COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Elective VI: Semantics * TES   402 8 2 2 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof. Dr. Ergün SERİNDAĞ
Instructors
Prof. Dr.ERGÜN SERİNDAĞ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to investigate semantic characteristics of languages, to deal with the paradigmatic and syntagmatic relation from linguistic perspective, help the students to identify semantic relations as described by linguists.
Content
The contents of this course include teaching about meaning, meaning of expression, meaning of utterance, sociological meaning, logical and semantic relations , semantic features and communicative dimension of meaning.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
They can explain the concepts and principles of Turkish sound, shape, sentence, text information and historical and contemporary Turkish dialects.
X
2
They can exlain the concepts and principles of basic language skills (reading, listening, speaking and writing) and grammar.
X
3
They can evaluate the periods of Turkish literature and the important people, events and the phenomena.
4
They can evaluate the developmental stages and their roles in the learning processes of primary 5-8 grade students.
5
They can use Turkish teaching program and the specific teaching strategies, methods and techniques to teach the program to Grades 5-8.
6
They can criticise and/or explain the characteristics of philosophical, literary and other works of art.
X
7
They can use the appropriate methods and techniques to help the students improve their higher thinking skills such as critical thinking, creative thinking and problem solving.
8
They can use the appropriate techniques and methods to help the students improve their reading, listening, speaking, smooth and aesthetic writing skills.
X
9
They can develop appropriate learning materials and use the information and communication technologies in this process effectively.
10
They can monitor the students´ learning processes while using the traditional methods and techniques of measurement besides the alternative measurement and evaluation methods and techniques.
11
They can take individual and group responsibility to solve the problems encountered related to classroom management.
12
They can assess their performance objectively and make up for the deficiencies in accordance with the judgments made if they have any.
X
13
They can acquire self-learning ability.
X
14
They can communicate effectively with students, teachers, friends, school management and parents.
15
They can improve themselves about the cultural and social aspects.
X
16
They have the knowledge and skills required by the field of study.
X
17
They can apply the basic principles and general objectives of education.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 What is semantics What is statical semantics What is developmental/dynamic semantics A brief history of semantics Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
2 The semantics of linguistic items Language, lexeme, sign, sense, meaning Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
3 Linguistic capability, phonemes, language and the word The description of word before F. de Saussure F. de Saussure and the desrciption of word The description of word after F. de Saussure Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
4 Classification of words and eponyms The meaning of words: concepts Expressive meaning Problems of conceptual and associative fields Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
5 Meaning and meaning types What is meaning The semantic field of words Extension, intension, and relevance Different views and hypotheses on meaning What we understand from meaning Denotative meaning vs. connotative meaning Sense-relationships: polysemy, synonymy, homonymy Equivalence Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
6 Semantic change and rhetorical speech: Metaphor Metonymy Simile Representation Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
7 Sense attribution Eponymy Localisation Context Associations Paradigmatic, syntagmatic and derivational relationships Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
8 Midterm
9 The dynamics of meaning: Semantic restriction Meaning-shift Reasons for semantic changes Semantic extension Semantic changes and equivalency Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
10 Conceptualisation (re-sematicisation) The world of concepts Rhetorics: Meaning transfer/shift Metaphor Metonymy The conceptual wealth and synonymy in Modern Turkish Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
11 The semantics of Turkish Word, concept and meaning in Turkish Some grammatical characteristics peculiar to Turkish from a semantic perspective Concepts in Turkish (concrete and abstract concepts) Expressing yourself in Turkish Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
12 Ambiguity Context and inference Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
13 Ambiguity Context and inference Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
14 Speech acts Syntactic semantics Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
15 Speech acts Syntactic semantics Reads the related resources, Prepare power point presentation
16-17 Final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources