Selim Sirri Kuru
Introduction to modern Turkish. Pronunciation and conversation, grammar and composition, graded reading. Latin characters used throughout. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKISH 411.
Winter Quarter Elemantary Turkish classes at the UW cover all the tenses with their different usages in Turkish. By the end of this quarter students will have a fair understanding of simple Turkish sentence structures and acquire a vocabulary of approximately 250 words.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Read each chapter in the textbook carefully, and then read the relevant pages before coming to class and once after the class. Do the homeworks. Devote at least an hour for Turkish everyday, and half an hour for vocabulary development. Listen to the recorded dialogues regularly until you make sure that you recognize all the sentences.
Class assignments and grading
Exercises in the text book, weekly compositions, journal. Each chapter has a dialogue at the very end for students to listen and fill in the blanks.
Homeworks and attendence is of primary impotance for good grades. Tests are generally for the students to keep their development in check .