FSI: Basic Turkish 1 (8 CDs/Book)

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Level 1
Basic Course Volume 1

Foreign Service Institute
Department of State

The Course Used by Diplomats

Learn Turkish the proven way -- just like a diplomat!

Over the years, Audio Forum® customers have used our courses to learn Turkish in as little as 25 minutes a day, entirely on their own. You'll be amazed at how easy it is to achieve fluency in Turkish using this proven audio/text method.

While other premium computer-based language courses offer only the means to learn to speak, with Audio-Forum®, you'll not only speak fluently, you'll also master reading, writing, and grammar skills at a scholarly level -- all with the confidence and polish of a native Turkish speaker. After all, diplomats have proven for years that this method works!

This FSI Audio-Forum® Course Features:
* 9.1 hours of audio, 30 units (lessons)
* 385-page text
* Pronunciation drills and notes
* Spelling, word stress, and pitch
* Understanding Turkish vowels and syllables
* Practical dialogs and conversations
* Substitution and correlation drills
* Variation drills and review drills
* Translation drills and vocabulary drills
* Grammatical drills and writing awareness

The U.S. State Department's Foreign Service Institute developed full-length courses specifically for diplomats, the very people who must learn a language quickly and effectively. Having worked with FSI authors and instructors, these courses have been fully tested through usage before release to the public. For over 40 years, Audio-Forum® has been the original and most trusted source for Foreign Service Institute language courses.

About the Language
With over 70 million native speakers, Turkish is the most widely spoken language in the Turkic family of languages. It is the official language of Turkey, with smaller groups of speakers in Germany, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Northern Cyprus, Greece, and other parts of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The roots of the language can be traced to Central Asia, with the earliest known written records dating back nearly 1,300 years.

Additional Courses Available through Audio-Forum®:
* FSI: Basic Turkish Volume 2 (Level 2)