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75 [seventy-five]

giving reasons 1

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75 [setenta y cinco]

dar explicaciones 1

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Why aren’t you coming? ¿P-- q-- n- v---- (u----)?
The weather is so bad. Ha-- m-- m-- t-----.
I am not coming because the weather is so bad. No v-- p----- h--- m-- m-- t-----.
   
Why isn’t he coming? ¿P-- q-- n- v---- (é-)?
He isn’t invited. Él n- e--- i-------.
He isn’t coming because he isn’t invited. Él n- v---- p----- n- e--- i-------.
   
Why aren’t you coming? ¿P-- q-- n- v----- (t-)?
I have no time. No t---- t-----.
I am not coming because I have no time. No v-- p----- n- t---- t-----.
   
Why don’t you stay? ¿P-- q-- n- t- q----- (t-)?
I still have to work. Aú- t---- q-- t-------.
I am not staying because I still have to work. No m- q---- p----- a-- t---- q-- t-------.
   
Why are you going already? ¿P-- q-- s- v- (u----) y-?
I am tired. Es--- c------ /--.
I’m going because I’m tired. Me v-- p----- e---- c------ /--.
   
Why are you going already? ¿P-- q-- s- v- (u----) y-?
It is already late. Ya e- t----.
I’m going because it is already late. Me v-- p----- y- e- t----.
   
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Native language = emotional, foreign language = rational?

When we learn foreign languages, we are stimulating our brain. Our thinking changes through learning. We become more creative and flexible. Complex thinking comes easier to people who are multilingual as well. The memory is exercised by learning. The more we learn, the better it functions. He who has learned many languages also learns other things faster. He can think more intently about a subject for a longer time. As a result, he solves problems faster. Multilingual individuals are also more decisive. But how they make decisions is dependent on languages too. The language in which we think influences our decisions. Psychologists examined multiple test subjects for a study.

All test subjects were bilingual. They spoke another language in addition to their native language. The test subjects had to answer a question. The question had to do with the solution to a problem. In the process, the test subjects had to choose between two options. One option was considerably more risky than the other. The test subjects had to answer the question in both languages. And the answers changed when the language changed! When they were speaking their native language, the test subjects chose the risk. But in the foreign language they decided on the safer option. After this experiment, the test subjects had to place bets. Here too there was a clear difference. When they used a foreign language, they were more sensible. The researchers presume that we are more focused in foreign languages. Therefore, we make decisions not emotionally, but rationally…
Guess the language!
The _______ language is surely one of the most fascinating. Many people find the writing system especially interesting. It is comprised of Chinese symbols and two syllabaries. Another characteristic of _______ is that it has many dialects. These differ from one another significantly in some cases. Thus it is possible that two speakers from different regions do not understand each other. _______ has a melodic accent.

If a word needs to be emphasized it is not spoken louder. The pitches of the sounds are varied. Approximately 130 million people speak _______. Naturally, the majority of those live in ******. There are also large groups of _______ speakers in Brazil and North America. They are the descendants of _______ emigrants. There are relatively few true second language speakers. That is exactly what should motivate us to learn this exciting language!