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LANGUAGE TEACHING IN THE TURKISH DEPARTMENT

As in all the other departments of Dilmer, the total method as a kind of eclectic method that we apply in the Turkish department’s teaching activities has been proven throughout the world, to be competent and valid.

The aim is to enable the students to achieve the four basic language skills, which are the listening comprehension, reading comprehension,oral and written expression, without neglecting the grammar. In this way we ensure the students are able to learn equally the six basic skills of language, grammar, reading, listening, dictation, writing and speaking. We closely monitor the world developments in the language teaching area and the newest and most advanced methods are examined and adapted to the teaching of Turkish.

EDUCATION PROGRAM

There are seven levels in Turkish teaching at Dilmer.

1) Elementary Turkish 1

2) Elementary Turkish 2

3) Intermediate Turkish 1

4) Intermediate Turkish 2

5) Upper-Intermediate Turkish 1

6) Upper-Intermediate Turkish 2

7) Upper-Intermediate Turkish 3

According to this program, when a student completes one level successfully, he automatically gains the right to continue to the next level. In our courses, the students who complete Elementary, Intermediate and Upper-Intermediate levels achieve certificates approved by the Ministry of National Education.

ELEMENTARY TURKISH 1

The student who completes this stage learns the three basic tenses (past tense, present continuous and future) and the student is able to use them adequately. Also the student can converse in everyday conversations easily and can ask and answer simple questions.

ELEMENTARY TURKISH 2

At the end of this level, our students can converse fluently in everyday conversations. They are able to use some complex phrases and ask and answer some complex questions.

INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 1

After this stage, our students are very fluent in everyday conversation. In addition, they are able to converse and write about more complex topics, and they are able to read newspapers with the aid of a dictionary.

INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 2

The students who complete this level learn many complex phrases and they begin to use them in their conversation. During the lessons at this stage, short newspaper articles are examined. The students are able to discuss and talk about difficult topics.

UPPER-INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 1

At this stage our students learn all the other tenses, and they start using them all. Presentations are introduced into the classroom, and each student presents a topic at least once, that they have prepared at home. Also at this level, some newspaper and magazine articles, which are more complex, are examined during the lessons. The topics in these articles are discussed in the classroom. After this level is completed, the speech of the student improves and becomes extremely fluent.

UPPER-INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 2

The students who complete this level are able to speak extremely fluently about any topic. Also they are able to write their opinions and ideas on any subject using the correct rules of writing. At this level, some short stories are also studied in addition to newspaper and magazine articles.

UPPER-INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 3

We adapt our programme to suit the individuals requirements regarding their selected field of work or their interests. The student’s skill in using the language, both written and oral is improved intensely. During the course, much speaking and discussion practice takes place. Our students who are successful in the exam at the end of this level, receive diplomas approved by the Ministry of National Education. In the event of a student being offered a place at university, this diploma entitles the student to be exempt from prep. class.

TEACHING STAFF

All of our teachers are graduates of Turkish Linguistics and the Turkish Language and Literature department. Our teachers have also all achieved their Master’s Degree in Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language. Our experienced teaching staff are well-versed in teaching Turkish as a foreign language, due to many years of experience.

THE DEVICES USED IN EDUCATION

In Turkish Education in Dilmer, a series of books named “Yabanci Dilim Turkçe” (‘My Foreign Language is Turkish’) and “Ýleri Türkçe” (‘Advanced Turkish’) are used. These are prepared by the teachers of our school, and are used in all levels of Turkish education, along with extra resources prepared by the Turkish department. In the advanced level, daily news articles from newspapers and articles from magazines are studied. Some audio-visual devices prepared according to the levels, are used regularly throughout the lessons.

 

2020

4 WEEKS PROGRAM (INTENSIVE PROGRAM)

02 DECEMBER 2019 – 27 DECEMBER 2019

(HOLIDAY BETWEEN 30 DECEMBER 2019 AND 03 JANUARY 2020)

6 JANUARY 2020  – 31 JANUARY 2020

3 FEBRUARY 2020 -28  FEBRUARY 2020

2 MARCH  2020 – 27 MARCH 2020

30 MARCH 2020 – 24 APRIL 2020

(23RD APRIL 2020 NATIONAL SOVEREIGNITY AND CHILDREN’S DAY OFFICIAL HOLIDAY)

27 APRIL  2020  – 22 MAY 2020

(1ST MAY 2020 THE DAY OF EFFORT AND SOLIDARITY)

