Turkish Tea Time

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Join us at Turkish Tea Time (turkishteatime.com) as we chat about the Turkish language, its grammar, and how it's spoken in everyday life. We're Turkish learners, Turkish teachers, and Turkish people ourselves - so we understand what it takes to get a grip on this amazing language. There's something here for every Turkish learner: the difficulty level of each lesson rotates between four levels, from absolute beginner to advanced. We're currently not publishing new content, but look through our library of 136 lessons to find something on virtually any grammar point you need help with. To follow along each day with annotated dialogs, vocabulary, audio, and quizzes, join us over at turkishteatime.com.

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Join us at Turkish Tea Time (turkishteatime.com) as we chat about the Turkish language, its grammar, and how it's spoken in every day life. We're Turkish learners, Turkish teachers, and Turkish people ourselves - so we understand what it takes to get a grip on this amazing language. Published daily, each lesson revolves around a dialog that focuses on a single language point. There's something here for every Turkish learner: the difficulty level of each day's lesson rotates between four levels, from absolute beginner to extremely advanced. To follow along each day with annotated dialogs, vocabulary, audio, and quizzes, join us over at turkishteatime.com.
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2014-03-20 18:42
last episode published
2014-03-20 18:42
publication frequency
2.73 days
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Number of Episodes
136
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
20.03.2014

Lesson 136 (Int): Prohibition

Today, we’re learning the different ways to say “when” in Turkish. When? Today. When? Yep. (intermediate)
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20.03.2014

Lesson 135 (Beg): Butterfly Hunting

Le, la, li, lu! Today’s suffixes make quite the tune. Join the chorus and come learn how to say “with” with us. (beginner)
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5.03.2014

Lesson 134 (Beg): A Selfish Lesson

Today, we’re talking all about ourselves. And yourselves. And myself. Join us for some fun with kendi! (beginner)
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25.02.2014

Lesson 133 (Beg): Writing A Letter

Dear Turkish learner – won’t you please join us for some tea and Turkish this evening? Sincerely, Turkish Tea Time. (beginner)
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18.02.2014

Lesson 132 (Int): A Hat Anarchy

Grab your fanciest hat and come learn about the Turkish hatted A in today’s lesson.
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12.02.2014

Lesson 131 (Beg): Life is Hard

We’re going back to basics in today’s lesson. Life is hard, but the accusative suffix is not. (beginner)
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27.01.2014

Lesson 130 (Noob): Happy Merry Best Wishes!

Happy new day and merry salutations! Today we’re looking at the many ways in which Turks congratulate, well-wish, and console. (noobie)
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23.01.2014

Lesson 129 (Int): Hürrem Hatun

There’s a new lady in the Sultan’s harem and it’s causing quite the stir. Join us in the Ottoman palace today as we learn the elusive -esi suffix. (intermediate)
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17.01.2014

Lesson 128 (Adv): Zaytung

Bugün Türkiye’nin en popüler sahte haber sitesi Zaytung’tan taşlamalı bir makale okuyacağız. (advanced)
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13.01.2014

Lesson 127 (Beg): The Tourist

Today, we’re reviewing all the major suffixes we think you should know as a beginner Turkish learner. (beginner)
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9.01.2014

Lesson 126 (Noob): At the Bank

We’re taking today’s lesson all the way to the bank. . . literally. Join us today for some useful phrases for the Turkish bank. (noobie)
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6.01.2014

Lesson 125 (Int): I Love Him More

Unrequited love is the worst. Luckily, you’ll always have a loving friend in us. Here, buddy, have a lesson on adverbial -dikçe. (intermediate)
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2.01.2014

Lesson 124 (Beg): Being a Baby

Learning a language is so easy when you’re a baby. For all the non-teething users tuning in today that actually have to work for their language acquisition, join us today for a lesson on adverbial -erek! (beginner)
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19.12.2013

Lesson 123 (Beg): Debt Depression

Being in debt is no fun. But you know what is? Consonant mutation! Join us today as we pour radioactive waste all over some Turkish words and watch them mutate. (beginner)
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4.12.2013

