Turkish 101

Top Resources for Learning Turkish

Learn Turkish with these useful resources from around the web.

There’s never been a better time to learn a language. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools and resources are available to get you started or help you improve your language skills.

Best of all, many of these resources are completely free.

Check out the links below to jump-start your Turkish.

General

Omniglot - Basic overview of Turkish with alphabet and useful links
Wikipedia - Overview of the Turkish language

Free Courses

Foreign Service Institute (via 101 Languages) - Turkish Basic course

Amazon - Turkish language learning materials
Turkish Class 101 - Modern learning suite with audio and video lessons
Pimsleur - Comprehensive Turkish course based on the Pimseleur method
Babbel - Interactive web and mobile Turkish learning software

Phrases

Defense Language Institute - Turkish language survival kit basic guide
Loecsen - Basic Turkish phrases for travel with audio and illustrations
Surface Languages - Basic Turkish phrases with audio
Wikivoyage - Turkish travel phrases (no audio)

Dictionaries and Translation

Bab.la - Turkish-English online dictionary
Bab.la - English-Turkish online dictionary
Google Translate - Translate to and from Turkish

Grammar and Vocabulary

Forvo - Collection of Turkish words pronounced by native speakers
Wikipedia - Turkish grammar
Memrise - Spaced repetition site and app for learning Turkish vocabulary
Verbix - Turkish verb conjugation tool

Video

Easy Languages - Learn Turkish from authentic street interviews
Turkish Class 101 - Modern learning suite with audio and video lessons
TED - Watch TED talks with Turkish subtitles and transcripts
YouTube - Search videos for learning Turkish

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media

Meetup - List of Turkish language meetups worldwide
Reddit - /r/turkishlearning subreddit for learning Turkish

Books

Children's Library - Children's books in Turkish
Wikivoyage - Turkish travel phrases (no audio)

News

Other Resources

Babbel - Interactive web and mobile Turkish learning software

Articles and Opinion

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