teaches the fundamental principles and practices of public speaking, including systematic Library research, creative analysis and synthesis of topics, organization, language, delivery, audience adaptation, reasoning, arguments, and supporting materials.

ELL 201 ADVANCED GRAMMAR
Developing students’ use of grammatical points in a creative way by allowing them to analyse the grammatical structures in a variety of real contexts.

ELL 202 INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH LITERATURE
This course is designed to teach a chronological survey of English Literature from old English times to the present, with consideration of works, authors, forms, conventions, and ideas in a historical setting.

ELL 203 WORLD MYTHOLOGY
A basic introduction of classical mythology and its influence on English Literature.
– A brief summary of Scandinavian myths

ELL 206 VOCABULARY BUILDING
This is an elective course for students who would like to improve their English vocabulary. It will help students to learn not only the meanings of words but also how they are used. Spelling and pronunciation will also be emphasized. Students will also be guided on dictionary use

ELL 221 XVIII CENTURY BRITISH POETRY
This course is designed to teach the poetry, satire and the criticism of the Augustan Age with special emphasis on the works of Dryden and Pope.

ELL 222 XVIII CENTURY BRITISH NOVEL
After having obtained a sense of literature in general during their first year, students are introduced to the first examples of novel writing. The course covers a close analysis of the features of 18 century British novel. Two of the best examples of the period are examined critically throughout the course (i.e. Defoe’s Moll Flanders and Richardson’s Pamela).

ELL 223 ADVANCED COMPOSITION
For students who already have a basic grasp of composition and feel ready for experiences in more challenging and sophisticated writing. Covers basic elements of expository writing through students’ reading of selected essays and through students’ writing. What’s more, the course aims to teach students how to write an original academic essay (based on analysis of a given literary text) through understanding and applying the organizational requirements of an English academic essay into their own writing.

ELL 224 BRITISH CULTURE & CIVILIZATION
It is a compulsory undergraduate course that provides a comprehensive introduction to a wide range of aspects of contemporary Britain, including central and local government, the economy and industry, the legal system, media, arts, education and religion.

ELL 225 INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS 1
General survey of the study of language and its structure.

ELL 301 XIX CENTURY BRITISH POETRY
This course is designed to enable the students to understand the poetry of the Romantic period with a study of its intellectual and social milieu, with a special emphasis on Wordsworth and Coleridge.

ELL 302 XIX CENTURY BRITISH NOVEL I
The course covers Victorian Era, Industrial Revolution, Social developments and realistic novel. The two novels “Great Expectations” by Charles Dickens and “Persuasions” by Jane Austen and reflective of the age.

ELL 304 INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS II
General survey of the study of language and its structure: Semantics,
Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Language and Machines, Human Processing: Brain, mind and Language, Language Acquisition, Second language Acquisition/ Learning, Language Change, Language Varieties

ELL 305 TRANSLATION I (ENGLISH TO TURKISH)
This course is designed to teach the theory and practice of translation; translation techniques with special reference to English and Turkish languages.

ELL 328 OSCAR WILDE COMEDIES
The course provides students with a detailed study of the works of a particular writer by introducing Oscar Wilde and his comedies. It is a course during which students can both enjoy selected plays of the writer and have further insight into the Victorian Era.

ELL 321 XIX CENTURY BRITISH POETRY II
This course examines the work of the principal poets of the Victorian period (Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Hopkins) with regard to the social context and the elaboration of key themes and forms (e.g. ‘religious doubt’ and the dramatic monologue respectively). It also includes a study of Victorian women poets and the Pre-Raphaelites.

ELL 322 XIX CENTURY BRITISH NOVEL I
Intended to view the social and literary progress during the late Victoria period through analysis of Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights” and Oscar Wilde’s “The Picture of Dorian Gray”.

ELL 323 TURKISH- ENGLISH TRANSLATION
Practical work in translating a wide variety of different Turkish texts at different levels.

ELL 324 BRITISH DRAMA I
The course presents the origin and development of drama in the medieval period. Its kinds, structural variety, stylistic and generic characteristics are discussed in the light of major works that belong to the era. The course covers the beginnings of tragedy and early Elizabethan comedy as well as the development of the theatre.

ELL 325 SHAKESPEARE I
The course is intended to familiarise the student with Shakespeare as a dramatist through an understanding of the Elizabethan world- picture a survey of the cannon and close study of at least two contrasting texts “Macbeth” and “Merchant of Venice” from the viewpoint of language and structure.

ELL 401 XX CENTURY BRITISH POETRY I
This course is intended to provide an insight into the poetry published in Britain between 1901-1939 by detailed textual study of individual poets from Hardy to Eliot. At the same time consideration is given to contrasting currents and literary movements, to the Georgians, the War Poets and the emergence of Modernism.

ELL 402 XX CENTURY BRITISH NOVEL I
Overview of the novels in England covering the 20th century modern writing by studying D.H. Lawrence’s “Women in Love” and George Orwell’s “Animal farm”.

ELL 403 BRITISH DRAMA II
This course is designed to teach a survey of English Drama from approximately 1660 to 1800, including the comedy of wit in the Restoration period.

ELL 404 SHAKESPEARE II
This course complements the introductory course by extensive further reading and discussion of plays of contrasting character and from different periods in order to demonstrate the development and diversity of Shakespeare’s dramatic art.

ELL 405 AMERICAN LITERATURE
A survey of prose, poetry and drama of the United States from colonial times to 21st century.

ELL 423 LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
This course aims to discuss researches made in language acquisition. Differences and similarities in child and adult language are studied from both linguistic and psycholinguistic perspectives

ELL 426 ADVANCED TRANSLATION
Practical work in translating a wide variety of different English and Turkish texts at different levels.

ELL 406 RESEARCH METHODS AND PAPER WRITING
This is a compulsory undergraduate course that provides an introduction to basics of research techniques. In this course, basic research techniques such as deciding on the aim and scope of the study, choosing the relevant subjects, surveying the relevant literature on a specific subject, making references, designing questionnaires, using basic statistics and analyzing and interpreting the questionnaire results are introduced to students.

ELL 413 BRITISH DRAMA III
The 19th and the 20th Century developments in drama and the influence of the modern European drama on British drama. Shaw’s “Arms and The Man”, T.S. Elliot’s “Murder in the Cathedrel”, S.Becket’s “Waiting for Godot”, and J.M.Synge’s “The Playboy of the Western World”.

ELL 421 XX CENTURY BRITISH POETRY II
This course aims to familiarise students with the main developments in the poetry of each decade from the 1930’s to the present day with particular regard to tradition and innovation in theme, form and poetic technique and the poet’s view of his poets studied and include W.H.Auden, D.Thomas, J.Beljaman, P.Larkin and T.Hughes among others.

ELL 422 XX CENTURY BRITISH NOVEL II
This course presents the social and historical context of the British novel from 1939 to the present day and includes a survey of the principal authors and titles of the period, with a focus on the novel of the 1950’s and 1960’s and a detailed study of William Golding and John Fowles

ELL 429 POST-COLONIAL LITERATURE
The course examines literature and theory from countries formerly colonized by the British.