A Course of Turkish Language, Culture and Business Etiquette

Access a new language, culture and market!

For professionals, students and all those wishing to engage with this fascinating language and culture

Stay ahead of the curve. Learn a language of critical importance.


Our online Turkish course is designed for complete beginners. It is ideal for self-study. It can also be integrated into existing language learning programmes (blended learning environments) with online or classroom tutors.

The online Turkish course is completely self-contained. Learn to speak Turkish. Practise Turkish vocabulary. Study Turkish grammar. Discover Turkish culture.

Anyone intending to enter the business world will also find a solid foundation for future contacts in Turkey.

Schools, vocational colleges and universities wanting to prepare their students for a career in business will equally benefit from the course.

Join our two main characters, Frank and Sarah, as they travel to Istanbul to meet new contacts. Then join them in Bursa as they look for business opportunities and start negotiations.

Key features:

  • Interactive dialogues with voice recording and role plays
  • Intensive vocabulary practice
  • A wide range of communicative activities for practice and consolidation
  • Interactive grammar acquisition
  • Cultural information and advice about business etiquette

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Course goals and awards

On completion of the full course you will have achieved Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (Level 4 of the European Qualifications Framework).


Language level CEF A2


EQF Level 4


Start date: flexible

Special introductory offer £80

£54 only (including taxes)12 months access


Certificate upon completion*



HandsOnTurkish has been developed with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.

Course overview

This course has twelve key units covering:

  • Arriving in Istanbul and meeting new contacts
  • At the hotel and making arrangements
  • Taking a taxi
  • A first business meeting, breaking the ice
  • At a restaurant
  • Finding your way about town
  • A second business meeting
  • Finding out about a potential business partner
  • Checking into a  hotel
  • Discussing business arrangements
  • A day off. A visit to a museum
  • Saying goodbye

Digital certificate

Have your learning recognised. Display your certificate with pride.

On completion of the course you will have the opportunity to purchase a certificate of participation.  The certificate of participation can be downloaded as a PDF and printed out. You will also receive a unique URL to validate your learning. This URL can be added easily to your online CVs and networking profiles (such as LinkedIn, etc) and can be made visible to colleagues, educators and potential employers.

*Fee: £25 plus VAT.

Validated by HandsOnTurkish, a division of Pendragon Educational Publishers Ltd, UK (Company No. 7943554).

Attain your goals with Hands On Turkish. Display your success!

The pathway to your goals

Hands On Turkish provides 200 hours of study, including revision and consolidation.

If you wish to complete the course in a year, this entails three to four learning sessions per week. This is based on 35 to 40 minutes per session.

If you cannot bring this level of commitment, you can, of course, take longer and renew the subscription for a second year.