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Summer Adventures in Turkey
Sommerabenteuer in der TĂŒrkei
Once upon a time, in a cozy house in Switzerland, lived a family planning a special trip. Deniz, the mother, was excited to bring her family to her homeland, Turkey, for the summer. 'We will see where I grew up,' she said with a bright smile.

Es war einmal, in einem gemĂŒtlichen Haus in der Schweiz, eine Familie, die eine besondere Reise plante. Deniz, die Mutter, freute sich darauf, ihre Familie fĂŒr den Sommer in ihre Heimat TĂŒrkei zu bringen. „Wir werden sehen, wo ich aufgewachsen bin“, sagte sie mit einem strahlenden LĂ€cheln.

Where is Deniz taking her family for the summer holidays?

  • A) Germany
  • B) Switzerland
  • C) Turkey
  • D) France
Deniz excited about taking family to Turkey, setting in Switzerland.
Eileen, Deniz's daughter, was buzzing with curiosity. They packed their bags with clothes, gifts, and a book about Turkey. 'You will meet your grandparents and your aunt,' Deniz told Eileen, who grinned from ear to ear.

Eileen, Deniz‘ Tochter, war voller Neugier. Sie packten ihre Koffer mit Kleidung, Geschenken und einem Buch ĂŒber die TĂŒrkei. „Du wirst deine Großeltern und deine Tante kennenlernen“, sagte Deniz zu Eileen, die ĂŒber beide Ohren grinste.

Who will Eileen meet in Turkey?

  • A) Her cousins
  • B) Her friends
  • C) Her grandparents and aunt
  • D) Her teachers
Eileen packs bags and learns about her relatives in Turkey.
Their journey began with a long flight. Eileen gazed out the airplane window, watching the fluffy clouds glide by. Deniz held her hand, sharing stories of her childhood and the tasty foods they would try.

Ihre Reise begann mit einem langen Flug. Eileen blickte aus dem Flugzeugfenster und sah zu, wie die flauschigen Wolken vorbeizogen. Deniz hielt ihre Hand und erzĂ€hlte Geschichten aus ihrer Kindheit und den leckeren Speisen, die sie probieren wĂŒrden.

What was Eileen doing on the airplane?

  • A) Sleeping
  • B) Watching clouds
  • C) Reading a book
  • D) Drawing pictures
Eileen and Deniz on a flight, Deniz sharing stories.
They landed in the bustling city of Istanbul. The air was warm, and the streets were lively. Eileen's grandparents welcomed them with big hugs and delicious smells of home-cooked meals filled their noses.

Sie landeten in der geschĂ€ftigen Stadt Istanbul. Die Luft war warm und die Straßen lebhaft. Eileens Großeltern begrĂŒĂŸten sie mit herzlichen Umarmungen und köstliche DĂŒfte hausgemachter Mahlzeiten stiegen ihnen in die Nase.

What city did Eileen and Deniz land in?

  • A) Ankara
  • B) Izmir
  • C) Istanbul
  • D) Antalya
Arrival in Istanbul, greeted by grandparents.
At their grandparents' house, Eileen helped set the table for dinner. 'Helping is important,' her grandmother said with a kind smile. They feasted on kofte and baklava while sharing stories.

Im Haus ihrer Großeltern half Eileen dabei, den Tisch fĂŒr das Abendessen zu decken. „Helfen ist wichtig“, sagte ihre Großmutter mit einem freundlichen LĂ€cheln. Sie aßen Köfte und Baklava und tauschten dabei Geschichten aus.

What did Eileen help with at her grandparents' house?

  • A) Cooking dinner
  • B) Setting the table
  • C) Washing dishes
  • D) Feeding pets
Eileen helps at grandparents' house, dinner time.
The next day, Deniz took Eileen to the Grand Bazaar. The colorful stalls were filled with treasures. Deniz trusted Eileen to pick a gift for herself. 'Choose wisely,' she said, as Eileen looked at the sparkling trinkets.

Am nĂ€chsten Tag nahm Deniz Eileen mit zum Großen Basar. Die bunten StĂ€nde waren voller SchĂ€tze. Deniz vertraute darauf, dass Eileen selbst ein Geschenk auswĂ€hlte. „Entscheiden Sie mit Bedacht“, sagte sie, als Eileen die funkelnden SchmuckstĂŒcke betrachtete.

