ODTÜ Tandem will start in the Fall semester of 2015/16 Academic Year. Registrations are between 1 and 7 October, 2015. There will be an Introduction session for those who would like to learn more about ODTÜ Tandem.

Introduction to Tandem

Date: 21 May 2015

Time: 12:45 – 13:15

Place: MM 316

Who can join?

All ODTÜ students who are at grade 2 or above and know a foreign language at A2 level (CEFR) and all foreign students who are visiting ODTÜ (e.g.: Erasmus students) and who are learning or wish to learn Turkish.

What is Tandem Language Learning Method?

It is a language learning partnership where two people with different native languages meet regularly to learn each other’s language and culture.


  • Provides the opportunity to learn from a native speaker.
  • Autonomous:
    • The program is shaped according to the learner’s own learning needs.
    • It is the learner who decides on where and when to study.
    • Materials / topics to be covered are chosen by the learner.
  • Based on interaction: enables socialization.
  • Creates opportunities to learn about a different culture closely.
  • Helps the learner to be more aware of his/her native language and own culture.
  • Helps learners to develop individual language learning skills.
  • Based on the principles of life-long learning.
  • Free of charge.

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