Turkish for Beginners I
Level 1 (CQFW Level 4), 10 Credits.
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This course aims to provide you with a grounding in the basic grammatical structures of Turkish in order to communicate at a basic level in essential social and survival situations in Turkey. The following topics will be covered: Greetings and personal introductions; Alphabet/Rules of vowel harmony; Travel ;Numbers/Telling the time; Days and months; Booking a hotel room; Shopping at the market; Ordering food in a restaurant .
The photocopies of the learning material will be provided
Who is this course for?
This course is for students who are absolute beginners of Turkish, who wish to hold very basic conversation when travelling to Turkey.
Learning and Teaching
The emphasis of the course is on participation and students are encouraged to actively participate in class through various non-threatening forms of activities designed to stimulate communication.
Coursework and Assessment
To award credits we need to have evidence of the knowledge and skills you have gained or improved. Some of this has to be in a form that can be shown to external examiners so that we can be absolutely sure that standards are met across all courses and subjects.
You will not have formal examinations but you may have reading and listening class tests. You may be asked to write short texts as homework. Our assessments are flexible to suit the course and the student.
The most important element of assessment is that it should enhance your learning. Our methods are designed to increase your confidence and we try very hard to devise ways of assessing you that are enjoyable and suitable for adults with busy lives.
Library and Computing Facilities
As a student on this course you are entitled to join and use the University library and computing facilities. You can find out more about these facilities on our website www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn under Student Information, or by ringing the Centre on (029) 2087 0000.
Accessibility of Courses
Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats.