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Yasemin A.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Turkish, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Ph.D & Philosophy from Muğla Sıtkı Kocaman University(Turkey)
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Yasemin A.

7 Reviews
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​I am a professor of philosophy. I teach undergraduate and graduate level courses at the university. I have been teaching for eight years. Turkish is my native language. I like to teach Turkish to every level students.

About Yasemin

I am a professor of philosophy with a Ph.D. degree. I have been teaching more than eight years. Turkish is my native language. I can teach all level Turkish.

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Nada H.
my teacher is wonderful
Julie
The class goes by too quickly. Love every minute!
Julie
Loved it! Really looking forward to future conversations.

Mustafa K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Turkish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year Runner-Up 2015-2016 from Sonoran Science Academy
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Mustafa K.

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Grammar, Conversations, Sources, Pronunciation, Vocabulary Learning. For more in for please ask. The more important thing is what your expectation from learning Turkish. It depends on your goal.

About Mustafa

I was born in Turkey and studied Turkish Language and Literature. I taught Turkish Language and Literature to middle and high schoolers in Turkey for 5 years. I moved to the USA in 2013. I started to work as a Turkish Language teacher at a charter school. I have been teaching Turkish to American m

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Uma S.
Excellent. Well structured and focused.
Ryan
I am an American and have been learning Turkish on my own and with my Turkish wife. Mustafa has been able to solidify so many things in just two lessons. Excited to keep learning with him!
Ryan

Ani K.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Armenian, Turkish, English
  • A.S. - Guitar Major from Kingsborough Community College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ani K.

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Patient teacher.

About Ani

Lessons are tailored to the students' level and goal. Caring and compassionate instructor. Your dream is my dream and I will diligently work with you to help you on your path. If you have the will to learn and practice, you will see improvements and achievements. ​ I've been teaching music to ch

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A Z.
Ani K is the BEST. She taught me so many things and had so much patience and I left very happy and a lot music smarter
Jimmyse M.
Ani is an amazing singing teacher I'm looking forward and working with her again next thrusday
David
Ani is patient, kind and knowledgeable. I learned a lot and am looking forward to my next lesson.

Faik Y.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Japanese, English, Turkish
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Faik Y.

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Hello, friends, My name is Faik and I am from Turkey. I am a software engineering student who loves studying, drawing and learning new things. I am 18. I love animes Asian culture and Japan of course. By the way, I am currently studying Japanese. We had an English preparation class last year and I realized that I loved learning new things and teach them to other people. I believe that we can easily have a good conversation in both Turkish and English. I have finished my preparation year as the best student at my university. So that English is not a problem for me anymore. About Turkish it is the same, it is already my native language but there is another reason. my parents are Turkish Literature Teacher and they have been teaching Turkish for 25 years. I can say that my grammar in Turkish is quite perfect thanks to my dad. If you would like to have a good time while learning Turkish or English, give me a shot and you will be impressed.

About Faik

Hello friends My name is Faik, and I am from Turkey. I am a software engineering student who loves studying, drawing and learning new things. I am 20. I love animes, Asian culture,doing exercise etc. Let's talk about why I would like to be a tutor. We had an English preparation class 3 years ago a

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Duygu G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Duygu G.

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As my mother tonque is Turkish, I have been teaching Turkish for 5 years.
If you really want to have a fluent Turkish, but this language is really difficult for you, I really would love to help you!

About Duygu

I have been working as ESL teacher for 11 years. I teach K12 kids, college students, adults. I really love my job and I have been taking courses to improve my teaching methods. I truly believe that if a person loves what he/she is doing, that person can learn anything he wants. That’s why , my mai

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Ayse O.

Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks Turkish, Italian, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.M Opera Performance from Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory / Ankara / Turkey
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Ayse O.

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I am a native Turkish citizen and i have taught Turkish in Germany Berlin and here in New York ( Turkish Connexion ) as well as privately. I am using special books as well as my materials that i have created for grammar , conversation , writing and reading in a fun way. I can offer group lessons as well as private lessons.

About Ayse

My name is Ayşe. I am a Turkish - American opera singer and a voice teacher. After i have graduated from a conservatory in Turkey Opera Performance Department i have furthered my studies in United States . I have coached and worked with the vocal faculty of Mannes College of Music , Westminster Cho

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Took Turkish lessons from Guner A.
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Odoumo Mina-San,


Since my boyfriend who happens to be Turkish has his birthday coming up, I felt best birthday gift is me learning Turkish .


