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Can you cut my hair? Vo-------- t- l------ h-------? Voisitteko te leikata hiukseni? 0 +
Not too short, please. Ei l---- l-------- k-----. Ei liian lyhyeksi, kiitos. 0 +
A bit shorter, please. Vä--- l----------- k-----. Vähän lyhyemmäksi, kiitos. 0 +
Can you develop the pictures? Vo------ k------- v--------? Voitteko kehittää valokuvat? 0 +
The pictures are on the CD. Va------- o--- C---------. Valokuvat ovat CD-levyllä. 0 +
The pictures are in the camera. Va------- o--- k--------. Valokuvat ovat kamerassa. 0 +
Can you fix the clock? Vo------ k------ k-----? Voitteko korjata kellon? 0 +
The glass is broken. La-- o- r----. Lasi on rikki. 0 +
The battery is dead / empty. Pa----- o- t----. Patteri on tyhjä. 0 +
Can you iron the shirt? Vo------ s------- p-----? Voitteko silittää paidan? 0 +
Can you clean the pants / trousers? Vo------ p-------- h-----? Voitteko puhdistaa housut? 0 +
Can you fix the shoes? Vo------ k------ k-----? Voitteko korjata kengät? 0 +
Do you have a light? Vo------ a---- m------ t----? Voitteko antaa minulle tulta? 0 +
Do you have a match or a lighter? On-- t----- t--------- t-- s--------? Onko teillä tulitikkua tai sytytintä? 0 +
Do you have an ashtray? On-- t----- t----------? Onko teillä tuhkakuppia? 0 +
Do you smoke cigars? Po-------- s--------? Poltatteko sikareita? 0 +
Do you smoke cigarettes? Po-------- t-------? Poltatteko tupakkaa? 0 +
Do you smoke a pipe? Po-------- p------? Poltatteko piippua? 0 +

Learning and reading

Learning and reading belong together. Of course, this is especially true when learning foreign languages. He who wants to learn a new language well must read many texts. When reading literature in a foreign language, we process entire sentences. Our brain learns vocabulary and grammar in context. This helps it to save the new content easily. Our memory has a harder time remembering individual words. By reading, we learn which meaning words can have. As a result, we develop a sense for the new language. Naturally, the foreign-language literature must not be too difficult. Modern short stories or crime novels are often entertaining. Daily newspapers have the advantage that they are always current. Children's books or comics are also suitable for learning. The pictures facilitate the understanding of the new language. Regardless of which literature you select – it should be entertaining! That means, a lot should happen in the story so that the language is varied. If you don't find anything, special textbooks can also be used. There are many books with simple texts for beginners. It's important to always use a dictionary when reading. Whenever you don't understand a word, you should look it up. Our brain is activated by reading and learns new things quickly. For all words that one does not understand, one compiles a file. This way those words can be reviewed often. It also helps to highlight unfamiliar words in the text. Then, you'll recognize them right away the next time. You will progress much quicker if you read a foreign language daily. For our brain learns quickly to imitate the new language. It can happen that you even think in the foreign language eventually…