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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Fall 2006

TUR 320K • Third-Year Turkish I

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
43240 TTh
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
PAR 8A
Erdener

Course Description

By the end of the semester successful students will reach intermediate-High level Turkish (Turkish Proficiency Guidelines) in the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing, as well as culture. Students will be able to speak and handle successfully a variety of communicative tasks and social situations, and participate in conversations on topics beyond the most immediate needs; e.g., personal history and leisure time activities. They will be expected to listen and understand face-to-face conversations, announcements and reports over the media, listen and understand sentence-length utterances, and main ideas and most details of connected discourse on a variety of topics. Reading is important part of this course. Students will be able to read with increased understanding texts dealing with a variety of basic personal and social needs, and write short paragraphs, take notes on familiar topics, and respond in writing to personal questions. Students will also understand implicit and explicit rules of Turkish culture, be able to deal with familiar survival situations, make polite requests, accepts and refuse invitations, offer and receive gifts, purchase and bargain, ask directions, and interpret the general tone of exchange, and body movements that are communicated in familiar contexts.

Grading Policy

20% Homework 20% Thirty minutes weekly oral comprehension exercise with the Turkish TA 30% Three quizzes 30% Final exam

Texts

We will read literary pieces of appropriate length and level of difficulty.

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