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en Yesterday – today – tomorrow   »   et Eile – täna – homme

10 [ten]

Yesterday – today – tomorrow

Yesterday – today – tomorrow

10 [kümme]

Eile – täna – homme

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Yesterday was Saturday. Eile -li-l--pä--. E___ o__ l_______ E-l- o-i l-u-ä-v- ----------------- Eile oli laupäev. 0
I was at the cinema yesterday. E--e -li- -- k--o-. E___ o___ m_ k_____ E-l- o-i- m- k-n-s- ------------------- Eile olin ma kinos. 0
The film was interesting. F----oli--u-ita-. F___ o__ h_______ F-l- o-i h-v-t-v- ----------------- Film oli huvitav. 0
Today is Sunday. T-na-on-püha--e-. T___ o_ p________ T-n- o- p-h-p-e-. ----------------- Täna on pühapäev. 0
I’m not working today. T-n- ma-e---ö---. T___ m_ e_ t_____ T-n- m- e- t-ö-a- ----------------- Täna ma ei tööta. 0
I’m staying at home. M- --------u. M_ j___ k____ M- j-ä- k-j-. ------------- Ma jään koju. 0
Tomorrow is Monday. Ho-m--o- -sma-päev. H____ o_ e_________ H-m-e o- e-m-s-ä-v- ------------------- Homme on esmaspäev. 0
Tomorrow I will work again. Ho----teen ---le -ööd. H____ t___ j____ t____ H-m-e t-e- j-l-e t-ö-. ---------------------- Homme teen jälle tööd. 0
I work at an office. M- -ö---n-bü---s. M_ t_____ b______ M- t-ö-a- b-r-o-. ----------------- Ma töötan büroos. 0
Who is that? Ke--s---o-? K__ s__ o__ K-s s-e o-? ----------- Kes see on? 0
That is Peter. Se-----P--e-. S__ o_ P_____ S-e o- P-t-r- ------------- See on Peter. 0
Peter is a student. P---r ------lane. P____ o_ õ_______ P-t-r o- õ-i-a-e- ----------------- Peter on õpilane. 0
Who is that? K-s see -n? K__ s__ o__ K-s s-e o-? ----------- Kes see on? 0
That is Martha. Se- ---Ma--ha. S__ o_ M______ S-e o- M-r-h-. -------------- See on Martha. 0
Martha is a secretary. M----a--n se---tä-. M_____ o_ s________ M-r-h- o- s-k-e-ä-. ------------------- Martha on sekretär. 0
Peter and Martha are friends. Pe-e- -- M-rtha-on s----d. P____ j_ M_____ o_ s______ P-t-r j- M-r-h- o- s-b-a-. -------------------------- Peter ja Martha on sõbrad. 0
Peter is Martha’s friend. P--er-on Ma---- -o-ss-sõb-r. P____ o_ M_____ p___________ P-t-r o- M-r-h- p-i-s-s-b-r- ---------------------------- Peter on Martha poiss-sõber. 0
Martha is Peter’s friend. Ma-t----n-Pe-e-- t--r-ksõb-r. M_____ o_ P_____ t___________ M-r-h- o- P-t-r- t-d-u-s-b-r- ----------------------------- Martha on Peteri tüdruksõber. 0

Learning in your sleep

Today, foreign languages are a part of general education. If only learning them weren't so tedious! There is good news for those that have difficulties with it. For we learn most effectively in our sleep! Multiple scientific studies have arrived at this conclusion. And we can use this when it comes to learning languages. We process the day's events in our sleep. Our brains analyze new experiences. Everything that we've experienced is thought out once again. And the new content is reinforced in our brains. Things that are learned just before falling asleep are retained especially well. Therefore, it can be helpful to review important items in the evening. A different phase of sleep is responsible for different learning content. REM sleep supports psychomotor learning. Playing music or sports belongs in this category. In contrast, the learning of pure knowledge takes place in deep sleep. This is where everything we learn is reviewed. Even vocabulary and grammar! When we learn languages, our brain must work very hard. It has to store new words and rules. This is all played back once more in sleep. Researchers call this Replay Theory. However, it's important that you sleep well. Body and mind have to recuperate properly. Only then can the brain work efficiently. You could say: good sleep, good cognitive performance. While we're resting, our brain is still active… So: Gute Nacht, good night, buona notte, dobrou noc!
Did you know?
British English is the form of English that is spoken in Great Britain. It is counted among the West Germanic languages. It is the native language of approximately 60 million people. It deviates from American English in a few areas. English is thus considered a pluricentric language. That means that it is a language that has multiple standard forms. Differences can relate to pronunciation, vocabulary, and orthography, for example. British English is divided into many dialects that in some cases are very different. For a long time dialect speakers were considered uneducated and could not find good jobs. Today it is different, even though dialects still play a role in Great Britain. British English has also been strongly influenced by French. This dates back to the Norman Conquest in 1066. In turn, Great Britain took its language to other continents during the colonial times. In this way, English became one of the most important languages of the world in the last few centuries. Learn English, but the original please!