can learn 100 words! These
are the simplest Turkish
lessons ever, quicker—and
language course in
Istanbul. Even if you learn
this much, it's sure to make your
to Turkey go
these pages, study
a page each day, and in only 10
days you'll know more than 100
Turkish words and short phrases. You'll
be surprised how useful they'll
be every day during your
Hello, good morning, goodbye, what's your name, how
Pardon, yes, please, thanks, friend, what, how, who...
What's this, how much, how many,
I want this, that, the other...
And/or, big/small, open/closed,
Train station, bus terminal,
toilet, hotel, restaurant, shower,
Luggage, laundry, lights,
Turkish bath, toilet paper, tea, money,
Car, bus, train, ship, street,
map, near/far, left/right, ticket...
Also day, daily, today,
Also month, year...
Cardinal, ordinal, one-half,
million, billion, trillion, quadrillion...
pronunciations in the
right-hand column of each page
are based on the sounds of Standard
American English. See my Turkish
Pronunciation Guide for more.
—by Tom Brosnahan
|These schoolboys in Istanbul's Beyoğlu
district study Turkish.
You can too!