Turkish for complete beginners

This Turkish for complete beginners course is designed for complete beginners who are travelling to Turkey.
The focus is on oral communication (oral and aural skills) and
the students will cover the following practical “survival skills”:

  • Greetings – Introducing yourself, your friends and your family
  • Talking about yourself, your job, tastes and hobbies
  • Travelling
  • Booking a hotel and checking in
  • Booking a table – Eating and drinking out
  • Asking for and understanding directions
  • Going shopping
  • Complaining and apologising
  • Arranging to meet
  • Telephoning – Leaving a message – Taking a message

300.00

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Course Details

Course Length : 10-week Turkish course for complete beginners
Course Venue : Online course - Zoom
Further Detail : Course for complete beginners covering practical "survival skills" to travel in Turkey.

Turkish for complete beginners

This Turkish for complete beginners course is designed for complete beginners who are travelling to Turkey.
The focus is on oral communication (oral and aural skills) and
the students will cover the following practical “survival skills”:

  • Greetings – Introducing yourself, your friends and your family
  • Talking about yourself, your job, tastes and hobbies
  • Travelling
  • Booking a hotel and checking in
  • Booking a table – Eating and drinking out
  • Asking for and understanding directions
  • Going shopping
  • Complaining and apologising
  • Arranging to meet
  • Telephoning – Leaving a message – Taking a message

300.00

SKU: N/A Category:

Description

This is a summary of the objectives for this Turkish course for complete beginners.

Sociolinguistic Appropriateness
To be able to establish basic social contact by using the simplest everyday polite forms of greetings, farewells, introductions, saying please, thank you, sorry etc.

Listening Comprehension (LC)
To be able to follow speech that is very slow and carefully articulated, with long pauses for him/her to assimilate meaning.

Reading Comprehension (RC)
To be able to understand very short, simple texts a single phrase at a time, picking up familiar names, words and basic phrases and rereading as required.

Spoken Interaction (SI)
To be able to interact in a simple way but communication is totally dependent on repetition at a slower rate of speech, rephrasing and repair.

Spoken Production (SP)
To be able to produce simple mainly isolated phrases about people and places.

Written Interaction (WI)
To be able to ask for or pass on personal details in written form.

Written Production (WP)
To be able to write simple phrases and sentences about themselves and imaginary people, where they live and what they do.

Esra is a native Turkish speaker who graduated from Istanbul University’s Turkish Language and Literature Department. She also holds a master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from Trinity College Dublin. As part of her thesis, she examined vocabulary usage in Turkish-language textbooks for foreigners. In addition to her degree, she has a certificate in Teaching Turkish as a Second Language. She worked in universities as an academic, researcher, and Turkish lecturer. Throughout her career, she has taught face-to-face and online courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels, as well as public Turkish classes. She has published in several fields, including Turkish language and literature, linguistics, and education technology.