English Language Teaching Department; The objective of the English Language Teaching program is to equip students with advanced and specialized knowledge in the field and to help them acquire skills for teacher research and professional development. It consists of courses including methodological and pedagogical approaches to foreign language teaching as well as raising students’ awareness of the English language system. It provides courses related to second language acquisition and second language teaching methodology and organizes practice teaching in selected schools in this way a well-balanced emphasis on theory and application is maintained throughout the program. Other courses of the program are offered by various departments of the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Moreover, through elective courses, students are provided with opportunities to pursue individual interests in various cultural and professional topics.  The Department of English Language Education has also three graduate programs (MA thesis/non-thesis and PhD) within the framework of Institute of Educational Sciences.