About the Book
This book should provide you with lots of pleasure while studying Turkish. It is designed to both teach and entertain. Our main approach is to supply you with easy grammar explanations, simply understandable grammar rules, a clear structure and lots of motivation. Plenty of hands-on exercises and examples offer a balance between classical language learning the absolute joy of playing with words. The idea of publishing this book was born from practical experience in seminars, and language classes. This book as both a self-study and reference book is intended to be a tremendous help in learning Turkish. It is part of a series of carefully designed reference and practice books to anyone studying or teaching Turkish. The answer keys are provided on the webpage www.study-turkce.com. Our, Ali Aknar, Turkish lecturer and author, and Katja Zehrfeld, English and German lecturer, author, and Turkish learner myself, main focus is to present you an enlighting and helpful guide - comprehendable, diversified, and realistic. Stan Steward, Journalist, San Diego, USA: "As native English speakers we have found Study Turkish books to be a simple and effective tool for learning Turkish. The series is well thought out, builds on itself, and is the best format we have found for study of the language." Zachary Moore, English Language Teacher, North Carolina, USA: "I have found these books to be a tremendous help in learning Turkish. The easy readers provide simple texts in an enjoyable context and the grammar and vocabulary books include enough practice to get to know the material without becoming tedious. Moreover, the books are paced far better than any other Turkish learning resources I have yet encountered." Marta Arroyal, Database Director, Madrid, SPAIN: "I have found them very useful, because the way of learning is very easy and as you have to repeat using similar sentences, it is easy to remember not only the vocabulary but also the grammar. The exercises are very complet
About the Author: Katja Zehrfeld is author, entrepreneur, and German and English lecturer. She holds an MA in German Linguistics, Literature and Culture, and American Studies from the Technical University of Dresden, Germany. She was awarded a study scholarship to Belmont University, USA. In addition to working at universities and private language schools with students of all ages and levels, she also gained experience at the Goethe Institute Istanbul, Turkey, and the Max Planck Institute Leipzig, Germany, where her research focused on first and second language acquisition. Katja Zehrfeld runs her own company, zehrfeld.eu, which specializes in language training, translating, publishing, and editing.