TUR 506 • FIRST YEAR TURKISH I
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
This course introduces students to modern standard Turkish. With proficiency-oriented instruction the course develops students' communicative skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Various classroom activities, including folksongs, are used to stimulate the process of acquiring the Turkish language and culture. In this course the emphasis is not on grammar explanation but rather on communication and functional usage of the language. Students are expected to role-play the assigned situations by using learned phrases and vocabulary.
Attendance is required. During the semester students may have up to five unexcused absences. Five points will be deducted from the final grade for any further absences. 10% Participation in the class 20% Conversation with TA 20% Homework 10% Vocabulary Quizz 30% Quizzes 10% Oral Midterm
A course packet (Suzan Ozel, Turkish I: A Communicative Approach) is used.