- Code TURK6002
- 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, Middle East Studies, Language Studies
This course is designed for students with a prior foundational knowledge of Turkish. The course continues on from Elementary Turkish A and will further develop students' reading, writing and conversation skills. Students will learn both Simple Present and Future tenses and several grammatical frameworks such as gerunds and conjunctions. Lessons will include listening and reading exercises, enabling students to communicate more efficiently in daily contexts and converse on a variety of topics.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate the use of elementary vocabulary and pronunciation in spoken Turkish;
- communicate in Turkish in comparatively complex daily life dialogue;
- read and understand short authentic Turkish language texts such as newspaper articles and extracts from books and novels;
- understand basic grammatical concepts including gerunds (such as ability), intensification, comparison, several conjunctions and also use of Future and Simple Present tenses; and
- demonstrate an understanding of Turkish life and culture through reading passages in prescribed texts and additional materials.
- 6 Course Workbook Exercises (3% each) (18) [LO 1,3,4,5]
- 2 In-class Quizzes, 30 minutes each (6% each) (12) [LO 1,3,4]
- Mid-semester Written Exam (1 hour) (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Final Exam (oral component: 10 min -20%; and written component: 2 hours - 30%) (50) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of lectures over 12 weeks; and,
b) 82 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
TÃ–MER Yeni Hitit 1 Yabancilar IÃ§in TÃ¼rkÃ§e Ders Kitabi (Course Book), Ankara: Ankara University Press, 2012.
TÃ–MER Yeni Hitit 1 Yabancilar IÃ§in TÃ¼rkÃ§e Ã‡alisma Kitabi (Workbook), Ankara: Ankara University Press, 2012.
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