Postgraduate Course: Turkish 1B for PG Credit (IMES11112)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Turkish 1B for PG Credit will provide students with further skills to communicate in Turkish. It will cover some other tenses: second form of the past tense, the future and the perfect tense. Reading and speaking will be included to practice these tenses and new vocabulary will be introduced. The course will concentrate on the main linguistic skills i.e. reading, writing, speaking and listening. Specific attention will be given to the grammatical structures of Turkish.
Turkish 1B for PG Credit is an elementary-level course which aims to teach the structure of the Turkish language through Istanbul A2 course book. During the second semester the syllabus design will be as follows: the reported past and the aorist tenses, the imperative and optative moods, noun & adjective making suffixes, punctuation, the ability suffix, -dIr suffix, direct speech and subordinating verbs and phrases in Turkish, more vocabulary, pronouns and dialogues, and translating from Turkish to English.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Admission to the course is conditional on passing Turkish 1a or an entrance exam. This test will take place during January Welcome week. Please contact IMES office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 39,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 4,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Mid-Semester test and regular quizzes: 10%
Written Exam: 70%
Oral Exam: 20%
||For the mid-term tests/course-work, students will be given the chance to review their answer sheets/marks and the course organiser will go through all the questions with students. For the oral exams, detailed feedback will be provided upon request.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||Turkish 1b||3:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||Turkish 1b||3:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Recognise the derived forms of the Turkish verb.
- Conjugate Turkish verbs in the past, present and future.
- Use a wider Turkish lexicon, including some basic vocabulary from the fields of culture, history, politics and literature.
- Speak and write about their daily lives, past experiences and future plans.
- Translate lower intermediate&/elementary level texts from Turkish into English and vice versa.
1. Istanbul Yabancilar icin Turkce Ders Kitabi (A2), by Istanbul Universitesi Dil Merkezi (Istanbul Kultur Sanat Basimevi, 2013)
2.Turkish Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook, by Emine Cakir and and Berna Akca (Teach Yourself, 2018)
3.Türkce Okuyorum 1& 2, by Hakan Yilmaz (Dilmer Yayinlari, 2007, 2010)
4.Berlitz Turkish-English/English-Turkish Dictionary
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||A. Research and Inquiry: Students will be able to use Turkish they have learned in research projects, and seek out opportunities in places where Turkish is spoken and in communication with Turkish speakers.
B. Personal and Intellectual Autonomy: Students will be able to understand and independently evaluate longer texts, sources, and speech in Turkish; and be able to reflect and give opinions in the language.
C. Communication: Students will further develop their communication skills in modern Turkish, and enhance their understanding of and engagement with the Turkish-speaking communities.
D. Personal effectiveness: Students will learn to function independently in advanced elementary Turkish, influence positively through communicating with others in Turkish, and adapt to new situations where Turkish is spoken.
|Course organiser||Dr Nazife Takil
|Course secretary||Mrs Anne Budo
Tel: (0131 6)50 4161