Information Package / Course Catalogue
Ottoman Turkish
Course Code: GTM514
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

Students will be able to get to know the Ottoman alphabet and reach a level where they can read and understand the printing texts printed with this alphabet.

Course Content

The introduction of the letters used in Ottoman Turkish, the concatenation of the letters, the spelling of Turkish construction and inflection suffixes, Arabic elements in Ottoman Turkish, texts from contemporary Turkish literature.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Introduction of the Ottoman alphabet.
2.To learn the basics of separation and vowel in the Ottoman alphabet.
3.Learning Turkish grammar rules in Ottoman Turkish.
4.Learning the Arabic grammar rules in Ottoman.
5.Learning Persian grammar rules in Ottoman.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.ALPARSLAN, A., Ottoman Calligraphy History, Yapi-Kredi Pub., Istanbul 1999.
2.DEVELİ, Vital, Ottoman Turkish Guide-1, 3 F Publishing House, Istanbul 2006.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical & Practice
Ottoman alphabet and letters, corresponding sounds
Week 2 - Theoretical & Practice
Spelling of Turkish words in Ottoman.
Week 3 - Theoretical & Practice
Rules to be followed when writing vowels and vowels in Turkish words.
Week 4 - Theoretical & Practice
Signs about hareke
Week 5 - Theoretical & Practice
Spelling of Arabic and Persian words.
Week 6 - Theoretical & Practice
Kef, Kaf, Tı, Te ve Ayın harfi.
Week 7 - Theoretical & Practice
General information about Arabic Words. İsm-i Fâ ’il and İsm-i Mef’ûl.
Week 8 - Theoretical & Practice
MİDTERM
Week 9 - Theoretical & Practice
Arabic numerals, Vav-ı Ma’dûle, Short and Long Elif.
Week 10 - Theoretical & Practice
Letter-i Recipe. Arabic Noun Clauses.
Week 11 - Theoretical & Practice
Changes to Arabic Noun phrases.
Week 12 - Theoretical & Practice
Persian Phrases.
Week 13 - Theoretical & Practice
Making plural Arabic nouns
Week 14 - Theoretical & Practice
Regular Plurals, Tensi
Week 15 - Theoretical & Practice
The Irregular Plural (Cem-i Mükesser).
Week 16 - Theoretical & Practice
FINAL EXAM
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory146198
Midterm Examination15510
Final Examination117017
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)125
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
OÇ-2
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-3
OÇ-4
OÇ-5
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