Thursday, December 17, 2009
Language Quiz Time!
Ana, being a non-native English speaker and Spanish speaker, as well as a few others, naturally notices odd things that we natives might not see.
1. For example, she notes the spelling of these three words is very similar, yet the pronunciations are different. Why is this, she asks?
ginger finger singer
2. Here are several Spanish words that gave her trouble for a while. Can anyone match them up with their meaning?
3. How many vowel sounds does English have?
more than 10
4. How many tenses does the English verb have?
more than 7