Looking for private online Turkish lessons with an experienced and qualified native Turkish language tutor?
We customize your learning through our tailor-made lessons designed to meet your individual needs and targets. You will have an effective and fun learning experience with the interactive lessons, in which you are presented a wide variety of engaging materials, enabling you to practice and get immediate feedback.
Duygu was born in Istanbul, Turkey. She studied Translation and Interpreting (English ↔ Turkish) at Bogazici University, Istanbul between 1999-2003, and obtained her master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies at Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, in 2010. She was an Erasmus exchange student in the Department of Turkish Studies at Leiden University, the Netherlands, in Spring 2009. She holds certificates for English Language Teaching (2004) and Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language (2018). She worked as an instructor of Academic English and an Academic Writing Center tutor at METU between 2004-2011, and has worked at the School of Foreign Languages of Istanbul Technical University (ITU) since 2011. She has been offering English courses at all levels at ITU, where she also worked as the Coordinator of Social and Cultural Activities Center between 2014-2016. As a language enthusiast, Duygu speaks English with native-like fluency, has upper-intermediate competency in French, is an intermediate speaker of German and Greek, and has elementary knowledge of Persian.
Free consultation meeting: Prior to the start of your lessons, we hold a 15-minute needs analysis meeting to learn about your previous training in and existing knowledge of Turkish as well as your targets and desired learning outcomes so that we can structure the lessons accordingly.