• Offered by Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Turkish
  • Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies

Advanced Turkish B is designed for students who can read and write Turkish using tenses both direct and indirect speech. The course will further cover reading passages and poems from pre-Republican period men of letters. In other words there will be writings and poems of a number of authors from the pre-Ottoman and Ottoman periods of Turkish Literature such as Epic Literature, Oral Literature, Tanzimat (Reforms) Period Literature, and Dawn of the New Age Literature. There will be selections from Kasgarli Mahmud, Dokuz Oguz-On Uygur (Children Born from Tree) Epic, Yusuf Has Hacib, Baki, Nedim, Abdulhak Sinasi and Ahmet Hasim. The course will include comprehension and literary analysis of the reading passages and poems selected. The course will also cover study of Turkish Grammar analyzing and studying in detail Determinative word groups, Proposition word groups, and Compound Phrase. The students will be required to attend the Language laboratory one hour a week reading newspapers, listening and watching news, films and music in Turkish on which they will write a short report. Such material and dialogues will also be introduced in class as the time permits.

Indicative Assessment

Attendance (10%)

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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Four hours of lectures per week (may include language laboratory sessions). Students will be required to spend one additional hour in the language laboratory doing self study.

Prescribed Texts

Selections from pre-Republican Period writers and poets compiled by the lecturer.

Nihad Sami Banarlı, 2001. Resimli Türk Edebiyat Tarihi, vol. 2, Ä°stanbul: Milli EÄ?itim Basımevi.
G.L. Lewis,2000. Turkish Grammar, Oxford: University Press, 2nd edition.
Tahsin BanguoÄ?lu, 1990. Türkçenin Grameri, Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basımevi.


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Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

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6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
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1994-2003 $1548
2014 $2478
2013 $2472
2012 $2472
2011 $2424
2010 $2358
2009 $2286
2008 $2286
2007 $2286
2006 $2286
2005 $2286
2004 $1926
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2014 $3762
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2012 $3756
2011 $3756
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2008 $3618
2007 $3618
2006 $3618
2005 $3618
2004 $3618
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Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3223 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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