After eating fruit* Mehmet watches TV for
some time. At five o’clock**, his father comes home. His father is a
They have dinner. Then Mehmet usually goes to his room and
does his homework.
It takes an hour. Mehmet goes to the living room
at seven o’clock. He talks
to his parents and his sister. This is
an important hour for the family
because they are all together and
they can talk to each
other about their
the same time, they drink tea. Usually they
don’t have serious problems.
Mehmet’s mother, Mrs. Gülsoy, seems
tired after a long day’s work.
She doesn’t have a job. Her work is at home.
She does the cooking
and cleaning of the house. In other words, she is a
housewife. However, working at home is sometimes more
difficult and tiring
than working in an office***.
sister is not a student. She is five
years old. She is too young
to go to school****. So, she is at home during
the day. Sometimes
she goes to the garden and plays with other children
there. She is
lovely. Everybody loves her.
half past eight Mehmet goes back to his
room. He reviews the day’s school work. He repeats his lessons. At half past
Mehmet reads some story books. His favorite writers are Ömer Seyfettin
and Ayşe Kulin. He reads for an hour. Then he studies tomorrow’s
about 11 pm his work is finished and he goes to bed. He
feels happy and tranquil because he knows that he is a good
boy and a good student.
eating fruit = After Mehmet eats fruit (meyve yedikten sonra)
cümlenin bir zaman ifadesiyle başladığına dikkat ettiniz mi? Zaman ve yer
ifadeleri için cümlede kesin bir yer yoktur. Ama her zamanki öğe düzenimiz
sabittir (ÖZNE + FİİL +NESNE)(bakınız 1 numaralı kural)
at home = evde çalışmak. Görüldüğü gibi working kelimesi burada mastar. Ve bu
haliyle cümlenin öznesi olarak kullanılmış.
difficult and tiring =daha zor ve yorucu
young to go to school =okula gitmek için fazla genç (yani çok küçük)