TÜRKÇE KURSU
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TÜRK AMERİKAN DERNEĞİ

TURKISH COURSES

Why Learn Turkish ?

Because the role of Turkey; positioned between Europe and Asia geographically, culturally and politically, is continuously expanding in the world. Learning Turkish will help you gain a wide cultural understanding and open up many doors to various career and business opportunities.

Learning Turkish will help you find a good place at a Turkish university. And above all, speaking Turkish will make your life much easier in Turkey. 

Why Study in Turkey?

To learn a new language is always possible, but learning it in the country it is spoken is the most efficient way.  A language experience is most valuable when it also includes immersion into the culture and lifestyle of the host country.

Why at TAA ?

With 64 years of experience in teaching languages, TAA offers programs designed to give students from all over the world the priceless experience of “living and learning” a language in its homeland.

Our students learn Turkish
• In a friendly atmosphere,
• In small sized classes,
• Along with experienced, professional and enthusiastic teaching staff who is also highly aware of the importance of social and cultural activities in teaching a language,
• By a student-centered interactive teaching method emphasizing speaking together with all skills of the language,
• By getting to know the Turkish culture as well, while learning Turkish with the help of examples from real life situations and daily conversations,
• At all levels together with homestay options, cultural activities, orientation tours and trips,
• By having fun while learning.

LEVELS

TERMS

CLASS CODE
ELEMENTARY LEVELS     A1 BEGINNER A1M1 108 HOURS
A1M2
A2          ELEMENTARY       A2M1 108 HOURS
A2M2
INTERMEDIATE LEVELS             B1              INTERMEDIATE B1M1                  108 HOURS     
B1M2
B2 UPPER INTERMEDIATE B2M1 108 HOURS
B2M2
  
ADVANCED LEVELS      

C1         ADVANCED         C1M1           108 HOURS
C1M2
C2 PROFICIENCY C2M1 108 HOURS
C2M2


PLACEMENT TEST CHART for TURKISH COURSES

TURKISH PROGRAMS

PROGRAMS DAYS TIMES NUMBER OF HOURS

REGULAR PROGRAM

(Two days a week)

Monday - Wednesday

or

Tuesday - Thursday

10:00-12:50

or

14:00-16:50

or

18:30-21:20

9 Weeks / 54 hrs

18 Weeks / 108 hrs

SEMI-INTENSIVE PROGRAM     

(Three days a week)

Monday – Wednesday – Friday  

10:00-12:50

or

14:00-16:50

6 Weeks / 54 hrs

12 Weeks / 108 hrs

INTENSIVE PROGRAM

(Five days a week)

Monday through Friday

10:00-12:50

or

14:00-16:50

3.5 Weeks / 54 hrs          

TUTORIALS

(One-to-one)

Scheduled on discussion Scheduled on discussion Scheduled on discussion

VISA AND RESIDENCY PERMIT PROCEDURES VIA TAD-TURKISH LANGUAGE SCHOOL

Students who want to stay in Turkey for three months or longer must apply for a Student Visa before they come to Turkey.

TAA Language Programs are approved and accredited by the Turkish Ministry of Education. Enrollment in the TAA-Language School for the Turkish programs enables the students to get a one-year student visa and residency permit in Turkey.  

LANGUAGE COURSE REGISTRATION PROCEDURES FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS

According to new regulations by the Turkish Ministry of National Education,  the following documents are necessary to register for TAA Language Courses.

Required Documents for Registration :

  •  Photocopy or scanned copy of the last diploma or diplomatic ID
  •  Photocopy of passport
  •  Receipt of course fee payment*

COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK LANGUAGE STANDARDS

The General Turkish Classes offered by the Turkish-American association are designed according to the “Common European Framework Language Standards”.

A1      LISTENING READING SPEAKING WRITING
Trainee can understand questions, instructions, basic greetings, routine phrases, basic words and phrases about numbers, prices, times, dates when people speak clearly with a simple language                                                                                                                                                                                           Trainee can pick out familiar words and understand simple phrases used to give basic personal details,basic information written in short and simple texts such as brochures,short simple messages and questionnaires                                                                                                                                                                                                            Trainee can ask simple questions , can use basic expressions, can indicate numbers, quantities, prices, date and time, can do shopping for daily needs and tell about her/his daily routines with a basic language, can give basic personal information about her/himself, can express whether s/he understand a phrase s/he hears or not Trainee can fill in a simple questionare, can write simple phrases,sentences and  greetings                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

