Education Faculty
English Language Education Program
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English Literature I

Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
ELT3002 3 English Literature I 2/0/0 CC English 4
Course Goals
This course is based on a survey of a selection of historically and culturally significant literary texts and covers basic principles of cultural ideologies that have influenced human history. Students are expected to learn and use new linguistic structures acquired from the texts provided in the coursebook. They are required to develop their verbal, written and oral skills. As students evaluate, comment upon, criticise and differentiate multi logical interpretations, comprehension and critical thinking abilities are developed.

Special Requisite(s)
Instructor(s) Assist. Prof. Dr. Derya Biderci Dinç
Course Assistant(s)
Office Hour(s)
Teaching Methods and Techniques Face to face

Principle Sources
A History of English Literature; Robert Huntington Fletcher.

Other Sources The Norton Anthology of English Literature


Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Introduction to the course
2. Week Oral Tradition: Beowulf
3. Week Oral Tradition: Beowulf
4. Week Oral Tradition: Beowulf
5. Week Canterbury Tales; Chaucer and the historical backdrop of his time.
6. Week Canterbury Tales
7. Week Canterbury Tales
8. Week Midterm exam
9. Week Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,the historical backdrop of the time.
10. Week Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, the historical backdrop of the time.
11. Week Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, analysis of major themes
12. Week Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, character analysis
13. Week 16th century English Literature, historical period.
14. Week Utopia and Humanism.
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-1Pair work exercises, classroom discussions, presentations and writing activities help students to work out difficult structures and concepts.
LO-2Language efficiency and vocabulary knowledge are assessed and improved.
LO-3The difference between informative and literary texts are demonstrated with an emphasis on literary genres, themes and topics
LO-4Students analyze a variety of literary texts written in English in their contextual usage.
LO-5New ways of knowing and interpreting are introduced, which help students gain new perspectives towards human issues and life in general.
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