Academic year
2019/2020 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
LT0074 (AF:246791 AR:137900)
On campus classes
ECTS credits
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
1st Semester
Course year
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The course is part of the core courses in the curriculum which provides knowledge in one of the two chosen languages, in this case Turkish. The aim of the course is to obtain level B2 of the CEFR.
1. Knowledge and comprehension
- To understand complex structures of Turkish
- To learn advanced grammatical rules, especially at the level of syntax

2. Capacity of application
- Apply the learned grammatical rules to academic texts on linguistics and sociolinguistics, as well as modern and contemporary literary texts
- Capacity of linguistic analysis of texts in terms of morphology and syntax through glossing
- Capacity of translation, into the student's mothertongue, of an academic or literary Turkish text of intermediate difficulty.
Exam Turkish Language 2 of B1 level according to CEFR
The linguistic part includes the following topics:
- The levels of description: phonology, phonetics, morphology, syntax, lexicon, semantics, pragmatics
- Dialects and standard language, language contacts, diglossia
Moreover, linguistic analysis of grammatical phenomena and exercises of translation will be conducted on academic and literary texts.
Demir, Nurettin & Yılmaz, Emine 2003. Türk Dili El Kitabı. Ankara: Grafiker.

Erkman-Akerson, Fatma 2007. Türkçe Örneklerle Dile Genel Bir Bakış. İstanbul: Multilingual.

Fromkin, Victoria & Rodman, Robert & Hyams, Nina 1974. An Introduction to Language. New York: Rinehart & Wiston.

Goksel, Asli & Kerslake, Celia 2005. Turkish / A Comprehensive Grammar.
London: Routledge.

The literary texts will be provided by instructor.
The exam consists of an autonomous research undertaken by the student, in two various stages, plus a conversation exam with the language instructor; the parts of the exam are thus divided as following:
1. a paper (ca. 2500 words) on a topic agreed with the professor, including the glossing and translation of a Turkish text (written part of the final exam)
2. an oral presentation of the written paper in Turkish (intermediate exam)
3. a conversation exam with the language instructor (oral part of the final exam)
Lecture, analysis exercises, homework (mainly translation)
Students unable to attend the classes are requested to contact the professor at the beginning of the semester.

Attendance of the exercise classes with the language instructor are obligatory IN BOTH SEMESTERS for non Turkish-native students.
written and oral

This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Human capital, health, education" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development

Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme: 16/04/2019