Turkish beginners: holiday kit

Course Dates: 11/05/24 - 18/05/24
Time: 10:30 - 15:00
Location: Keeley Street
Join this lively course to learn basic Turkish. Ideal if you are going on holiday to Turkey.
Suitable for complete beginners.
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Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £64.00
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Turkish beginners: holiday kit
  • Course Code: LTK13
  • Dates: 11/05/24 - 18/05/24
  • Time: 10:30 - 15:00
  • Taught: Sat, Daytime
  • Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)
  • Location: Keeley Street
  • Tutor: Cavidan Seyitcemaloglu

Course Code: LTK13

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Sat, day, 11 May - 18 May '24

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course aims to enable students to communicate effectively in Turkish while on holiday.

What will we cover?

Greetings, introductions, numbers and prices, ordering food and drinks, at the hotel, using transport and asking the time, cultural topics.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

have a basic conversation when you’re out and about
- say hello and goodbye, give and ask for basic and personal information
- buy items in shops, ask about prices
- order food & drinks & ask for the bill
- ask for directions
- use and recognise numbers
- asking for basic information at the hotel
- buy tickets, enquire about departure/arrival times/ delays and platform number
- get cultural advice (e.g.tipping,).

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Suitable for complete beginners.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Based on tutor's own material.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Turkish beginners course in September. You can also contact languages at languages@citylit.ac.uk.

Cavidan Seyitcemaloglu

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.