Turkish Language Education
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Training Models (according to European Language Portfolio)
A1 Basic Level
Understanding- Listening : You can understand familiar words and very basic phrases concerning yourself, your family, and immediate concrete surrounding when people speak slowly and clearly.
Reading : You can understand familiar names, words, and very simple sentences. For Example; On notices and posters or in catalogues.
Speaking : You can interact in a simple way provided the other person is prepared to repeat or rephrase things a slower rate of speech and help you formulate what you are trying to say. You can ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics.
Writing : You can write a short, simple postcard. For Example; sending holiday greetings. You can fill in with personal details. For Example; entering your name, nationality and address on a hotel registration form.
Understanding- Listening : You can understand phrases and the highest frequency vocabulary related to areas of most immediate personal relevance (E.G. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local area, employment). You can catch the main point in short, clear, simple messages and announcements.
Reading : You can read very short, simple texts. You can find specific, predictable information in simple everyday materials such as advertisements, prospectuses, menus and timetables and you can understand short simple personal letters.
Speaking : You can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar topics and activities. You can handle very short social exchanges, even though you can't usually enough to keep the conversation going yourself.
Writing : You can write short simple notes and messages. You can write a very simple personal letter. For Example; thanking someone for something.
Understanding- Listening : You can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regulary encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. You can understand main point of many radio or TV programmes on current affairs or topics of personal or professional interest when the delivery is relatively slow and clear.
Reading : You can understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday or job-related language. You can understand the description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters.
Speaking : You can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken. You can enter unprepared into conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (E.G. family, hobbies, work, travel and current events).
Writing : You can write simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. You can write personal letters describing experiences and impressions.
Understanding- Listening : You can comprehend extended speech and lectures and follow even complex lines or argument provided the topic is reasonably familiar. You can understand most TV news and current affairs programmes, and savvy the majority of films in standard dialect.
Reading : You can read articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular attitudes or viewpoints. You can comprehend contemporary literary prose.
Speaking : You can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible. You can take an active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining my views.
Writing : You can write clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects related to my interests. You can indite an essay or report, passing on information or giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view. You can indite letters highlighting the personal significance of events and experiences.
C1 Upper-Intermediate / Advanced*
Understanding- Listening : You can understand extended speech even when it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly. You can comprehend television programmes and films without too much effort.
Reading : You can realize long and complex factual and literary texts, appreciating distinctions of style. You can understand specialised articles and longer technical instructions, even when they do not relate to your field.
Speaking : You can express yourself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. You can use language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes. You can formulate ideas and opinions with precision and relate your contribution skillfully to those of oher spokers.
Writing : You can express yourself in clear, well-structured text, expressing points of view at some length. You can write about complex subjects in a letter, an essay or a report, underlining whet you consider to be the salient issues. You can select a style appropriate to the reader in mind.