İngilizce – Türkçe Espri Kitabı (The English Turkish Joke Book) is an excellent way for Turkish people to practise their English – and for foreigners who are trying to improve their Turkish. In İngilizce – Türkçe Espri Kitabı you can read great jokes like:
“I’ve read so many books about smoking and drinking that I’ve decided to give it up.”
“Smoking or drinking?”
to give up – bırakmak,terketmek (We give you vocabulary to help you)
On the following page you can see a translation of the joke:
“Sigara ve içki içme hakkında öyle çok kitap okudum ki bırakmaya karar verdim.”
“Sigarayı mı içkiyi mi?;”
İngilizce – Türkçe Espri Kitabı Cartoons
There are lots of great cartoons in the book, all drawn by the award-winning Lithuanian cartoonist Ilja Bereznickas
“I’ve lost my dog!”
“You should put an advertisement in the newspaper.”
“That’s crazy! He can’t read.”
“Gazeteye ilan vermelisin”
“ Bu çılgınlık! O okuyamaz”
There are quizzes to test your level of English using jokes.
Tim Shoesmith, an English entertainer, has recorded all of the jokes and this audio version of İngilizce – Türkçe Espri Kitabı is currently available via iTunes. This means that you can hear the jokes while you read them which help you discover how the words are pronounced. For example:
Little boy: (in garden) Excuse me, Mrs Jones, can I have my arrow back, please?
Mrs Jones: Of course, Richard. Where is it?
Little boy: In the side of your cat.
Küçük çocuk (bahçede): “Afedersiniz, Bayan Jones, okumu geri alabilir miyim, lütfen?”
Bayan Jones: “Elbette Richard. Nerede?”
Küçük çocuk: “Kedinizin tarafında.”
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Hundreds of people have downloaded İngilizce – Türkçe Espri Kitabı which is available in a variety of formats but you need to choose the correct version for your device. (Don’t worry if you get it wrong, contact us and we’ll send you the correct version).
If you have an android phone then you probably need the EPUB version. Make sure you have an EPUB reader on your phone.
If you have a Kindle then you will need the MOBI version.
If you’re lucky enough to have an iPad, iPhone or Mac computer with ibooks, you can enjoy İngilizce – Türkçe Espri Kitabı as an audio version available on iTunes
Also please contact us if you’re not sure which version you need and we’ll be happy to advise you.
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