Colloquial Turkish: The Complete Course for Beginners / Edition 2

Colloquial Turkish: The Complete Course for Beginners / Edition 2

by Ad Backus, Jeroen Aarssen, Backus Ad
     
 

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

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Overview

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)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415157469
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Series:
Colloquial Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
408,942
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Acknowledgments Introduction 1 How are you? 2 We're on Holiday 3 Where? 4 At the pastry shop 5 How old are you? 6 Have you seen Ali's new house? 7 We'll leave at seven 8 We're expecting you! 9 Don't gossip! 10 Review 11 She has changed a lot 12 If I were rich. 13 Good recovery! 14 Matters to which our respected students should pay attention 15 The things we could and couldn't teach you Key to exercises Ready-reference grammar Glossary Part 1 Turkish-English Part 2 English-Turkish

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