Tag: language

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Call for bilingual British Turks to take survey on learning a second language

A young British Turkish Cypriot psychology student has appealed to the community for help, so she can complete important research into how the mind learns a second language. Londoner Neriman Altiparmak is currently on a Masters’ programme in Applied Psychology at Middlesex University. Part of her study involves exploring word and picture association for Turkish-English […]

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Simit enters the Oxford English Dictionary

For years it has been known in the West as the “Turkish bagel”, but not anymore. Simit – one of Turkey’s culinary staples – is now an official word in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). According to the OED’s online October update, “simit” is one of several new food and drink terms listed in the […]