Turkish is the official Language of Turkey with a population of over 72 million people. Turkish is also spoken by small groups of people in Iraq, Bulgaria, the Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania and some other regions of Eastern Europe.
Unlike English with 26 letters, the Turkish alphabet has 3 extra letters. Can you work out how many letters are in the Turkish alphabet?
Take a look at the movie below to learn some of the basic Turkish words with the help of some of our Turkish speaking children. They have kindly asked everyone not to pester them for autographs now that they are famous! If you scroll to the bottom of the page you can even download a poster that will help you learn Turkish at home. Enjoy!
Turkish is a language that can be read phonetically so have a go at home using the poster below and you can use the video to perfect your pronunciation.