TUR109


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Turkish I: Writing Skills TUR109 English Language Teaching B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
01
(Fall)
28 10 15 53 2 2

Teaching Staff Okt. Oya TOKER
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites None
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives Written expression is the expression of feeling, notion, imagination, want and incidents on a topic in a certain way. Written expression is an activity and behavior that is learned and improved just as how writing is a activity that is learned. Thus, written expression is learned and improved in a certain educational process. Therefore, in higher education institutes the principle of written expression is to evaluate the Turkish language in cultural dimensions and to specify information on composition and types of texts as the basic topics
Course Content To ensure the aquisition of the written communication skill, to know the types of written communication with their examples, to improve the pleasure of reading and selecting, to ensure the correct and good use of Turkish in written communication.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; LO1 – to know the concepts of language, culture and civilation LO2 – to ensure a correct and good use of Turkish LO3 - to form the habit of reading and writing with the use of examples of types of written cımmunication
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Definition and importance of language
2. Week The relation of culture and language (definition of culture, relation of language and culture, the cultural dimensions of language and written texts)
3. Week The basic features of written language and communication; the basic differences between written and oral communication
4. Week Spelling rules and punctuation
5. Week Expression: Written and oral expression; subjective and objective expression
6. Week Paragraph; types of paragraphs (introduction-body-conclusion paragraphs)
7. Week Definition of text and types of texts (informative texts, written texts)
8. Week Conditions to be a text (cohesion, consistency, intentionality, acceptability, contingency, informativity, relation among texts)
9. Week Written Expression (essay, free composition, planned composition); steps of planned composition
10. Week Steps of planned composition (topic, limiting the topic, aim, perspective, specification of main and supporting ideas, preparation of outline, paper layout)
11. Week Informative texts (petition, report, protocol, letter, news, judgement, advertisement, official writing, scientific writing)
12. Week Examination and written practice on informative texts
13. Week Summary and outline of a text
14. Week Correcting language and expression mistakes in written practices
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Yakıcı, Ali - Yücel, Mustafa - Doğan, Mehmet - Yelok, Savaş Üniversiteler İçin Türkçe 1 Yazılı Anlatım, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, 2006
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

LO1

LO2

LO3

PO1

1

1

1

PO2

1

1

1

PO3

1

1

1

PO4

2

2

3

PO5

2

2

1

PO6

1

1

1

PO7

1

1

1

PO8

1

2

1

PO9

3

2

2

PO10

1

1

1

PO11

1

1

1

PO12

2

2

2

PO13

1

1

1

PO14

2

2

2

PO15

1

1

1

PO16

1

2

1

PO17

2

1

1

PO18

4

2

1

PO19

1

2

1

PO20

1

1

2

PO21

2

2

2

PO22

1

1

1

PO23

2

2

2

PO24

1

2

2

PO25

3

1

1

PO26

2

1

2

PO27

3

2

1

PO28

3

2

2

PO29

3

1

2

 

               1= Very weak   2= Weak   3= Moderate     4= Strong     5= Very strong