Elementary Turkish A is designed for students who have no or very little prior knowledge of the language. The emphasis in this course, particularly those for Elementary Turkish, will be on drills, exercises and situational practice. All the lessons include exercises, reading passages and listening to tape. The students are encouraged to read some articles and books on Turkish Language and Culture written in English.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
The students at the end of this course (Elementary Turkish A) will be able to write simple short sentences in present, past and future tenses and read passages of moderate length.
This course aims to cover Turkish alphabet, spelling and pronunciation as well as vowel harmony. No direct emphasis will be put on teaching grammar, but the use of simple verb tenses and other grammatical features will be introduced with sentences. The course will include simple and comprehensive reading passages.
And also aims:
- To further develop students' understanding of Turkish language and culture through reading passages in the prescribed text book.
- To develop students Turkish language skills (Turkish alphabet, spelling and pronunciation as well as vowel harmony)
- To enable students to read very simple comprehensive passages in Turkish and construct simple sentences.
All the lessons include exercises, reading passages and listening to tapes. Students will have a work-book and glossary for their homework. The lecturer may provide reading passages whenever necessary. The students are encouraged to read some articles and books on Turkish Language and Culture written in English.
Class participation (10%)
Fortnightly assignments (30%)
Final examination (including oral component) (50%).
Students are required to attend language laboratory sessions and listen to the recordings on the WebCT (one hour a week) and hand in their Work Book for correction.
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2 x 2 hours of lectures per week (may include language laboratory sessions)
Tömer HITIT: YabancÄ±lar icin Türkçe 1, Ankara: Ankara University Press, 2002
Text book with cassettes will be available from the Uni Bookshop.
* G. L. Lewis, Turkish Grammar, OUP, 2001
* Lewis V. Thomas, Elementary Turkish, Cambridge, Massachusetts 1967.
* Bengisu Rona, Turkish in Three Months, Woodbridge, Suffolk: Hugo 1989
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3214||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|