Why learning Turkish Language? PDF Print E-mail

039_ortakoy.jpgWHY IS TURKISH LANGUAGE IMPORTANT?

• Turkish is among the top ten languages spoken in the world.

• Turkey is an emerging economic power with geographical and political ties to Central Asian and Middle Eastern nations.

• Turkey has long, rich history which includes important Biblical events and the development of the some of the earliest human civilizations.

• Turkish is a key language for many academic positions in the United States and Europe.

• Turkish belongs to a language family which includes more than thirty Turkic languages spoken in Central Asia, the Caucasus, Siberia and Northern China as well as in the Middle East, Balkans, and Europe.

• Raindrop Turkish House currently teaches beginning and intermediate Turkish classes in 17 cities in Texas and its neighboring states, including Oklahoma, Mississippi, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Arkansas.

• Turkey has long served as a meeting point and cultural bridge between East and West.

• Turkish economy is the sixth largest in Europe and fourteenth largest in the world. Turkey has been a powerful ally of United States and a member of NATO for many years.

• Turkish is a phonetic language that is written in Latin alphabet and pronounced as it is written.