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14 [fourteen]

Colors

Colors

14 [vierzehn]

Farben

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Snow is white. D-r--c-n-e-is----i-. D__ S_____ i__ w____ D-r S-h-e- i-t w-i-. -------------------- Der Schnee ist weiß. 0
The sun is yellow. D-e --n-e-----ge-b. D__ S____ i__ g____ D-e S-n-e i-t g-l-. ------------------- Die Sonne ist gelb. 0
The orange is orange. Di--Oran-e---- ---n-e. D__ O_____ i__ o______ D-e O-a-g- i-t o-a-g-. ---------------------- Die Orange ist orange. 0
The cherry is red. Di--Ki-s-h- --t--ot. D__ K______ i__ r___ D-e K-r-c-e i-t r-t- -------------------- Die Kirsche ist rot. 0
The sky is blue. Der Hi-----ist-blau. D__ H_____ i__ b____ D-r H-m-e- i-t b-a-. -------------------- Der Himmel ist blau. 0
The grass is green. D-- G-a---st -r-n. D__ G___ i__ g____ D-s G-a- i-t g-ü-. ------------------ Das Gras ist grün. 0
The earth is brown. Di---r-- i-- -rau-. D__ E___ i__ b_____ D-e E-d- i-t b-a-n- ------------------- Die Erde ist braun. 0
The cloud is grey / gray (am.). Di- W-l---ist--r-u. D__ W____ i__ g____ D-e W-l-e i-t g-a-. ------------------- Die Wolke ist grau. 0
The tyres / tires (am.) are black. D---R--f-n--i-d-schw-r-. D__ R_____ s___ s_______ D-e R-i-e- s-n- s-h-a-z- ------------------------ Die Reifen sind schwarz. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the snow? White. W----e Far-- -a------Sc-nee?--eiß. W_____ F____ h__ d__ S______ W____ W-l-h- F-r-e h-t d-r S-h-e-? W-i-. ---------------------------------- Welche Farbe hat der Schnee? Weiß. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the sun? Yellow. W-l-he -ar-e-ha--die S---e?-Ge-b. W_____ F____ h__ d__ S_____ G____ W-l-h- F-r-e h-t d-e S-n-e- G-l-. --------------------------------- Welche Farbe hat die Sonne? Gelb. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the orange? Orange. We-c-e -a-be---t---e-------? O--n-e. W_____ F____ h__ d__ O______ O______ W-l-h- F-r-e h-t d-e O-a-g-? O-a-g-. ------------------------------------ Welche Farbe hat die Orange? Orange. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the cherry? Red. Welc-e --rbe--at die---rs--e- --t. W_____ F____ h__ d__ K_______ R___ W-l-h- F-r-e h-t d-e K-r-c-e- R-t- ---------------------------------- Welche Farbe hat die Kirsche? Rot. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the sky? Blue. We---e-F--b---at-d----im--l- -lau. W_____ F____ h__ d__ H______ B____ W-l-h- F-r-e h-t d-r H-m-e-? B-a-. ---------------------------------- Welche Farbe hat der Himmel? Blau. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the grass? Green. Welch--F-rbe --t--as -ra-?-G--n. W_____ F____ h__ d__ G____ G____ W-l-h- F-r-e h-t d-s G-a-? G-ü-. -------------------------------- Welche Farbe hat das Gras? Grün. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the earth? Brown. W-lc-------e--a- die Erde---rau-. W_____ F____ h__ d__ E____ B_____ W-l-h- F-r-e h-t d-e E-d-? B-a-n- --------------------------------- Welche Farbe hat die Erde? Braun. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the cloud? Grey / Gray (am.). W---he F--be ----di- W------G---. W_____ F____ h__ d__ W_____ G____ W-l-h- F-r-e h-t d-e W-l-e- G-a-. --------------------------------- Welche Farbe hat die Wolke? Grau. 0
What colour / color (am.) are the tyres / tires (am.)? Black. We---- Far-e h-be--di---ei--n- Schwar-. W_____ F____ h____ d__ R______ S_______ W-l-h- F-r-e h-b-n d-e R-i-e-? S-h-a-z- --------------------------------------- Welche Farbe haben die Reifen? Schwarz. 0

Women and men speak differently

We all know that women and men are different. But did you also know that they speak differently? Multiple studies have shown this. Women use different speech patterns to men. They are often more indirect and reserved in how they speak. By contrast, men typically use a clear and direct language. But the topics they talk about are also different. Men talk more about news, economy, or sports. Women prefer social topics like family or health. So men like to talk about facts. Women prefer to talk about people. It's striking that women attempt to have a ‘weak’ language. That is, they speak more carefully and politely. Women also ask more questions. In doing so, they most likely want to achieve harmony and avoid conflict. Furthermore, women have a much larger vocabulary for feelings. For men, conversation is often a type of competition. Their language is distinctly more provocative and aggressive. And men speak far fewer words per day than women. Some researchers claim that this is because of the composition of the brain. Because the brain is different in women and men. That is to say, their speech centers are structured differently too. Though most likely other factors influence our language as well. Science hasn't explored this area for a long time. Still, women and men do not speak completely different languages. Misunderstandings don't have to occur. There are many strategies for successful communication. The simplest is: Listen better!
Did you know?
French is counted among the Romance languages. That means that it developed from Latin. It is thus related to other Romance languages like Spanish or Italian. Today French is spoken on every continent. It is the native language of more than 110 million people. A total of about 220 million people speak French. For this reason French is considered a world language. Many international organizations use French as the official language. In the past French was the language of diplomacy. Today English has taken over that role for the most part. Nevertheless, French is still one of the most important common languages. And the number of speakers has steadily climbed for years! This is due to strong population growth in the African and Arabic region. French is also spoken on islands in the Caribbean and in the South Pacific. If you like to travel you should definitely learn French!