YOZGAT BOZOK UNIVERSITY
APPLICATION AND RESEARCH CENTER OF TURKISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION
Yozgat Bozok University Application and Research Center of Turkish Language Education (BOZOK TÖMER) which graduated its first students in the academic year of 2018-2019, is at service to teach the Turkish Language to international students.
While teaching the Turkish Language to international students, BOZOK TÖMER follows the following principles;
In BOZOK TÖMER, a skill-based language teaching approach is applied and lessons are organized for reading comprehension, written expression, speaking and listening skills and grammar. Courses and activities for each skill are carried out by faculty members who are experts in their fields.
A thematic teaching approach is followed at BOZOK TÖMER. The course materials used during the course consist of the phonetic features of Turkish and the themes established based on the necessity of the subjects in daily life and their relations with each other. Thus, while the trainees learn about related words and concepts together, they also have the ability to use the words and patterns that are necessary for them in daily life.
At the beginning of each academic year, Turkish Placement / Exemption Test is given at BOZOK TÖMER. According to the results of the exam, the students who do not get the grade of the level determined by BOZOK TÖMER Administrative Board are taken into the Turkish preparatory programs according to their level by BOZOK TÖMER, or they are allowed for a year by the relevant boards by the departments / programs they enroll to complete their Turkish language proficiency. In order to be successful in the Turkish Level Placement / Exemption Test, a minimum score of 70 at C1 level is required.
In BOZOK TÖMER, five levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1) compliant to the Common European Framework (CEF), 960 hours of Turkish language education is completed in 9-10 months. The course dates and duration of BOZOK TÖMER are announced at the beginning of each academic year by considering the semester break and public holidays.
Language teaching in BOZOK TÖMER is carried out by making use of technological opportunities and offered to the students with technical equipment such as course materials specially developed for international students, smart board, computer, projectors etc.