Education Faculty
English Language Education Program
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Structure of English

Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
ELT2005 2 Structure of English 2/0/0 CC English 2
Course Goals
Relationship between lexical items and structural forms, word formation including prefixes and suffixes, idioms, collocations, slang, euphemisms, neologisms, proverbs and phrasal verbs in spoken and written language.

Special Requisite(s)
Instructor(s) Okutman. Dr. Sinan Bataklar
Course Assistant(s)
Office Hour(s)
Teaching Methods and Techniques  Face to face
Principle Sources Rubin, D. (1986). Gaining word power. Macmillan.

Levine, H., Levine, N., & Levine, R. T. (1993). Vocabulary for the College-bound Student. Amsco School Publications.

Gairns, R., & Redman, S. (1993). Working with words. Ernst Klett Sprachen.

Hiebert, E. H., & Kamil, M. L. (Eds.). (2005). Teaching and learning vocabulary: Bringing research to practice. Routledge.

Jackson, H., & Amvela, E. Z. (2000). Words, meaning and vocabulary: An introduction to modern English lexicology. Continuum.

Thomas, N. (1991). Advanced vocabulary and idiom. Nelson.

Other Sources  McCarthy, M., & O'dell, F. (2003). English vocabulary in use: Advanced. Ernst Klett Sprachen.

Taylor, L. L. (1992). Vocabulary in action. Prentice-Hall.

Longman Active Study Dictionary of English; Ed.-in-Chief: Della Summers. Longman, 1991.

Akmajian, A. (Ed.). (2001). Linguistics: An introduction to language and communication. MIT press.

Carstairs-McCarthy, A. (2002). An introduction to English morphology: words and their structure. Edinburgh University Press.

Nation, I. S. (2001). Learning vocabulary in another language. Ernst Klett Sprachen.

Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Introduction to the course (Identifying the main aim of the course- Clarification of the Basic Terms used in Vocabulary)
2. Week Dictionary use (Making the most of your dictionary- Dictionary Types- How to look up a word in a dictionary)
3. Week Different aspects of a word (From the aspects of Morphology, Syntax)
4. Week Prefixes- suffixes 1
5. Week Prefixes- suffixes 2
6. Week Compound words
7. Week Word building
8. Week Overall revision of the topics
9. Week Collocation 1, Adjective + noun patterns Verb+ adverb patterns Adverb+ Adjective patterns Verb + objects patterns
10. Week Collocation 2 Further examples on collocations
11. Week Semantic aspects of a word. Words from the aspect of semantics.(basic meaning, metaphorical meaning etc.)The definition of polysemy ( words with more than one basic meaning), the definition of synonymy ( different words with the same meaning)
12. Week Words which are easily confused (error- mistake, adapt-adopt..) Register- style
13. Week Preliminary info about teaching vocabulary
14. Week Revision
15. Week
16. Week
17. Week
Evaluation tools Quantity Weight(%)
Midterm(s) 1 40
Final Exam 1 60

Program Outcomes
PO-1Understand English phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics at advanced level.
PO-2Define the contemporary language learning theories.
PO-3Identify different language learning purposes for various levels.
PO-4Recognize appropriate teaching methods, techniques and strategies for specific purposes.
PO-5Develop skills in listening, speaking and writing for helping learners of English to use language appropriately and comprehensibly.
PO-6Design professional applications for teaching the English language.
PO-7Apply professional assesment tools and methods.
PO-8Determine the problems and solutions at the ELT classroom settings.
PO-9Comprehend the importance of lifelong learning strategies.
PO-10Practice classroom management skills.
Learning Outcomes
LO-1To explain language and word relation
LO-2To the importance of lexical competence in language teaching.
LO-3To know basically the ways of assessing vocabulary capacity
LO-4To recognize the basic constituents in a word and to analyse it morphologically
LO-5To know how to use a dictionary effectively
Course Assessment Matrix:
Program Outcomes - Learning Outcomes Matrix
 PO 1PO 2PO 3PO 4PO 5PO 6PO 7PO 8PO 9PO 10
LO 1
LO 2
LO 3
LO 4
LO 5