Yabancılara Türkçe

Turkish Language and Literature Department offers courses for foreigners who are registered at Boğaziçi University during the fall, spring and summer semesters.

Turkish courses for foreigners are offered as grammar and reading courses in our department. The grammar courses are taught at the elementary, intermediate and advanced levels. The reading courses are offered for the intermediate and the advanced level students.

For application and admission, please see the following websites:
http://www.intl.boun.edu.tr
http://www.boun.edu.tr/announce/yos_eng.html

For more information, please write to:
elifulug@yahoo.com
bilgen.erdem@boun.edu.tr
arslance@boun.edu.tr

 

  • Course Descriptions:

    TKF 111 Elementary Turkish for Foreigners I (4 credits)

    Fundamentals of Turkish phonology and simple sentence structures taught through grammar exercises and controlled vocabulary relevant to basic communicative needs of students.

    (Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor)

    TKF 112 Elementary Turkish for Foreigners II (4 credits)
    A study on the simple sentence structure of Turkish with special emphasis on tenses, case endings and certain structures necessary for fluent communication.

    (Prerequisite: TKF 111 or consent of the instructor)

    TKF 211 Intermediate Turkish for Foreigners I (4 credits)
    A study on the intermediate level of Turkish designed to introduce more complex aspects of the language by working on compound tenses and possessive constructions, and to provide practice with extended vocabulary.

    (Prerequisite: TKF 112 or consent of the instructor)

    TKF 212 Intermediate Turkish for Foreigners II (4 credits)
    A study on the intermediate level of Turkish providing the analysis of complex sentence structures of the language with an emphasis on extending vocabulary which aims to provide the basic skills of reading articles and essays written in Turkish.

    (Prerequisite: TKF 211 or consent of the instructor)

    TKF 217 Intermediate Reading in Turkish I (3 credits)

    Enhancement of the reading skills through texts with controlled vocabulary.

    (Prerequisite: TKF 212 or consent of the instructor)

    TKF 218 Intermediate Reading in Turkish II (3 credits)

    Enhancement of the reading skills with emphasis on writing.

    (Prerequisite: TKF 212 or consent of the instructor)

    TKF 315 Advanced Turkish Grammar for Foreigners I (3 credits)

    A study on the advanced level of Turkish designed to provide complete mastery of the complex aspects of Turkish with an emphasis on morphology, and syntax of the language. Focusing on the writing skill via studying letters, petitions, invitations, and curriculum vitae in Turkish

    (Prerequisite: TKF 212 or consent of the instructor)

    TKF 316 Advanced Turkish Grammar for Foreigners II (3 credits)
    A study on the more complex syntactic structures of the Turkish language. Focusing on the speaking skill via the use of idioms in the language.

    (Prerequisite: TKF 315 or consent of the instructor)

    TKF 317 Advanced Readings in Turkish for Foreigners I (3 credits)

    A study of Turkish short stories, poems, articles and essays written from 1920's up to the present.

    (Prerequisite: TKF 316 or consent of the instructor)

    TKF 318 Advanced Readings in Turkish for Foreigners II (3 credits)

    The second part of the study of Turkish short stories, poems, articles and essays written from 1920's up to the present.

    (Prerequisite: TKF 317 or consent of the instructor)

 

  • Course Syllabi

         TKF 111 Syllabus

         TKF 112 Syllabus

         TKF 217 Syllabus

         TKF 316 Syllabus

         TKF 317 Syllabus