Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
YZL202WRITTEN EXPRESSIONElective243
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main objectives of this lesson are to; teach the importance of correct and effective writing; enable individuals to be correct, clear, fluent and effective in writing; enable individuals to choose correct wording and building fluent sentences
Name of Lecturer(s)
Mehmet İNCE
Learning Outcomes
1To know the word order in sentences and be able to explain.
2To be able to express the relationship of the language and words with thinking- culture and society
3To distinguish the conceptual difference between oral and written language
4To be able to comprehensively understand a text or adocument to be written or to understand a program watched
5To be able to write about feelings, thoughts, plans, impressions and observations correctly and effectively
6To learn punctuation rules
7To be able to define the art of writing
8To be able to practice morphological applications
9To be able to explain concepts such as sentence and semantics
10To be able to notice mistakes in written texts and be able to exemplify them on sample texts
11To be able to develop a scientific, questioning, commenting, creative and constructive way of thinking
12To raise individuals who embraces cultural values; tolerant; trouble shooting and can also correctly express (orally and written) ideas on these issues.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Concept of Writing; Written communication; relationship of writing-language-thinking-public-literature-culture; Writing types; ways of written narrative; Historical development of Turkish written language; Current situation of Turkish and its area of spread; Sound, syllable, vocabulary and meaning knowledge of Turkish and formal/personal written corresponding
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1To inform students about the aims of teaching written expression lessons at the university and also about the basic concepts of related lessons; content of the lesson, its importance, techniques andexplaining rules and necessities of the lessonMeeting/Oral expression/ Questions-answers
2Definition of written language; informing students about the features of written language; its advantages and disadvantagesOral expression /Explenation
3Explanation of the relation of Written language and thought-public-literature and culture.Oral expression Explenation/ Questions-answers
4Teaching written expression types.Oral expression Explenation/ Questions-answers
5Good writing in terms of Language and cultureOral expression Explenation/ Questions-answers
6Teaching topic selection and planningOral expression/ Explenation/ Questions-answers Research
7Writing, understanding the art and limitationsOral expression Explenation/ Questions-answers
8Midterm examWritten exam
9Expression typesOral expression/ Explenation/ Questions-answers
10Functional writing(petition,cv, report,statements, verdicts, adds,leaflets) Oral expression/ Explenation/ Questions-answers
11Informative writing (articles, short articles, travel, critique, diary, interwiev biography, etc. Oral expression/ Explenation/ Questions-answers
12Literature types; poetry, novel, story writingOral expression/ Explenation/ Questions-answers
13Scientific writingOral expression Explenation/ Questions-answers
14Writing preface, conclusion, bibliography, footnote, verse.Oral expression Explenation/ Questions-answers
15Explaining semantic features of Turkish(basic meaning, secondary meaning, idiomatic meaning synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, meaning events, reduced meaning, expanded meaning, meaning deviation, meaning deterioration, meaning improvementOral expression Explenation/ Questions-answers
16Final exam Written exam
Recommended or Required Reading
. Ergin, Muharrem. Türk Dil Bilgisi. İstanbul: Bayrak Yay., 2. 2. Korkmaz, Zeynep; vd. Türk Dili ve Kompozisyon Bilgileri. Ankara: Ekin Yay., 2005 3.Üniversiteler İçin Yazılı Anlatım Dr.Ali Yakıcı Gazi.yay. Yardımcı Kitaplar:Anlatım Bilgisi ,Sezai Güneş İzmir,1999 1. Aksan, Doğan. Her Yönüyle Dil, Ana Çizgileriyle Dilbilim: I, II, III. Ankara: TDK Yay. 2009. 2. Aksan, Doğan. Türkiye Türkçesinin Dünü, Bugüne, Yarını. Ankara: Bilgi Yay., 2005. 3. Aksoy, Ömer Asım. Atasözleri ve Deyimler Sözlüğü : I-II. Ankara: TDK Yay. 2010. 4. İmlâ Kılavuzu. Ankara: TDK Yay., 2009. 5. Türkçe Sözlük. Ankara: TDK Yay., 2009
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14228
Individual Study for Final Examination122
Reading5840
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)98
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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