Turkey: Sevgi Aydanur Ceylan
Sevgi Aydanur Ceylan

Turkey: Sevgi Aydanur Ceylan

Let Your English Grow winner Sevgi Aydanur Ceylan is 14 and comes from Çanakkale in Turkey. She spent two weeks at English UK member Padworth College near Reading in summer 2008.

Did you know any English before coming here?

I knew very little.

Why did you choose to come to the UK?

Because English is spoken in the UK and I wanted to attend university in London.

Did you enjoy your time in the UK? What did you like most? Did anything surprise you?

I liked everything and I enjoyed all my time in the UK. Nothing surprised me.

Has learning English changed your life?

Yes, because I can speak English with tourists. I can read English books...

What are you doing now? Could you have done it without your English?

My English lessons are very good now. I talk with my Padworth friends. Yes, I could not have done it without my English.

Would you recommend learning English in the UK to your friends?

Yes, because I am glad I did it.


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