Near Eastern Languages & Cultures | Elementary Turkish I
T500 | 3315 | Staff
Course Meets: 10:10 - 11:10 D WH 108
In this course, you will learn some of the basic functions of Modern Turkish and will develop the skills
necessary to communicate in a variety of essential situations, such as greeting people, speaking about yourself,
asking questions, etc. In addition to reading short passages in Turkish, you will develop writing skills based
on the vocabulary and grammar introduced in communicative situations. Besides using the printed course
materials, you will be exposed to listening comprehension, speaking and phonetic exercises. The course will
focus on all of the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Learning the language will
also give you the opportunity to discover the rich and varied cultures of Turkey. You will receive written and
oral homework assignments that will be collected by the instructor. There will be a vocabulary quiz every
week and a test on each unit.
Ozel, Suzan. Turkish 1: A Communicative Approach.
Audio Cassette tapes (will be made available in the Language Lab).