Why study Turkish?
You have many reasons. For example;
Dept. of State
Dept. of Education
Dept. of Defense
Dir. of Nat’l. Intelligence
Turkish is spoken not only in Turkey but also in a vast geographical area where the United States has a strong national security interest.
What grade levels are taking Turkish in HPS?
What are the textbooks and curriculum?
Sevgi Dili Turkish-Introduction Textbook Set Sevgi Dili Turkish 1 Textbook Set Sevgi Dili Turkish 2 Textbook Set
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SECONDARY SCHOOL TURKISH (using ACILIM TURKISH SETS)
ACILIM Turkish has 6 sets in total and each ACILIM Turkish set contains:
CREDITED TURKISH (using LALE TURKISH SETS)
LALE Turkish has 5 sets in total and each LALE Turkish set contains:
Student's Key Book (A kind of dictionary,Turkish-English)
Video Lessons DVD
(Lale1 Units 1-8) (Lale Turkish 1 Units 9-12 and lale turkish 2 U 1-4) (Lale Turkish 2 Units 5-12)
The books are written (in 2010 and later) for the countries whose native language is English.
They are sequential book series and based on interactive language teaching approach.
Matching up with both CEFR (common European framework reference and TEKS).
What are your assessments?
TESTS sent by Central Office:
What other resources I can buy for my child?
Different study books/DVDs/reading books/dictionaries written for teaching Turkish (sold by Amazon or ANT stores). For example:
Books, Guides, Others
LOTE-T opportunities (to improve the target language and other skills) for students: