"The Routledge Intermediate Turkish Reader" has been specially designed for
intermediate and advanced learners of Turkish and comprises a broad
selection of graded readings.
Written by prominent Turkish academics and journalists, the collection of
modern texts presented here have been carefully selected to ensure students
receive maximum exposure to current political and cultural issues related to
Turkey; from gender, ethnicity, religion and social class through to arts and
Each reading is fully supported by:
-an introduction written by an expert in the related field
-a vocabulary list with English translation and vocabulary in context
-short grammar explanations of any difficult structures encountered in the text
-comprehension questions directly text related, language exercises and
subject specific questions to generate class-discussion and essay writing in
-a key to comprehension questions and language exercises
-a list of suggested further reading
Suitable for both class use and independent study, "The Routledge
Intermediate Turkish Reader" is an essential tool for increasing language
proficiency and enriching the learners’ socio-cultural knowledge of Turkey.
Introductions in English by: Prof. Dr. E. Fuat Keyman, Koç University, Prof.
Dr. Ümit Cizre, Bilkent University, Dr. Can Dündar, journalist, writer,
columnist, director, Dr. Martin Stokes, Oxford University, Prof. Dr. Cemil
Koçak, Sabanci University, Prof. Dr. Fatih Selami Mahmutoglu, Istanbul
University, Prof. Dr. Fatma Gök, Bogaziçi University, Prof. Dr. Dilek
Cindoglu, Bilkent University, Prof. Dr. Yildiz Silier, Bogaziçi University, Prof.
Dr. Aysegül Kibaroglu, Middle East Technical University, Prof. Dr. Oya
Pancaroglu, Bogaziçi University, Prof. Dr. Meliz Ergin, Koç University, Prof.
Dr. Özlem Tür, Middle East Technical University, Prof. Dr. Ayse
Uyduranoglu, Bilgi University, Prof. Dr. Zeynep Gambetti, Bogaziçi
University, Prof. Dr. Saime Özçürümez, Bilkent University, Prof. Dr. Kürsad
Ertugrul, Middle East Technical University, Dr. Selin Akyüz-Sasmaz, Bilkent
The articles in Turkish by: Prof. Dr. Murat Belge, Bilgi University, Prof. Dr.
Orhan Tekelioglu, Bahçesehir University, Prof. Dr. E. Fuat Keyman, Koç
University, Murat Yetkin, journalist, columnist, lecturer, Radikal, Prof. Dr.
Türker Alkan, Çankaya University, Prof. Dr. Baskin Oran, Ankara University,
Prof. Dr. Hakan Hakeri,Ondokuz Mayis University; Cem Erciyes, journalist,
Radikal, Dr. Fikret Bila, journalist, columnist, Milliyet, Prof. Dr. Sahin Alpay,
Bahçesehir University, Prof. Dr. Mümtaz‘er Türköne, Gazi University, Prof.
Dr. Mahnaz Gümrükçüoglu, Sakarya University, Dr. Ali Bayramoglu,
journalist, Yeni Safak, Prof. Dr. Hakki Uyar, Dokuz Eylül University, Ayse
Hür, historian, journalist, columnist, Taraf.