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97 [ninety-seven]



97 [siyamnapu’t pito]



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He fell asleep although the TV was on. Na------- s--- k---- n-------- a-- t---------. Nakatulog siya kahit nakabukas ang telebisyon. 0 +
He stayed a while although it was late. Na------ p- r-- s--- k---- g--- n-. Nanatili pa rin siya kahit gabi na. 0 +
He didn’t come although we had made an appointment. Hi--- s--- d------- k---- m-- u----- k---. Hindi siya dumating kahit may usapan kami. 0 +
The TV was on. Nevertheless, he fell asleep. An- t--------- a- n-------- p--- n-------- p- r-- s---. Ang telebisyon ay nakabukas pero nakatulog pa rin siya. 0 +
It was already late. Nevertheless, he stayed a while. Gu---- n- p--- n------- p---- s---. Gumabi na pero nanatili parin siya. 0 +
We had made an appointment. Nevertheless, he didn’t come. Ma- u----- k--- p--- h---- p---- s--- d-------. May usapan kami pero hindi parin siya dumating. 0 +
Although he has no license, he drives the car. Ka--- w--- s----- l-------- n---------- p---- s--- n- k----. Kahit wala siyang lisensya, nagmamaneho padin siya ng kotse. 0 +
Although the road is slippery, he drives so fast. Ka--- n- m------ a-- k------- m------ s----- n--------. Kahit na madulas ang kalsada, mabilis siyang nagmaneho. 0 +
Although he is drunk, he rides his bicycle. Ka--- n- l----- s---- s------ s--- n- b--------. Kahit na lasing siya, sumakay siya ng bisikleta. 0 +
Despite having no licence / license (am.), he drives the car. Na--------- s--- n- k---- k---- w--- s----- l-------. Nagmamaneho siya ng kotse kahit wala siyang lisensya. 0 +
Despite the road being slippery, he drives fast. Ma----- a-- k------ p--- m------ p- r-- s----- m--------. Madulas ang kalsada pero mabilis pa rin siyang magmaneho. 0 +
Despite being drunk, he rides the bike. Si-- a- l----- p--- s------ p- r-- s--- n- b--------. Siya ay lasing pero sumakay pa rin siya ng bisikleta. 0 +
Although she went to college, she can’t find a job. Si-- a- h---- m-------- n- t------ k---- n------- s--- s- k-------. Siya ay hindi makahanap ng trabaho kahit nag-aral siya sa kolehiyo. 0 +
Although she is in pain, she doesn’t go to the doctor. Si-- a- h---- p------ s- d----- k---- m-- m------ s- k----. Siya ay hindi pumunta sa doktor kahit may masakit sa kanya. 0 +
Although she has no money, she buys a car. Si-- a- b----- n- k---- k---- w--- s----- p---. Siya ay bibili ng kotse kahit wala siyang pera. 0 +
She went to college. Nevertheless, she can’t find a job. Na------ s--- n- k-------. G--------- s--- a- h---- m-------- n- t------. Nag-aral siya ng kolehiyo. Gayunpaman siya ay hindi makahanap ng trabaho. 0 +
She is in pain. Nevertheless, she doesn’t go to the doctor. Ma- m------ s- k----. G--------- s--- a- h---- p------ s- d-----. May masakit sa kanya. Gayunpaman siya ay hindi pumunta sa doktor. 0 +
She has no money. Nevertheless, she buys a car. Si-- a- w----- p---. G--------- b----- s--- n- k----. Siya ay walang pera. Gayunpaman bumili siya ng kotse. 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…