(19TH MAY 2020  COMMEMORATION OF ATATÜRK,YOUTH AND SPORTS DAY OFFICAL HOLIDAY)

(HOLIDAY BETWEEN 23 MAY FROM AND 29 MAY 2020 FOR RAMADAN EID)

1 JUNE 2020 – 26 JUNE 2020

29 JUNE 2020 – 24 JULY 2020

(15TH JULY 2020 DAY OF DEMOCRACY AND NATIONAL UNITY)

(HOLIDAY BETWWEN 27 JULY AND 3 AUGUST  2020 FOR  GREATER EID)

4 AUGUST 2020 – 28 AUGUST 2020

(30 AUGUST 2020 VICTORY DAY)

31 AUGUST 2020 – 25 SEPTEMBER 2020

(HOLIDAY BETWEEN 28 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 2 OCTOBER 2020)

5 OCTOBER 2020 – 30 OCTOBER 2020

(29TH OF OCTOBER 2020 REPUBLIC DAY OFFICIAL HOLIDAY) 

2 NOVEMBER 2020 – 27 NOVEMBER 2020

30 NOVEMBER 2020 – 25 DECEMBER 2020

8 WEEKS PROGRAM (NORMAL PROGRAM)

02 DECEMBER 2019 – 31 JANUARY 2020

(HOLIDAY BETWEEN 30 DECEMBER 2019 AND 03 JANUARY 2020)

6 JANUARY 2020  – 28  FEBRUARY 2020

3 FEBRUARY 2020 -27 MARCH 2020

2 MARCH  2020 – 24 APRIL 2020

(23RD APRIL 2020 NATIONAL SOVEREIGNITY AND CHILDREN’S DAY OFFICIAL HOLIDAY) 

30 MARCH 2020 -22 MAY 2020

(23RD APRIL 2020 NATIONAL SOVEREIGNITY AND CHILDREN’S DAY OFFICIAL HOLIDAY) 

(1ST MAY 2020 THE DAY OF EFFORT AND SOLIDARITY) 

(19TH MAY 2020 COMMEMORATION OF ATATÜRK, YOUTH AND SPORTS DAY OFFICAL HOLIDAY)          

(HOLIDAY BETWEEN 23 MAY FROM AND 29 MAY 2020 FOR RAMADAN EID)

27 APRIL  2020  – 26 JUNE 2020

(1ST MAY 2020 THE DAY OF EFFORT AND SOLIDARITY) 

(19TH MAY 2020 COMMEMORATION OF ATATÜRK, YOUTH AND SPORTS DAY OFFICAL HOLIDAY)          

 (HOLIDAY BETWEEN 23 MAY FROM AND 29 MAY 2020 FOR RAMADAN EID)

1 JUNE 2020 – 24 JULY 2020

(15TH JULY 2020 DAY OF DEMOCRACY AND NATIONAL UNITY)

(HOLIDAY BETWEEN 27 JULY AND 3 AUGUST  2020 FOR GREATER EID)

29 JUNE 2020 – 28 AUGUST 2020

(15TH JULY 2020 DAY OF DEMOCRACY AND NATIONAL UNITY)

(HOLIDAY BETWEEN 27 JULY AND 3 AUGUST  2020 FOR GREATER EID)

(30 AUGUST 2020 VICTORY DAY)

4 AUGUST 2020 – 25 SEPTEMBER 2020

(30 AUGUST 2020 VICTORY DAY)

(HOLIDAY BETWEEN 28 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 2 OCTOBER 2020 )

31 AUGUST 2020 – 30 OCTOBER 2020

(HOLIDAY BETWEEN 28 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 2 OCTOBER 2020 )

(29TH OF OCTOBER 2020 REPUBLIC DAY OFFICIAL HOLIDAY) 

5 OCTOBER 2020 – 27 NOVEMBER 2020

(29TH OF OCTOBER 2020 REPUBLIC DAY OFFICIAL HOLIDAY) 

2 NOVEMBER 2020 – 25 DECEMBER 2020

30 NOVEMBER 2020

 

  • There are no classes during public holidays and hols at Dilmer.

THE LESSON BOOKS “YABANCI DILIM TÜRKÇE”

This serie consists of six books which have been written by our teachers. At the moment, our books are used in our school and in the Turkish courses in some of the European universities, as resources for the lessons. The books for the first six courses have been prepared by Zeki SÖZER and Hakan YILMAZ. The book for the seventh Course, “Ilerleyen Türkcem” has been written by Recai Ünal.

