DESIGN OF THE SUBJECT O F WEATHER REPORT AS A COURSE UNIT IN LANGUAGE TEACHING

  • Hasan Coşkun Çankırı Karatekin Universitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Eğitim Bilimleri, Fatih Mahallesi, Uluyazı Kampüsü Ring Yolu, 18100 Çankırı, Turkey
Keywords: weather report, German language teaching, lesson planning, development of teaching materials

Abstract

Aim. In Turkey, in connection with the Bologna process, German is a foreign language course. In this study, the subject of a weather report (forecast) was planned for the German courses. The purpose of this study is the preparation, implementation and evaluation of a sample lesson to describe the selection of the subject of a weather report for the German courses taught at schools and universities.   

Methods. This study was conducted by qualitative research (Yıldırım & Şimşek, 2008, pp. 187-193). During the 2019 / 2020 academic year, I taught the subject of a weather report students in German courses and 38 students in master courses.

Result and Conclusion. It was observed that participants talk about the weather in their hometown and in the places where they go on vacation. In addition to the subject discussed in class, the method implemented in the lesson and the planning of the course according to the method, play an important role in the continuation of this interest.

Origin. The students who were in German speaking countries under the Erasmus program participate in German courses to maintain their fluency in German language. In order to conduct German courses effectively for different purposes, and for participants coming from different countries and students with different levels of fluency, a suitable method should be developed.

Author Biography

Hasan Coşkun, Çankırı Karatekin Universitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Eğitim Bilimleri, Fatih Mahallesi, Uluyazı Kampüsü Ring Yolu, 18100 Çankırı, Turkey

Educational scientist Prof. Dr. Hasan Coşkun is currently teaching at the ÇankırıKaratekin University in Çankırı. Prof. Coşkun began his career in the 1970s as a Turkish teacher and translator in Lüneburg. He studied pedagogy, German and geography teacher and completed his doctorate in educational science at the University of Hamburg. Prof. Coşkun has taught at various prestigious universities in Turkey, such as Hacettepe, Gazi, Middle East Technical University, Gaziosmanpaşa, Ufuk and Leuphana Lüneburg as well as FreieUniversität Berlin, in Germany. Professor Coşkun publishes in areas such as intercultural pedagogy, peace education and the development of educational games in language teaching. In 2020, his latest book was published by Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation on "Research Plan for Local Development in the Yapraklı District".

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Published
2020-09-11
How to Cite
Coşkun, H. (2020). DESIGN OF THE SUBJECT O F WEATHER REPORT AS A COURSE UNIT IN LANGUAGE TEACHING. Journal of Education Culture and Society, 11(2), 183-198. https://doi.org/10.15503/jecs2020.2.183.198