Time: 18:30 - 21:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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What is the course about?
This taster aims to give you a flavour of the Turkish language. You will have a chance to learn some everyday expressions and get a taste of the grammar and pronunciation of Turkish.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Greetings, personal information, order food and drinks, cultural matters.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Say your name and ask others for their name
Order food and drink
Gain an insight into Turkish language and culture.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is a taster for complete beginners. No previous knowledge of Turkish necessary.
For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide, or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/Languages/74. You will also need to be able to understand basic spoken and written information in English (e.g. simple instructions, course documents) and be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time etc).
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Classroom activities will include: repetition of words and sentences, individual work, pair work, group work, role-plays and mingling activities.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on the tutor's own materials.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Turkish beginners: module 1 in September (LTK11).
Cavidan, is a bilingual speaker of Turkish and German. She has been teaching for over 10 years at adult education institutes, and sixth form colleges. She holds a PGCE and QTLS has experience in teaching Turkish and German across all stages. She works also as an assessor for Turkish language. Cavidan undertook an MA in German Language and Literature, has worked as chartered Translator/Interpreter and as a Journalist. Her classes are very interactive and activities are planned for different learning styles. Cavidan says: “I enjoy very much facilitating learning in a relaxed atmosphere where students can enjoy learning and develop their passion for languages further”.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.