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T.C.

NEVŞEHİR ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Vocabulary Words:
1. Step up to the plate: _____________________________________________________________
2. Facetious: ____________________________________________________________________
3. Ordeal: _______________________________________________________________________
4. Innuendo: _____________________________________________________________________
5. Diligent: ______________________________________________________________________
6. Vulnerable: ____________________________________________________________________
7. Outrageous: ___________________________________________________________________
8. Notorious: ____________________________________________________________________
9. Play it by ear: __________________________________________________________________
10. Rock the boat: _________________________________________________________________
11. Devil’s Advocate: _______________________________________________________________
• Think about: Ali Yusuf, what are you thinking about? Well, Mr. Abdulaziz Said, I’m thinking about my
future after graduation. Although I’m excited to graduate and work for Argeus Tourism & Travel, I’m
equally afraid that my extensive travels around Turkey will hurt my relationship with my fiancé.
I’m spilt between being a great employee and also a wonderful and lovely partner for my fiancé. I think
my fiancé and I need to sit down and talk about this issue, so we both understand the risk and sacrifices
that we’re making together.
• Think that: In my opinion, I think that Turkey is one of the most hospitable countries in the world. No
wonder, Turkish hospitality is world famous. Perhaps, this is only for tourists. But if you stay in Turkey for
a longer period of time, you’ll see the other side (or darker side) of “Turkish hospitality.”
• Think if: We’re still thinking /debating if it’s worth going to school today, especially with the snow
outside.
• Wonder if: I wonder if the store is open today.
i. I’m wondering if I should do my homework during break today or save it tonight.
• Under no circumstance (No way) will I let Yusuf Can borrow my car. The last time he borrowed
my car, he crashed it into a tree.
• Are you the receptionist? Okay, can you please put me through to (pass me along to) your
manager? No problem, I’ll put you in touch with my manager.
• We have to pull through (struggle) these next two months, then afterwards we can relax on the
beach in Muğla.
• His girlfriend slapped him. He had it coming. He deserved it. That is what he gets (deserves)
for spreading rumors about his girlfriend. !
Make sentences:
1. Put me in touch: ________________________________________________________________

2. No way: ______________________________________________________________________

3. Had it coming: _________________________________________________________________

4. Wonder if: ____________________________________________________________________

5. Debating whether: ______________________________________________________________


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NO _______ as the best

My mother is the most loving person in the world. Nowhere will you meet such hospitable people as in
No one is more loving than my mother. Turkey.
Nowhere will you meet more hospitable people than
Nothing makes me happier than a box of chocolates. in Turkey.
Nothing makes me as happy as a box of chocolates.
Nowhere can you see so many cultures mixing as in
Nothing is as bad as lying to your parents. Istanbul.
Nothing is worse than lying to your parents.
Nothing is as important as my family.
No city in Turkey is as big as Istanbul. Nothing is more important than my family.
No city in Turkey is bigger than Istanbul.
Nothing makes me as mad as when my friends forget
Nobody makes me as happy as you do. to call me for a picnic.
Nobody makes me happier than you. Nothing makes me madder than when my friends
forget to call me for a picnic.
Nobody is as attractive as / more attractive than your
sister. Dude, I can’t believe you said that to her face. Nothing hurts me as much as when my parents refuse
Dude, you seriously asking for it (asking for a to talk with me.
punishment). Nothing hurts me more than when my parents refuse
to talk to me.
No one in the world loves me as much as my mother.
No one loves me more than my mother. Nothing is as hard as the KPDS Exam.
Nothing is harder than the KPDS Exam.
No place in Turkey is hotter than Gaziantep.
No place is as hot as Gaziantep. Nothing fascinates me as much as different cultures.
Nothing fascinates me more than different cultures.
Nowhere is as beautiful as Antalya during the
summer.
Nowhere is more beautiful than Antalya during the
summer.
T.C.
NEVŞEHİR ÜNİVERSİTESİ
!
1. To my surprise/amazement Nevsehir is not as bad as many students make it out to be.
To my surprise/amazement I passed the KPDS exam. I originally thought I was going to
flunk the exam.
2. It takes serious guts (courage) to stand up to Mr. Said and tell him that he’s wrong.
3. I’m attracted to my wife not because of her beauty, but because she is the most considerate
and kindness person that I know.
My friend attracts a lot of attention on the bus, because she is always loud.
Wow, Tarkan is so/very attractive. When I was little, I always dreamt of being married to
him.
4. We have to pull through (struggle) these next two months, then afterwards we can relax on
the beach in Muğla.
5. Are you the receptionist? Okay, can you please put me through to (pass me along to) your
manager? No problem, I’ll put you in touch with my manager.
6. Spring is the time of the year when many relationships begin to blossom (to grow like a
flower).
7. Under no circumstance will I let Yusuf Can borrow my car. The last time he borrowed my
car, he crashed it into a tree.
8. Little did anyone know that the protest in Tunisia would spread throughout the Arab
world.
9. Never would I have guessed (imagined) that it would still be snowy in Nevşehir in April.
10. We can’t wait until the day we graduate (to graduate) from Nevşehir University.
I miss my family. I can’t wait (I’m impatient) to see them.
11. His girlfriend slapped him. He had it coming. He deserved it. That is what he gets
(deserves) for spreading rumors about his girlfriend.
T.C.
NEVŞEHİR ÜNİVERSİTESİ
!
NO:
Nobody: Nobody makes me as happy as you do.
Nobody makes me happier than you.
Nobody: Nobody is as attractive as your sister. Dude, I can’t believe you said that to her
face. Dude, you seriously asking for it (asking for a punishment).
No one: No one in the world loves me as much as my mother.
No one loves me more than my mother.
No place: No place in Turkey is hotter than Gaziantep.
No place is as hot as Gaziantep.
Nowhere: Nowhere is as beautiful as Antalya during the summer.
Nowhere is more beautiful than Antalya during the summer.
Nowhere: Nowhere will you meet such hospitable people as in Turkey.
Nowhere will you meet more hospitable people than in Turkey.
Nowhere: Nowhere can you see so many cultures mixing as in Istanbul.
Nothing: Nothing is as important as my family.
Nothing is more important than my family.
Nothing: Nothing makes me as mad as when my friends forget to call me for a picnic.
Nothing makes me madder than when my friends forget to call me for a picnic.
Nothing: Nothing hurts me as much as when my parents refuse to talk with me.
Nothing hurts me more than when my parents refuse to talk to me.
Nothing: Nothing is as hard as the KPDS Exam.
Nothing is harder than the KPDS Exam