Turkey’s economic growth overtakes China’s

Turkey’s economic growth overtakes China’s

According to the German news magazine Der Speigel, Turkey’s economic growth has overtaken that of China. After a dip in growth due to the coup attempt in 2016, Turkey’s economy grew even faster in the past year than China’s. The Turkish economy grew...
Turkish language: Vowel harmony (Part 2)

Turkish language: Vowel harmony (Part 2)

This blog article is a follow-up on Vowel Harmony (Part 1), so please make sure you read Part 1, otherwise this blog article will not make sense. To put it all together, we can use a string of suffixes long beloved of Turkish teachers and a tongue-twister it is worth...
Turkish language: Vowel harmony (Part 1)

Turkish language: Vowel harmony (Part 1)

Vowel Harmony In order to provide additional help to new learners of Turkish, Hands on Turkish is publishing a series of articles focusing on particular sticking-points in the grammar that often confuse learners whose first language is not Turkic. These are not...
Business Etiquette in Turkey, do’s and dont’s

Business Etiquette in Turkey, do’s and dont’s

When first arriving at the office of a prospective business partner in Turkey, why not bring a small gift? It will be very well received, especially if it is something that represents your culture or what your business does. When meeting new business partners for the...