• In order for you to understand your Turkish Language level you can get the "Placement Tests" which is being held on every Saturday by 13.00 pm in IAU Florya Campus.

 

Why Study Turkish?


•  Today, the Turkish language – the 5th most common language after Chinese, English, Spanish and Hindi – is spoken by 220 million people in an area of approximately 12 million square kilometers and being taught in more than 100 countries.

•  Turkish is spoken as a native language by over 83 million people worldwide.  It is the official language of Turkey and Cyprus. Not only spoken by natives of Turkey proper, it is also a widely spoken language in Iraq, Iran, Syria, Georgia, Greece, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania and other parts of Eastern Europe, the Balkans and in the Caucasus.

•  Turkish belongs to a language family that includes thirty Turkic languages spoken in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Siberia. The differences among these languages are much smaller than their close similarities. Knowledge of Turkish opens up to you a region of great geo-political significance.

•  Turkish has 29 letters written in a modified version of the Latin alphabet and pronounced as it is written. Therefore, it is easy to learn and to pronounce.

•  The number of Turkish words used in other languages are estimated to be more than 20 thousand.

•  Turkish is the language of a strategically important country located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia.

Chinese

1.300.000.000

With eight dialects

English

427.000.000

 

Spanish

266.000.000

 

Hindi

260.000.000

Along with all the dialects and Urdu

Turkish

220.000.000

With all the dialects

Arabic

181.000.000

With all the dialects

Portuguese

165.000.000

 

Bengali

162.000.000

 

Russian

158.000.000

 

Japanese

124.000.000

 

German

121.000.000

 

French

116.000.000