Uluslararası Final Üniversitesi

Program Aims and Outcomes

The aim of the English Language Teaching Master's Program is to train teachers who are sensitive to the technologies and multiculturalism required by the 21st century, who can produce and direct knowledge, not imitate it. The program offers research skills and ethical values, as well as combining theory and practice. It aims to provide students with the ability to conduct original and independent research by following the contemporary developments and new methods in the field of English Language teaching, discussing them and reaching scientific conclusions. In addition, it aims to provide the opportunities to move to the academia for the teachers who work in the field of English teaching in the TRNC Ministry of National Education, Youth and Sports and its affiliated institutions and organizations, and to contribute to the field of English Language Teaching with original research at national and international level.

Students who graduate by taking courses in line with 21st century realities and skills in the program will be competent experts who can keep up with the developments of the time. In this respect, the program will offer courses on English as a world language, intercultural communication and technology use, as well as courses such as language acquisition, language teaching theory and method courses, linguistics and sub-fields, taking into account that English is a universal language. It will enable them to become expert English teachers who can improve their knowledge, media and technology literacy, have advanced communication and collaboration skills, and who can be successful today by having critical thinking skills and creativity.

Program Outcomes

  1. Explain fundamental terms and concepts in English language teaching.
  2. Explain second language acquisition theories.
  3. Describe English language teaching approaches and methods.
  4. Review and evaluate the literature in the field of English Language Teaching.
  5. Explain fundamental concepts in Linguistics.
  6. Explain factors that influence second language acquisition.
  7. Develop English language teaching programs.
  8. Teach English as a second or foreign language to different age groups and different proficiency levels
  9. Analyze authentic discourse and corpora and integrate them in teaching.
  10.  Integrate digital technologies in their lessons.
  11. Create language teaching materials
  12. Develop testing materials to assess learning.
  13. Describe basic features of scientific research process.
  14. Contribute to the field by conducting original research.