• 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, Asian Languages, Middle East Studies, European Studies, Language Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Burcu Cevik-Compiegne
  • Mode of delivery Online
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2021
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This course will introduce students to basic Turkish language in alignment with the A1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Students will learn how to introduce themselves, talk about their day and use simple structures and familiar phrases. They will be able to understand simple conversations if enunciated slowly and clearly. The students will be expected to complete online study modules weekly before attending the online live session. No previous knowledge of the Turkish language is required.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. acquire fundamental knowledge of the sounds of the Turkish language and vowel and consonant harmonies;
  2. communicate in everyday life situations in Turkish within a range of selected topics;
  3. write and understand simple short sentences and read passages of moderate length in Turkish;
  4. use basic grammatical concepts enabling them to refer to present, past and future events; and
  5. understand Turkish culture and society through reading related texts and cases.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  2. Homework (pre- and post-class activities to consolidate learning) (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  3. 2 small tasks (oral and written) (15% each) (30) [LO 1,2,3]
  4. Mid-semester assessment (writing, speaking, listening, reading) (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  5. Final assessment (writing, speaking, listening, reading) (30) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]

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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:

a) Weekly learning activities consisting of:

3 hours, before each online class, working on the written and audio materials provided in the learning platform;

2 hours, participating in the online live session;

2 hours, completing the workbook exercises following the online class;

b) 46 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have completed TURK1001, TURK1002, TURK2001, TURK2002, TURK6002, TURK6503, or TURK6504

Prescribed Texts

Yedi Iklim, Turkce, Yunus Emre Institute Publishing.


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

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $3630
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $5580
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2649 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person View

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