Turkish: Language, Literature, Culture (including courses in English)

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  • CAS LT 111: First-Semester Turkish
    Introduction to spoken and written Turkish and fundamentals of Turkish grammar, with oral drills and written exercises.
  • CAS LT 112: Second-Semester Turkish
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LT 111; or equivalent.
    Completes introduction to modern Turkish grammar, with emphasis on development of aural and written comprehension, as well as writing and speaking abilities.
  • CAS LT 211: Third-Semester Turkish
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LT 112; or equivalent.
    Further, intermediate-level, development of Turkish language skills through textbooks, authentic readings including literary works, internet-based exercises, and the use of Turkish audio and visual materials.
  • CAS LT 212: Fourth-Semester Turkish
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LT 211; or consent of instructor.
    Completes presentation of structures of Turkish, to "intermediate-high" levels of proficiency in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
  • CAS LT 303: Advanced Turkish I
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LT 212.
    Advanced Turkish, concentrating on all four communicative skills, diverse registers, and idioms. Exposure to literature, media and other cultural materials.
  • CAS LT 304: Turkey in the Middle East: A Content-Based Language Course
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LT 303; or consent of instructor.
    Students develop their linguistic skills and cultural knowledge, especially the ability to discuss topics of Turkish national and international interest, by studying the history and unique aspects of Turkish-Middle Eastern borders. Texts include Turkish media, films, songs, historical documents.
  • CAS LT 491: Directed Study: Turkish
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: consent of department and CAS Advising.
    Application form available in department.
  • CAS LT 492: Directed Study: Turkish
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: consent of department and CAS Advising.
    Application form available in department.