Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1302000922006TURKISH LANGUAGE IICompulsory122
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main aim of this course is to teach the students how to comprehend subtle and deep meanings while reading or listening in Turkish; to establish the consciousness of Turkish as one of the richest, the most creative and fundamental languages; to feel an affection toward the language; to have pleasure in reading, to have good reading habits and develop reading abilities, and also to teach fundamental cultural values of the Turkish people; in short to develop and increase thinking, writing and communication abilities of the students as individuals.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Lect.ARIFE GULSUN
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to analyze the text both to be read and watch;
2To be able to explain the phonetics of the Turkish language;
3To comprehend and explain different language mistakes in use on the texts;
4To develop a scientific, analytic, critic, creative and supportive thinking and mind
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The concept of speech. The methods of speech developing. The genres of speech. The general aspects of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The verbal speech and genres of verbal speech. The written speech and genres of written speech.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Comprehending the concept of speech and its aspects.
2Explaining the methods of idea developing in oral and written speech. (Defining, exemplifying, comparing, and quotation.)
3Comprehending the genres of speech by providing the examples. (Explanatory speech, argumentative speech, narrative speech, and descriptive speech.)
4Subjective and objective speech, direct and indirect speech, simple and figurative speech.
5Comprehending and discussing the main aspects of the four main activities and genres of language: Listening, speech, reading and writing.
6Discourse: Comprehending the importance of effective and well constructed discourse; and the main aspects of being a good speaker.
7Genres of speech: Explaining the genres and aspects of discourse: conference, panel, seminar, forum, debate.
8Midterm Exam
9Written narrative: Explaining the phases in writing; the topic choice, narrowing the topic, determining the main and side ideas, and planning.
10The genres of written narrative-I: Explaining the general aspects of short narratives; article, essay, memoir, biography, autobiography.
11The genres of written speech-II: Explaining the general aspects of the literary genres; poetry, short story, novel and play. Explaining the development of Turkish poetry.
12Critique and analysis of contemporary Turkish poetry samples.
13Explanations on the development of Turkish short story writing and the main aspects of the contemporary Turkish short stories.
14Critique and analysis of contemporary Turkish short story samples.
15The genres of written narratives-III: Personal and formal writings; letter, notes, invitation, and petition, and report.
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• Aktaş, Şerif. Yazılı ve Sözlü Anlatım. Ankara: Akçağ, 2002. • Taşer, Suat. Örneklerle Konuşma Eğitimi. İstanbul: Papirüs Yay., 2000. • Hepçilingirler, Feyza. Türkçe Off. İstanbul: Remzi Yay.,1999. • Kolcu, Ali İhsan. Cumhuriyet Edebiyatı-1:Şiir. Erzurum: Salkımsöğüt, 2008. • Kolcu, Ali İhsan. Cumhuriyet Edebiyatı-2:Hikaye ve Roman. Erzurum: Salkımsöğüt, 2009. • İmlâ Kılavuzu. Ankara: TDK Yay., 2009. • Türkçe Sözlük. Ankara: TDK Yay., 2009
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures16232
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14114
Individual Study for Final Examination14114
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)62
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