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64 [sixty-four]

Negation 1

Negation 1

64 [vierenzestig]

Ontkenning 1

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I don’t understand the word. Ik -e---j- d-t -o-r- n-et. I_ b______ d__ w____ n____ I- b-g-i-p d-t w-o-d n-e-. -------------------------- Ik begrijp dat woord niet. 0
I don’t understand the sentence. I---egr-jp d--z-n nie-. I_ b______ d_ z__ n____ I- b-g-i-p d- z-n n-e-. ----------------------- Ik begrijp de zin niet. 0
I don’t understand the meaning. I--b-gri-p-d--beteken-------. I_ b______ d_ b________ n____ I- b-g-i-p d- b-t-k-n-s n-e-. ----------------------------- Ik begrijp de betekenis niet. 0
the teacher de--e-aar d_ l_____ d- l-r-a- --------- de leraar 0
Do you understand the teacher? B-gri-pt - -e------r? B_______ u d_ l______ B-g-i-p- u d- l-r-a-? --------------------- Begrijpt u de leraar? 0
Yes, I understand him well. J-- -k --g--jp -e---oed. J__ i_ b______ h__ g____ J-, i- b-g-i-p h-m g-e-. ------------------------ Ja, ik begrijp hem goed. 0
the teacher de ------s d_ l______ d- l-r-r-s ---------- de lerares 0
Do you understand the teacher? B--r-jp------ -er--e-? B_______ u d_ l_______ B-g-i-p- u d- l-r-r-s- ---------------------- Begrijpt u de lerares? 0
Yes, I understand her well. J------b-g-i-p--aar-----. J__ i_ b______ h___ g____ J-, i- b-g-i-p h-a- g-e-. ------------------------- Ja, ik begrijp haar goed. 0
the people d--m-nsen d_ m_____ d- m-n-e- --------- de mensen 0
Do you understand the people? Ver-ta---u --e--en---? V_______ u d__ m______ V-r-t-a- u d-e m-n-e-? ---------------------- Verstaat u die mensen? 0
No, I don’t understand them so well. N--, -- -e--t- ze n-------g---. N___ i_ v_____ z_ n___ z_ g____ N-e- i- v-r-t- z- n-e- z- g-e-. ------------------------------- Nee, ik versta ze niet zo goed. 0
the girlfriend d---rien--n d_ v_______ d- v-i-n-i- ----------- de vriendin 0
Do you have a girlfriend? He-ft u een---i-nd-n? H____ u e__ v________ H-e-t u e-n v-i-n-i-? --------------------- Heeft u een vriendin? 0
Yes, I do. J-- i--h-- ---e--. J__ i_ h__ e_ e___ J-, i- h-b e- e-n- ------------------ Ja, ik heb er een. 0
the daughter d- d-c-ter d_ d______ d- d-c-t-r ---------- de dochter 0
Do you have a daughter? He-ft-- ----doch-er? H____ u e__ d_______ H-e-t u e-n d-c-t-r- -------------------- Heeft u een dochter? 0
No, I don’t. Nee--ik -eb e--g---. N___ i_ h__ e_ g____ N-e- i- h-b e- g-e-. -------------------- Nee, ik heb er geen. 0

The blind process speech more efficiently

People that cannot see hear better. As a result, they can move through everyday life easier. But blind people can also process speech better! Numerous scientific studies have come to this conclusion. Researchers had test subjects listen to recordings. The speed of speech was then considerably increased. Despite this, the blind test subjects could understand the recordings. The test subjects who could see, on the other hand, could hardly understand. The rate of speaking was too high for them. Another experiment came to similar results. Seeing and blind test subjects listened to various sentences. Part of each sentence was manipulated. The last word was replaced with a nonsense word. The test subjects had to assess the sentences. They had to decide if the sentences were sensible or nonsense. While they were working through the sentences, their brains were analyzed. Researchers measured certain brain waves. By doing so, they could see how quickly the brain solved the task. In the blind test subjects, a certain signal appeared very quickly. This signal indicates that a sentence has been analyzed. In the seeing test subjects, this signal appeared much later. Why blind people process speech more efficiently is not yet known. But scientists have a theory. They believe that their brain uses a particular brain region intensively. It is the region with which seeing people process visual stimuli. This region isn't used for seeing in blind people. So it is ‘available’ for other tasks. For this reason, the blind have a greater capacity to process speech…