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79 [seventy-nine]

Adjectives 2

Adjectives 2

79 [neunundsiebzig]

Adjektive 2

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I am wearing a blue dress. I-h ha-e--i- b--u-------- -n. I__ h___ e__ b_____ K____ a__ I-h h-b- e-n b-a-e- K-e-d a-. ----------------------------- Ich habe ein blaues Kleid an. 0
I am wearing a red dress. I---h-b----- r--es -lei--a-. I__ h___ e__ r____ K____ a__ I-h h-b- e-n r-t-s K-e-d a-. ---------------------------- Ich habe ein rotes Kleid an. 0
I am wearing a green dress. Ic- -a-e--i- g---e--K-ei- an. I__ h___ e__ g_____ K____ a__ I-h h-b- e-n g-ü-e- K-e-d a-. ----------------------------- Ich habe ein grünes Kleid an. 0
I’m buying a black bag. I-- -au-e-e--- ---w-rze -a--h-. I__ k____ e___ s_______ T______ I-h k-u-e e-n- s-h-a-z- T-s-h-. ------------------------------- Ich kaufe eine schwarze Tasche. 0
I’m buying a brown bag. Ich k---e-e----bra--- -as-he. I__ k____ e___ b_____ T______ I-h k-u-e e-n- b-a-n- T-s-h-. ----------------------------- Ich kaufe eine braune Tasche. 0
I’m buying a white bag. I-h-ka-fe eine-w--ß- --s---. I__ k____ e___ w____ T______ I-h k-u-e e-n- w-i-e T-s-h-. ---------------------------- Ich kaufe eine weiße Tasche. 0
I need a new car. Ich -ra-c-- e---n-n-u-n Wagen. I__ b______ e____ n____ W_____ I-h b-a-c-e e-n-n n-u-n W-g-n- ------------------------------ Ich brauche einen neuen Wagen. 0
I need a fast car. Ich-brauc---e------c--el-en -a-en. I__ b______ e____ s________ W_____ I-h b-a-c-e e-n-n s-h-e-l-n W-g-n- ---------------------------------- Ich brauche einen schnellen Wagen. 0
I need a comfortable car. Ic- -r-uc-e--i-en--e-u---- --g--. I__ b______ e____ b_______ W_____ I-h b-a-c-e e-n-n b-q-e-e- W-g-n- --------------------------------- Ich brauche einen bequemen Wagen. 0
An old lady lives at the top. D--obe- w---t ---- --t- --a-. D_ o___ w____ e___ a___ F____ D- o-e- w-h-t e-n- a-t- F-a-. ----------------------------- Da oben wohnt eine alte Frau. 0
A fat lady lives at the top. Da--b----oh---e-n- dic-- ---u. D_ o___ w____ e___ d____ F____ D- o-e- w-h-t e-n- d-c-e F-a-. ------------------------------ Da oben wohnt eine dicke Frau. 0
A curious lady lives below. Da -nt-----hnt--i----e----r-g--F-au. D_ u____ w____ e___ n_________ F____ D- u-t-n w-h-t e-n- n-u-i-r-g- F-a-. ------------------------------------ Da unten wohnt eine neugierige Frau. 0
Our guests were nice people. Uns--e G-s-e--are----t-e Le-te. U_____ G____ w____ n____ L_____ U-s-r- G-s-e w-r-n n-t-e L-u-e- ------------------------------- Unsere Gäste waren nette Leute. 0
Our guests were polite people. U-sere Gäst- ware- --f-i-h--Le-t-. U_____ G____ w____ h_______ L_____ U-s-r- G-s-e w-r-n h-f-i-h- L-u-e- ---------------------------------- Unsere Gäste waren höfliche Leute. 0
Our guests were interesting people. U-se-- -ä-te -a-e---nt---ss--te Le---. U_____ G____ w____ i___________ L_____ U-s-r- G-s-e w-r-n i-t-r-s-a-t- L-u-e- -------------------------------------- Unsere Gäste waren interessante Leute. 0
I have lovely children. I-h h-b- l---e Kin---. I__ h___ l____ K______ I-h h-b- l-e-e K-n-e-. ---------------------- Ich habe liebe Kinder. 0
But the neighbours have naughty children. A--- -i-----hb--- -a--n--re-he-------. A___ d__ N_______ h____ f_____ K______ A-e- d-e N-c-b-r- h-b-n f-e-h- K-n-e-. -------------------------------------- Aber die Nachbarn haben freche Kinder. 0
Are your children well behaved? S--d Ih-e--i-d-- b---? S___ I___ K_____ b____ S-n- I-r- K-n-e- b-a-? ---------------------- Sind Ihre Kinder brav? 0

One language, many varieties

Even if we only speak one language, we speak many languages. For no language is a self-contained system. Every language shows many different dimensions. Language is a living system. Speakers always orient themselves towards their conversation partners. Therefore, people vary the language they speak. These varieties appear in various forms. For example, every language has a history. It has changed and will continue to change. This can be recognized in the fact that old people speak differently than young people. There are also various dialects in most languages. However, many dialect speakers can adapt to their environment. In certain situations they speak the standard language. Different social groups have different languages. Youth language or hunter's jargon are examples of this. Most people speak differently at work than they do at home. Many also use a professional jargon at work. Differences also appear in spoken and written language. Spoken language is typically much simpler than written. The difference can be quite large. This is the case when written languages don't change for a long time. Speakers then must learn to use the language in written form first. The language of women and men is often different as well. This difference isn't that great in western societies. But there are countries in which women speak very differently from men. In some cultures, politeness has its own linguistic form. Speaking is therefore not at all so easy! We have to pay attention to many different things at the same time…