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Is JES a yes?

Is JES a yes?

Borrowed from English yes, from Old English ġīese (“yes”), equivalent to ġēa (“yea”) + sīe (singular present subjunctive of wesan (“to be, exist”)).

Is it easy for a Spanish speaker to learn English?

Is English difficult for Spanish speakers? The most straightforward answer to this question is “yes”, simply because learning any new language can be tough! It’s easier for Spanish speakers to learn other Romance languages (e.g., Italian, Portuguese, French).

What does Jes mean in German?

[jes] adverb. ja ; (answering neg question) doch. to say yes Ja or ja sagen.

Is jes a word?

No, jes is not in the scrabble dictionary.

Why is it hard to understand native Spanish speakers?

There are several letter sounds in Spanish that are similar to English–but the ones that aren’t familiar to our ears can be hard to comprehend. Letters like ñ, ll, and the hard rr sound can trip up non-native Spanish speakers. This is because these sounds are truly foreign to us.

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What is harder Spanish or English?

Basically, Spanish is a lovely and perfectly phonetic language. English, on the other hand, is VERY hard to read, pronounce, and write. Spanish has 25 phonemes; it’s generally agreed that English has 44 phonemes. So it’s generally harder for a Spanish speaker to pronounce English well.

What does Jes stand for?

JES

Acronym Definition
JES Java Enterprise System (Sun)
JES Journal of Environmental Sciences (est. 1989; bimonthly journal)
JES Japan Ecotourism Society
JES Jet Energy Scale (physics)

Why do Spanish words not start with the letter S?

Spanish words never start with an “s” sound, and words which are similar to English tend to have an initial “es” sound instead, as in escuela/school. This is very common in Spanish speakers’ pronunciation of English as well, leading to pronunciations like “I am from Espain”.

Why aren’t Latino students testing well in English?

Many of them, he says, can speak English better than Spanish. So why aren’t they testing well? Flores believes it’s because Latino students are disproportionately living in isolated, high-poverty neighborhoods and learning in isolated, high-poverty schools.

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What are the most common mistakes that English speakers make in Spanish?

One of the common mistakes that English speakers make, is they continue to pronounce it as if it were the hard “d” like in “dog.”. If you listen to a native Spanish speaker, you’ll realize that when they pronounce the “d” in words like “todo” or “lado” it’s more of a soft, barely noticeable stop.

Why can’t Spanish speakers recognise the “er” sound in “computer”?

The unstressed schwa “er” sound in “computer” does not exist in Spanish, and neither do the closest long sounds in “fur” and “her”. Spanish speakers tend to find it much more difficult to recognise not rhotic versions of vowel sounds.