- Code TURK6505
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Turkish
- Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2015
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Advanced Turkish A is designed for students who can read and write Turkish using tenses both direct and indirect speech. The course will further cover selections from recent and contemporary men of letters. In other words there will be selections from two periods of Turkish Literature. First selections from the authors who were born in Ottoman Period and had witnessed First World War and the Turkish War of Independence such as Mehmed Akif Ersoy and Halide Edip Adivar. Second the authors who grew up during the Republican Period and adopted the writing style that developed and underwent changes following the adoption of Latin alphabet such as Kemal Tahir and Necati Cumali. The course will include comprehension and literary analysis of the reading passages and poems selected. The course will also cover study of Turkish Grammar such as word formation, nouns, adjectives, pronouns and adverbs.
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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:LEARNING OUTCOMES
With this course students will:
- Develop and extend their knowledge and understanding Turkish literature and culture through reading selected passages.
- Be able to write short articles in Turkish.
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). Students will be required to spend one additional hour in the language laboratory doing self study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Selections from Republican Period writers and poets compiled by the lecturer.
Nihad Sami BanarlÄ±, 2001. Resimli Türk Edebiyat Tarihi, vol. 2, Ä°stanbul: Milli Eitim BasÄ±mevi.
G.L. Lewis,2000. Turkish Grammar, Oxford: University Press, 2nd edition.
Tahsin Banguolu, 1990. Türkçenin Grameri, Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu BasÄ±mevi.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3219||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|