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35 [thirty-five]

At the airport


‫35 [خمسة وثلاثون]‬

‫فى المطار‬


I’d like to book a flight to Athens.
‫من فضلك احجز لي رحلة طيران إلى أثينا.‬
men fadhlek ehjez lii rehlata tayaraan ilaa athiinaa
Is it a direct flight?
‫هل هذا طيران مباشر؟‬
hal hathaa tayaraan mobaacher?
A window seat, non-smoking, please.
‫من فضلك مقعد بجانب النافذة، غير المدخنين.‬
men fadhlek makad bijaaneb elnaafitha, hgayr elmodakhkhiniin
I would like to confirm my reservation.
‫من فضلك أريد تأكيد الحجز.‬
men fadhlika oriido ta'kiida elhajz
I would like to cancel my reservation.
‫من فضلك أريد إلغاء الحجز.‬
men fadhlika oriido elgha'a elhajz
I would like to change my reservation.
‫من فضلك أريد تعديل الحجز.‬
men fadhlika oriido taadiila elhajz
When is the next flight to Rome?
‫متى تقلع الطائرة التالية إلى روما؟‬
mataa toklio ettaira ettaliya ilaa roomaa
Are there two seats available?
‫هل ما زال يوجد مكان لاثنين؟‬
hal maazaala yoojad makaan lethnayn?
No, we have only one seat available.
‫لا ، ما زال عندنا مكان لواحد فقط.‬
laa maazaala endana makaan lwaahed fakat
When do we land?
‫متى نهبط؟‬
mataa nahbet?
When will we be there?
‫متى نصل؟‬
mataa nasel ?
When does a bus go to the city centre / center (am.)?
‫متى يذهب باص إلى وسط المدينة؟‬
mataa yadhhab elbaas ilaa wasat elmadiina?
Is that your suitcase?
‫هل هذه حقيبتك؟‬
hal hathihi hakibatouka?
Is that your bag?
‫هل هذة شنطتكِ؟‬
hal hathihi shantatouka?
Is that your luggage?
‫هل هذه أمتعتك؟‬
hal hathihi amtiatoka?
How much luggage can I take?
‫كم آخذ معي أمتعة في الطائرة؟‬
kam aakhoth mayii amtiatan fittaira?
Twenty kilos.
‫عشرين كيلو.‬
echriina kiiloo
What? Only twenty kilos?
‫كم؟ فقط عشرين كيلو؟‬
kam? Fakat echriina kiiloo?

Learning changes the brain

Those who work out often sculpt their bodies. But it is apparently possible to exercise one's brain too. That means more than talent is needed to learn a language. It is just as important to practice regularly. Because practice can positively influence structures in the brain. Of course, a special talent for languages is usually hereditary. Nevertheless, intensive exercise can change certain brain structures. The volume of the speech centre increases. The nerve cells of people who practice a lot are also altered. It was long believed that the brain was unalterable. The belief was: What we don't learn as children, we'll never learn. Brain researchers, however, have come to a completely different conclusion. They were able to show that our brain remains agile for a lifetime. You could say that it functions like a muscle. Therefore it can continue growing into old age. Every input is processed in the brain. But when the brain is exercised it processes inputs much better. That is to say, it works faster and more efficiently. This principle holds true for both young and old people equally. But it is not imperative that a person study in order to exercise his brain. Reading is also very good practice. Challenging literature especially promotes our speech centre. This means that our vocabulary gets larger. Moreover, our feeling for language is improved. What is interesting is that not only the speech centre processes language. The area that controls motor skills also processes new content. Therefore it is important to stimulate the whole brain as often as possible. So: Exercise your body AND your brain!

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______ is counted among the Romance languages. It is closely related to Spanish and Catalan. It evolved from the Vulgar Latin of the Roman soldiers. European ______ is the native language of approximately 10 million people. It is also an important world language. This is due to ******al's colonial power in the past. The maritime nation took its language to other continents in the 15th and 16th century. ______ is still spoken today in parts of Africa and Asia.

Countries in these continents tend to use European ______. It is different in Brazil. The language spoken there exhibits a few peculiarities and is considered its own form. However, usually ______ and Brazilians understand each other well. Altogether 240 million people worldwide speak ______. Aside from that, there are around 20 Creole languages that are based on ______. ______ is counted among the world languages today.


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