Centre for Continuing Education

Turkish Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

Turkish. Learn Turkish with us.

If you want to learn to speak Turkish, our Turkish classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience while you learn Turkish language and culture. Learn Turkish the smart way with Turkish courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Requires no prior knowledge. It will introduce you to a variety of material including; greeting people, making travel plans and what to do in an emergency. Follows the recommended text to allow for easy reference and practice between sessions.


  • Introducing oneself – greetings and customs
  • The alphabet
  • Arrival in Turkey – passport control, customs, taxi, buses, sightseeing and relaxing
  • Medical and emergency situations


Interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed Text

Materials will be provided by the presenter in class.

Please Note

Selected Language and Culture courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.


Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October. Try our Language Proficiency Calculator to work out which language level is right for you.

What others say.

  • We had the best, most helpful and loveliest tutor anyone could ask for who presented the course in an easy to follow, fun and comprehensive manner. My passion for the Turkish Culture has been ignited and I cannot wait for the 102 course!

  • Our class had an amazing tutor who not only provided students with the essential learning for Turkish 101 but was kind and caring and always accommodating to students needs.

  • The course and tutor were excellent. Throughout the ten weeks of the course we always worked at a level that kept everyone engaged, and our tutor was very supportive.