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Selim Sirri Kuru
TKISH 411
Seattle Campus

Elementary Turkish

Introduction to modern Turkish. Pronunciation and conversation, grammar and composition, graded reading. Latin characters used throughout. First in a sequence of three.

Class description

This class is the first in three to develop basic communication skills in Turkish language. During the Fall Quarter, students learn the basic units of sentence, and sentence structure. By the end of the quarter they will be able to introduce themselves and talk about their present states.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Students read the grammatical information before coming to the class. In the class, communication will be mostly in Turkish. there will be sessions for questions n English.

Recommended preparation

Daily review of classes and preparation of homeworks. There are well designed and focused exercises. Participation is crucial as for any language class.

Class assignments and grading

Daily homeworks. No homeworks for the weekend.

Homework assignments, quizzes, pop-quizzes, and final.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Selim Sirri Kuru
Date: 06/13/2002