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Vragen – Verleden tijd 2

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? We--- s------- h-- j- g-------? Welke stropdas heb je gedragen? 0 +
Which car did you buy? We--- a--- h-- j- g------? Welke auto heb je gekocht? 0 +
Which newspaper did you subscribe to? Op w---- k---- b-- j- g----------? Op welke krant ben je geabonneerd? 0 +
Who did you see? Wi- h---- u g-----? Wie heeft u gezien? 0 +
Who did you meet? Wi- h---- u o------? Wie heeft u ontmoet? 0 +
Who did you recognize? Wi- h---- u h------? Wie heeft u herkend? 0 +
When did you get up? Wa----- b--- u o--------? Wanneer bent u opgestaan? 0 +
When did you start? Wa----- b--- u b-------? Wanneer bent u begonnen? 0 +
When did you finish? Wa----- b--- u o---------? Wanneer bent u opgehouden? 0 +
Why did you wake up? Wa---- b--- u w----- g-------? Waarom bent u wakker geworden? 0 +
Why did you become a teacher? Wa---- b--- u l----- g-------? Waarom bent u leraar geworden? 0 +
Why did you take a taxi? Wa---- h---- u e-- t--- g------? Waarom heeft u een taxi genomen? 0 +
Where did you come from? Wa-- b--- u v------ g------? Waar bent u vandaan gekomen? 0 +
Where did you go? Wa-- b--- u n------ g-----? Waar bent u naartoe gegaan? 0 +
Where were you? Wa-- b--- u g------? Waar bent u geweest? 0 +
Who did you help? Wi- h-- j- g-------? Wie heb je geholpen? 0 +
Who did you write to? Wi- h-- j- g---------? Wie heb je geschreven? 0 +
Who did you reply to? Wi- h-- j- g---------? 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…