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97 [ninety-seven]



97 [sewe en negentig]

Voegwoorde 4

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He fell asleep although the TV was on. Hy---- -an-d---sl--p--era-k, -- wa- di--t--n-g a-n. H_ h__ a__ d__ s____ g______ a_ w__ d__ t_ n__ a___ H- h-t a-n d-e s-a-p g-r-a-, a- w-s d-e t- n-g a-n- --------------------------------------------------- Hy het aan die slaap geraak, al was die tv nog aan. 0
He stayed a while although it was late. H- -e- --g-g-bl-, -- w-s -i--a--l-at. H_ h__ n__ g_____ a_ w__ d__ a_ l____ H- h-t n-g g-b-y- a- w-s d-t a- l-a-. ------------------------------------- Hy het nog gebly, al was dit al laat. 0
He didn’t come although we had made an appointment. H--h-t------e-o- n--,--l---t-ons -n--fspr----g-ha-. H_ h__ n__ g____ n___ a_ h__ o__ ’_ a_______ g_____ H- h-t n-e g-k-m n-e- a- h-t o-s ’- a-s-r-a- g-h-d- --------------------------------------------------- Hy het nie gekom nie, al het ons ’n afspraak gehad. 0
The TV was on. Nevertheless, he fell asleep. D-e-tv w-s---n- --------e daarv-n--------aan---e -la-p-g----k. D__ t_ w__ a___ T__ s____ d______ h__ h_ a__ d__ s____ g______ D-e t- w-s a-n- T-n s-y-e d-a-v-n h-t h- a-n d-e s-a-p g-r-a-. -------------------------------------------------------------- Die tv was aan. Ten spyte daarvan het hy aan die slaap geraak. 0
It was already late. Nevertheless, he stayed a while. H--w-s---eds laa----og--et -- n-- g---y. H_ w__ r____ l____ T__ h__ h_ n__ g_____ H- w-s r-e-s l-a-. T-g h-t h- n-g g-b-y- ---------------------------------------- Hy was reeds laat. Tog het hy nog gebly. 0
We had made an appointment. Nevertheless, he didn’t come. Ons-----’---f-p-aa- --had- --g -et-h- n-e-gek-- n--. O__ h__ ’_ a_______ g_____ T__ h__ h_ n__ g____ n___ O-s h-t ’- a-s-r-a- g-h-d- T-g h-t h- n-e g-k-m n-e- ---------------------------------------------------- Ons het ’n afspraak gehad. Tog het hy nie gekom nie. 0
Although he has no license, he drives the car. A--het-hy-n-e----r--ewy- -ie, b--t-ur-hy --e--o--r. A_ h__ h_ n__ ’_ r______ n___ b______ h_ d__ m_____ A- h-t h- n-e ’- r-b-w-s n-e- b-s-u-r h- d-e m-t-r- --------------------------------------------------- Al het hy nie ’n rybewys nie, bestuur hy die motor. 0
Although the road is slippery, he drives so fast. Al--- --- s-r-a- g--d- -y-hy-v-nn--. A_ i_ d__ s_____ g____ r_ h_ v______ A- i- d-e s-r-a- g-a-, r- h- v-n-i-. ------------------------------------ Al is die straat glad, ry hy vinnig. 0
Although he is drunk, he rides his bicycle. Al--s -y--ro-k,-r------i-t-. A_ i_ h_ d_____ r_ h_ f_____ A- i- h- d-o-k- r- h- f-e-s- ---------------------------- Al is hy dronk, ry hy fiets. 0
Despite having no licence / license (am.), he drives the car. H- he- g-en ry---ys ni-. T-n-sp--e -aa--a--be--u-- -y -ie ---or. H_ h__ g___ r______ n___ T__ s____ d______ b______ h_ d__ m_____ H- h-t g-e- r-b-w-s n-e- T-n s-y-e d-a-v-n b-s-u-r h- d-e m-t-r- ---------------------------------------------------------------- Hy het geen rybewys nie. Ten spyte daarvan bestuur hy die motor. 0
Despite the road being slippery, he drives fast. Di---t--at-----l--.-T-- s-y-e --ar--- -y-h--vin---. D__ s_____ i_ g____ T__ s____ d______ r_ h_ v______ D-e s-r-a- i- g-a-. T-n s-y-e d-a-v-n r- h- v-n-i-. --------------------------------------------------- Die straat is glad. Ten spyte daarvan ry hy vinnig. 0
Despite being drunk, he rides the bike. H- -------k- Te--sp-t- d-a-v-n-r--hy f----. H_ i_ d_____ T__ s____ d______ r_ h_ f_____ H- i- d-o-k- T-n s-y-e d-a-v-n r- h- f-e-s- ------------------------------------------- Hy is dronk. Ten spyte daarvan ry hy fiets. 0
Although she went to college, she can’t find a job. S---i-d-----werk---e, -l--et s- -es---eer. S_ v___ n__ w___ n___ a_ h__ s_ g_________ S- v-n- n-e w-r- n-e- a- h-t s- g-s-u-e-r- ------------------------------------------ Sy vind nie werk nie, al het sy gestudeer. 0
Although she is in pain, she doesn’t go to the doctor. S--ga-- n-e-na -- do-----toe---e- a--het s- --n. S_ g___ n__ n_ ’_ d_____ t__ n___ a_ h__ s_ p___ S- g-a- n-e n- ’- d-k-e- t-e n-e- a- h-t s- p-n- ------------------------------------------------ Sy gaan nie na ’n dokter toe nie, al het sy pyn. 0
Although she has no money, she buys a car. S--k-op ’- m--o-, -- h----y--i- ge---n-e. S_ k___ ’_ m_____ a_ h__ s_ n__ g___ n___ S- k-o- ’- m-t-r- a- h-t s- n-e g-l- n-e- ----------------------------------------- Sy koop ’n motor, al het sy nie geld nie. 0
She went to college. Nevertheless, she can’t find a job. S- -e- -----d--r. T-- ---t--d--rva---i-d--y--e-- wer--nie. S_ h__ g_________ T__ s____ d______ v___ s_ g___ w___ n___ S- h-t g-s-u-e-r- T-n s-y-e d-a-v-n v-n- s- g-e- w-r- n-e- ---------------------------------------------------------- Sy het gestudeer. Ten spyte daarvan vind sy geen werk nie. 0
She is in pain. Nevertheless, she doesn’t go to the doctor. Sy-he---yn.-T----pyt- -a--van----n -- --e--a die dok--- -o----e. S_ h__ p___ T__ s____ d______ g___ s_ n__ n_ d__ d_____ t__ n___ S- h-t p-n- T-n s-y-e d-a-v-n g-a- s- n-e n- d-e d-k-e- t-e n-e- ---------------------------------------------------------------- Sy het pyn. Ten spyte daarvan gaan sy nie na die dokter toe nie. 0
She has no money. Nevertheless, she buys a car. Sy-h----e-n g--d----.--en-spyte da-r----k--p s- -n-m-tor. S_ h__ g___ g___ n___ T__ s____ d______ k___ s_ ’_ m_____ S- h-t g-e- g-l- n-e- T-n s-y-e d-a-v-n k-o- s- ’- m-t-r- --------------------------------------------------------- Sy het geen geld nie. Ten spyte daarvan koop sy ’n motor. 0

Young people learn differently than older people

Children learn language relatively quickly. It typically takes longer for adults. But children don't learn better than adults. They just learn differently. When learning languages, the brain has to accomplish quite a lot. It has to learn multiple things simultaneously. When a person is learning a language, it's not enough to just think about it. He must also learn how to say the new words. For that, the speech organs must learn new movements. The brain must also learn to react to new situations. It is a challenge to communicate in a foreign language. Adults learn languages differently in every period of life, however. With 20 or 30 years of age, people still have a learning routine. School or studying isn't that far in the past. Therefore, the brain is well trained. As a result it can learn foreign languages at a very high level. People between the ages of 40 and 50 have already learned a lot. Their brain profits from this experience. It can combine new content with old knowledge well. At this age it learns best the things with which it is already familiar. That is, for example, languages that are similar to languages learned earlier in life. With 60 or 70 years of age, people typically have a lot of time. They can practice often. That is especially important with languages. Older people learn foreign writing especially well, for example. One can learn successfully at every age. The brain can still build new nerve cells after puberty. And it enjoys doing so…