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Vacation activities

Vacation activities

48 [quaranta-vuit]

Les activitats de vacances

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Is the beach clean? É- ne-a -a ---t--? É_ n___ l_ p______ É- n-t- l- p-a-j-? ------------------ És neta la platja? 0
Can one swim there? Ens po--m --ny-- a--à? E__ p____ b_____ a____ E-s p-d-m b-n-a- a-l-? ---------------------- Ens podem banyar allà? 0
Isn’t it dangerous to swim there? É- p-ril--s ne----al--? É_ p_______ n____ a____ É- p-r-l-ó- n-d-r a-l-? ----------------------- És perillós nedar allà? 0
Can one rent a sun umbrella / parasol here? És --ssi----llog---u--para--ol-aq-í? É_ p_______ l_____ u_ p_______ a____ É- p-s-i-l- l-o-a- u- p-r---o- a-u-? ------------------------------------ És possible llogar un para-sol aquí? 0
Can one rent a deck chair here? É----s----e l--gar---- -a----- -qu-? É_ p_______ l_____ u__ g______ a____ É- p-s-i-l- l-o-a- u-a g-n-u-a a-u-? ------------------------------------ És possible llogar una gandula aquí? 0
Can one rent a boat here? É--p--si-le -l---r -n--aix--l -q--? É_ p_______ l_____ u_ v______ a____ É- p-s-i-l- l-o-a- u- v-i-e-l a-u-? ----------------------------------- És possible llogar un vaixell aquí? 0
I would like to surf. Vol-ria f-r sur-. V______ f__ s____ V-l-r-a f-r s-r-. ----------------- Voldria fer surf. 0
I would like to dive. M’ag------a--e--su-mar----m-. M__________ f__ s____________ M-a-r-d-r-a f-r s-b-a-i-i-m-. ----------------------------- M’agradaria fer submarinisme. 0
I would like to water ski. V---ri- -r--ti-a--esq-í aq--t-c. V______ p________ e____ a_______ V-l-r-a p-a-t-c-r e-q-í a-u-t-c- -------------------------------- Voldria practicar esquí aquàtic. 0
Can one rent a surfboard? É- p-ssib-e -loga--u-a -aul- de-sur-? É_ p_______ l_____ u__ t____ d_ s____ É- p-s-i-l- l-o-a- u-a t-u-a d- s-r-? ------------------------------------- És possible llogar una taula de surf? 0
Can one rent diving equipment? És p-ss--le ---gar l’e--ip-m-n---- subma---i---? É_ p_______ l_____ l___________ d_ s____________ É- p-s-i-l- l-o-a- l-e-u-p-m-n- d- s-b-a-i-i-m-? ------------------------------------------------ És possible llogar l’equipament de submarinisme? 0
Can one rent water skis? És possib---l-og---mo-o- -’a--u-? É_ p_______ l_____ m____ d_______ É- p-s-i-l- l-o-a- m-t-s d-a-g-a- --------------------------------- És possible llogar motos d’aigua? 0
I’m only a beginner. J- sóc p-in-i-i--t. J_ s__ p___________ J- s-c p-i-c-p-a-t- ------------------- Jo sóc principiant. 0
I’m moderately good. Sóc-d--niv--l m-tj-. S__ d_ n_____ m_____ S-c d- n-v-l- m-t-à- -------------------- Sóc de nivell mitjà. 0
I’m pretty good at it. Ti-c -n--on ni--ll. T___ u_ b__ n______ T-n- u- b-n n-v-l-. ------------------- Tinc un bon nivell. 0
Where is the ski lift? On é- -l-te-------? O_ é_ e_ t_________ O- é- e- t-l-e-q-í- ------------------- On és el teleesquí? 0
Do you have skis? Que -as---r-a- --------ís? Q__ h__ p_____ e__ e______ Q-e h-s p-r-a- e-s e-q-í-? -------------------------- Que has portat els esquís? 0
Do you have ski boots? Q-----s po-t-- les b--es---e--u-? Q__ h__ p_____ l__ b____ d_______ Q-e h-s p-r-a- l-s b-t-s d-e-q-í- --------------------------------- Que has portat les botes d’esquí? 0

The language of pictures

A German saying goes: A picture says more than a thousand words. That means that pictures are often understood faster than speech. Pictures can also convey emotions better. Because of this, advertising uses a lot of pictures. Pictures function differently than speech. They show us several things simultaneously and in their totality. That means that the whole image together has a certain effect. With speech, considerably more words are needed. But images and speech go together. We need speech in order to describe a picture. By the same token, many texts are first understood through images. The relationship between images and speech is being studied by linguists. It also raises the question whether pictures are a language in their own right. If something is only filmed, we can look at the images. But the message of the film isn't concrete. If an image is meant to function as speech, it must be concrete. The less it shows, the clearer its message. Pictograms are a good example of this. Pictograms are simple and clear pictorial symbols. They replace verbal language, and as such are a form of visual communication. Everyone knows the pictogram for ‘no smoking’ for example. It shows a cigarette with a line through it. Images are becoming even more important due to globalization. But you also have to study the language of images. It is not understandable worldwide, even though many think so. Because our culture influences our understanding of images. What we see is dependent on many different factors. So some people don't see cigarettes, but only dark lines.
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Turkish is one of the nearly 40 Turk languages. It is most closely related to the Azerbaijani language. It is the native or second language of more than 80 million people. These people live primarily in Turkey and in the Balkans. Emigrants also took Turkish to Europe, America and Australia. Turkish has also been influenced by other languages. The vocabulary contains words from Arabic and French. A hallmark of the Turkish language is the many different dialects. The Istanbul dialect is considered the basis for today's standard language. The grammar distinguishes between six cases. The agglutinating language structure is also characteristic for Turkish. That means that grammatical functions are expressed through suffixes. There is a fixed sequence to these endings but there can be many of them. This principle differentiates Turkish from the Indo-Germanic languages.