Turkish is a member of the Altaic-languages
family, which includes Mongolian, Korean and
Manchu-Tungus, spoken in Siberia and Manchuria.
Turkish and other languages in this family add
various suffixes to the end of words in order to
create new words or to use a word in a sentence.
So an idea that needs many words to be expressed
in other languages can be expressed in Turkish by
just one word. For example, the English sentence
"You will be able to come" is expressed by the
single word "Gelebileceksin" in Turkish.
The aim is to enable the students to achieve the four
basic language skills, which are listening
, reading, speaking and writting, without neglecting the
The students are able to learn the six basic skills of
language, grammar, reading, listening, dictation, writing
There are levels in Turkish teaching.
1) Elementary Turkish A1
2) Elementary Turkish A2
3) Intermediate Turkish B1
4) Intermediate Turkish B2
5) Upper-Intermediate Turkish C1
6) Upper-Intermediate Turkish C2
The students who are successful in the exam at the end of
the levels gain the right to continue to the next level. The
students who complete Elementary, Intermediate and Upper-
Intermediate levels achieve certificates approved by the
Ministry of National Education.
ELEMENTARY TURKISH A1
The student who completes this stage learns the three
basic tenses (past tense, present continuous and
future) and the student is able to use them adequately.
Also the student can converse in everyday
conversations easily and can ask and answer simple
ELEMENTARY TURKISH A2
At the end of this level, the students can converse
fluently in everyday conversations. They are able to
use some complex phrases and ask and answer
some complex questions.
INTERMEDIATE TURKISH B1
After this stage, the students are very fluent in
everyday conversation. In addition, they are able to
converse and write about more complex topics, and
they are able to read newspapers with the aid of a
INTERMEDIATE TURKISH B2
The students who complete this level learn many
complex phrases and they begin to use them in
their conversation. During the lessons at this
stage, short newspaper articles are examined. The
students are able to discuss and talk about difficult
UPPER-INTERMEDIATE TURKISH C1
At this stage our students learn all the other
tenses, and they start using them all. Presentations
are introduced into the classroom, and each
student presents a topic at least once, that they
have prepared at home. Also at this level, some
newspaper and magazine articles, which are more
complex, are examined during the lessons. The
topics in these articles are discussed in the
classroom. After this level is completed, the speech
of the student improves and becomes extremely
UPPER-INTERMEDIATE TURKISH C2
The students who complete this level are able to
speak extremely fluently about any topic. Also they
are able to write their opinions and ideas on any
subject using the correct rules of writing. At this
level, some short stories are also studied in addition
to newspaper and magazine articles.
The students who are successful in the exam at the
end of this level, receive diplomas approved by the
Ministry of National Education.
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