TLL 130 Ottoman Turkish II Select Term:
This course aims to introduce advanced grammar of Ottoman Turkish. The students participating in the course will first learn how to read major Ottoman printed materials. Therefore, it is aimed that the participants will be able to deal with different types of Ottoman sources, and especially with historical texts. Another important aspect of this course is to familiarize the students with the use of dictionaries to solve problems encountered in the assigned texts, and widening their perspectives on the variety of Ottoman texts and Ottoman printing culture. There will be weekly reading assessments and in-class exercises.