Information Package / Course Catalogue
Turkish Language II
Course Code: TD104
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
Objectives of the Course

This course aims to teach students the basic skills of understanding and expression, allow reading and analysis of texts, teach the methods of preparing projects and useful methods of preparing essays and presentations, and also allow the students to acquire the ability to correctly use Turkish in terms of language-thought in written and verbal expressions.

Course Content

Analyzing the root and affix features of Turkish of reading the texts, using spelling and punctuation rules effectively in written narrative, describing the concept of composition and principles of composition writing, classifying the words with certain types according to their meanings, functions, and positions in the sentence, sentence as a unit of narrative, meaning and their structures, determining the types and characteristics of oral narrative, determining the narrative disorders at the level of words and sentences, and comprehending the types and characteristics of written narrative.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Fatma SİNECEN
Ins. Metin POLAT
Ins. Nilüfer KARADAVUT
Learning Outcomes
1.Gaining the ability to separate the root and affixes of words as a unit of narrative
2.Gaining the ability to use spelling rules and punctuation marks correctly in written narrative
3.General information about the composition, giving the ability to apply the plan to be used in the composition writing.
4.Gaining the ability to use words and phrases effectively in oral and written narrative
5.To be able to comprehend the importance of correct syntax in Turkish sentences.
6.To gain the ability to apply analysis methods of selected sentences and parts from literary texts and books.
7.To provide students with the ability to use Turkish correctly and beautifully as a means of written and oral narrative.
8.Learning the defining features of oral and written expression types, distinguishing similar and different aspects of genres.
9.9. To be able to comprehend, with examples, that Turkish is one of the few major languages of the world, great works have been produced.
10.Enabling students to participate actively in the education process by giving them responsibilities in the learning process.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Prof. Dr. Metin Ekici, Doç. Dr. Ayşe İlker, Türk Dili (Yazılı ve Sözlü Anlatım, Lisans Yayıncılık, İstanbul 2009.
2.Süer Eker, Çağdaş Türk Dili, Grafiker Yayınları, İstanbul, 2006
3.Prof. Dr. Muharrem Ergin, Türk Dil Bilgisi, Bayrak Yayınları, İstanbul, 2006
4.Yazım Kılavuzu TDK Yayınları, Ankara 2008.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Roots and affixes in Turkish Words: Definition of the word, root and affix concept, construction and inflectional affixes, word types in terms of quality and function.
Week 2 - Theoretical
Writing rules: Writing some affix and prepositions. Custom names, numbers, spelling of quotes. Places where upper and lower caseletters are used.
Week 3 - Theoretical
Punctuation marks: The use and importance of punctuation marks. Practice questions on punctuation marks.
Week 4 - Theoretical
Composition Information (Composition Concept, Composition Writing): written and oral composition. how to make a plan in the written narrative? types of paragraphs according to subjects, narrative types in paragraphs, and ways to develop thinking.
Week 5 - Theoretical
Parts of speech I (nouns, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns): In terms of structure, words, nouns and types, adjectives and types, adverbs and types, pronouns and their types.
Week 6 - Theoretical
Parts of speech II (verbs, conjunctions, prepositions, exclamations): In terms of type, words, prepositions, and their types, conjunctions and their types, interjections, verbs, and their types.
Week 7 - Theoretical
Syntax I (Sentence Elements) Definition of sentence; word groups in the construction of the sentence, sentence elements, types of sentences in terms of features such as structure, meaning, element order, sentence analysis applications.
Week 8 - Theoretical
Syntax II (Sentence Types): Sentences according to the location of the predicate, sentences according to the yypes of predicate, sentences according to their meaning, sentences according to their structure, considerations to be taken while constructing the sentence.
Week 9 - Theoretical
Oral Presentation Types I: Conference, panel, forum, symposium, congress, interview, debate, seminar, briefing, discussion, speech.
Week 10 - Theoretical
Oral Expression Types II: Question solving related to oral narrative types
Week 11 - Theoretical
Narrative Disorders I: Comprehension Disorders: use of unnecessary words; blurring of meaning, use of words that are inconsistent with meaning, misuse of words, confusing words, misuse of proverbs and idioms, errors in logic.
Week 12 - Theoretical
Narrative Disorders II: Structural Disorders: subject-related narrative disorders; narrative disorders related to predicate, narrative disorders related to complement, narrative disorders caused by phrases, narrative disorders related to affixes, solved examples.
Week 13 - Theoretical
The genres of written narrative-I: Essay, anecdote, article, memoir, diary, biography, letter, petition, report, seminar, thesis, report, resume, conversation, interview, travel writing, criticism, drama, story, novel, types of poetry.
Week 14 - Theoretical
The genres of written narrative-II: Problem Solving Related to Types of Written Narrative.
Week 15 - Theoretical
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Final Examination1%100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Individual Work2228
Final Examination1617
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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