Lesson Books:

 

Reading Books:

‘I Read Turkish’ series consist of four books which have been written for the “Elementary Turkish I,II” and Intermediate Turkish I,II” Levels (CD+ exercises + answer key). Italian,Spanish,Chinese, Japanese, French,Russian, Arabic,German and Greek translations of the series are available.

Self-Study Books:

‘I Study Turkish by Myself 1’ & ‘I Study Turkish by Myself 2’ contain the Level 1 & 2 grammar subjects with the explanations in English (exercises + answer key). Greek, Russian,Spanish, Chinese,Swedish,German, French, Arabic, Japanese and Italian translations of the series are available. (“Mαθαίνω Τoυρkýkα -MЕΘOΔOΣ AYTOΔIΔAΣKAΛIAΣ 1- 2”, “САМОУЧИТЕЛЬ ТУРЕЦКОГО ЯЗЫКА 1-2”, “ESTUDIO TURCO MÉTODO AUTODIDACTA 1-2”, “Ich lerne selbstständig Türkisch 1-2”, “J’apprends le Turc 1-2” and “IMPARO IL TURCO Corso Autodidatta di Lingua Turca 1-2”.)

‘Case Suffixes in Turkish’ contains the case suffixes used with the verbs that taught at Elementary Level (with the English translation of these verbs + exercises + answer key)-.Greek, Russian and German translations of the book are available.

The indirect speech and some subordinate clauses

This book by Zeki SÖZER, a lecturer in our School, deals with two of the most difficult subjects for foreigners: the subordinate clauses built with “Dik”, -“EcEk” and “mE” and the indirect speech. The book contains explanations on these structures as well as exercises and their key.

TIME TABLE

MORNING CLASSES

Course days Course hours Course hours per week Total hours Course Fee Course duration
Everyday 09:00-12:50 20 80 € 320 4 weeks
3 days 09:00-12:50 12 96 € 384 8 weeks

AFTERNOON CLASSES

Course days Course hours Course hours per week Total hours Course Fee Course duration
Everyday 13:30-17:20 20 80 € 320 4 weeks
3 days 13:30-17:20 12 96 € 384 8 weeks
3 days 16:00-19:00 9 72 € 288 8 weeks

EVENING CLASSES

Course days Course hours Course hours per week Total hours Course Fee Course duration
3 days 18:00-21:00 9 72 € 288 8 weeks

WEEKEND CLASSES

Course days Course hours Course hours per week Total hours Course Fee Course duration
Saturday Sunday 10:00-12:50 13:00-15:50 6 72 € 288 12 weeks

 

WEEKLY COURSE PRICES

EVERY DAY CLASSES

Course days Course hours Course hours per week Total hours Course Fee Course duration
Everyday Morning Classes: 09:00-12:50 20 20 € 100 1 week
40 € 200 2 weeks
Afternoon Classes: 13:30-17:20 60 € 270 3 weeks
80 € 320 4 weeks

3 DAYS CLASSES – (96 hours)

Course days Course hours Course hours per week Total hours Course Fee Course duration
3 days Morning Classes: 09:00-12:50 12 12 € 60 1 week
24 € 120 2 weeks
36 € 180 3 weeks
48 € 240 4 weeks
Afternoon Classes: 13:30-17:20 60 € 270 5 weeks
72 € 320 6 weeks
84 € 370 7 weeks
96 € 384 8 weeks

3 DAYS CLASSES – (72 hours)

Course days Course hours Course hours per week Total hours Course Fee Course duration
3 days 16:00-18:50 or 18:00-20:50 9 9 € 50 1 week
18 € 100 2 weeks
27 € 140 3 weeks
36 € 180 4 weeks
45 € 220 5 weeks
54 € 250 6 weeks
63 € 280 7 weeks
72 € 288 8 weeks

WEEKEND CLASSES

 

Course days Course hours Course hours per week Total hours Course Fee Course duration
Saturday Sunday 10:00-12:50 6 6 € 50 1 week
12 € 80 2 weeks
18 € 110 3 weeks
24 € 140 4 weeks
30 € 170 5 weeks
36 € 200 6 weeks
Saturday Sunday 13:00-15:50 42 € 220 7 weeks
48 € 240 8 weeks
54 € 255 9 weeks
60 € 270 10 weeks
66 € 280 11 weeks
72 € 288 12 weeks

 

***We apply 10% discount for teachers and students

***We apply 25% discount for Turkish citizens and for people who are married Turkish citizens also for people who has Turkic Republic citizenship

 

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