あなたにGunerありがとう
Teşekkür Ederim Guner"
- Joanne Sugimoto
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Private Turkish Lessons Near You

Part of the Turkic language group, Turkish is part of the Altaic language family, which has central Asian origins. The Turkish language boasts a rich, worldly history that stretches far beyond its origins. Modern Turkish's ancestor, Old Anatolian Turkish was spoken as far back as the 11th century and was the official language of the Ottoman Empire. Between the 15th and 20th centuries, the Ottoman Empire ruled the Islamic world. As a result, the Persian and Arabic cultures and dialects heavily influenced Old Anatolian Turkish, which even used Arabic script and writing conventions. 

In the 20th century, the Ottoman Empire fell. In 1923, the Republic of Turkey was born. As a result, the Turkish language underwent major changes in 1928, when the country's newly established government switched the language from using Arabic script to a slightly modified version of the Latin alphabet and eliminated most of the language's former foreign influences. In this year, modern Turkish, which is used and spoken today, was born. 

Today, Turkish is the official language of Turkey and one of Cyprus's official languages. About 78 million people consider themselves native Turkish speakers, and millions more speak Turkish as a second language. In addition to Turkey and Cyprus, you'll find large populations of Turkish speakers in countries including Austria, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Uzbekistan, and throughout the Balkans. 

Why Learn to Speak Turkish?

When compared to old languages that have been spoken for millennia, such as Hindi, modern Turkish's relative youth might make it seem like a fleeting element of contemporary culture. Modern Turkish, however, still carries remnants of its worldly history and introduces those who choose to learn Turkish to a rich culture. 

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) rates Turkish as a Category III language, meaning it's considered hard to for English speakers to learn. Due to significant linguistic and cultural differences, the FSI estimates an average of 44 weeks or 1,100 hours of study for students to reach proficiency. With its use of the Latin alphabet, however, it's a relatively easy Central Asian language for English speakers to learn. Turkish also shares similarities with other languages, so learning it makes picking up Kazakh and Uzbek much simpler. 

The Best Way to Learn Turkish and What You'll Study

By far, the best way to learn Turkish is with a private teacher — especially when compared to studying with a larger class or using free Turkish lessons online. When studying with a private Turkish teacher, you'll receive immediate feedback, overcome challenges quickly, and learn the Turkish language fast. Plus, you'll enjoy studying with course content and materials customized to your individual abilities. For example, Turkish classes for children differ greatly from Turkish lessons for adults. You'll also learn different topics based on your personal interests, whether they be travel, culture, politics, or business. 

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Turkish Classes

If you have little or no previous experience studying Turkish, then beginner classes are right for you! In beginner lessons, you'll be introduced to the Turkish language. You'll learn the basics to help you navigate a simple conversation and the skills, pronunciation, and rules necessary for establishing a strong foundation. Your Turkish teacher might choose to cover some of the following topics:

  • Introduction to the Turkish alphabet
  • Pronunciation rules
  • Vowel and consonant harmonies
  • Formal and informal addresses
  • Common phrases and essential terms
  • Counting and telling time

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Turkish Lessons

Intermediate lessons are designed to build upon the basics learned in beginner classes. You'll start expanding your vocabulary and learning to form more complex sentences and questions. Your Turkish tutor might choose to cover the following topics:

  • Turkish grammar
  • Syntax and sentence structure
  • Verb conjugations, suffixes, tenses, and moods
  • Noun cases
  • Manners and terms of respect
  • Asking questions and forming sentences

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Turkish Classes

Advanced lessons are intended for students who already have a strong command of Turkish vocabulary and grammar. In advanced classes, you'll focus on topics that interest you most and work to overcome your own individual challenges. You'll begin to express and discuss complicated ideas, while learning to speak like a native. Your advanced instructor might choose to cover some of the following subjects:

  • Hone listening and reading comprehension
  • Accent reduction
  • Composition
  • Understanding nuance and inference
  • Conversing about complex subject matter
  • Colloquialisms, culture, and customs

How to Find a Turkish Teacher Near You

On TakeLessons, it's easy to find an experienced, highly rated Turkish tutor near you or online. The price of Turkish classes varies between tutors, but most charge a set rate per hour, half-hour, or lesson. With a variety of teachers available, you'll be able to find a tutor and begin lessons right away. We recommend browsing several profiles and reading through student reviews before making your choice. Once you've scheduled your first lesson with a private tutor, you'll be on the fast track to speaking Turkish like a native!