Course Description

Turkic Languages 101A: Elementary Turkish, TURKIC 101A

Grammar, reading, conversation, and elementary composition drills.

Key Information

Credit: 5 quarter units / 3.33 semester units credit
UC Los Angeles, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
General Education: AH, WC.

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Foreign Language requirement

UC Merced:
units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: ERC  Foreign Language Requirement - third semester/intermediate level or fourth quarter course required for proficiency;

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Prerequisites

Course 101A is requisite to 101B, which is requisite to 101C.

More About The Course

This elementary-level Turkish course is designed for students who have no previous knowledge of the language and who wish to learn the fundamentals of the modern Turkish language using the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). The emphasis will be on speaking although grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, reading and writing will be incorporated into the daily activities.

Required textbook: Öztopçu, Kurtulu?. Elementary Turkish. 3rd edition vol. 1 and 2. Santa Monica, 2015.

Course Creator

B. Lorenz

Dr. Beyza Lorenz’s research interests focus on Ottoman and Turkish literature, online teaching pedagogy, and instructional design for distance learning. She teaches Modern Turkish, Ottoman Turkish, and Middle Eastern Cities at UCLA.  She hold as PhD in Comparative Literature with a focus on Turkish Literature and a graduate certificate in Instructional Design and Technology.

Dr. Beyza Lorenz’s research interests focus on Ottoman and Turkish literature, online teaching pedagogy, and instructional design for distance learning. She teaches Modern Turkish, Ottoman Turkish, and Middle Eastern Cities at UCLA.  She hold as PhD in Comparative Literature with a focus on Turkish Literature and a graduate certificate in Instructional Design and Technology.
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