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Asking for directions

Asking for directions

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Asking for directions

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Excuse me! Pauma--in! Paumanhin! P-u-a-h-n- ---------- Paumanhin! 0
Can you help me? Maaar---- -- a-o----u---g--? Maaari mo ba akong tulungan? M-a-r- m- b- a-o-g t-l-n-a-? ---------------------------- Maaari mo ba akong tulungan? 0
Is there a good restaurant around here? Ma-roo- b--g mag-----g kai-an--ito? Mayroon bang magandang kainan dito? M-y-o-n b-n- m-g-n-a-g k-i-a- d-t-? ----------------------------------- Mayroon bang magandang kainan dito? 0
Take a left at the corner. K-----n-ka-s- ka-to. Kumanan ka sa kanto. K-m-n-n k- s- k-n-o- -------------------- Kumanan ka sa kanto. 0
Then go straight for a while. S-ka-du--re-so-k- -g----t-. Saka dumiretso ka ng konti. S-k- d-m-r-t-o k- n- k-n-i- --------------------------- Saka dumiretso ka ng konti. 0
Then go right for a hundred metres / meters (am.). P-gkatapo--ay -----ta-ng --a-- --a-g-m--r--pa---an. Pagkatapos ay pumunta ng isang daang metro pakanan. P-g-a-a-o- a- p-m-n-a n- i-a-g d-a-g m-t-o p-k-n-n- --------------------------------------------------- Pagkatapos ay pumunta ng isang daang metro pakanan. 0
You can also take the bus. M-aa-i ka--ing-s---kay ----us. Maaari ka ring sumakay ng bus. M-a-r- k- r-n- s-m-k-y n- b-s- ------------------------------ Maaari ka ring sumakay ng bus. 0
You can also take the tram. M-aari-k- r-ng sumak-y--g-tr-m. Maaari ka ring sumakay ng tram. M-a-r- k- r-n- s-m-k-y n- t-a-. ------------------------------- Maaari ka ring sumakay ng tram. 0
You can also follow me with your car. M-aar- -- -----ko-- -u-dan-ga--- ang -yong-s-s-ky--. Maaari mo din akong sundan gamit ang iyong sasakyan. M-a-r- m- d-n a-o-g s-n-a- g-m-t a-g i-o-g s-s-k-a-. ---------------------------------------------------- Maaari mo din akong sundan gamit ang iyong sasakyan. 0
How do I get to the football / soccer (am.) stadium? P-ano-ako--akakar--i-g ----u--ol-ista-y--? Paano ako makakarating sa putbol istadyum? P-a-o a-o m-k-k-r-t-n- s- p-t-o- i-t-d-u-? ------------------------------------------ Paano ako makakarating sa putbol istadyum? 0
Cross the bridge! T--iri- m- a-- tu-a-!-/ Tumawid k- s- --la-! Tawirin mo ang tulay! / Tumawid ka sa tulay! T-w-r-n m- a-g t-l-y- / T-m-w-d k- s- t-l-y- -------------------------------------------- Tawirin mo ang tulay! / Tumawid ka sa tulay! 0
Go through the tunnel! M-----eho--- dumiret----- pamam-git-- -g----u---! Magmaneho ka dumiretso sa pamamagitan ng lagusan! M-g-a-e-o k- d-m-r-t-o s- p-m-m-g-t-n n- l-g-s-n- ------------------------------------------------- Magmaneho ka dumiretso sa pamamagitan ng lagusan! 0
Drive until you reach the third traffic light. Ma--ane-o-ka---ngg-ng sa pa-----ong -la- tr-pik-. Magmaneho ka hanggang sa pangatlong ilaw trapiko. M-g-a-e-o k- h-n-g-n- s- p-n-a-l-n- i-a- t-a-i-o- ------------------------------------------------- Magmaneho ka hanggang sa pangatlong ilaw trapiko. 0
Then turn into the first street on your right. Pag---apo- lumik- k--s--una-- ---y- -----a-- Pagkatapos lumiko ka sa unang kalye pakanan. P-g-a-a-o- l-m-k- k- s- u-a-g k-l-e p-k-n-n- --------------------------------------------- Pagkatapos lumiko ka sa unang kalye pakanan. 0
Then drive straight through the next intersection. P-g--tapos-a- d--i-e--o -an--ang s- ---u-od-n- -nter---syon. Pagkatapos ay dumiretso hanggang sa susunod na interseksyon. P-g-a-a-o- a- d-m-r-t-o h-n-g-n- s- s-s-n-d n- i-t-r-e-s-o-. ------------------------------------------------------------ Pagkatapos ay dumiretso hanggang sa susunod na interseksyon. 0
Excuse me, how do I get to the airport? Pa----h-n--p-----ako m-kaka---ing-s---al--a-an? Paumanhin, paano ako makakarating sa paliparan? P-u-a-h-n- p-a-o a-o m-k-k-r-t-n- s- p-l-p-r-n- ----------------------------------------------- Paumanhin, paano ako makakarating sa paliparan? 0
It is best if you take the underground / subway (am.). M-b-ti p-n---ag-tren -a. Mabuti pang mag-tren ka. M-b-t- p-n- m-g-t-e- k-. ------------------------ Mabuti pang mag-tren ka. 0
Simply get out at the last stop. S--ak----a --ng h--g---- -a -u-i---ista-yon. Sumakay ka lang hanggang sa huling istasyon. S-m-k-y k- l-n- h-n-g-n- s- h-l-n- i-t-s-o-. -------------------------------------------- Sumakay ka lang hanggang sa huling istasyon. 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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