Beginning Turkish

by Prof. András J E Bodrogligeti

Table of Contents

Units

  1. Okul (School)
  2. Merhaba (Hello)
  3. Biraz üşütmüşüm (I have a cold)
  4. Karakolda (At the police station)
  5. Ankara'dan mektup (A letter from Ankara)
  6. Telefon numarası (Telephone number)
  7. Saat kaç? (What time is it?)
  8. Arabanızı bulduk (We found your car)
  9. Trafik kazası (Traffic accident)
  10. Kaç kardeşsiniz? (How many siblings do you have?)
  11. Geçmiş Olsun (May it soon pass)
  12. Takside (In a Taxi)
  13. Alışveriş (Shopping)
  14. Otelde (At a hotel)
  15. Ne Iş Yapıyor? (What does he do for a living?)
  16. Kapalıçarşıda Alışveriş (Shopping at the bazaar)
  17. İstanbul'da Ulaşım (Moving around in Istanbul)
  18. Anıtkabir'i Ziyaret (A visit to Anıtkabir)
  19. Bugün Hava Nasıl? (How is the weather today?)
  20. Hoşçakal (Stay well)

Alphabet, Phonology, and Grammar

  1. The Turkish Alphabet
  2. Phonology I
  3. Phonology II
  4. Nouns
  5. The verb "to be"
  6. Postpositions
  7. Pronouns
  8. Adjectives
  9. Particles
  10. Numbers

Cultural Dimensions of Turkish

  1. Relative Times
  2. Temperature Table
  3. The Times of the Day
  4. The Five Mandatory Prayers
  5. Colors
  6. The Five Fingers
  7. The Four Seasons
  8. Zones
  9. Names of the Months
  10. The Four Cardinal Points
  11. Major Rivers
  12. Days of the Week
  13. Turkish Dishes
  14. Turkish Banks
  15. Foreign Currencies
  16. Cities to Visit
  17. Major Secular and Religious Holidays
  18. Political Parties
  19. Famous Mosques