Learn Turkish – Gain a better understanding of Turkish culture and business etiquette.
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This project has been developed with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.*
Learn Turkish online. HandsOnTurkish combines modern technologies and the most up-to-date approaches to language learning.
Our online Turkish course meets the requirements of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This is the international benchmark for measuring language learning. The CEFR is recognised throughout Europe.
By learning the Turkish language, you will be accessing an important language and improving your chance for success whether you are dealing with Turkish companies or embarking on trade missions.
Our online Turkish course can prepare you for gaining credits, which are recognised within the EQF (European Qualifications Framework) and ECVET (European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training).
HandsOnTurkish is equally valuable for people visiting the country, studying the language for personal development or wishing to learn more about this beautiful and rich language.
HandsOnTurkish has developed digital certification and digital badges. These can be downloaded from our site or shared directly with your online profiles and CVs. Currently only available for First Steps Turkish as part of the subscription.
It has become common knowledge that knowing more than one language is good for the brain. It improves mental flexibility and makes it easier to switch between tasks. I recently attended a fascinating talk on bilingualism which was part of the University of Edinburgh’s...read more
Usually verbal adjectives, just like normal adjectives in Turkish, modify a “headword” – which is usually the noun that comes after it. Normal adjective: Tatlı kız – sweet girl Verbal adjective: Tatlı olan kız. – The girl who is sweet. Verbal adjective: Evleneceğim...read more
Paying separately in the restaurant - uncommon. Wanting to pay separately when you go to a restaurant could be interpreted that you want nothing to do with the people around you. It is, therefore, common in Turkey that everyone pays the quoted price together. The...read more
This project has been developed with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.
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