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Language learning resources
Turkish language learning
Get Started in Turkish by
Call Number: PL127.5.E5 P65 2014
Publication Date: 2013-12-27
Do you want a solid foundation to your Turkish studies? If you are looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will get you speaking, writing, reading and understanding Turkish in no time. Through authentic conversations, clear language presentations, and extensive practice and review, you will learn the Turkish you need to communicate naturally in everyday situations - from booking a hotel room to talking about friends and family. What will I learn? Basic Turkish is slowly and carefully introduced to ensure you progress confidently through the course and build up a foundation to allow you to feel confident in everyday situations and move to the next level of your learning. It teaches grammar, vocabulary and listening, reading, writing, speaking and pronunciation skills. By the end of the course you will reach a solid Novice High proficiency level of ACTFL (The American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and A2 Beginner level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines. Is this course for me? Get Started in Turkish is for absolute and false beginners of Turkish. Clear and simple explanations make the course appropriate and accessible to anyone learning Turkish. There are extensive illustrations to support the learner working on his or her own. This course is also ideal to use with one-to-one tutoring and as a classroom course. What do I get? This book has a learner-centred approach that incorporates the following features: - 10 units of learning content - covering everyday topics from booking a hotel room to talking about friends and family - Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns yourself to make the language stick - Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims - Vocabulary building - thematic lists and activities to help you learn vocabulary quickly - Test yourself - see and track your own progress - Native speaker audio - available as a digital download - Free, downloadable audio transcripts and vocabulary and language reference lists This pack includes a book and one MP3 CD of audio material. Where do I go next? If you want to advance your Turkish, our Complete Turkish course (9781444102390) will take you to an intermediate level of Turkish. Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years
Complete Turkish by
Call Number: PL127.5.E5 T43 2015
Publication Date: 2015-11-17
Do you want to develop a solid understanding of Turkish and communicate confidently with others? Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations and extensive practice and review, Complete Turkish will equip you with the skills you need to use Turkish in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way. What will I achieve by the end of the course? By the end of Complete Turkish you will have a solid intermediate-level grounding in the four key skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening - and be able to communicate with confidence and accuracy. Is this course for me? If you want to move confidently from beginner to intermediate level, this is the course for you. It's perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the beginner classroom. It can also be used as a refresher course. What do I get? -18 learning units plus verbs reference and word glossary and revision section -Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick -Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening, and speaking -Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner -Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Turkey -Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims -Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real spoken Turkish -Test Yourself - see and track your own progress *Complete Turkish maps from Novice Low to Advanced Low level proficiency of ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and from A1 Beginner to B1/B2 Upper Intermediate level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines. The audio for this course can be downloaded from the Teach Yourself Library app or streamed at library.teachyourself.com. What else can I use to learn Turkish? If you require an absolute Beginner course, you can try our Get Started in Turkish Absolute Beginner course: 9781444183207 Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
TV & Radio online
24 TV Live (Yirmidort TV)
24 TV Live (Yirmidort TV) is a general satellite TV channel based in Istanbuk. The channel offers news and documentaries.
A Haber is a private News TV channel. It was founded in 2011.
Kanal D is a privatly owned TV channel founded in 1993. The channel airs Turkish tv series, political show, talk shows and entertainment.
Beyaz TV is a National TV channel with offices in Ankara and Istanbul. It was founded in 2000. The channel provides News, Politics, Entertainment, sports and documentaries.
Naxos Music Library
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Naxos Music Library (NML) is the world's largest online classical music library. The library offers the catalogs of more than 50 classical, jazz and world music labels with more labels joining every month. Among the labels whose catalogs are included in the service are leading independent classical labels such as BIS, Chandos, CPO, Haenssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Vanguard Classics, VOX, and of course Naxos. World music content is provided by ARC, Celestial Harmonies and others.
Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound
Smithsonian Global Sound is a network of international cultural institutions working to preserve and distribute music from archives worldwide, and to foster appreciation for traditional roots music. Through its Web site, Global Sound will offer audio and video downloads, streaming media, educational resources, and detailed liner notes to music lovers, students, historians, teachers, and the academic community.
Online access to hundreds of newspapers from more than 90 countries, displayed in their original format and accessible by country, language, or title.