In Turkey, foreigners can enjoy lots of opportunities to learn the Turkish language and thus form closer bonds with it’s people.. As with any new language, you will have many options to study Turkish either through the language departments of universities or in private language schools. You can advance quickly in gaining elementary Turkish, a deeply rooted language with thousands of years of history, by engaging in conversations with people on the street; at coffee shops, at a bazaar or at a sports event. To improve your Turkish, you can go to language courses and enjoy examples of Turkish literature, theater and movies. Learning Turkish, a rich and deeply rooted language that has been nourished from diverse sources just like the culture of the country, will help you directly experience Turkey’s culture, history and daily life.
TÖMER (Ankara University Turkish and Foreign Languages Research and Application Center) is one the favored institutions for studying Turkish with branches all over the country. You can easily benefit from Turkish for foreigners special programs offered by TÖMER. In addition, there are private Turkish language courses certified by the Ministry of National Education whereby students who enroll in such programs receive state certificates of proficiency. Those who want to improve their Turkish will have no difficulty in practicing their language skills with the open-hearted, conversation-loving people in Turkey.
TÖMER also offers many other foreign language courses, English being chief among them, has been the language learning institution of choice especially for foreigners. For English language studies, the American Cultural Center and British Council are also well-known institutions with branches in most Turkish cities. In addition, for those who want to study French, the address of choice is the French Culture Institute, which also has branches in several cities. For German, usually DAS Akademie is a preferred center.