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Get Started in Turkish Absolute Beginner Course

The essential introduction to reading, writing, speaking and understanding a new language

By Asuman Çelen Pollard

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  • £P.O.R.

Get started reading, speaking and listening in Turkish. Ideal for complete beginners, this course comprises a book and audio support which is easy to download to your computer or MP3 player.

Do you want a solid foundation to your Turkish studies?
If you are looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will get you speaking, writing, reading and understanding Turkish in no time. Through authentic conversations, clear language presentations, and extensive practice and review, you will learn the Turkish you need to communicate naturally in everyday situations - from booking a hotel room to talking about friends and family.

What will I learn?
Basic Turkish is slowly and carefully introduced to ensure you progress confidently through the course and build up a foundation to allow you to feel confident in everyday situations and move to the next level of your learning. It teaches grammar, vocabulary and listening, reading, writing, speaking and pronunciation skills. By the end of the course you will reach a solid Novice High proficiency level of ACTFL (The American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and A2 Beginner level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines.

Is this course for me?
Get Started in Turkish is for absolute and false beginners of Turkish. Clear and simple explanations make the course appropriate and accessible to anyone learning Turkish. There are extensive illustrations to support the learner working on his or her own. This course is also ideal to use with one-to-one tutoring and as a classroom course.

What do I get?
This book has a learner-centred approach that incorporates the following features:
- 10 units of learning content - covering everyday topics from booking a hotel room to talking about friends and family
- Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns yourself to make the language stick
- Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims
- Vocabulary building - thematic lists and activities to help you learn vocabulary quickly
- Test yourself - see and track your own progress
- Native speaker audio - available as a digital download
- Free, downloadable audio transcripts and vocabulary and language reference lists

This pack includes a book and one MP3 CD of audio material.

Where do I go next?
If you want to advance your Turkish, our Complete Turkish course (9781444102390) will take you to an intermediate level of Turkish.

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Biographical Notes

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.

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