Lesson 122 (Int): Whipped

Sometimes, you’ll do anything for that special someone. Join us today for a lesson on love and the causative suffix. (intermediate)
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2.12.2013

Lesson 121 (Beg): Vampires

Today, a couple of well-meaning vampires help us distinguish some basic verbs that Turkish learners confuse all the time.
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28.11.2013

Lesson 120 (Noob): Dates

Alright guys, we gotta learn dates. Not the most exciting topic when learning a foreign language – but it’s important, you’ll use it all the time, and we’ll do our best to make you giggle. (noobie)
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26.11.2013

Lesson 119 (Beg): Küçük Kitty

Today, we’re looking at all the different ways the simple present tense is used in Turkish. If you do well, we’ll let you keep the kitten from today’s lesson. (beginner)
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22.11.2013

Lesson 118 (Int): Turkish Bath

There’s no better place to reflect than the Turkish bath – so join us at the hamam today as we go over the Turkish reflexive suffix. (intermediate)
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19.11.2013

Lesson 117 (Beg): Dream Big

Not many people know this, but I’m an aspiring Turkish pop star. I’ve got it all planned out, beginning with step one: learn how to say “as soon as” today on Turkish Tea Time. (beginner)
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17.11.2013

Lesson 116 (Noob): Fruits and Veggies

The secret to a long and healthy life: plenty of fruits, an abundance of vegetables, and a daily dose of Turkish Tea Time. (noobie)
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15.11.2013

Lesson 115 (Int): Haunted House

Today, we team up with a couple of ghosts to plot how to scare the pants off the new family moving in. . . and to explain how to say “instead” with -eceğine. (intermediate)
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13.11.2013

Lesson 114 (Beg): The Pizza Man

Today, we’re talking about -mekte, which is really just a fancy alternative to -iyor. Sort of like the spinach and goat cheese pizza of Turkish present tense. (beginner)
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12.11.2013

Lesson 113 (Noob): Going to the Doctor

Hopefully you’ll never have to use today’s lesson, but join us for this one just in case you find yourself in less-than-ideal health while in Turkey. (noob)
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7.11.2013

Lesson 112 (Int): Debbie Downer

Why such the long face? Here, use this -mektense suffix to come up with all the things you can do instead of being sad. Like joining us for today’s lesson! (intermediate)
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5.11.2013

Lesson 111 (Adv): Mükemmel Adet

Bugün, Apple websitesinden yeni iPhone için yazılmış bir pazarlama metnini inceleyeceğiz. Bunun için bize bir ödeme yapmadıklarından emin olabilirsiniz: Türkçe öğreniminiz kullanmamızın tek sebebi. (advanced)
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3.11.2013

Lesson 110 (Noob): In-Laws

So you’ve found yourself a charming Turkish man or woman to get hitched to. Congrats! Now it’s time to meet the parents. We’re here to make sure you don’t go in unprepared. (noobie)
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1.11.2013

Lesson 109 (Beg): People Are Delicious

Join us today for a special Halloween episode of Turkish Tea Time in which we look at the Turkish tendency to express emotions in the past tense. Alright, it’s really not that scary. . .
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30.10.2013

Lesson 108 (Int): Only As A Friend

Today we take our relationship with -dir out of the friend zone and into something a little more intimate. Oh, and we call your grammar book a dirty liar. (intermediate)
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28.10.2013

Lesson 107 (Beg): I’m So Great

If you’re reading this, we already love you and know how great you are. But in case you need to let somebody else know, tune in today and learn how to use the simple present to tell everyone how awesome … Continue reading →
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22.10.2013

Lesson 106 (Noob): Job Interview

Alright champ – get a haircut, iron that suit, listen to today’s lesson, and go ace that job interview tomorrow. (noobie)
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18.10.2013

Lesson 105 (Adv): Gitme Yoksa

Bugün, Türk pop sarkıcısı Nil Karaibrahimgil’in bir adam için aşkından deli olduğu bir şarkıya bakacağız. (advanced)
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16.10.2013

Lesson 104 (Int): Liar!

