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

Fall 2005

TUR 506 • FIRST-YEAR TURKISH- I

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
41300 TTh
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
CAL 22
ERDENER

Course Description

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.

Grading Policy

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. ___________________________

Texts

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/

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