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;
  • Comprehend the effect of punctuation while forming a text
  • Distinguish the features of the words that constitute sentences,
  • Comprehend the formal communication and rules of formal communication (addressing, rules of protocol, etc.),
  • Use written statement such as preparing a CV (as a form or prose), write letters (job request letter, letter of complaint, etc.), petitions, official reports, and reports,
  • Comprehend the social and universal messages in fictional texts (tale, epic, poem, story, novel),
  • Comprehend the features of written statement styles which convey thoughts and knowledge (essay, article, critiques, etc.
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
X
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 ) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 1 15
2 CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION (Culture, Components of Culture, Types of Culture, Civilization) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 16 24
3 RELATION BETWEEN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE (Language as an Essential Component of Culture, Representing Culture via Literary Works) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 25 33
4 WRITTEN LANGUAGE AND CHARACTERISTICS (Written Expression, Rules for Writing a Composition, Planning in Composition) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 47 57
5 WRITTEN LANGUAGE AND CHARACTERISTICS (Thought and Main Thought , Theme, Dream, Forms of Expression) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 58 67
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) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 68 75
7 SPELLING RULES (Spelling of Some Words and Suffixes, Punctuation) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 319 357
8 LANGUAGE ERRORS AND INCOHERENCY (Wrong Usage of Quotations, Translation Mistakes, Using Pretensions, Incorrect Selection of Words) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 359 389
9 TYPES OF WRITING: OFFICIAL (FORMAL) WRITINGS ( Petition, Official Report, Decree, Report) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 105 160
10 TYPES OF WRITING: OFFICIAL (FORMAL) WRITINGS ( Letters, Business Letters, CV) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 105 160
11 TYPES OF WRITING: CREATIVE (FICTIONAL WRITINGS ) ( Story, Epic Story, Poem) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 180 190
12 TYPES OF WRITING: CREATIVE ( FICTIONAL WRITINGS ) ( Tale, Novel, Theatre) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 215 236
13 TYPES OF WRITING: WRITINGS THAT CONVEY THOUGHT AND INFORMATION ( Anecdote, Article, Critique ) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 239 260
14 TYPES OF WRITING: WRITINGS THAT CONVEY THOUGHT AND INFORMATION ( Essay, Memory, Diary, Travel Writing) Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 265 281
15 BIBLIOGRAPHY AND FOOTNOTE IN SCIENTIFIC WRITINGS Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 296 298
16 ABSTRACTING METHODS AND TECHNIQUES Yakıcı, A.( 2006). Türk Dili I, Ed. M. Doğan, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, Pages: 309 315
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
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
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
2
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
3
Final / Oral Exam
1
4
    Total
41

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to critically discuss and interpret the theories, concepts and ideas that form the basis of media and communication discipline.
2 To have the fundamental knowledge and ability to use the technical equipment and software programs required by the mediaproduction process.
3 To be able to use the acquired theoretical knowledge in practice.
4 To be able to critically interpret theoretical debates concerning the relations between the forms, agents, and factors that play a role in the field of media and communication.
5 To be able to critically discuss and draw on theories, concepts and ideas that form the basis of other disciplines complementing the field of media and communication studies.
6 To be informed about national, regional, and global issues and problems; to be able to generate problemsolving methods depending on the quality of evidence and research, and to acquire the ability to report those methods to the public. X
7 To be able to gather, scrutinize and use with scientific methods the necessary data to for the processes of production and distribution.
8 To be able to use and develop the acquired knowledge and skills in a lifelong process towards personal and social goals. X
9 To be able to follow developments in new technologies of media and communication, as well as new methods of production, new media industries, and new theories; and to be able to communicate with international colleagues in a foreign language. (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale,” Level B1)
10 To be able to use a second foreign language at the intermediate level.
11 To be able to use computer software required by the discipline and to possess advancedlevel computing and IT skills. (“European Computer Driving Licence”, Advanced Level)

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

 

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