The opportunity of learning Turkish in basic level is offered free to the people who want to visit Turkey for education and travel, cooperation with Basic Level A1 Distance Turkish Learning System “Türkçe Öğreniyorum (Learning Turkish: https://turkish.yasar.edu.tr/)” program, that is prepared in the charge of Yasar University and run with the contributions of Yasar University Open And Distance Education Center. Türkçe Öğreniyorum is developed under Differentiated Distance Education of Turkish As Foreign Language Project, which is supported by TÜBİTAK under 3501 Program with the project code of 115K270.
The objective of the Project is to develop a worldwide distance learning system, which is sensitive to individual differences and can differentiate the content according to the readiness level of the learner.
The Project is limited by level A1, which is mentioned in “Common European Framework of Reference For Languages”. Türkçe Öğreniyorum was designed as an Adaptive Massive Open Online Course. It is developed in accordance with the philosophy of open and distance learning. It aims to teach Turkish by adopting a communicative approach instead of a grammar-based strategy. Its content is compatible with both the contents of Yunus Emre Institute and Turkish Language Learning Research and Application Center (TOMER). There are 53 chapters, dictionary of rules, dictionary, forum and virtual meeting applications In Türkçe Öğreniyorum system. In each chapter, there are lecture videos, drama videos, which include real-life situations, writing, pronunciation and reading activities as well as games. English, Arabic, Russian and French language support is offered in the system.
Everyone who wants to learn or teach Turkish can register from https://turkish.yasar.edu.tr/ for free.