Academic Catalog

TUR109 LANGUAGE AND EXPRESSION I

Course Code: 3610109
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Turkish Language
Language of Instruction: Turkish
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer TAYFUN CAN ONUK
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

1. Introduction and Course Content 2. Language, The Origin of Language, Characteristics of Language 3. Language and Thought, Language and Culture, Communication and Language 4. Specifications and Differences of Oral Expression And Written Expression Principles of Expression, Criterias of Textuality 5. Articulation of Turkish Language: Stress, Intonation and Melodies-Fundamentals of . Speech and Body Language 6. Effective Presentation Techniques 7. Basic Rules of Written Expression-Outline and The Arrangement of Thoughts 8. Types of Writing Styles: Expository, Narrative, Descriptive and Argumentative 9. Paragraph and Creating Paragraph Structural Specifications of Text, Introduction, Body, Conclusion 10. Spelling and Punctuation Rules 11. Midterm 12. Oral Expression Types I: Panel, Forum, Debate. 13. Oral Expression Types II: Symposium, Briefing, Discussion. 14. Oral Expression Types III: Interviews, Conferences, Congress.