Turkish

TURKISH 1001:  Beginning Turkish I
Fundamentals of speaking, understanding, reading, and writing of Modern Standard Turkish. Laboratory fee.

TURKISH 1002:  Beginning Turkish II
Continuation of TURK 1001. Fundamentals of speaking, understanding, reading, and writing of Modern Standard Turkish.  Laboratory fee.

TURKISH 2001:  Intermediate Turkish I
Further development of speaking, understanding, reading, and writing skills of Modern Standard Turkish. Prerequisite: TURK 1001-1002. Laboratory fee.

TURKISH 2002:  Intermediate Turkish II
Continuation of TURK 2001.  Further development of speaking, understanding, reading, and writing skills of Modern Standard Turkish.  Prerequisite TURK 1001-1002.  Laboratory fee.

TURKISH 3001:  Advanced Turkish
This course is designated to develop proficiency in Turkish at the advanced level. Instruction and class activities are oriented toward proficiency goals. In-class practice will require extensive student involvement in interactive activities with peers as well as preparation and homework assignments outside of class. Students in this class will be afforded the opportunity to improve their writing skill, learn and use Turkish connectors, to construct cohesive paragraphs. They will be also able to practice, speaking, listening, and reading Turkish in a variety of contexts and situations that they likely encounter in Turkey.

TURKISH 3302:  Media Turkish
This course exposes students to various types of mass media available in Turkey. Through this exposure, students will learn to analyze and use the Turkish language in step with the linguistic realities of contemporary Turkey. Newspapers and magazine articles will be read and analyzed for style and organization, and their contents will be debated and scrutinized for hidden biases. Newscasts will include current events, news bulletin, interviews, and documentaries.