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Turkish A1

Module SZ1401

This Module is offered by TUM Language Center.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of WS 2012/3 (current)

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.

available module versions
WS 2012/3SS 2012

Basic Information

SZ1401 is a module in language at which is offered irregularly.

This module description is valid to SS 2013.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h  h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


After gaining insight into the character/specificity of the Turkish language, students gain basic knowledge of Turkish as a foreign language, enabling them to successfully manage everyday situations while taking into consideration intercultural and cultural aspects. Students learn/practice: to ask others about themselves and their families and answer similar questions; numbers, pricing and money, telling time; to describe places and people; basic vocabulary concerning family, career, leisure time, everyday life and to report about day-to-day activities in the present tense using simple sentence structures. The course will cover requisite grammatical topics. Students will also learn strategies for more effective, efficient foreign language acquisition.

Learning Outcome

This module refers to level "A1 Basic Language Use" of the CEFR. After completing this module, students will be able to understand and use familiar, everyday expressions and very simple sentences aimed at fulfilling the concrete needs of everyday life. They can introduce themselves and others, ask others about themselves and answer similar questions. They can communicate their wants and needs to counterparts who speak clearly and slowly and are willing to help.



Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

Course objectives will be achieved in an activity-oriented, communicative atmosphere; targeted listening, reading, writing and speaking exercises; individual, partner and group work; cooperative learning; guided self-learning with prepared (online) materials covering fundamental grammar and communication patterns in the foreign language.


Text book; multimedia teaching and learning materials; online materials.


Text books: Alev Tekinay, Günaydin, Teil 1, Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, Wiesbaden 2002, Ersen-Rasch/Seyhan.Güle Güle.Hueber Verlag,,

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Written exam (90 mins., no learning aids); active participation; required homework
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