Anatolia's Richness Showcased in Stories


Yunus Emre Institute has introduced yet another publication on teaching Turkish as a foreign language. Having previously brought the series, Çocuk Hikayeleri (Children's Stories) and Dede Korkut Hikayeleri (Stories of Dede Korkut) to the taste of readers, the Institute has added Anadolu Hikayeleri (Stories of Anatolia) to its lineup of story books that can be used as auxiliary materials for adults learning Turkish.

The "Anadolu Hikayeleri" series not only serves as auxiliary reading book for the adults who learn Turkish as a foreign language, but also has been prepared with reliance on cultural interaction which has a major role in language learning. The series merges the literary discourse, the elements of the short story genre and the richness of Anatolian culture.

Featuring the firsts in the field of teaching Turkish as a foreign language, the "Anadolu Hikayeleri" series seeks to keep the element of curiosity alive as this element is crucial in learning and to make learning pleasant, easy and persistent. The series consists of 5 books in the A1-A2 levels. The last section of each book appeals to capabilities of students for thinking and feeling and contains comprehension questions about the text as well as exercises about the linguistic structures and vocabulary in the text.

The Institute continues to enrich its activities for curriculum and material development based on its experiences from the field, the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and contemporary language teaching methods and its products are favored by many universities and language courses as they are prepared taking into consideration the needs of the field and characteristics of the target audience.

You can examine Türkçe Öğretim Materyalleri (Turkish Teaching Materials) on the "Yayınlar" (Publications) in order to obtain additional information on other publications which are used by the Institute's Turkish Cultural Centers abroad for teaching Turkish and which are available for use by students, instructors and field experts.