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  • SEMINAR: “FIRST STEP FOR LIFE: FIRST AID” (In Turkish)

    TAA Reşat Aktan Members Lounge

    Date: February 26 @ 7 p.m. 

    Every one of us can encounter a situation which requires first aid. First five minutes is the most significant time period in terms of saving one’s life by doing first aid and thus, first aid must be on everyone’s priority list as a training topic.

    This seminar to be given by Gökçe Bolat, one of trainers of Turkish Red Cross, is open to public and free of charge.

    Registration is required.

    For detailed info and registration: 0312 426 26 48 or taaprograms@taa-ankara.org.tr 

  • TRIP TO ILGAZ

    Date: February 24-25

    Since we could not enjoy snow in January, lets enjoy it at Ilgaz Mountain. You can either enjoy skiing or sit next to the fireplace with your friends … (In cooperation with Albina Travel Agency)

    For detailed info and program: 0312 426 26 48 or taaprograms@taa-ankara.org.tr 

  • MIXED GROUP EXHIBITION: “SMALL DROPS BIG HOPES”

    TAA Emin Hekimgil Art Gallery

    Date: February 19 - March 4

    Proceeds from the mixed exhibition in which prominent artists such as Mutlu Başkaya, Tevfik Türen Karagözoğlu, Atila Koç, Aykut Öz, Şule Özbahar, Murat Polat, Tuğrul Velidedeoğlu, Demet Yücel and Sema Yücel will participate, will be donated to Turkish Education Foundation.

    Opening: February 19 / 18:30-20:00

    Exhibition: Until March 4

  • MOVIE SCREENING: “THE GREAT GATSBY (2013)

    TAA Reşat Aktan Members Lounge

    Date: February 16 @8 pm @ 

    Would you like to take a trip to the fascinating world of the Jazz Age in 1920s with the movie of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s immortal masterpiece “The Great Gatsby”? If your answer is yes, you are all invited to the screening (free of charge) of the movie “The Great Gatsby”, starring in Leonardo Di Caprio and Carey Mulligan, organized by the EducationUSA Office of TAA. All you need to do is to register via phone or e-mail.

    For information and registration: 0312 426 26 48 / 146 or educationusa@taa-ankara.org.tr 

  • CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERT BY YOUNG MUSICIANS OF BILKENT UNIVERSITY

    TAA Coşkan Daş Memorial Theater

    Date: February 8 / 8 p.m. 

    At this classical music concert organized in cooperation with Music and Performing Arts Faculty of Bilkent University, young and talented musicians will enchant the audience with their repertoire including composers such as Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Borodin, Albeniz and Liszt. We are waiting for everyone who would like to support young musicians and enjoy classical music tunes.

    For info and tickets: 0312 426 26 48 or taaprograms@taa-ankara.org.tr 

  • TAA SPECIAL CULTURAL EVENT: “CHILI CON CARNE NIGHT”

    TAA Members Lounge

    Friday, January 26 @ 7 p.m. 

    Every year on the last Friday of January, the Turkish American Association organizes a dinner night of “chili con carne,” one of the easy-to-make but yet super delicious dishes of the American cuisine. This year, we are again waiting to host our guests who would like to warm up with American chili and taste a different dish …

    For more info and tickets: 0312 426 26 48 or taaprograms@taa-ankara.org.tr

  • TAA SPECIAL NIGHT: “BROADWAY OPEN MIC-III”

    TAA Members Lounge

    Friday, January 19 @ 8 p.m.

