Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA3166: Advanced Turkish Language II

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

The class will be conducted mostly in Turkish. Teaching includes lectures and commentary on the main textbook in-class discussion of the handouts of classical Turkısh prose and poetry given as homework; as well as translations from English into Turkish and from Turkish  into English will be introduced.

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics: 


-       Advanced Turkish Grammar (text based);

-       study and translation of advanced Turkish texts

-       Advanced Turkish (conversational and listening skills)

-       Review of entire class

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities16.511 x 1.5 hour lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities16.511 x 1.5 hour seminars
Guided Independent Study11Students group work on Turkish media and text to prepare for oral presentation
Guided independent study95Private Study on homework assignments including translation, grammar, or oral presentation (around 4.5 hours per week)
Guided independent study11Assessed in-class tests contribute towards continuous assessment mark. An average mark will be taken of all the marks of assessed in-class tests

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).