Aslı : When is the ferry coming?
Zeynep : at three thirty.
Hande : Aa Aslı!
Aslı : Hande Abla!
Hande : Hello!
Aslı : Hello!
Hande : How are you?
Aslı : I am fine thank you, how are you?
Hande : I’m fine too. Thank you.
Aslı : Zeynep is my roommate. Zeynep, Hande is our ex neighbour.
Hande : Really? Nice to meet you.
Zeynep : Nice you meet you too.
Aslı : Are you going to the ferry?
Hande : Yes, I am going home. Are you guys going to the ferry as well?
Aslı : Yes but there is ten minutes. Let’s talk a little.
Hande : All right, So how’s school going?
Aslı : Şöyle böyle* (*pharase: so so, not bad))
Hande : Are you two staying together?
Zeynep : Yes we are staying together.
Hande : Isn’t house work hard?
Aslı : No, we go to school every day so we’re home most afternoons.
Hande : Do you cook?
Zeynep : Yes we do.
Hande : Who cooks better?
Zeynep : Well Aslı does it better, and I cook the pasta.
Hande : That’s great. Ellinize sağlık*. What do you do on the weekends?
(*pharase: thank for cooking”, “good cooking”)
Aslı : We wake up late normally. Eat breakfast, and all it’s 12 pm. Then somethimes we go shopping
Zeynep : Sometimes we clean.
Hande : How nice! Don’t you go out night times?
Aslı : We do. Sometimes our friends are coming to us. Sometimes we go out. What about you Hande Abla ? What are you doing, how is the life going?
Hande : The same. On the weekdays I go from home to work and back from work to home.
Aslı : Is your work tiring?
Hande : Of course it is, always! Girls business life is very hard. Student life is the best. Enjoy it!
Zeynep : Everyone says so.
Aslı : Hande Abla, are you still painting?
Hande : Yes I am, I go to course on the weekends.
Aslı : Hande abla paints really well.
Zeynep : Really? How nice!
Hande : Aslı’cım what does your sister do?
Aslı : She is fine. She is going to get marry five months later.
Hande : Oh really? I am so happy.
Aslı : The ferry is coming.
Hande : Hurry up girls! Let’s go!
*** You may read the related blog post below to understand cultural and linguistics context better.