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Small Talk 3

Small Talk 3

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Small Talk 3 (Kısa sohbet 3)

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Do you smoke? S---r- -çi-or-m-su-uz? S_____ i_____ m_______ S-g-r- i-i-o- m-s-n-z- ---------------------- Sigara içiyor musunuz? 0
I used to. Önc----i --iyo--u-. Ö_______ i_________ Ö-c-l-r- i-i-o-d-m- ------------------- Önceleri içiyordum. 0
But I don’t smoke anymore. A-a-şi-di-art-k içmiyo---. A__ ş____ a____ i_________ A-a ş-m-i a-t-k i-m-y-r-m- -------------------------- Ama şimdi artık içmiyorum. 0
Does it disturb you if I smoke? Sig--- i--rsem r-ha--ı- ol-r---sun--? S_____ i______ r_______ o___ m_______ S-g-r- i-e-s-m r-h-t-ı- o-u- m-s-n-z- ------------------------------------- Sigara içersem rahatsız olur musunuz? 0
No, absolutely not. H--ır,-kesin--kl---ayır. H_____ k_________ h_____ H-y-r- k-s-n-i-l- h-y-r- ------------------------ Hayır, kesinlikle hayır. 0
It doesn’t disturb me. B- -en--rah-ts---et-e-. B_ b___ r_______ e_____ B- b-n- r-h-t-ı- e-m-z- ----------------------- Bu beni rahatsız etmez. 0
Will you drink something? B----e--e- i-er-------? B__ ş_____ i___________ B-r ş-y-e- i-e-m-s-n-z- ----------------------- Bir şeyler içermisiniz? 0
A brandy? B-r-kon--k? B__ k______ B-r k-n-a-? ----------- Bir konyak? 0
No, preferably a beer. H-------ir--ı --rc------rim. H_____ b_____ t_____ e______ H-y-r- b-r-y- t-r-i- e-e-i-. ---------------------------- Hayır, birayı tercih ederim. 0
Do you travel a lot? Ço- -e--h-t --er mi-in-z? Ç__ s______ e___ m_______ Ç-k s-y-h-t e-e- m-s-n-z- ------------------------- Çok seyahat eder misiniz? 0
Yes, mostly on business trips. E--t, -un-ar---n-ld- i- -----a-----d-r. E____ b_____ g______ i_ s______________ E-e-, b-n-a- g-n-l-e i- s-y-h-t-e-i-i-. --------------------------------------- Evet, bunlar genelde iş seyahatleridir. 0
But now we’re on holiday. A-- -imdi bu-ada-t--il -ap---r--. A__ ş____ b_____ t____ y_________ A-a ş-m-i b-r-d- t-t-l y-p-y-r-z- --------------------------------- Ama şimdi burada tatil yapıyoruz. 0
It’s so hot! N-----i- ----sı---! N_ b____ b__ s_____ N- b-ç-m b-r s-c-k- ------------------- Ne biçim bir sıcak! 0
Yes, today it’s really hot. Ev--,-bu--n ---çe---n-s---k. E____ b____ g________ s_____ E-e-, b-g-n g-r-e-t-n s-c-k- ---------------------------- Evet, bugün gerçekten sıcak. 0
Let’s go to the balcony. Ba-kona -ıkalı----? B______ ç______ m__ B-l-o-a ç-k-l-m m-? ------------------- Balkona çıkalım mı? 0
There’s a party here tomorrow. Y-r-n---ra------ti-var. Y____ b_____ p____ v___ Y-r-n b-r-d- p-r-i v-r- ----------------------- Yarın burada parti var. 0
Are you also coming? Sizd--g-lec-k-m-s-niz? S____ g______ m_______ S-z-e g-l-c-k m-s-n-z- ---------------------- Sizde gelecek misiniz? 0
Yes, we’ve also been invited. Ev--- b-- -- d---t-iyiz. E____ b__ d_ d__________ E-e-, b-z d- d-v-t-i-i-. ------------------------ Evet, biz de davetliyiz. 0

Language and writing

Each language is used for communication between people. When we speak, we express what we are thinking and feeling. In doing so, we don't always stick to the rules of our language. We use our own language, our vernacular. It's different in written language. Here, all the rules of our language are displayed. Writing is what enables a language to become a real language. It makes language visible. Through writing, thousands of years' worth of knowledge is passed on. This is why writing is the foundation of every sophisticated culture. The first form of writing was invented more than 5,000 years ago. It was the cuneiform writing of the Sumerians. It was carved into slabs of clay. This cuneiform was used for three hundred years. The hieroglyphics of the ancient Egyptians existed for about as long. Countless scientists have devoted their studies to it. Hieroglyphics represent a relatively complicated writing system. However, it was probably invented for a very simple reason. The Egypt of that time was a vast kingdom with many inhabitants. Everyday life and above all the economic system needed to be organized. Taxes and accounting needed to be efficiently managed. For this, the ancient Egyptians developed their graphic characters. Alphabetic writing systems, on the other hand, go back to the Sumerians. Each writing system reveals a great deal about the people who use it. Furthermore, each country shows its own characteristics through its writing. Unfortunately, the art of handwriting is disappearing. Modern technology makes it almost superfluous. So: Don't just speak, keep writing too!
Did you know?
Kannada is a member of the Dravidian language family. These languages are primarily spoken in southern India. Kannada is not related to the Indo-Aryan languages of northern India. Approximately 40 million people speak Kannada as their native language. It is recognized as one of the 22 national languages of India. Kannada is an agglutinating language. That means that grammatical functions are expressed by affixes. The language is divided into four regional dialect groups. The dialect indicates where the speakers come from. Additionally, their social class can also be identified based on their language. Spoken and written Kannada differ from one another. Like many other Indian languages, Kannada has its own writing system. It is a hybrid of alphabet and syllabic writing. It consists of many round symbols, which is typical for southern Indian writing systems. And it is really a lot of fun to learn these beautiful letters.