Information Package / Course Catalogue
Academic Turkish
Course Code: TD200
Course Type: Non Departmental Elective
Couse Group: N/A
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
Objectives of the Course

Foreign students studying at the university will be able to take the elective course. Characteristics of academic language and writing; use of definitions, concepts and terms in academic writings; objective and subjective expression; structure and types of academic texts (articles, reports and scientific abstracts etc.); writing arguments (verifying a thought, defending or opposing); formal characteristics of scientific reports and articles; steps of writing a report; explanation, discussion, intertextuality establishing relationships, showing references (citation and footnote, bibliography); writing, summarizing, writing keywords; ethical principles to be considered in scientific writings; writing academic text.

Course Content

Turkish academic language and characteristics of writing. Definition, concepts and terms in Turkish academic articles. Recognize the types of Turkish academic texts. To know and write the steps of writing a scientific report in Turkish. To be able to search Turkish academic texts and to associate them with academic text. To be able to show in-text and end-of-text sources in Turkish academic texts. To be able to write title, abstract, keyword, introduction, method, findings, conclusion, discussion and suggestions sections of a Turkish article.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Birsen DOĞAR
Learning Outcomes
1.1. Recognize and comprehend the language characteristics of Turkish academic writing.
2.Recognize the structure and types of Turkish academic texts.
3.To know the steps of writing the Turkish scientific report title, abstract, keywords, introduction, method, findings, results, discussion and recommendations knows.
4.Knows which write in-text and text-end sources in Turkish academic texts  .
5.Knows the ethical principles in scientific writings.
6.Gains the ability to comprehend academic texts in Turkish.
7.Gains the ability to write academic texts in Turkish. Explain academic texts in Turkish by speaking.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Tüfekçioğlu, B. (2018). Academic Words in Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language. Ankara: Pegem Academy Publications.
2.Karatay, H. (Editor) (2019). Academic Turkish. Ankara: Pegem Akademi Publishing
3.Kardaş, M. N. and Koc, R. (Eds.) (2019). Turkish Language II Academic Writing. Ankara: Pegem Academy Publications.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
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