Making Out in Turkish is a fun, accessible and thorough Turkish phrase book and guide to the Turkish language as it's really spoken.
Sana hayranim! Seni tekrar ne zaman gorecegim?—(I adore you! When can I see you again?) Answer this correctly in Turkish, and you may be going on a hot date. Incorrectly, and you could be hurting someone's feelings or getting a slap! Turkish classes and textbooks tend to spend a lot of time rehearsing for the same fictitious scenarios, but chances are while in Turkey you will spend a lot more time trying to make new friends or start new romances—something you may not be prepared for.
If you are a student, businessman or tourist traveling to Turkey and would like to have an authentic and meaningful experience, the key is being able to speak like a local. This friendly and easy-to-use Turkish phrasebook makes this possible. Making Out in Turkish has been carefully designed to act as a guide to modern colloquial Turkish for use in everyday informal interactions—giving access to the sort of catchy Turkish expressions that aren't covered in traditional language materials. Each expression is given in authentic Turkish (turkce) so that in the case of difficulties the book can be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. In addition, phonetic spellings are also included making speaking Turkish a breeze. For example "Okay"—Tamam, is also given as ta-MAHM.
This Turkish phrasebook includes:
A guide to pronouncing Turkish words correctly.
Explanations of basic Turkish grammar, such as, double letters, vowel harmony, agglutination, questions, and negation.
Complete Turkish translations including phonetic spellings.
Useful and interesting notes on Turkish language and culture.
Lots of colorful, fun and useful expressions not covered in other phrasebooks.
Titles in this unique series of bestselling phrase books include: Making Out in Chinese, Making Out in Indonesian, Making Out in Thai, Making Out in Korean, Making Out in Hindi, Making Out in Japanese, Making Out in Vietnamese, Making Out in Burmese, Making Out in Tagalog, Making Out in Hindi, Making Out in Arabic, Making Out in English, More Making Out in Korean, and More Making Out in Japanese.
About the Author: Ashley Carman, a native speaker of Turkish, has studied languages with a special focus on the cultures they reflect.