What did Deniz tell Eileen to do at the Grand Bazaar?

  • A) To buy lots of gifts
  • B) To choose wisely
  • C) To run around
  • D) To stay close to her
Deniz and Eileen visit the Grand Bazaar, choosing a gift.
Eileen decided on a handmade bracelet. She carefully counted her money and paid the vendor. 'Good job,' Deniz praised, seeing Eileen's pride in handling the money herself.

Eileen entschied sich fĂŒr ein handgefertigtes Armband. Sie zĂ€hlte sorgfĂ€ltig ihr Geld und bezahlte den VerkĂ€ufer. „Gute Arbeit“, lobte Deniz, als er sah, wie stolz Eileen darauf war, selbst mit dem Geld umzugehen.

What did Eileen buy at the Grand Bazaar?

  • A) A toy
  • B) A bracelet
  • C) A book
  • D) A painting
Eileen buys a bracelet, practices counting money.
On a sunny morning, Aunt Leyla invited them to the beach. Deniz asked Eileen to look after her little cousin. Together they build sandcastles, making sure to stay where Aunt Leyla could see them.

An einem sonnigen Morgen lud Tante Leyla sie an den Strand ein. Deniz bat Eileen, sich um ihre kleine Cousine zu kĂŒmmern. Gemeinsam bauen sie Sandburgen und achten darauf, dass sie dort bleiben, wo Tante Leyla sie sehen kann.

What did Eileen and her cousin do at the beach?

  • A) They built sandcastles
  • B) They swam in the sea
  • C) They sunbathed
  • D) They played volleyball
Eileen tasked with caring for cousin at the beach.
After a day at the beach, Eileen rinsed the sand off the toys. 'I want to keep them clean for next time,' she explained to her cousin. Deniz smiled, knowing Eileen was learning to take care of things.

Nach einem Tag am Strand spĂŒlte Eileen den Sand von den Spielzeugen. „Ich möchte sie fĂŒr das nĂ€chste Mal sauber halten“, erklĂ€rte sie ihrer Cousine. Deniz lĂ€chelte und wusste, dass Eileen lernte, sich um Dinge zu kĂŒmmern.

Why did Eileen rinse off the sand from the toys?

  • A) To make them look shiny
  • B) So they wouldn't get lost
  • C) To keep them clean for next time
  • D) Because they were broken
Eileen cleans beach toys, showing care.
The family visited ancient ruins one afternoon. Eileen listened carefully as Deniz explained the history. By taking pictures, Eileen remembered to preserve and respect the past of her family's country.

Eines Nachmittags besuchte die Familie antike Ruinen. Eileen hörte aufmerksam zu, als Deniz die Geschichte erklÀrte. Durch das Fotografieren erinnerte Eileen daran, die Vergangenheit des Landes ihrer Familie zu bewahren und zu respektieren.

What did Eileen do to remember the ancient ruins?

  • A) She drew them
  • B) She bought postcards
  • C) She took pictures
  • D) She wrote a poem
Visiting ruins, Eileen learns history and preservation.
During the last week, Deniz and Eileen prepared a farewell dinner with the family. Eileen was in charge of decorating the table. The evening was filled with laughter and warm goodbyes.

In der letzten Woche bereiteten Deniz und Eileen ein Abschiedsessen mit der Familie vor. Eileen war fĂŒr die Tischdekoration verantwortlich. Der Abend war voller Lachen und herzlicher Abschiede.

What responsibility did Eileen have for the farewell dinner?

  • A) Cooking the food
  • B) Decorating the table
  • C) Playing music
  • D) Washing dishes
Preparing farewell dinner, Eileen decorates table.
As they flew back home, Deniz asked Eileen about her favorite part of the trip. 'It was when I helped everyone and made them happy,' Eileen replied with a smile. Deniz hugged her daughter, proud of the young girl she was becoming.

Als sie nach Hause flogen, fragte Deniz Eileen nach ihrem Lieblingsteil der Reise. „Da habe ich allen geholfen und sie glĂŒcklich gemacht“, antwortete Eileen mit einem LĂ€cheln. Deniz umarmte ihre Tochter, stolz auf das junge MĂ€dchen, zu dem sie wurde.

What was Eileen's favorite part of the trip?

  • A) Getting gifts
  • B) Helping everyone
  • C) Building sandcastles
  • D) Eating food
Flight back home, Eileen reflects on her trip.