Recently, we received an email from a customer who had searched on the internet to see if our language courses had been recommended by other users. He found a comment which claimed that our language site was not genuine. This unsettled him and he contacted us directly.

It is quite understandable that users want to get advice and recommendations from internet sites, but frequently people intentionally post misleading or malicious comments advising people not to use a certain site. Negative comments may be from a disgruntled client. But they may also be simply malicious. Or they may be posted by a competitor wishing to affect the sales of a competing site. How do you know then that the advice or recommendations are not biased?

With it is very easy to validate the website and check whether this is a serious website with serious content.

Who owns the belongs to Pendragon Educational Publishers Ltd, a UK-based company that specialises in the development of language learning courses and related products. The address of the company is clearly given at the bottom of the home page. The company has proper offices and colleagues who work there.

Can you contact the website?

The website has a contact us page with an online form. The contact page also gives a company phone number.

How do I know the quality of the courses is good?

Firstly, you can do a taster course “First Steps Turkish” which gives you an impression how the full course of Turkish is structured.

Secondly, the project has been developed with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.

How do I know my payment is secure? works with secure payment gateway, No credit card details are stored by Arabic Online or Pendragon Educational Publishers. Furthermore, no private data is sold or passed on to third parties for advertising purposes.

What syllabus does the Turkish course follow?

Our Turkish course meets the requirements of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), which is the internationally-recognised benchmark for assessing language learning achievements. By subscribing to you can be sure that you are following an internationally recognised syllabus leading to internationally-recognised outcomes.

Thank you for visiting HandsOnTurkish. Our award winning interactive courses of Turkish have been developed for anyone with a genuine interest in the Turkish language and Turkish culture, whether for private, educational or professional reasons and are specially designed for self-study. Our website and our language courses are free from advertisements and we don't share any personal details of our visitors or registered members with third parties. Nor do we sell data for targeted advertising. We believe passionately that learning should be free from commercial distractions. For this reason we rely on subscriptions to fund the development of our products. Click here to find out more about our online Turkish courses.