• 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, 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.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. demonstrate the use of elementary vocabulary and pronunciation in spoken Turkish;
  2. communicate in Turkish in comparatively complex daily life dialogue;
  3. read and understand short authentic Turkish language texts such as newspaper articles and extracts from books and novels;
  4. understand basic grammatical concepts including gerunds (such as ability), intensification, comparison, several conjunctions and also use of Future and Simple Present tenses; and
  5. demonstrate an understanding of Turkish life and culture through reading passages in prescribed texts and additional materials.

Indicative Assessment

  1. 6 Course Workbook Exercises (3% each) (18) [LO 1,3,4,5]
  2. 2 In-class Quizzes, 30 minutes each (6% each) (12) [LO 1,3,4]
  3. Mid-semester Written Exam (1 hour) (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  4. Final Exam (oral component: 10 min -20%; and written component: 2 hours - 30%) (50) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]

In response to COVID-19: Please note that Semester 2 Class Summary information (available under the classes tab) is as up to date as possible. Changes to Class Summaries not captured by this publication will be available to enrolled students via Wattle. 

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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.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed TURK6001; or permission of the convener. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have completed TURK1002, TURK2001, TURK2002, TURK6503, or TURK6504.

Prescribed Texts

TÖMER Yeni Hitit 1 Yabancilar Için Türkçe Ders Kitabi (Course Book), Ankara: Ankara University Press, 2012.

TÖMER Yeni Hitit 1 Yabancilar Için Türkçe Çalisma Kitabi (Workbook), Ankara: Ankara University Press, 2012.


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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
2020 $3570
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $5460
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5652 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person View

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