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97 [ninety-seven]

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97 [zevenennegentig]

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He fell asleep although the TV was on. H-j -s -- sl--p--ev--le-- ---wel-d---el------ aan-to--. H__ i_ i_ s____ g________ h_____ d_ t________ a________ H-j i- i- s-a-p g-v-l-e-, h-e-e- d- t-l-v-s-e a-n-t-n-. ------------------------------------------------------- Hij is in slaap gevallen, hoewel de televisie aanstond. 0
He stayed a while although it was late. Hij -- no- ge--eve-, ---we- --- al -aa---as. H__ i_ n__ g________ h_____ h__ a_ l___ w___ H-j i- n-g g-b-e-e-, h-e-e- h-t a- l-a- w-s- -------------------------------------------- Hij is nog gebleven, hoewel het al laat was. 0
He didn’t come although we had made an appointment. Hi- i- n-et -e----n,-hoe-el w--af-e-p--k----a-d-n. H__ i_ n___ g_______ h_____ w_ a__________ h______ H-j i- n-e- g-k-m-n- h-e-e- w- a-g-s-r-k-n h-d-e-. -------------------------------------------------- Hij is niet gekomen, hoewel we afgesproken hadden. 0
The TV was on. Nevertheless, he fell asleep. D- t-----sie--ton- a-n----ch----hij in s-aa- gev-ll--. D_ t________ s____ a___ T___ i_ h__ i_ s____ g________ D- t-l-v-s-e s-o-d a-n- T-c- i- h-j i- s-a-p g-v-l-e-. ------------------------------------------------------ De televisie stond aan. Toch is hij in slaap gevallen. 0
It was already late. Nevertheless, he stayed a while. Het w----l---at- ---- -s---j---g-geb-----. H__ w__ a_ l____ T___ i_ h__ n__ g________ H-t w-s a- l-a-. T-c- i- h-j n-g g-b-e-e-. ------------------------------------------ Het was al laat. Toch is hij nog gebleven. 0
We had made an appointment. Nevertheless, he didn’t come. Wi- -adde-----e--rok--. To-h-i----- -----gek---n. W__ h_____ a___________ T___ i_ h__ n___ g_______ W-j h-d-e- a-g-s-r-k-n- T-c- i- h-j n-e- g-k-m-n- ------------------------------------------------- Wij hadden afgesproken. Toch is hij niet gekomen. 0
Although he has no license, he drives the car. H--we- hi----en rijb--i-- -e-ft---ijdt--i--a-to. H_____ h__ g___ r________ h_____ r____ h__ a____ H-e-e- h-j g-e- r-j-e-i-s h-e-t- r-j-t h-j a-t-. ------------------------------------------------ Hoewel hij geen rijbewijs heeft, rijdt hij auto. 0
Although the road is slippery, he drives so fast. Ho--el--e-st-aa- gl-- is--ri-dt hi---a--. H_____ d_ s_____ g___ i__ r____ h__ h____ H-e-e- d- s-r-a- g-a- i-, r-j-t h-j h-r-. ----------------------------------------- Hoewel de straat glad is, rijdt hij hard. 0
Although he is drunk, he rides his bicycle. H--wel ----d---ken-is,---at -ij--et-de --e-s. H_____ h__ d______ i__ g___ h__ m__ d_ f_____ H-e-e- h-j d-o-k-n i-, g-a- h-j m-t d- f-e-s- --------------------------------------------- Hoewel hij dronken is, gaat hij met de fiets. 0
Despite having no licence / license (am.), he drives the car. H-j-h---- -een ------ijs.--oc---ij-t-h-j -u-o. H__ h____ g___ r_________ T___ r____ h__ a____ H-j h-e-t g-e- r-j-e-i-s- T-c- r-j-t h-j a-t-. ---------------------------------------------- Hij heeft geen rijbewijs. Toch rijdt hij auto. 0
Despite the road being slippery, he drives fast. D- s--a-t -s --a---T-c- -i-dt-hi- ---h---. D_ s_____ i_ g____ T___ r____ h__ z_ h____ D- s-r-a- i- g-a-. T-c- r-j-t h-j z- h-r-. ------------------------------------------ De straat is glad. Toch rijdt hij zo hard. 0
Despite being drunk, he rides the bike. H-j ------n-en- -o-- -a-t h-- m----e -i-ts. H__ i_ d_______ T___ g___ h__ m__ d_ f_____ H-j i- d-o-k-n- T-c- g-a- h-j m-t d- f-e-s- ------------------------------------------- Hij is dronken. Toch gaat hij met de fiets. 0
Although she went to college, she can’t find a job. Zij -in-t---en --an- -----l-z- ---t-deer--h-ef-. Z__ v____ g___ b____ h_____ z_ g_________ h_____ Z-j v-n-t g-e- b-a-, h-e-e- z- g-s-u-e-r- h-e-t- ------------------------------------------------ Zij vindt geen baan, hoewel ze gestudeerd heeft. 0
Although she is in pain, she doesn’t go to the doctor. Zij---a--n--- -aar d- -o-te-,-h-ewe---- p-jn -e-ft. Z__ g___ n___ n___ d_ d______ h_____ z_ p___ h_____ Z-j g-a- n-e- n-a- d- d-k-e-, h-e-e- z- p-j- h-e-t- --------------------------------------------------- Zij gaat niet naar de dokter, hoewel ze pijn heeft. 0
Although she has no money, she buys a car. Zi- -oopt een -u-o,--o--e--ze-ge-n-g-ld hee-t. Z__ k____ e__ a____ h_____ z_ g___ g___ h_____ Z-j k-o-t e-n a-t-, h-e-e- z- g-e- g-l- h-e-t- ---------------------------------------------- Zij koopt een auto, hoewel ze geen geld heeft. 0
She went to college. Nevertheless, she can’t find a job. Z-j--e-f----s-ude--d.---ch -ind--ze -ee--ba-n. Z__ h____ g__________ T___ v____ z_ g___ b____ Z-j h-e-t g-s-u-e-r-. T-c- v-n-t z- g-e- b-a-. ---------------------------------------------- Zij heeft gestudeerd. Toch vindt ze geen baan. 0
She is in pain. Nevertheless, she doesn’t go to the doctor. Zij-h--ft pi--. T-c- -a-t-z- nie----a- d- -okt--. Z__ h____ p____ T___ g___ z_ n___ n___ d_ d______ Z-j h-e-t p-j-. T-c- g-a- z- n-e- n-a- d- d-k-e-. ------------------------------------------------- Zij heeft pijn. Toch gaat ze niet naar de dokter. 0
She has no money. Nevertheless, she buys a car. Z-- -ee---ge---g-l-.-Toch--o-pt-ze e-n aut-. Z__ h____ g___ g____ T___ k____ z_ e__ a____ Z-j h-e-t g-e- g-l-. T-c- k-o-t z- e-n a-t-. -------------------------------------------- Zij heeft geen geld. Toch koopt ze een auto. 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…