We will be tailoring our delivery of our short courses in the year ahead, in accordance with government guidance on physical distancing, with the safety, health and wellbeing of our University community at the heart of our decisions.

We will be delivering the Part 1 of all the Language courses via online virtual classroom. Whatever the way you start your Westminster experience - online, on campus or a blend of these - you can be assured of a warm welcome at our University, where your wellbeing, the quality of our teaching and your learning experience, are our priorities.

Overview

Course summary

Would you like to learn Turkish in London? Join one of our part-time Turkish courses at our central London Regent Street Campus – just a few minutes' walk from Oxford Circus.  

Who is this class for?

You should have a good basic knowledge of the Turkish language and its grammar.

  • Part 1 is for you if you have already studied the Turkish language for approximately two years or 120 hours or equivalent.
  • You can join Part 2 if you have studied Turkish for about 140 hours.
  • You can join Part 3 if you will have studied Turkish for about 160 hours.

Discounts and offers

October start

  • Part 1 for £250 (£280 after 23 August)*
  • Parts 1, 2 and 3 together for £565 (£625 after 23 August)*

To book all three parts, please proceed with booking Part 1 and add Parts 2 and 3 to your order when prompted during the checkout process.

Terms and conditions

Course structure

Our Turkish lessons follow a communicative approach to language teaching, focusing on the language you need to communicate in authentic situations with an emphasis on speaking and listening. Our evening classes are taught by experienced language teachers who are native speakers of the language or equivalent.

Please note that the distribution of course content across terms may vary from year to year. This is due to the variable length of terms in different academic years. There may also be slight content variations at the discretion of the tutor. We may, for example, include additional content when general progress is good, or vary content according to students’ interests.

Learning resources

We will use Hitit Yabancilar Icin Turkce Ders Kitabi throughout the course. However, please wait until the first session before buying your course book.

Topics

In this term, we will cover:

  • the world of business
  • finding a job
  • at the work place
  • the secret for success and different jobs
  • health, sport and healthy lifestyles
  • the history of sports, Olympic sports

Grammar

You will learn:

  • necessity mood, 'have', 'need', 'must', 'should'
  • necessitative participle suffix (-meli) 'have to', 'must' (-mek zorunda olmak, -mek mecburiyetinde olmak, -meye mecbur olmak)
  • present continuous tense indicative mood (veriyorum)
  • present aorist tense indicative mood (veririm)
  • future tense indicative mood (vereceğim)
  • reflexive pronouns (kendi kendime)
  • the reciprocal pronoun 'each other' (birbiri)

Topics

In this term, we will cover:

  • talking about our dreams and wishes
  • talking about fashion, Turkish traditional costumes etc
  • talking about education
  • technology and social media

Grammar

You will learn:

  • wish mood (keşke)
  • conditional suffix, expressing unreal or hypothetical condition,
  • conditional postclitic expressing real condition (geziye çık-tı-k çık-alı)
  • adverbial clause form meaning 'ever since…'
  • past definite tense indicative mood (verdim)
  • past dubitative tense indicative mood (vermiştim)
  • optative tense subjunctive mood (versem)

Topics

In this term, we will cover:

  • talking about the environment (global warming, traffic, natural disasters)
  • aesthetics, dance, comedy, theatre
  • innovation: future or past events
  • mythology

Grammar

You will learn:

  • auxiliary verbs (etmek, eylemek, olmak)
  • transitive and intransitive verbs (bir gazete okudum, bu gazeteyi okudum)
  • passive and reflexive verbs (yıkamak, yıkanmak)
  • accelerative verbs (getirivermek, götürüvermek)
  • causative verbs (güldürmek, bildirmek, dinletmek)
  • present participle (veren, vermekte olan)
  • past participle with miş. (vermiş olan, almış bulunan) and dik- (verdiğim)

Online information sessions

Would you like to meet our teachers and find out more about our courses?

We're running some online information sessions between 14 and 24 September to help answer any questions you may have about our courses.

Register for a sessionGo to the online information session event page

 

Booking

Please note, bookings will close on Sunday 27 September 2020 so book early to make sure you don’t miss out!

If you have any questions about the course, please get in touch with us via the details at the bottom of this page.

Start date
Part
Day and time
Duration
Price
5
Oct
2020

Part

1

Day and time

Monday
6.30-10.30pm

Duration

10 weeks

Price

£250*/£280

18
Jan
2021

Part

2

Day and time

Monday
6.30-10.30pm

Duration

10 weeks

Price

£280

Coming soon

12
Apr
2021

Part

3

Day and time

Monday
6.30-10.30pm

Duration

10 weeks**

Price

£280

Coming soon

**No classes on Bank Holiday Monday 3 May 2021 and Monday 31 May 2021.

Course dates

October intake

  • Part 1: 05 October – 11 December 2020
  • Part 2: 18 January – 26 March 2021
  • Part 3: 12 April – 28 June 2021*
  • Part 3: 12 April – 18 June 2021 **

* For courses running on Mondays only (No classes on Bank Holiday Monday 3 May 2021 and Monday 31 May 2021)

**For courses running on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays only

January intake

Part 1: 18 January – 26 March 2021
Part 2: 12 April – 18 June 2021
Part 3: 21 June – 23 July 2021*

*Classes in Part 3 run twice a week

January start is for selected languages only.

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Location

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