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TURKISH LANGUAGE I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
TRD101E TURKISH LANGUAGE I 1 2 2 2

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit -
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. TARIQ HASSAN MAHMOUD ELHADARY
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: Objective of the course is to help students to understand the features of Turkish language and its rules of use. Students can develop vocabulary and language skills through written and oral texts. At the end of this course, it is aimed that students are able to adhere the writing rules, to acquire the habit of using punctuation marks locally, to acquire reading habit, scientific, critical, interrogative, interpreting, creative and constructive thinking habits.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; statement, language and characteristics of language, relation between language and thought, power of language, mother tongue, local language, national language, official language, education language, cultural language, international language, relation between language and culture, civilization, Turkish and world languages, the historical periods and development of the Turkish language, the grammar of the language and its elements, sentence and its elements, the writing rules and applications, the punctuation marks and their applications.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Regarding the works of the researchers who have studied the Turkish Language, recognize the language family and the place of the Turkish in the language families.
Taking into consideration the historical development of the Turkish language with the works on Turkish Language, recognize the historical periods of the Turkish language.
Analyze Turkish words on sample texts by taking their roots and suffixes into consideration.
Analyze Turkish sentences on sample texts by considering the spelling rules, punctuation marks.
Assess Turkish texts with critical, inquisitive, interpreting, creative and constructive thinking.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature Reading Language and Characteristics of Language Lecture, question and answer
2 Literature Reading Classification of Languages, Place of Turkish in World Languages Lecture, discussion
3 Literature Reading Historical Development of Turkish and Its Stages Lecture, discussion
4 Literature Reading Sounds and their characteristics Lecture, question and answer
5 Literature Reading Sounds in Turkish and their Classification Lecture, Brainstorming
6 Literature Reading Word Structure and Conjugation Lecture, Brainstorming
7 Literature Reading Word Structure and Conjugation Lecture, question and answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Reading Word Structure and Conjugation Lecture, discussion
10 Literature review Types of Words Lecture, discussion
11 Literature review Types of Words Lecture, discussion
12 Literature review Types of Words Lecture, discussion
13 Literature Reading Verbs and Moods Lecture, question and answer
14 Literature Reading Complementary Verbs and Verbs in Terms of Structure Lecture, question and answer
15 Literature review, Preparation for Final Examination Verbals, Elements of Sentence Lecture, question and answer
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Aksan D. (1977-86). Her Yönüyle Dil, 1, 2, 3. Ankara: TDK Yayınları.
Aksoy Ö. A. (1990). Dil Yanlışları. Ankara: Emel Matbaacılık.
Banguoğlu T. (2000). Türkçenin Grameri. Ankara: TDK Yayınları.
Ergin M. (1993). Üniversiteler İçin Türk Dili. İstanbul: Bayrak Basım Yayın Dağıtım.
Levent A. S. (1973). Dil Üstüne. Ankara: TDK Yayınları.
Turan F. (2014). Stages of Evolution: Studies in Turkish Language and Literature. İstanbul: The Isis Press.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 2 28
Preliminary & Further Study 13 1 13
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 3 2 6
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 33 0 50
Total Workload of the Course Unit 50
Workload (h) / 25.5 2
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 2,0