Hands On Turkish - Helping you leap the language barrier

Master the small talk, seal the big deals.

Say Merhaba to a language course with a difference

Innovative e-learning with a Turkish twist.

Shake hands with the Turkish language, embrace the culture

Helping you to make deals by making Turkish accessible.

More than words - A course that embraces customs

Learn the language – live the customs.

Learn Turkish – Gain a better understanding of Turkish culture and business etiquette.

Speak a language considered to be of ‘critical’ importance!


This project has been developed with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.*


Get recognition for your learning with digital certificates for your LinkedIn profile and OpenBadges collections.

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.

Optimise your immersion time! – Cross platform access to a new language.


Learn Turkish Online or get the Apps

Start learning Turkish online

Or download our free Turkish mobile and tablet apps!

Download the Turkish iPad AppTurkish Android App

Available for iPad, iPhone and Android.

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