Welcome to Turkish at the CLC!

Have you ever thought about learning Turkish? Join our Turkish program to explore the unique Turkish culture with a native speaker. We look forward to having you in our program!

travertine pools and terraces in Pamukkale, Denizli, Turkey

Her işte bir hayır vardır.

Every difficult situation has a positive side.

Turkish Lessons and Videos

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Learn how to greet others in Turkish

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Learn from our staff how to introduce yourself in Turkish

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More Videos

Check out more of our Turkish language videos

grilled shish kebab on dark stone plate

Sütten ağzı yanan yoğurdu üfleyerek yer.

One who has once burnt his tongue while drinking milk will blow to yoghurt before eating it. (Once burnt twice shy).

Useful Resources

the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

Step by Step Learning Turkish

A website full of Turkish language resources.

detail of an arch from the temple of Hadrian in Ephesus

Learn Turkish

Useful Turkish phrases with pronunciations.

the skyline of Izmir, Turkey's third-largest city

Turkish Language Class

A website that offers free Turkish language resources.

the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey

Get to Know Turkish Culture

Learn about Turkish culture from the Turkish Cultural Foundation


IMPORTANT NOTE for Native/Near-Native Speakers

Critical Language courses are for enthusiastic students seeking practical language skills. Native /near native speakers are NOT allowed to take any CLC courses in their native languages. 101 classes are strictly for total beginners. Any students with background knowledge (including heritage students) of the selected language must contact the CLC director for appropriate class level BEFORE registration. CLC classes are self-instructional and are best suited for highly motivated and disciplined students. Please feel free to explore the languages offered by the CLC.