First Steps in Turkish

Ideal for absolute beginners!

An ideal introduction to learn Turkish!

First Steps Turkish is part of the Hands on Turkish Programme. This short online Turkish course is perfect if you have no prior knowledge of Turkish. After completing this course you will be able to start the main Hands in Turkish course, which will lead you to level A2 of the Common European Framework of Languages (CEFR).

The First Steps Turkish course will help you to:

  • meet and greet people
  • introduce yourself
  • thank people and respond positively
  • reply to some basic questions
  • say where you are from.

Free taster unit

Duration: 12 hours / 4 weeks


Certificate available with paid subscrition


Start date: Flexible

Free taster unit

  • Try before you buy
  • No registration necessary
  • Study at your own pace
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Register and subscribe

  • First Steps Turkish course
  • First Steps Turkish Test
  • The Hands on Turkish course
  • Certificate of Completion

Practise dialogues, vocabulary, exercises and learn about Turkish culture

Digital certificate

If you subscribe to the full Turkish course, you will have the opportunity to take a test for First Steps Turkish and gain a certificate.

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.

Validated by Pendragon Educational Publishers Ltd, UK (Company No. 7943554).



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