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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.
In the dictionary, all verbs in Turkish end with the stem -mek or -mak, according to vowel harmony. To make a verbal noun out of a verb, we usually take off the -mek or -mak, and add -me or -ma – in effect merely removing the k at the end. So yüzmek is to swim, but...read more
There are two main present tenses in Turkish: -iyor and -er/ir. -İyor is a present continuous tense, like “is doing”. The -İ changes according to vowel harmony but the o never changes, so all additional vowels added onto -iyor harmonise on that basis. Okuyor. –...read more
What is Turkish Delight? Turkish delight or lokum is a family of confections They consist of small, fragrant cubes of jelly, traditionally flavoured with rosewater, orange flower water or lemon juice and dusted with icing sugar. Premium varieties consist largely of...read more
This project has been developed with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.
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