Course Title : Applied Linguistics
Code Course
Type
Regular
Semester
Lecture
(hours/week)
Seminar
(hours/week)
Lab
(hours/week)
Credits ECTS
ELL 202-1 A 4 4 0 0 4.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language English
Course Level
Description The course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to reflect and further develop their understanding of both theoretical and practical considerations in the field of language learning and teaching. It encourages students to develop a broad theoretical base reflecting current cutting edge research within Applied Linguistics and related disciplines. Additionally, this course makes links between the different disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of language learning and issues related to language pedagogy.
Objectives This course is meant to: - give students an overview of the history and development of applied linguistics - acquaint students with the interdisciplinary nature of the discipline, - encourage students (through tutor-marked assignments) to demonstrate your knowledge of the principles taught - introduce students to the levels and scope of applied description - introduce students to language teaching, testing and standardization etc.
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1The scope of Applied Linguistics _ Former methods in teaching English
2The communicative approach _ communicative competence
3Participants of learning process _Classroom management
4Language skills _ Context and Culture in teaching English
5Grammatical structures & pronunciation
6Language in the contemporary world
7Revising & discussion
8Midterm Exam
9Persuasion and Poetics _ Rhetoric and resistance
10Visual, audio, audio-visual and digital aids
11Planning
12Feedback and error correction
13Past, present and Future Directions
14Evaluation _Course-book evaluation
15Revising & discussion
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work -
Computer Usage Presentations PPT
Other -
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Students should give a summary of the history of applied linguistics,
2Students should discuss some of the theories and principles of applied linguistics
3Students should describe contrastive analysis, error analysis and other analytical procedures in applied linguistics
4Students should apply any of the general principles of language planning testing and standardization in any of your write-ups and projects
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms130
Quizzes00
Projects120
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade50
Contribution of final examination to overall grade50
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
(hours)
Total Workload
(hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16464
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14342
Assignments 166
Midterms 155
Final examination 188
Other 000
Total Work Load 125
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5
ECTS 5

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