TUR 506 • FIRST-YEAR TURKISH- I
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
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.
10% Class attendance and participation 20% Speaking during the semester with Ö. Erciye_ 20% Homework. 10% Five vocabulary quizzes 10% Oral midterm exam (no written exam) 30% Five Quizzes. ___________________________
A course packet (Suzan Özel, Turkish I: A Communicative Approach) is available at the University Duplicating Service at Texas Union. For listening comprehension cassette tapes can be purchased in the language lab at Mezes Hall. You should also use "Turkish Language Online: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/mes/programs/turkish/turkish_online/