Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ARA3166: Advanced Turkish Language II
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module will run during term 2 (11 weeks)
Ferah Burgul (Lecturer)
|Available via distance learning|
Turkish is a modern Turkic language spoken by some 80 million native speakers, largely in the Republic of Turkey, where it has official status. This module provides you with the means and opportunity for you to take your Turkish learning to level C1(mastery-proficiency) on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). Through language, the module will deepen your exposure to Turkish cultural expression.
Building on your previous knowledge,, this module will (1) develop your skills in reading, writing and speaking Turkish (2) broaden your skills in using Turkish through the reading of Advanced-level Turkish texts; (3) give you the capacity to carry on conversations in Turkish at an Advanced level; (4) perfect your skills in composition and translation of Turkish; (5) consolidate your use of colloquial modern Turkish through using a wide range of written and audio-visual materials, and lastly (6) enable you to comprehend classical Turkish literature at a sophisticated level of expertise.
If you have prior knowledge of Turkish acquired outside of your degree programme or have not completed the prerequisite modules, your level will be assessed by the module convenor in order to establish whether this module is suitable for you—admission in such cases is not guaranteed.