The course is designed for students who have no previous knowledge of Turkish language. The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the general knowledge of the language and to introduce some basic tenses, grammatical rules, syntactic structure, practical vocabulary and some expressions related to simple daily life. The course will equally focus on enhancing speaking, reading and writing skills throughout 7 weeks. The course has an interactive approach and at the end of the course students are expected to be able to join in basic conversation and talk about their daily activities in present, past and future tenses.şEach week of the course has a special theme. Themed lessons will give students the opportunity to obtain a general understanding of Turkish culture, modern literature, the art of Turkish political cartoons, Turkish media, folk, etc..