Editors Choice – Best Turkish Language Books
The Delights of Learning Turkish is a self-study course book that takes the learner from the beginner level to the intermediate level in Turkish. It is designed for English speakers, targeting adult and young adult learners; especially for those planning to settle and live in Turkey or visiting Turkey for business or pleasure. It is a comprehensive, explanatory approach to Turkish language teaching how to construct and use the language both in formal and colloquial forms with dialogues, examples, grammar points, vocabulary and exercises.
The Delights of Learning Turkish shows the grammatical structures in detail with examples, which enables the learners to make their own sentences instead of depending on off-the-shelf phrases. In the book, you can also find general information about the Turkish alphabet and Turkish language as well as notes on Turkish culture in daily life. Covering so many language points, this book is also a grammar reference that targets a wide range of audience including advanced learners. At the end of the book, you will find the keys to the exercises.
There are also Turkish – English and English – Turkish glossary sections as well as Turkish proverbs and idioms added to the book with explanations.
Why is Turkish an important language to learn?
The Romans, Byzantines, and Ottomans have all left their mark in the country of Turkey and you can still experience their legacy when you choose to visit some of the same areas where they spent their time. The best views can be seen in Asian Anatolia, but that doesn’t mean that you should discount sights like the Kaçkar Mountains and Patara Beach. In between thrilling adventures, you will want to eat many of the local specialties, whether Anatolian kebabs, Aegean vegetables, or other tasty creations.
You can visit this part of the world without learning how to speak Turkish, but the opportunities that you have will increase if you can speak it and communicate with the one hundred million people that speak it in Turkey and other areas of the world. Turkish has been listed as a language that is critical to know, mainly because the country is quite important. The country lies within two continents, making it an area that is necessary for connecting people from all over the globe. While you may originally learn how to speak Turkish for travel, you are going to find that someday you will need it for work, as well as volunteering. Learning Turkish will allow you to make new friends from all over, broadening your horizons and opening doors that you never thought were possible.
Learn to speak Turkish
This recording is an audio support to be used in conjunction with ‘The Delights of Learning Turkish’: A self-study course book for learners of Turkish. It contains dialogues, texts and their vocabulary as well as key grammar points from the book. While you are reading the dialogues and texts, you will have the chance to listen at the same time and familiarize yourself with the sound of this fascinating language. You will also find the pronunciation of the vocabulary used in the dialogues and texts on this CD.
The Complete set for Istanbul Course Books include 5 book course books plus exercise books and answer key plus CD. It has A1-A2-B1-B2-C1 and C1+ levels, from beginner to advanced levels. Turkish adult learning series consists of 5 sets and 6 levels. The set for each level includes reader (6 sections), exercise book and CD audio.
The Turkish Language Explained for English Speakers – This Treatise on the Turkish Language and its Grammar explains and answers some of the difficulties that the learner of Turkish may encounter along their way. This book focuses on understanding Turkish grammar and logic.
Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations and extensive practice and review, Complete Turkish will equip you with the skills you need to use Turkish in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way.