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86 [eighty-six]

Questions – Past tense 2

Questions – Past tense 2

86 [zesentachtig]

Vragen – Verleden tijd 2

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Which tie did you wear? W---- --ropd-s --b je---d-----? W____ s_______ h__ j_ g________ W-l-e s-r-p-a- h-b j- g-d-a-e-? ------------------------------- Welke stropdas heb je gedragen? 0
Which car did you buy? Welk----to---- j---e-oc--? W____ a___ h__ j_ g_______ W-l-e a-t- h-b j- g-k-c-t- -------------------------- Welke auto heb je gekocht? 0
Which newspaper did you subscribe to? Op ---ke -ran----n-je---ab-----rd? O_ w____ k____ b__ j_ g___________ O- w-l-e k-a-t b-n j- g-a-o-n-e-d- ---------------------------------- Op welke krant ben je geabonneerd? 0
Who did you see? W-e-----t-u --z-e-? W__ h____ u g______ W-e h-e-t u g-z-e-? ------------------- Wie heeft u gezien? 0
Who did you meet? Wi----e-t-- -n--oe-? W__ h____ u o_______ W-e h-e-t u o-t-o-t- -------------------- Wie heeft u ontmoet? 0
Who did you recognize? W-e----ft---her-e-d? W__ h____ u h_______ W-e h-e-t u h-r-e-d- -------------------- Wie heeft u herkend? 0
When did you get up? W--ne-- b-n--u ---es-a--? W______ b___ u o_________ W-n-e-r b-n- u o-g-s-a-n- ------------------------- Wanneer bent u opgestaan? 0
When did you start? W---eer-be---u--e--nn-n? W______ b___ u b________ W-n-e-r b-n- u b-g-n-e-? ------------------------ Wanneer bent u begonnen? 0
When did you finish? Wa-nee- ben- u -pg----den? W______ b___ u o__________ W-n-e-r b-n- u o-g-h-u-e-? -------------------------- Wanneer bent u opgehouden? 0
Why did you wake up? Wa-----b--t u-w---er g---r--n? W_____ b___ u w_____ g________ W-a-o- b-n- u w-k-e- g-w-r-e-? ------------------------------ Waarom bent u wakker geworden? 0
Why did you become a teacher? W--r-m-bent u--er--r gew----n? W_____ b___ u l_____ g________ W-a-o- b-n- u l-r-a- g-w-r-e-? ------------------------------ Waarom bent u leraar geworden? 0
Why did you take a taxi? W-a-o- ---ft ----n t--i --nom-n? W_____ h____ u e__ t___ g_______ W-a-o- h-e-t u e-n t-x- g-n-m-n- -------------------------------- Waarom heeft u een taxi genomen? 0
Where did you come from? Wa---b-nt u-v--da-- ---o---? W___ b___ u v______ g_______ W-a- b-n- u v-n-a-n g-k-m-n- ---------------------------- Waar bent u vandaan gekomen? 0
Where did you go? Wa---b-n- --n-ar-o--gega--? W___ b___ u n______ g______ W-a- b-n- u n-a-t-e g-g-a-? --------------------------- Waar bent u naartoe gegaan? 0
Where were you? Waar ---- u---we---? W___ b___ u g_______ W-a- b-n- u g-w-e-t- -------------------- Waar bent u geweest? 0
Who did you help? W-e-h-b-je --holp--? W__ h__ j_ g________ W-e h-b j- g-h-l-e-? -------------------- Wie heb je geholpen? 0
Who did you write to? Wie --- -e-g--ch-----? W__ h__ j_ g__________ W-e h-b j- g-s-h-e-e-? ---------------------- Wie heb je geschreven? 0
Who did you reply to? Wi------je-ge----o---? W__ h__ j_ g__________ W-e h-b j- g-a-t-o-r-? ---------------------- Wie heb je geantwoord? 0

Bilingualism improves hearing

People who speak two languages hear better. They can distinguish between different sounds more accurately. An American study has come to this conclusion. Researchers tested several teenagers. Part of the test subjects grew up bilingual. These teenagers spoke English and Spanish. The other part of the subjects only spoke English. The young people had to listen to a particular syllable. It was the syllable ‘da’. It didn't belong to either of the languages. The syllable was played for the test subjects using headphones. At the same time, their brain activity was measured with electrodes. After this test the teenagers had to listen to the syllable again. This time, however, they could hear many disruptive sounds as well. There were various voices saying meaningless sentences. The bilingual individuals reacted very strongly to the syllable. Their brain showed a lot of activity. They could identify the syllable exactly, with and without the disruptive sounds. The monolingual individuals were not successful. Their hearing was not as good as the bilingual test subjects. The result of the experiment surprised researchers. Until then it was only known that musicians have an especially good ear. But it appears that bilingualism also trains the ear. People that are bilingual are constantly confronted with different sounds. Therefore, their brain must develop new abilities. It learns how to distinguish different linguistic stimuli. Researchers are now testing how language skills affect the brain. Maybe hearing can still benefit when a person learns languages later in life…