Learn Turkish online for free!

Turkish is the native language of 77 million people, not only in Turkey but also in Northern Cyprus, Iraq, Greece, Bulgaria, the Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania and other parts of Eastern Europe.

Today, Turkish no longer uses its earlier Ottoman scripture, but a Latin alphabet. Turkish is known for its sound harmony and agglutination of words. Turkish does not distinguish between genders.

Turkish around the world


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Countries where Turkish is an official language
More than 1,000,000 speakers
Between 500,000 - 1,000,000 speakers
Between 100,000 - 500,000 speakers

Why learn Turkish?

  • Turkey is a vital bridge between Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East. Learning Turkish will be a clear advantage for doing business in these regions.
  • The Turkish economy is one of the fastest growing globally. Turkey has the world's 17th largest GDP, and is a founding member of the OECD and the G-20 major economies. Learning Turkish will open up new business opportunities.
  • Learning Turkish will allow you to better understand the history behind the Ottoman Empire that extended from Algeria, in North Africa, to Hungary in Eastern Europe
  • Turkish will also open up new travel destinations. The Turkish are known for their great hospitality and for their beautiful beaches on the Black and Mediterranean Seas.

Learn Turkish online with busuu.com!

With our free Turkish language course, you can learn by talking to native Turkish speakers around the world!

As well as learning directly from other users, you can use our interactive language learning materials to practise and improve your language skills.

The materials are arranged into learning units. Each one is based on a certain topic and contains all of the most important vocabulary and phrases.

çok kültürlülük

the multiculturalism

the multiculturalism

Key phrase

Avustralya çok kültürlülüğü benimsemiştir. Farklı kültürlerden birçok insan orada yaşıyor.
Australia has embraced multiculturalism. There are many people from different cultures living there.


What does each language learning unit include?


Vocabulary: Learn important words and expressions with the aid of pictures and audio clips. Premium Members can also listen to key phrases.
Dialogue: Improve your reading comprehension with a fun dialogue, followed by questions to test your understanding. Premium Members can also listen to the audio version.
Writing exercise: Develop your written skills by writing a short text for other users to correct.
busuu-talk: Connect with native speakers via our integrated video-chat application, which allows you to chat online or even talk to other users in the busuu.com community.
Review: Test how much you've learnt with a short quiz and win busuu-berries!
PDF: Print out a PDF with each of the grammar and learning units, so that you can even study offline. This tool is only available to Premium Members.
Podcast: Listen to podcasts containing the vocabulary, example sentences and dialogues for each of the grammar and learning units. This tool is only available to Premium Members.
Voice recording: You can practise your pronunciation, by recording a character’s part in a dialogue, and posting it for native speakers to correct you. Voice recording is only available for Premium Members.