Turkish Post Beginners (Level 2)
New courses starting January 2022
- Course: Wednesdays 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Delivery: On-campus (face-to-face)
Timeline: Starts 25 January - ends 5 July 2023
Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
Fees: £250 (payable in two termly instalments)
These courses will be taught in a small group. It requires a minimum of 7 and it can have up to a maximum of 12 students. Course fee includes all tuition, access to VLE (virtual learning environment), handouts and any tests/exams, but not a textbook.
Please note that courses taught on-campus could be moved online if the Covid-19 situation prevents face-to-face teaching, and for as long as it is required. This decision will be made by the Government and/or the University of Leicester to guarantee the safety of students and staff.
Terms run from January to March and from May to July. The full course comprises 60 learning hours. Lessons are two hours long and take place once a week. When enrolling you are committing to the full 20 weeks. There is the option to pay for the full course in one payment or two instalments. You are welcome to join in the second term of a course if you have previous knowledge and experience of the language.Enrol now
You have reached level A1 or completed the beginners (level 1) or you have enough knowledge to be on track with the group.
You can use the ELP self-assessment grid to judge how competent you are in the language. Alternatively, if you require help to assess your level please contact us or come along to one of our drop-in sessions.
- Talking about the past
- Telling the time
- Making introductions & being introduced
- Saying where things are in relation to each other
- Comparing things
- Stating what has happened
- Talking about the future
- Making suggestions, giving advice
- Making requests
- Stating intention and willingness
- Talking about likes and dislikes
- Telling stories
- Making exclamations
- Expressing possibility
- Offering to do something
- Expressing obligation
- Complete Turkish by David and Asuman Pollard, 2018.
- Powerpoint presentations
- Audio-visual materials
There isn’t a University bookshop however The European Bookshop website holds our book list and offers a 10% discount to all our students. Languages at Leicester Reading List.
It is not essential to bring a course book to the first class. The tutor will discuss book requirements in class and advise you of the best places to obtain the book if required. With some languages there is the option for us to order textbooks on behalf of a class.
This course is taught in Turkish and English. Our programme aims to develop the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as cultural awareness. It provides a good balance between understanding the culture, vocabulary, writing system and grammar structures of the Turkish language and enhancing communication and interaction. It supports comprehensive and productive skills in speech and writing through authentic based activities and guided practice in the use of Turkish language. Students will be encouraged to seek opportunities to learn and practise the four skills outside the classroom taking advantage of learning resources provided by tutors and the programme. Lessons are planned to allow intensive interactive practice with individual feedback and advice on progress.