Turkish beginners: module 1
Time: 18:00 - 19:50
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LTK11
Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
What is the course about?
The course aims to provide students with a foundation understanding of Turkish language, enabling students to begin communicating in practical situations with an insight into Turkish culture.
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?
The course will cover Turkish phonology, elementary grammar, vocabulary, and socio-cultural elements of the language providing students with the opportunity to develop both productive and receptive skills.
Greet and meet people and introduce yourselves and others; give personal information: age, profession, nationality; speak about your family, buy or order food and drink, use numbers.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- greet people
- introduce yourself and others
- ask for and give personal information
- count up to 100
- buy food and drinks in the market
- order food and drinks in a restaurant
- ask for prices.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is for complete beginners.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
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: Module 2.
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.