Verbals in Turkish (Paperback)

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What is a verbal?
A verbal is a word derived from a verb. It may come in three forms:

1. Verbal nouns
2. Verbal adjectives
3. Verbal adverbs

Look at these quotes we use to illustrate the verbals in the book:

  • Sevmek ok kısa's r yor, unutmak ok uzun.
Love is so short, forgetting is so long. (Pablo Neruda)

  • D nya zerinde g rd ğ m z her şey kadının eseridir.
Everything we see in the world is the work of women. (Atat rk)

  • Ona reddedemeyeceği bir teklif yapacağım.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse. (The Godfather I)

  • Ya olduğun gibi g r n ya da g r nd ğ n gibi ol.
Either appear as you are or be as you appear. (Mevl na Cel leddin Rum )

  • Bir araştırma, İngiltere'de insanların seks yapmaktansa ev temizliği ya da egzersiz yapmayı tercih ettiğini ortaya koydu.
A study has found that people in England would rather clean the house or exercise than have sex. (from the news)

How is Verbals in Turkish is organized?

Verbals in Turkish is the first&only book that covers all the verbals you need to take your Turkish to the next level and beyond.

The main features are:

  • clear, simple, and straightforward explanations
  • special attention to areas where learners may have difficulty
  • plenty of examples and exercises - with full English translations
  • answer key
  • useful footnotes the Turkish language
  • an index that provides easy access to the verbals and examples

What language level do you need to learn the verbals in Turkish?

We deal with the verbals in three parts:

1. Verbal nouns
2. Verbal adjectives
3. Verbal adverbs

To learn the verbal nouns and verbal adjectives in Part One and Part Two, you need to be familiar with the following topics in Turkish grammar:

  • Vowel and consonant harmony
  • Buffer letters
  • Possessive and case suffixes
  • Personal suffixes

And the following verb forms:

  • simple present tense
  • present continuous tense
  • -di past and -miş past tenses
  • future tense
  • imperative verbs
  • verbs in -ebil

The verbal adverbs in Part Three use many of the suffixes used for making verbal nouns and adjectives. They are graded according to their level of difficulty from A1 to C1 to help you sail through them.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9798431857065
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: March 14th, 2022
Pages: 142
Language: English