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Top 10 Sentence Patterns for Beginners

Top 10 Sentence Patterns for Beginners

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Turkish: Yeni Başlayanlar İçin En Önemli 10 Cümle Kalıbı
English: Top 10 Sentence Patterns for Beginners
In this lesson, you will learn the Top 10 Turkish Sentence Patterns for Beginners. Even though you may already know some Turkish vocabulary, perhaps you’re finding it difficult to string together coherent sentences. This lesson will break down the key components of 10 basic Turkish sentence patterns, while also giving you an example of each one. Take your Turkish to the next level by formulating clear, well-organized Turkish sentences!

P.S. Be sure to click on the links below to take relevant lessons to learn even more about each sentence pattern!
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: Ben [A(noun)]yim.
- English: I'm [A(noun)].

■ Example

- Entry: Ben öğrenciyim.
- English: I'm a student.
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: [A(noun)] nerede?
- English: Where is [A(noun)]?

■ Example

- Entry: Tuvalet nerede?
- English: Where is the toilet?
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: [A(noun)] ne kadar?
- English: How much is [A(noun)]?

■ Example

- Entry: Ekmek ne kadar?
- English: How much is the bread?
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: [A(noun)] istiyorum.
- English: I want [A(noun)].

■ Example

- Entry: Çorba istiyorum.
- English: I want soup.
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: Saat kaç? Saat [A(number)].
- English: What time is it? It's [A(number)] o'clock.

■ Example

- Entry: Saat kaç? Saat dokuz.
- English: What time is it? It's 9 o'clock.
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: [A(place)]'e gitmek istiyorum.
- English: I want to go to [A(place)].

■ Example

- Entry: Sultanahmet'e gitmek istiyorum.
- English: I want to go to Sultanahmet.
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: Kaç kişi? Dört [A(number)] kişi.
- English: How many people? [A(number)] people.

■ Example

- Entry: Kaç kişi? Dört kişi.
- English: How many people? 4 people.
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: Lütfen [A(noun)] verir misiniz?
- English: Could you please give me [A(noun)]?

■ Example

- Entry: Lütfen havlu verir misiniz?
- English: Could you please give me a towel?
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: [A(noun)] anlamıyorum.
- English: I don't understand [A(noun)].

■ Example

- Entry: Türkçe anlamıyorum.
- English: I don't understand Turkish.
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: [A(noun)] ağrıyor.
- English: [A(noun)] hurts.

■ Example

- Entry: Karnım ağrıyor.
- English: My stomach hurts.
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avatar TurkishClass101.com Tuesday at 10:42 am

Can you make sample sentences using these patterns?

avatar Bill K. Friday at 11:04 am

Başım çok ağrıyor. En yakın hastane nerede?

avatar TurkishClass101.com Saturday at 3:49 am

Hi Nisan bayan,
Very good. One correction: Fethiye’ye (Remember, vowels don’t like to stick together when adding Turkish suffixes, so in this case, we put “y” in between)

avatar Nisan bayan Monday at 2:10 pm

Muze nerede?
Fethiye’e gitmek istiyorum
Saat kaç? Saat alti