Introduction: Buying Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in Manav

Tasting local fruits and vegetables is one of the most fun activities to do in a foreign country. Compare to going to Pazar, shopping in Manav (grocery store) can be a little bit more expensive but you can find organic and exported fruits and vegetables any time of the week.

Please try to answer the following questions by listening to the dialogue:

  • Note down the fruits and vegetables that the greengrocer has.┬á
  • What season are they in?
  • Do children like quince?
  • How many kilos of tangerine does the customer have?
  • How many kilos of cucumber does the customer want to have?
  • Why can’t the customer buy all the things s/he wants?

Key Vocabulary

  • Taze
    Fresh
  • Yard─▒m etmek
    To help
  • Ba┼člamak
    To start
  • Yeti┼čmek
    To reach, to grow
  • Ayva
    Quience
  • Elma
    Apple
  • Mandalina
    Mandarin
  • Nar
    Pomegranate
  • Portakal
    Orange
  • K─▒┼č
    Winter
  • Yar─▒m
    Half
  • Mevsimlik
    Seasonal
  • Ispanak
    Spinach
  • Havu├ž
    Carrot
  • Kabak
    Zucchini,
  • So─čan
    Onion
  • Lahana
    Cabbage
  • Patates
    Potato
  • Mantar
    Mushroom
  • Salatal─▒k
    Cucumber
  • Sar─▒msak
    Garlic
  • Hali haz─▒rda
    At present, already
  • Ta┼č─▒mak
    To carry
  • U─čramak
    To stop by
  • Sat─▒┼č
    Sales