Asuman Çelen Pollard was born in Turkey where she spent many years teaching both English and Turkish as a foreign language. She now teaches Turkish at the University of Birmingham and is the author of many Turkish self-study books.
After teaching English as a Foreign Language in Switzerland, Bulgaria and Turkey, David Pollard became a computer analyst-programmer and spent a decade developing educational software. He now works in medical education.
Do you want to develop a solid understanding of Turkish and communicate confidently with others?
Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations and extensive practice and review, Complete Turkish will equip you with the skills you need to use Turkish in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way.
What will I achieve by the end of the course?
By the end of Complete Turkish you will have a solid intermediate-level grounding in the four key skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening - and be able to communicate with confidence and accuracy.
Is this course for me?
If you want to move confidently from beginner to intermediate level, this is the course for you. It's perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the beginner classroom. It can also be used as a refresher course.
What do I get?
-18 learning units plus verbs reference and word glossary and revision section
-Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick
-Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening, and speaking
-Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner
-Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Turkey
-Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims
-Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real spoken Turkish
-Test Yourself - see and track your own progress
*Complete Turkish maps from Novice Low to Advanced Low level proficiency of ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and from A1 Beginner to B1/B2 Upper Intermediate level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines.
The audio for this course can be downloaded from the Teach Yourself Library app or streamed at library.teachyourself.com.
What else can I use to learn Turkish?
If you require an absolute Beginner course, you can try our Get Started in Turkish Absolute Beginner course: 9781444183207
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