Saadet Ebru Ergul
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Lecturer in Turkish Language and Culture,
African and Middle Eastern Languages Program,
Stanford Language Center.
Saadet Ebru Ergul has been teaching Turkish language and conversation courses at various levels for both graduate and undergraduate students at Stanford University Language Center since 2010.
She holds ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Tester Full Certification and ACTFL Writing Proficiency Test (WPT) Rater Certification in Turkish.
She earned her B.A. from Bilkent University, her M.B.A. from Başkent University and her M.A. from Texas Tech University in Applied Linguistics with an additional focus on French Literature and Language.
Ebru’s research interests include oral proficiency assessment, curriculum development, and technology enhanced language learning.
She loves soccer, figure skating, volleyball, gardening and cooking.
Turkish Language Courses Offered - Explore Courses:
AMELANG 184B: First Year Turkish, Second Quarter- Continuation of 184A. Emphasis on speaking, oral comprehension and beginning reading and writing skills. Turkish culture and social life is integrated in daily language learning process through authentic materials. Prerequisite: 184A or consent of instructor. Win 5 Units Ltr-CR/NC
AMELANG 184C: First Year Turkish, Third Quarter -Continuation of 184B. Emphasis is on speaking, oral comprehension, reading and writing skills. Reading texts, studying Turkish music, viewing short documentaries and communicative writing exercises are part of daily class activities. End of quarter presentation in Turkish. Fulfills the University Foreign Language Requirement. Prerequisite: 184B or consent of instructor. Spr 5 Units Ltr-CR/NC
AMELANG 185A: Second Year Turkish, First Quarter- Continuation of 184C. Designed for students with previous knowledge of Turkish who wish to learn in depth about Turkish culture, history, social life, literature, cuisine and artistic trends. Emphasis on developing intermediate proficiency in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Class discussions and activities aim to enable students to perform various tasks in the target language. Prerequisite: 184C or consent of instructor. Aut 5 Units Ltr-CR/N
AMELANG 185B: Second Year Turkish, Second Quarter -Continuation of 185A. Main focus is on class discussions and essay writing practices about daily life in Turkey. Prerequisite: 185A or consent of instructor. Win 5 Units Ltr-CR/NC
AMELANG 185C: Second Year Turkish, Third Quarter-Continuation of 185B. Main focus is on class discussions and essay writing practices about daily life in Turkey. End of quarter presentation in Turkish. Prerequisite: 185B or consent of instructor. Spr 5 Units Ltr-CR/NC
AMELANG 186A: Third Year Turkish, First Quarter – The purpose of this class is to improve language skills while continuing to learn about Turkish language, culture, art and history in depth. Emphasis will be put on oral communication, study of grammar and reading comprehension. Students will expand and deepen their knowledge of grammar through readings. The classroom discussions will depend on weekly readings/texts mainly based on news from TV and newspapers. Aut 3 Units Ltr CR / NC
AMELANG 186B: Third Year Turkish, Second Quarter – Continuation of 186A. Main focus is on class discussions, weekly readings, news reports from TV and newspapers. Prerequisite: AMELANG 186A or consent of instructor. Win 3 Units Ltr CR / NC
AMELANG 186C: Third-Year Turkish, Third Quarter - Continuation of AMELANG 186B. Main focus is on class discussions. Students will work on some modules which will guide them to gain deep understanding of intercultural issues as well as the language.Prerequisite: AMELANG 186B or consent of instructor. Spr 3 Units Lts CR / NC