COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Turkish I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TURK 201
Fall
2
0
2
1
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to show the students characteristics and rules of Turkish Language through examples; make them achieve the habit and skill of showing their emotions, thoughts, plans, impressions, observations, and experiences accurately and efficiently in writing and verbally; develop their vocabulary with the help of written and verbal texts; teach them the rules of comprehending accurately the texts they read or programs they listen to; develop their language skills which form the basis of the communication between individuals and populace.

At the end of this course students will be able to:
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • understand the rules of written expression, gain the ability to express their ideas effectively.
  • learn the words forming sentences and recognize the importance of syntax.
  • gain reading habit and read the book or attend events where comments from their perspective.
  • acquire the stages of preparing scientific writing (collecting data, showing references, etc.).
  • use communication tools -the form of petitions, official report, letters, etc. -for future life.
Course Content Students will be taught how to use the written communication tools accurately and efficiently in this course. Various types of written statements will be examined through a critical point of view by doing exercises on understanding, telling, reading, and writing. Punctuation and spelling rules, which are basis of written statement, will be taught and accurate usage of these rules for efficient and strong expression will be provided.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 INTRODUCTION AND IMPORTANCE OF THE LANGUAGE (Language and Characteristics of the Language, LanguageThought Relation, Native Language, Context, Language and Statement ) Video and course presentations
2 CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION (Culture, Components of Culture, Types of Culture, Civilization) Video and course presentations
3 RELATION BETWEEN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE (Language as an Essential Component of Culture, Representing Culture via Literary Works) Video and course presentations
4 WRITTEN LANGUAGE AND CHARACTERISTICS (Written Expression, Rules for Writing a Composition, Planning in Composition) Video and course presentations
5 WRITTEN LANGUAGE AND CHARACTERISTICS (Thought and Main Thought , Theme, Dream, Forms of Expression) Video and course presentations
6 WRITTEN LANGUAGE AND CHARACTERISTICS (Perspective in Creative and Fictional Writings, Approach to Writings that Convey Thought and Information, Paragraph and Theme Analysis From Selected Writings) Video and course presentations
7 SPELLING RULES (Spelling of Some Words and Suffixes, Punctuation) Video and course presentations
8 LANGUAGE ERRORS AND INCOHERENCY (Wrong Usage of Quotations, Translation Mistakes, Using Pretensions, Incorrect Selection of Words) Video and course presentations
9 TYPES OF WRITING: OFFICIAL (FORMAL) WRITINGS ( Petition, Official Report, Decree, Report) Video and course presentations
10 TYPES OF WRITING: OFFICIAL (FORMAL) WRITINGS ( Letters, Business Letters, CV) Video and course presentations
11 TYPES OF WRITING: CREATIVE (FICTIONAL WRITINGS ) ( Story, Epic Story, Poem) Video and course presentations
12 TYPES OF WRITING: CREATIVE ( FICTIONAL WRITINGS ) ( Tale, Novel, Theatre) Video and course presentations
13 TYPES OF WRITING: WRITINGS THAT CONVEY THOUGHT AND INFORMATION ( Anecdote, Article, Critique ) Video and course presentations
14 TYPES OF WRITING: WRITINGS THAT CONVEY THOUGHT AND INFORMATION ( Essay, Memory, Diary, Travel Writing) Video and course presentations
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Textbooks Chapters in book as above.
References Zeynep Korkmaz ve ark., Türk Dili ve Kompozisyon Bilgileri, 6. Baskı, Ankara: Yargı Yayınevi, 2003.Yusuf Çotuksöken, Türk Dili, c. III, Papatya yay., 2003

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
30
Presentation / Jury
-
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
35
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
4
65
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
35
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
7
1
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
3
Presentation / Jury
-
-
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
4
Final / Oral Exam
1
6
    Total
52

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest