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Bijzinnen met dat 2

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Subordinate clauses: that 2

Subordinate clauses: that 2

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Bijzinnen met dat 2

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I’m angry that you snore. He- e----- m- d-- j- s-----. Het ergert me dat je snurkt. 0 +
I’m angry that you drink so much beer. He- e----- m- d-- j- z----- b--- d-----. Het ergert me dat je zoveel bier drinkt. 0 +
I’m angry that you come so late. He- e----- m- d-- j- z- l--- k---. Het ergert me dat je zo laat komt. 0 +
I think he needs a doctor. Ik d--- d-- h-- e-- a--- n---- h----. Ik denk dat hij een arts nodig heeft. 0 +
I think he is ill. Ik d--- d-- h-- z--- i-. Ik denk dat hij ziek is. 0 +
I think he is sleeping now. Ik d--- d-- h-- n- s-----. Ik denk dat hij nu slaapt. 0 +
We hope that he marries our daughter. Wi- h---- d-- h-- m-- o--- d------ t-----. Wij hopen dat hij met onze dochter trouwt. 0 +
We hope that he has a lot of money. Wi- h---- d-- h-- v--- g--- h----. Wij hopen dat hij veel geld heeft. 0 +
We hope that he is a millionaire. Wi- h---- d-- h-- m-------- i-. Wij hopen dat hij miljonair is. 0 +
I heard that your wife had an accident. Ik h-- g------ d-- j- v---- e-- o------ h---- g----. Ik heb gehoord dat je vrouw een ongeluk heeft gehad. 0 +
I heard that she is in the hospital. Ik h-- g------ d-- z- i- h-- z--------- l---. Ik heb gehoord dat ze in het ziekenhuis ligt. 0 +
I heard that your car is completely wrecked. Ik h-- g------ d-- j- a--- h------- s--- i-. Ik heb gehoord dat je auto helemaal stuk is. 0 +
I’m happy that you came. Ik v--- h-- f--- d-- u g------ b---. Ik vind het fijn dat u gekomen bent. 0 +
I’m happy that you are interested. Ik b-- b--- d-- u b------------- h----. Ik ben blij dat u belangstelling heeft. 0 +
I’m happy that you want to buy the house. Ik b-- b--- d-- u h-- h--- w--- k----. Ik ben blij dat u het huis wilt kopen. 0 +
I’m afraid the last bus has already gone. Ik b-- b--- d-- d- l------ b-- a- w-- i-. Ik ben bang dat de laatste bus al weg is. 0 +
I’m afraid we will have to take a taxi. Ik b-- b--- d-- w- e-- t--- m----- n----. Ik ben bang dat we een taxi moeten nemen. 0 +
I’m afraid I have no more money. Ik b-- b--- d-- i- g--- g--- b-- m- h--. Ik ben bang dat ik geen geld bij me heb. 0 +

From gestures to speech

When we speak or listen, our brain has a lot to do. It has to process the linguistic signals. Gestures and symbols are linguistic signals too. They existed even before human speech. Some symbols are understood in all cultures. Others have to be learned. They can't be understood just by looking at them. Gestures and symbols are processed like speech. And they are processed in the same area of the brain! A new study has proven this. Researchers tested several test subjects. These test subjects had to view various video clips. While they were watching the clips, their brain activity was measured. In one group, the clips expressed various things. These occurred through movements, symbols and speech. The other test group watched different video clips. These videos were nonsense clips. Speech, gestures and symbols didn't exist. They had no meaning. In the measurements, the researchers saw what was processed where. They could compare the brain activity of the test subjects. Everything that had meaning was analyzed in the same area. The results of this experiment are very interesting. They show how our brain has learned language over time. At first, man communicated with gestures. Later he developed a language. The brain had to learn, therefore, to process speech like gestures. And evidently it simply updated the old version …