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Colloquial Turkish

The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

By Ad Backus, Jeroen Aarssen

Routledge – 2000 – 352 pages

Series: Colloquial Series

Purchasing Options:

  • Add to CartPaperback: $35.95
    978-0-415-15746-9
    October 18th 2000
  • Pack:
    978-0-415-15748-3
    November 9th 2000
    Out-of-print
  • Add to CartPack: $65.00
    978-0-415-42703-6
    April 23rd 2007
  • Audio Cassette:
    978-0-415-15747-6
    October 26th 2000
    Out-of-print
  • Add to CartAudio CD: $40.00
    978-0-415-30494-8
    December 12th 2002

Description

Colloquial Turkish provides a step-by-step course in Turkish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Turkish in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

Key features include:

• progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills

• structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar

• an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises

• realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios

• useful vocabulary lists throughout the text

• additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries

Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Turkish will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Turkish.

Course components:

The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, eBook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.

Paperback: 978-0-415-15746-9 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs: 978-0-415-30494-8

eBook: 978-0-203-97732-3 (please note this does not include the audio, available to purchase from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx)

MP3s: 978-0-415-47047-6 (available to purchase from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx)

Pack : 978-0-415-42703-6 (paperback and CDs)

Reviews

‘If you want to get to grips further with any of the [European] languages, Routledge’s Colloquial series is the best place you could start.’ Rough Guide to Europe

Author Bio

Ad Backus is a researcher at the Department of Linguistics, Tilburg University. Jeroen Aarssen is a researcher at the Centre for Studies of Multilingualism, Tilburg University.

Sample Audio

Listen to Sample Audio For The Course:

If you’re thinking about buying this course, why not listen to the audio tracks below for a taster?

These are samples from the audio CD, to accompany this paperback, or included in our great value Colloquial Pack.

Unit 1, Dialogue 1

Unit 1, Dialogue 2

Name: Colloquial Turkish: The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Ad Backus, Jeroen Aarssen. Colloquial Turkish provides a step-by-step course in Turkish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently...
Categories: Turkish, Languages of the Middle East, Languages of Western Europe