8. Sınıf Evrensel İletişim Yayınları İngilizce Çalışma Kitabı Sayfa 143 Cevabı
A.Read the brochure below and answer the questions.
1.Where is the city located?
2.What’s its climate like?
3.What are some places to visit in the city?
4.What are some traditional dishes?
5.Why is the city popular with tourists from different parts of the world?
Mardin is located in the Southeastern Anatolian region. It has a continental climate. Hot summer months follow the cold winters. Temperatures in summer usually increase to 40 °C. The city is one of the oldest settled areas in upper Mesopotamia. It was home to different civilizations such as Babylonians, Hittites, Assyrians, Romans, Byzantines, Abbasid Caliphate and Seljuk Turks. It’s a popular tourist destination with its cultural mosaics and unique architecture. Mardin is the crossroad of different religions and cultures. There are many historic mosques, churches and madrassas in Mardin. Great Mosque and Virgin Mary Church are the most popular tourist attractions in the city. Mardin is also wellknown for its unique cuisine. İkbebet, sembusek and harire are the best examples of its cuisine. In recent years Mardin has become a center of attraction for many people from different parts of the world. It is now a candidate for UNESCO’s List of “Cities of World Heritage.”