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Alphabet & Writing Systems

Lesson 17 from: Build a Language Learning Foundation

Matthew Youlden

Alphabet & Writing Systems

Lesson 17 from: Build a Language Learning Foundation

Matthew Youlden

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17. Alphabet & Writing Systems

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Alphabet & Writing Systems

And now, as I said, exactly approximately 70% of the world's population are not. Even the language is the world's population uses at Latina based alphabet, Which means that automatically we're familiar with many letters in another alphabets related to the Latin alphabet. To show you we have here the Greek alphabet Alpha, beta gamma, delta Epsilon stated that they are a couple under mean XY Oh, my grandpa, You know so and so on and so on and so on. But we already can already see that this isn't am This is any This is what would you say this is here. It looks funny her But we know that lasted, exactly is Delta and this is a D. This is a, uh which we don't have, but we do see we saw before that when we were looking Icelandic And so this is a P. This is ah, her. But there's not an axe, but we can memorize this stuff. We know we can already read simply because way have the the ability to understand most of the letters. Now this is that was the Greek alphabet on the Greek alphabet, gave birt...

h to the Russian are so the Cyrillic alphabet on the Cyrillic alphabet is this. Our script is a script used fell, writing several Slavic languages amongst others Serbian, Andi, Russian, and I would now like us to go for it to take our last exercise of the day on. I would like you to write down what you think these words mean in English, based on your knowledge off the Latin alphabet.

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