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

Spring 2010

TUR 507 • FIRST-YEAR TURKISH II

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
42575 MW
TTh
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
5:00 PM-6:30 PM
CAL 21
PAR 204
ERDENER, Y

Course Description

This course, which builds on the work done in Turkish 506, seeks to improve students proficiency in all four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). It will aim at training students to handle successfully a limited number of interactive, task-oriented social situations, and express elementary needs, i.e. to achieve a level of proficiency in speaking Turkish of Intermediate-Low, (following the Provisional Turkish Proficiency Guidelines). Students will also read and understand main ideas from simple authentic texts and write short compositions. Listening tasks pertain primarily to spontaneous face-to-face conversations.

Grading Policy

Attendance and Class Participation 10% Homework 20% Quizzes 30% Oral final exam 20% Weekly speaking with TA 20%

Texts

A course package is available at the Union Copy Center. Dictionaries,- a number of audio and video tapes and books about Turkey are available-at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at West Mall Building and at PCL.

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