Turkish Beginner II

Level: 
Master's
Course Status: 
Elective
CEU code: 
SLTG 5126
CEU credits: 
3
ECTS credits: 
6
Academic year: 
2017/2018
Semester: 
Winter
Start and end dates: 
8 Jan 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
Non-degree Specialization: 
ACRS—Advanced Certificate in Religious Studies
Instructor(s): 
Eda Guclu

SLTG 5126 - Turkish Beginner II
Language course, 3 credits 

2017 Winter Term 

 

 

  

Instructor: Eda Güçlü


Office hours: after class or by appointment

 

Description

This course is offered to students who do not have any knowledge of Turkish language. The aim is to make participants familiar with the basic structure of Turkish through the examination of grammatical organization, sentence patterns, and vocabulary. The development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills will be equally considered. By the end of the term, students are expected to communicate the language at a practical and daily level. 

 

Assessment

 

Participation and presentations: 50 %

Quizzes and homework: 30 %

Final Exam: 20 %

 

Dictionaries

 

Turkish-English Dictionary: http://tureng.com/tr/turkce-ingilizce

Sesli Sözlük: https://www.seslisozluk.net/en/

Büyük Türkçe Sözlük: http://www.tdk.gov.tr/index.php?option=com_bts

 

Recommended Grammar Books

 

Aslı Göksel and Celia Kerslake, Turkish: A Comprehensive Grammar (Routledge, 2005) (Available at CEU Library).

 

G. L. Lewis, Turkish Grammar (Oxford University Press, 2001, second edition).

 

Jaklin Kornfilt, Turkish (Routledge, 1997) (Available at CEU Library).

 

Coursebooks

 

Yeni Hitit Yabancılar İçin Türkçe Ders Kitabı II (Ankara Üniversitesi, TÖMER).

 

Yeni Hitit Yabancılar İçin Türkçe Çalışma Kitabı II (Ankara Üniversitesi, TÖMER).

 

Nurettin Koç, Mehmet Hengirmen, Türkçe Öğreniyoruz II (Ankara, 1997).

 

Schedule

 

Week 1: Past continuous tense

 

Week 2: Past future tense

 

Week 3: Adverbial expressions

 

Week 4: Conditional sentences I

 

Week 5: Conditional sentences II

 

Week 6: Imperative

 

Week 7: Turkish formative elements

 

Week 8: Verbal nouns

 

Week 9: Gerunds

 

Week 10: Conjunctions and particles

 

Week 11: Student presentations

 

Week 12: Review