Diction (ART263) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Diction ART263 Fall and Spring 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To speak fluently and effectively in public, use body language in best possible way
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Speaking in public without lack of concentration
  • Speaking spontaneously
  • To know the rules of effective speaking
  • To use of gestures and mimics consciously
  • Providing an effective conversation knowing intonation, emphasis, melody
Course Content How to speak fluently and effectively in front of an audience; elocution techniques; use of body language in the best possible way; developing self-confidence, strengthening communication skills.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Breathing training
2 Effective use of sound, breathing exercises Preparing next subject
3 Correct pronunciation of vowels and using with <ğ>
4 Correct pronunciation of consonants
5 The importance of correct pronunciation
6 Differences Between Text Language and Speaking Language Preparing next subject
7 Punctuation Preparing next subject
8 Midterm Assessment
9 Accent
10 Intonation
11 False facts about speech
12 Body language Preparing next subject
13 Presentation techniques Preparing next subject
14 Improvisation
15 Effective speaking and presentation in business life
16 Final Assessment


Other Sources 1. Şenbay, N. (2017). Söz ve Diksiyon Sanatı. İstanbul: Yapı Kredi Yayınları.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 10
Laboratory - -
Application 10 20
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 27 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Application 10 2 20
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 4 3 12
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 100