• 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 UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course


Intermediate Turkish A is designed for students who can already read and understand paragraphs of a fair length and also write short paragraphs in present, past and future tenses using with gerunds.  The course will further cover the use of verb active, auxiliary verbs, participles, indirect speech, causative gerunds, and gerunds of time.  Due to the nature of Turkish language the use of relevant suffixes with the verbs will be explained within sentences.  The course will include comprehensive reading passages of a fair length. 

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.



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:


The students at the end of this course (Intermediate Turkish A) will be able to write sentences in present, past and future tense as well as change them into indirect speech. They will be able to read passages of a fair length.

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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2 x 2 hours of lectures per week (may include language laboratory session). Students will be required to spend one additional hour in the language laboratory doing self study.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed TURK1002; or permission of the convenor. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have completed TURK6002/TURK6503.

Prescribed Texts

Tömer HITIT: Yabancılar icin Türkçe 2 & 3, Ankara: Ankara University Press, 2002

Additional Sources:
G. L. Lewis, Teach yourself Turkish, The English University Press, London 1968
N. A. McQuown & S. Koylan, Spoken Turkish: Book 1 (1972), Book 2 (1981), and a set of six cassettes
G. L. Lewis, Turkish Grammar, 2nd edition, 2000


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Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $2718
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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