A2  LISTENING READING SPEAKING WRITING
Trainee can understand simple phrases, directions, commands, essential information in simple recorded messages, can identify the main point of tv news items and films, can follow simple directions, can identify the main idea of a discussion around him/her when people speak slowly and clearly                                                                                                                                              Trainee can understand short simple personal letters, standart writing terms used in written forms, can grasp necessary information of public notices, brochures, can identify the key information in newspaper and magazine reports such as place, time and people                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Trainee can ask and answer simple questions in a conversation. Such as buy tickets for public transport systems about a journey, order food, arrange the place and the time for the meeting and can talk about her/himself and her/his family and can introduce other people. Trainee can talk about her/his hobbies and interests, her/his educational background and her/his most recent and present jobs, past activities Trainee can write texts about her/his daily life with simple sentences, simple letters and structures, can describe an event in simple sentences indicating where and how it happened, can connect simple sentences with conjuctions, can express an event chronologically by using connectors such as ‘after, before, then, first’                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
B1 

LISTENING READING SPEAKING WRITING
Traniee can follow an everyday conversation, can catch the main ideas of radio programmes, films, TV programmes and can understand simple technical information such as operating instructions for every day equipment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Traniee can understand a simple text related her/his field of interest and guess the meaning of unknown words in familiar texts. Traniee can identify the main points of a text, can understand the feelings in personal letters, the main point of the news in newspapers, can find relevant information like who has done what and where by skimming the texts such as news summaries                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Traniee can maintain a conversation or a discussion but sometimes has difficulties to follow or to say what s/he wants to say. Traniee can readily start, maintain and close conversations on most topics that are familiar or of personal interest. Traniee can express and respond to feelings and attitudes of other people such as surprise, happiness, sadness.Traniee can handle most situations likely to arise during every phrase of a journey and can determine and can determine and change the topic of a conversation.Traniee can narrate a story, can clearly express a short and straight-forward part of a text without destructing the idea af the original text, can talk about her/his dreams, hopes and objectives. Traniee can briefly express her/his opinions, plants and events

Traniee can write a simple text including her/his personal views and opinions on a range of topics within her/his personal interest or her/his own experiences or events. Traniee can reply in written form to an announcement or advertisement and ask for more detailed information. Traniee can write her/hi s CV. Traniee can correspond via e-mail or personal letters with her/his friends to get new information                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

B2 

LISTENING READING SPEAKING WRITING

Traniee can understand a conversation in a standart spoken language and can follow a lecture if it is straight forward and clearly structured. Traniee can understand plays and most films in standart language                                                                                                                                                                    

Traniee can quickly scan variety of texts and understand most of the words. Traniee can understand texts outside her/his field professional field by using dictionary when necessary. Traniee can read and understand articles, new items and reports. Traniee can read and understand articles                                                                                                Traniee can participate actively in long discussions on most general topics. Traniee can carry out a prepared interview, checking and conforming information. Traniee can participate in a conversation either as a speaker or a listener                                                                                                                                                         Traniee can write clear and detailed reports,  compositions, personal letters, long stories or short review of a film or a book and can summarize articles                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
C1 

LISTENING READING SPEAKING WRITING
Traniee can follow most lectures, discussions,fiery conversations where the target language is used by navite speakers. Traniee can follows films employing a considerable degree of idiomatic usage                                                                   Traniee can understand detailed texts, any correspondence by the help of a dictionary, literary texts and complex reports                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Traniee can participate in a conversation, can express her/hisself fluently and effecively on a academic and professional topics. Traniee can use target Language flexibly and effectively. Traniee can express her/his ideas and opinions in a discussion clearly Traniee can write a CV and apply for a job and can write texts which show a high degree of grammatical correctness. Traniee can put together information from different sources present it in a summary and can give a detailed description of expriences and events in a personal letter

C2 

LISTENING READING SPEAKING WRITING
Traniee can follow a lecture, a presentation or a seminar with no difficulty, can understand any kind of spoken language including regional use                                                                        Traniee can understand every kind of written text, all forms of literaty and non-literary writing, technical manuals and comment on almost every kind of written texts                                                                           Traniee can take part in all conversations and discussions with native speakers                                                                                                                                                                                   Traniee can write an article, a project, a critical review of cultural events such as film, book, theatre, clear, well-structured complex formal letters and can express myself consciously by using ironies and witty remarks