Turkish / Year 9 and 10 / Understanding / Systems of language

Curriculum content descriptions

Understand and apply features of the Turkish sound and writing systems, including pronunciation and spelling patterns, to produce different types of texts and to participate in extended interactions

[Key concepts: word building, pronunciation, stress, cohesion; Key processes: recognising, applying, glossing]


  • recognising and applying the vowel elision rule to suffixes of multisyllabic words, understanding how this is related to the spelling and pronunciation of words, for example, oğul-oğlu, burun-burnu, beyin-beyni, göğüs- göğsü and karın-karnı
  • using homophones such as gül, yüz, dolu, yaz, kır, ekmek, Pazar, ben, aç and çay in spoken and written texts, and learning how homophones affect meaning in sentences and in familiar idioms, for example, Gülü seven dikenine katlanır, Güle güle gidin and Gülmekten kırılıyordum
  • developing understanding of and applying the principles of word stress when pronouncing unfamiliar words and phrases, for example, stressing the first syllable of each word in the sentence Atatürk, cumhuriyeti kurdu
  • developing a glossary of ICT terms and meanings, and using these in their own sentences and texts, for example, bilgisayar, fare, yükleme/indirme, ağ, e-posta, biligisayar korsanı, yazıcı and aktarma
  • varying the use of tone for emphasis during extended interactions and to contribute to the cohesion of longer spoken texts
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Turkish language

Search results

Refine by topic

Related topic
Unfortunately there are no resources matching your search criteria. Try broadening your search criteria or enter a different word or phrase.