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Offline GillS

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Re: Already failed attempt at learning Turkish!!
« Reply #20 on: August 14, 2012, 21:29:47 PM »
This is an excellent help and very simple to understand:-) I have also found the recommended Turkishclass.com to be brilliant! Many thanks, please keep the lessons coming........



Offline Scunner

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Re: Already failed attempt at learning Turkish!!
« Reply #21 on: August 14, 2012, 21:36:01 PM »
I found that many people prefer to act like a complete dick and speak to Turkish people in English, but with a Turkish accent.

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Re: Already failed attempt at learning Turkish!!
« Reply #22 on: August 15, 2012, 09:20:47 AM »
We had a funny incident in Istanbul, we were out walking one lunchtime, and a group of Turkish schoolboys, probably 12/13 year old heard our English accents and came running after us to talk to us, and we ended up helping them with their English homework. They were charming kids, and it made our day!

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Re: Already failed attempt at learning Turkish!!
« Reply #23 on: August 15, 2012, 09:28:57 AM »
Can anyone translate "Can we please call at a shop for water?" for me please?    Strange question, I know, but we are coming to Calis shortly and would like to just get water before we get to our accommodation.   Last year however we had a taxi driver who didn't know the area (so we got lost) and who didn't understand English!!  We didn't get our water that time so just calling on members of CBF for a bit of assistance.

Many thanks in advance   :)

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Re: Already failed attempt at learning Turkish!!
« Reply #24 on: August 15, 2012, 14:11:10 PM »
Her hangi bir yerden su almak isteyorum.

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Re: Already failed attempt at learning Turkish!!
« Reply #25 on: August 15, 2012, 16:42:54 PM »
Thank you Starman.  I've written that down

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Re: Already failed attempt at learning Turkish!!
« Reply #26 on: October 13, 2012, 16:31:48 PM »
Not a proper answer like Starman's, but I have found pointing to shops at the side of the road and saying "Su, lutfen" works OK with taxi drivers.




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