    The Turkish American Association and Lemur Sanat organizes a “Broadway Open Mic” event where musical lovers can meet up and sing! The event aims at bringing together everyone who loves to sing songs of musicals and have performed in musicals by various musical groups. Not only experienced or unexperienced vocalists will have a chance to sing but also those who enjoy listening to songs of musicals are also invited to this special event… TAA and

    Lemur Sanat gives you to opportunity to sing your favorite songs live! Grab your scores and join us! A pianist will be accompanying you…

    For more info and tickets: 0312 426 26 48 or taaprograms@taa-ankara.org.tr

  • EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHS BY KADİR EKİNCİ

    TAA Emin Hekimgil Art Gallery

    January 12 – February 4

    Member of the Ankara Photographers’ Association (AFSAD), Ekinci’s photographs have received various awards in Turkey and abroad. Ekinci, has believed in the power of light since the first day he started photography, is once again going back to his roots in his hometown, Kars and with all its nostalgia reflects the old animal market of Kars, one of the most important commercial centers of the city and an important part of the life there. Ekinci states that “By taking photos of the animals as the inhabitants of the open market, people of all ages and the order within the chaos, he is trying to witness the social culture he is coming from.”

  • ESP - MODULE 1: COMMUNICATIVE BUSINESS ENGLISH

    Module 1: COMMUNICATIVE BUSINESS ENGLISH

    Course dates: 22 February 2018 - 29 March 2018

    Course day & time: Tuesday - Thursday - 19:00 - 21:20

  • IELTS COURSE
    Course Days Saturday - Sunday
    Course Hours 13:20 - 17:20 & 10:00 - 13:50
    Course Dates

    10 March 2018 - 5 May 2018

  • BILKENT PAE COURSE

    Course Date: 12 March 2018 - 21 May 2018

    Course Days: Monday - Wednesday - Friday

    Course Hours: 10:00 - 12:50

    Total hours: 90 hrs

  • TOEFL iBT COURSES
    Intensive program 5 days a week, Monday through Friday, 3 hours per day, 69 hours in total
    Regular Program Saturdays and Sundays, 4 hours per day, 68 hours in total

    Monday through Friday
    Course Hours
    18:30-21:20
    Course Dates

    19 March 2018 - 18 April 2018

    Saturday - Sunday
    Course Hours
    09:30 - 13:20
    Course Dates

    3 February 2018 – 31 March 2018

    7 April 2018 - 3 June 2018

  • GENERAL ENGLISH (WEEKENDS)

    Saturday and Sunday 09:30-12:20

    The General (Regular) English Programs at the Turkish-American Association (TAA) are designed in accordance with the criteria set by the ‘Common European Framework of Reference.

    In every term, one level is completed.

    2017 - 2018 Academic Calendar

    A1 level: 3 February 2018 - 26 May 2018

    Other levels: 4 February 2018 - 10 June 2018

  • GENERAL ENGLISH (Monday-Wednesday-Friday)

    Monday - Wednesday - Friday (10:00-12:50 / 18:30-21:20)

    The General (Regular) English Programs at the Turkish-American Association (TAA) are designed in accordance with the criteria set by the ‘Common European Framework of Reference.

    In each term, one level is completed.

    2017-2018 Academic Calendar

    7 March 2018 - 6 June 2018 (B1 morning)

    21 March 2018 - 13 June 2018 (C1 morning & evening)

  • GENERAL ENGLISH (Tuesday - Thursday)

    Tuesday and Thursday (10:00-12:50 / 18:30-21:20)

    The General (Regular) English Programs at the Turkish-American Association (TAA) are designed in accordance with the criteria set by the ‘Common European Framework of Reference.

    In every term, one level is completed.

    2017 - 2018 Academic Calendar

    30 January 2018 - 5 June 2018

  • TOASTMASTERS

    January 2 / 9 / 16 / 23 / 30 at 7 p.m. TAD Resat Aktan Lounge


    This club, an international organization based in the U.S., helps its members acquire and improve their public speaking and leadership skills. Strong English skills are required.


    For detailed info: ankara.toastmasters@gmail.com or 0535 7194647

  • In 2016, the Turkish American Association for the rst time organized a Cartoon Competition in order to support the art of cartooning and car- toonists. This year, the theme of the competition is “Technology and Culture.” The deadline for applying for the competition is October 13, 2017 and the winners will be given cash awards.

    You can download the application form and the list of speci cations from TAA’s website: www.taa-ankara.org.tr

    DEADLINE FOR APPLYING FOR TAA’S 2ND ANNUAL CARTOON COMPETITION ON “TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE” IS OCTOBER 13