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Asking for directions

Asking for directions

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Demanar el camí

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Excuse me! Perdoni! P_______ P-r-o-i- -------- Perdoni! 0
Can you help me? Qu- em--o-ri----udar? Q__ e_ p_____ a______ Q-e e- p-d-i- a-u-a-? --------------------- Que em podria ajudar? 0
Is there a good restaurant around here? O-----ha--- b-n--est-u---t-p-r aq--? O_ h_ h_ u_ b__ r_________ p__ a____ O- h- h- u- b-n r-s-a-r-n- p-r a-u-? ------------------------------------ On hi ha un bon restaurant per aquí? 0
Take a left at the corner. Gi-i a-l’es-ue--- a -a-c-n--n-da. G___ a l_________ a l_ c_________ G-r- a l-e-q-e-r- a l- c-n-o-a-a- --------------------------------- Giri a l’esquerra a la cantonada. 0
Then go straight for a while. D-s------o---nui u-a ---a ---t-. D______ c_______ u__ m___ r_____ D-s-r-s c-n-i-u- u-a m-c- r-c-e- -------------------------------- Després continui una mica recte. 0
Then go right for a hundred metres / meters (am.). D---ré---a-- ce----etres-a la----t-. D______ v___ c___ m_____ a l_ d_____ D-s-r-s v-g- c-n- m-t-e- a l- d-e-a- ------------------------------------ Després vagi cent metres a la dreta. 0
You can also take the bus. Ta-b----t---a-ar --au---ús. T____ p__ a_____ l_________ T-m-é p-t a-a-a- l-a-t-b-s- --------------------------- També pot agafar l’autobús. 0
You can also take the tram. T--b---ot--r-nd-- e--tramv--. T____ p__ p______ e_ t_______ T-m-é p-t p-e-d-e e- t-a-v-a- ----------------------------- També pot prendre el tramvia. 0
You can also follow me with your car. T--b---m p-t-----i- -n cot--. T____ e_ p__ s_____ e_ c_____ T-m-é e- p-t s-g-i- e- c-t-e- ----------------------------- També em pot seguir en cotxe. 0
How do I get to the football / soccer (am.) stadium? Co- v-i- a l-es--d---- -u----? C__ v___ a l_______ d_ f______ C-m v-i- a l-e-t-d- d- f-t-o-? ------------------------------ Com vaig a l’estadi de futbol? 0
Cross the bridge! T-avess---- ----! T_______ e_ p____ T-a-e-s- e- p-n-! ----------------- Travessi el pont! 0
Go through the tunnel! Pa-s---el --ne-! P____ p__ t_____ P-s-i p-l t-n-l- ---------------- Passi pel túnel! 0
Drive until you reach the third traffic light. Va----i-s -----r----------r. V___ f___ a_ t_____ s_______ V-g- f-n- a- t-r-e- s-m-f-r- ---------------------------- Vagi fins al tercer semàfor. 0
Then turn into the first street on your right. Des-r-- -----ui-e- ---me- ---rer --l- -r-t-. D______ p______ e_ p_____ c_____ a l_ d_____ D-s-r-s p-e-g-i e- p-i-e- c-r-e- a l- d-e-a- -------------------------------------------- Després prengui el primer carrer a la dreta. 0
Then drive straight through the next intersection. C--ti--i-to--dre--en el -ròx-m---c-e-amen-. C_______ t__ d___ e_ e_ p_____ e___________ C-n-i-u- t-t d-e- e- e- p-ò-i- e-c-e-a-e-t- ------------------------------------------- Continui tot dret en el pròxim encreuament. 0
Excuse me, how do I get to the airport? Pe--on-’---c----ai------a---port? P_________ c__ v___ a l__________ P-r-o-i-m- c-m v-i- a l-a-r-p-r-? --------------------------------- Perdoni’m, com vaig a l’aeroport? 0
It is best if you take the underground / subway (am.). E- --llo- és -g---r el --t--. E_ m_____ é_ a_____ e_ m_____ E- m-l-o- é- a-a-a- e- m-t-o- ----------------------------- El millor és agafar el metro. 0
Simply get out at the last stop. C-nt-n-- fin- - -’últ-ma-e-----ó. C_______ f___ a l_______ e_______ C-n-i-u- f-n- a l-ú-t-m- e-t-c-ó- --------------------------------- Continui fins a l’última estació. 0

The language of animals

When we want to express ourselves, we use our speech. Animals have their own language as well. And they use it exactly like us humans. That is to say, they talk to each other in order to exchange information. Basically each animal species has a particular language. Even termites communicate with each other. When in danger, they slap their bodies on the ground. This is their way of warning each other. Other animal species whistle when they approach enemies. Bees speak with each other through dancing. Through this, they show other bees where there is something to eat. Whales make sounds that can be heard from 5,000 kilometers away. They communicate with each other through special songs. Elephants also give each other various acoustic signals. But humans cannot hear them. Most animal languages are very complicated. They consist of a combination of different signs. Acoustic, chemical and optical signals are used. Aside from that, animals use various gestures. By now, humans have learned the language of pets. They know when dogs are happy. And they can recognize when cats want to be left alone. However, dogs and cats speak very different languages. Many signals are even exact opposites. It was long believed that these two animals simply didn't like each other. But they just misunderstand each other. That leads to problems between dogs and cats. So even animals fight because of misunderstandings…
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