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Snow is white. Sni--- -e bi-el. Snijeg je bijel. S-i-e- j- b-j-l- ---------------- Snijeg je bijel. 0
The sun is yellow. S-nc- je-ž--o. Sunce je žuto. S-n-e j- ž-t-. -------------- Sunce je žuto. 0
The orange is orange. N--anča-j-----anča---. Naranča je narančasta. N-r-n-a j- n-r-n-a-t-. ---------------------- Naranča je narančasta. 0
The cherry is red. Trešnja j- -r--n-. Trešnja je crvena. T-e-n-a j- c-v-n-. ------------------ Trešnja je crvena. 0
The sky is blue. N--- j--plavo. Nebo je plavo. N-b- j- p-a-o- -------------- Nebo je plavo. 0
The grass is green. T---- -- ze--n-. Trava je zelena. T-a-a j- z-l-n-. ---------------- Trava je zelena. 0
The earth is brown. Zem-j- je --eđ-. Zemlja je smeđa. Z-m-j- j- s-e-a- ---------------- Zemlja je smeđa. 0
The cloud is grey / gray (am.). Ob--- -e s-v. Oblak je siv. O-l-k j- s-v- ------------- Oblak je siv. 0
The tyres / tires (am.) are black. Gum- s- ----. Gume su crne. G-m- s- c-n-. ------------- Gume su crne. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the snow? White. K--e-boje--e s--j------je--. Koje boje je snijeg? Bijele. K-j- b-j- j- s-i-e-? B-j-l-. ---------------------------- Koje boje je snijeg? Bijele. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the sun? Yellow. K-je b-j--j------e? Ž-t-. Koje boje je sunce? Žute. K-j- b-j- j- s-n-e- Ž-t-. ------------------------- Koje boje je sunce? Žute. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the orange? Orange. Ko-e--o-- -e-n-ran-a--Nara------. Koje boje je naranča? Narančaste. K-j- b-j- j- n-r-n-a- N-r-n-a-t-. --------------------------------- Koje boje je naranča? Narančaste. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the cherry? Red. K--- b-je j- t--š-----C--ene. Koje boje je trešnja? Crvene. K-j- b-j- j- t-e-n-a- C-v-n-. ----------------------------- Koje boje je trešnja? Crvene. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the sky? Blue. Ko-- b-j- je --b-? P--v-. Koje boje je nebo? Plave. K-j- b-j- j- n-b-? P-a-e- ------------------------- Koje boje je nebo? Plave. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the grass? Green. Koje -oj-----t--va--Z-l-ne. Koje boje je trava? Zelene. K-j- b-j- j- t-a-a- Z-l-n-. --------------------------- Koje boje je trava? Zelene. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the earth? Brown. Ko-e --j- je z-m-j-? S--đ-. Koje boje je zemlja? Smeđe. K-j- b-j- j- z-m-j-? S-e-e- --------------------------- Koje boje je zemlja? Smeđe. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the cloud? Grey / Gray (am.). Ko-e bo-e-j- -blak--S-ve. Koje boje je oblak? Sive. K-j- b-j- j- o-l-k- S-v-. ------------------------- Koje boje je oblak? Sive. 0
What colour / color (am.) are the tyres / tires (am.)? Black. Koj- ---e -u-gu--?-Crn-. Koje boje su gume? Crne. K-j- b-j- s- g-m-? C-n-. ------------------------ Koje boje su gume? Crne. 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!