Royal Turkish Schools Izmir
Intensive Turkish Course
Learn Turkish five days a week for 4 hours and have the rest of the day off! No class will be bigger than 5 students and we will provide all language levels, from beginners to advanced.
To be able to offer you a Turkish course of your level and ability we will ask you to pass a small placement test in advance.
Speaking, listening, writing and reading … Turkish
Our educated teachers will focus on the four general language skills while using various methods to learn Turkish.
Furthermore we will involve you in cultural activities beyond your language course. Here you can prove how fast you have learned.
For good results we advice to attend a course not shorter than two weeks.
Listening, Speaking, Pronunciation, Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, Grammar and Activities
You can choose from the following class times:
Class schedule may change depending on availability and season.
|Age range||12 - 80 years old|
|Average||28 years old
(33 in the summer)
Learn Turkish for Business or Private Reason:
Welcome to your Turkish Language Course in Istanbul and Izmir
You want to learn modern Turkish because your company is having business with Istanbul or Izmir? Or do you want to learn the language because you own a house in Bodrum or Kusadasi and you would like to chat with your neighbors and Turkish friends?
We are a Turkish language school right at the heart of downtown Istanbul and Izmir and we offer a wide range of Turkish language courses and services to make your stay unforgettable.
Turkish only! Intensive Learning Experience
From the first day on, you will learn very fast because all our classes will be held in Turkish only and after a few days you will see how fast you have improved. You can choose between:
● Standard Turkish language courses
● Intensive Turkish language courses
● Private Turkish lessons
With our friendly team, we arrange everything: from pick up at the airport to arrangement of accommodation or private trips in your leisure time.
The nationality and age mix at Royal Turkish Schools Izmir varies over different time periods, courses and levels. Throughout the year, the average age is 28. In the summer, the average age is 33.
RTS teaches students from all over the world, including:
We are a Turkish language school right at the heart of downtown Izmir and we offer a wide range of Turkish language courses and services to make your stay unforgettable.
Everyone was very welcoming took extra trouble to be helpful. My teacher, Duygu, was well organised, but also flexible and very willing and able to clarify students‘ particular problems as they arose. My fellow student and I were at the same level - an excellent match.
I was very happy with the course, as I was in Istanbul in February, and I look forward to continuing in Antalya in the near future.
Learning process was very good organised. Course books are great as well. They contain rules and exercises in such manner that you train a lot. Teachers are great (from both professional and personal sides). They are very friendly, explains everything you want to know, always ready to help with things outside class if you need help. And also you are asked questions, so you have to speak in Turkish that makes a very good practice. I adored my time with the school and there is no a single thing I didn't like. Great place!Show details » Read more...
The location of RTLC is wonderfully central in Alsancak and easy to find. The classrooms were bright, restful and well equipped with air-conditioning if required, comfortable chairs, a sturdy table, a large white board and plenty of plug points for audio and computer aids. A flush toilet is available for students on the same floor. Walking up the stairs to the second floor was not a problem.
The standard of teaching was excellent. The course books are modern and provide plenty of practice of language skills with revision pages for each chapter and a grammar synopsis of each chapter at the back. Students are encouraged to speak about their previous evening at the start of each lesson which is initially a challenge but gradually became easier. The course was also taught via the computer so that Turkish dialogue could be heard by different voices to give us more experience of the spoken word. This also helped us to pronounce words more accurately.
Our teacher was flexible and offered a variety of activities - such as an off-site visit to a museum or to a local cafe - if we wanted. Lessons were always started on time and finished on time. We were always offered a refreshing cup of Turkish cay every ten-minute break.
Home works were set and marked by the teacher. This meant that more progress could be made over each week of lessons.
The school was in a very good location, at the city center close to the sea. The teacher was excellent. After only 2 weeks of lessons I felt the difference!Show details » Read more...
The service from school was very perfect. From airport pick-up to organisation of accommodation and courses. The classes was very small, so I could learn very fast. Teachers were all friendly and they could teach the language very good with listening, writing, conversations and some activities. Especially the books are very good. We got on the first day 3 books and a CD. 1 Lesson book, 1 work book and a grammar book. The CD was for the work book, which I can also learn on my computer by listening. School location was very central. Sea side was very close. But you can not swim there. You have to go by bus about 30 Minutes to swim. I was in a Turkish host family, which I also enjoyed it. My family was very friendly. Mother cooked very delicious and we drink after dinner "çay."Show details » Read more...
Classes: The classes were 4 hours per day, 5 days a week. The class basically consisted of going through exercises in the course books one after another. As a language teacher myself, I found the class to be very focused on grammar through reading and writing skills, rather than having a balance with fluency, listening, and speaking. I would have liked more practice with speaking and listening in more authentic and spontaneous ways. I felt that because the class size was very small, just me and my husband, the course material could have been tailored more to our needs. The course book was clearly geared toward high school aged students. If I could make a suggestion, I would ask the school to do a brief needs analysis of incoming students, in terms of the students' purposes for learning Turkish, which would hopefully inform choices about the vocabulary and language points to focus on, rather than sticking somewhat rigidly to a book that doesn't necessarily cover the needs of adult learners. I do not wish to sound ungrateful, as I indeed learned a lot from our class, but I do think that some of the vocabulary we focused on were not very relevant to my specific needs as a Turkish speaker. The small class size allows teachers to really tailor a lesson, and I would have liked to see more effort toward that.
Teacher: Our teacher was very pleasant and gave us corrective feedback as needed. She was willing to be flexible if we brought in our own work to ask her about, but she otherwise did not deviate from the exercises in the course books.
Location: The school is in a bustling, fashionable district of Izmir. I liked that!
Facilities: The school facilities were small, just two rooms, but it was sufficient for the number of students and classes going at the same time.
The school does not provide activities or housing, which is fine with me.
Homestays are carefully selected and offer students the opportunity to learn more about the local culture in a comfortable setting while studying Turkish in Izmir. These homes are often between 20 - 40 minutes away from the school by public transport. Families usually offer affordable meal plans that allow you to sample the local cuisine. If you have special requests or diet restrictions (because of religion or health reasons), please let us know in advance. Your housing starts on the Sunday before your first day of class and ends on the Saturday after your last day of class, unless otherwise noted. Learn more about homestay housing
It is possible to live in a rented apartment during your study in Izmir, but this tends to be more expensive. RTS provides some assistance with apartment rentals or you can rent an apartment on your own. Learn more about apartment housing
We cannot apply for visas on behalf of students. However, the school can supply you with all the documentation you need to support your visa application.
Your letter of acceptance will be sent to your home address by regular mail at no charge to you. If you wish to receive your paperwork by express mail, you will be charged 50 € when you register.
Please note that we do not book flights for our students. If you are researching airfare costs, we recommend using Kayak.com, a search engine that lets you compare flight options from your home country to Izmir based on your budget, schedule and preferences.
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