Language Courses
Turkish Language Course
The International Office arranges free Turkish Language Courses (5 ECTS) for exchange students at two different levels every semester. In this way, international students can more easily and rapidly adapt to daily life in Turkey and academic life at the university.
Contents of Turkish Language Course:
1) Introduction to Turkish Language and Culture
Credits 5 Credits
Prerequisites: No knowledge of Turkish is required.
General Description of Course: This course has been designed for those who want to learn about the Turkish language and culture and who do not have any basic knowledge of the Turkish language. This course will teach the students the basic skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing in Turkish. The final aim is to help the students comprehend Turkish language and culture and to be aware of this culture.
Course Outcomes: : when this course is finished the students will be able to understand simple Turkish sentences; they will be able to speak at an elementary level, introduce themselves, create meaningful dialogues, find out information and get assistance, they will have knowledge of basic Turkish words, they will be able to use state, personal and basic time conjugations, they will develop their language learning methods and be able to use these, thus helping them to learn not only Turkish but other languages. Every lesson is an integrated lesson that includes language and culture, and the last fifteen minutes of every lesson have been set aside for a cultural activity between the instructor and the students. This activity includes questions and answers concerned with Turkish culture and society, Turkish music, films and Turkish traditions.
2) Intermediate Turkish Language and Turkish Culture
Credits 5 Credits
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Turkish language
General Description of Course: This course has been designed from students who want to learn the Turkish language and culture and who have basic Turkish language skills. This course will teach the student the skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking at an intermediate level. The final aim of the course is to assist the student in understanding Turkish language and culture and to be aware of this culture.
Course Outcomes: : When the course is finished the students will be able to understand Turkish sentences at an intermediate level, they will be able to speak at an intermediate level, they will be able to make sentences to create a meaningful dialogue, they will have vocabulary information at an intermediate level, they will be able to make state, person and advanced time (near future, past, future) conjugations, they will be able to develop their language learning skills and use these not only to develop their Turkish, but also to use in learning other languages. Every lesson is an integrated lesson that includes language and culture, however, the last fifteen minutes of every lesson has been set aside for a cultural activity to be carried out between the instructor and the students. This activity includes questions and answers concerned with Turkish culture and society, Turkish music, films and Turkish traditions.
Foreign Language Programmes
The Marmara University Continuous Education Center (MÜSEM) arranges foreign language courses.
These courses are as follows:
  • General English
  • General Turkish
  • ÜDS – KPDS
  • Professional English
  • TOEFL
Contact Information:

Göztepe Campus, 34722, Kadıköy/ISTANBUL
Tel: +90 216 348 7257
Faks: +90 216 349 0013

http://musem.marmara.edu.tr

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