Penpals

Through e-mails or letters our students exchange views and information concerning their hometowns, culture, customs etc, creating thus a "bridge" between our countries, Greece and Turkey. The ultimate aim could be a kind of electronic magazine based on students' correspondence.

Mar
21
2009

Our country: TURKEY

Posted by: Nezaket KANDEMİR GÜNAY
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Turkey is a democratic, secular, unitary, constitutional republic whose political system was established in 1923 under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, following the fall of the Ottoman Empire in the aftermath of World War I. Since then, Turkey has become increasingly integrated with the West through membership in organizations such as the Council of Europe, NATO, OECD, OSCE and the G-20 major economies. Turkey began full membership negotiations with the European Union in 2005, having been an associate member of the EEC since 1963, and having reached a customs union agreement in 1995. Meanwhile, as a Muslim-majority country, Turkey...

Mar
21
2009

İZMİR

Posted by: Nezaket KANDEMİR GÜNAY
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     İzmir, also once called Smyrna, is Turkey's third most populous city and the country's largest port. It is located along the outlying waters of the Gulf of İzmir, by the Aegean Sea. It is the seat of İzmir Province. The city of İzmir is composed of nine metropolitan districts (Balçova, Bornova, Buca, Çiğli, Gaziemir, Güzelbahçe, Karşıyaka, Konak, and Narlıdere), each with its own distinct features and temperament. İzmir is widely regarded as one of the most progressive Turkish cities in terms of its values, lifestyle, dynamism and gender roles.The city hosts an international arts festival during June...

Mar
21
2009

Nazire Merzeci İlköğretim Okulu

Posted by: Nezaket KANDEMİR GÜNAY
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       We are from Turkey. Our school, Nazire Merzeci Ilkogretim Okulu, is situated in İzmir where is the third biggest city of our country. It has a lot of tourist attractions and it is famous for its seaside.

      Our school was established 18 years ago. It is very large, it has about 1800 students aged 6-14. They are divided into two parts - the primary level (6-11) and the lower-secondary level (11-14).