Today, we’re looking at some wild verb on verb action. Saddle in and get ready for a crazy ride with infinitives and participles! (intermediate)
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8.10.2013

Lesson 103 (Beg): Gold Digger

That beautiful young suitor might not be interested in you for just your amazing Turkish skills. Beware and join us today for a lesson on “o kadar. . .ki.” (beginner)
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4.10.2013

Lesson 102 (Noob): Intro to Turkish

Start here for your official Turkish Tea Time introduction to the Turkish language. (noobie)
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1.10.2013

Lesson 101 (Int): Wake Up!

Get out of bed you lazy slob – how could you sleep when we’ve got such a beautiful day full of gerek constructions ahead of us. (intermediate)
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21.09.2013

Lesson 100 (Beg): Come Swim!

Come take a dip in the sweet, suggestive waters of the suffix -sene in today’s lesson. (beginner)
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20.09.2013

Lesson 99 (Noob): Do You Smoke?

Today we learn how to reject offers, be they for cigarettes, tea, or a “friendly” chat (hint: they probably want to sell you something). (noobie)
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19.09.2013

Lesson 98 (Adv): Alemdağ’da Var Bir Yılan

Bugün ünlü Türk yazar Sait Faik Abasıyanık’tan bir metin okuyoruz. Maalesef İstanbul’u bizim sevdiğimiz kadar sevmiyor gibi gözüküyor. (advanced)
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19.09.2013

Lesson 97 (Int): We Need to Hurry Up

There’s just too much work to be done! Better do double duty and start cramming two verbs into one. More on that in today’s lesson. (intermediate)
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5.09.2013

Lesson 96 (Beg): Old Fashioned

Grab your Ottoman fez and dusty rug and join us for an old-fashioned Turkish lesson on artık. (beginner)
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28.08.2013

Lesson 95 (Noob): Can You Take Our Picture?

Ready? Smile! One . . . two. . . three. . . roasted chickpeas! (noobie)
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27.08.2013

Lesson 94 (Int): Girl Fight

Yo dog, today we’re getting down with Turkish slang and colloquial spelling in today’s lesson. Check it. (Beware – words are spelled strangely today on purpose.) (intermediate)
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26.08.2013

Lesson 93 (Beg): Growing Up

When I grow up, I’m going to be an online Turkish teacher. Whatever you’re going to be, you’ll probably need the -ci suffix to share your dreams with the world. (beginner)
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20.08.2013

Lesson 92 (Noob): I Missed My Flight

I missed my flight last week. It was really frustrating, so I wrote this lesson to turn my misfortune into your educational experience. (noobie)
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18.08.2013

Lesson 91 (Adv): Küçük Kara Balık

Bugün yine meşhur İranlı hikaye yazarı Samed Behrengi’den bir metin ile karşınızdayız. Küçük Kara Balık. Bu hikaye küçükcük bir dereye sıkışıp kalmış Küçük Kara Balık’ın hayallerinin peşinden gidişini ve özgürlük arayışını anlatıyor. (advanced)
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16.08.2013

Lesson 90 (Int): We Only Kissed

Today, turn down the lights, spray some perfume, and light the candles. We’re getting cooperative with the -iş suffıx. (intermediate)
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15.08.2013

Lesson 89 (Beg): You Look Funny

Today we examine some funny-looking words in Turkish that magically rearrange their letters when you add a suffix to them. Don’t mind the title – of course, we’re not talking about you. (beginner)
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14.08.2013

Lesson 88 (Noob): Taking the Ferry

One of the joys of a city spanning two continents is traveling by ferry. It’s cheap, relaxing, and the view is gorgeous. Just be sure not to miss the last one or you might be stuck in Asia tonight (just … Continue reading →
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13.08.2013

Lesson 87 (Int): No Time to Cook

With a full-time job, a gym schedule, a social life, and your daily Turkish Tea Time lesson, who has time to cook? So go grab a quick simit and join us for today’s lesson on -ip. (intermediate)
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