Street Conversation III
Eventually I will get the courage to lie that I’m from Sweden, but right now England’s good enough. (This conversation is spontaneous, whenever you read “Street Conversation” remember it’s a natural and unscripted conversation).
Sergiu: Eşti româncă? Are you Romanian? University girl: Da, tu eşti român? Yes, are you Romanian? Sergiu: Nu, eu sunt englez. No, I'm English. University girl: Super! Sergiu: Yes!
Today we’ll keep it short and easy and we’ll look and listen to the verb to come (a veni).
|Past tense of “to come”|
|Am venit||I came|
|Ai venit||You came|
|A venit||He, she came|
|Am venit||We came|
|Aţi venit||You came|
|Au venit||They came|
We will learn another expression that behaves similarly with bună ziua, it wouldn’t sound natural if it weren’t an expression. We say welcome as “well you came”. Take a look at the below sentences:
Ai venit bine. You came well.
Bine ai venit! Welcome!
Sergiu: Eşti româncă? Are you Romanian? Daniela: Da, sunt româncă, tu? Yes, I'm Romanian, you? Sergiu: Eu sunt englez. I'm English. Daniela: Bine ai venit! Welcome!
Key Vocabulary III
Ţară – country România – Romania Anglia – England Franţa – France Statele Unite – USA Germania – Germany Ungaria – Hungary Italia – Italy Grecia – Greece
The nationalities for each country are in the table below. The noun on the left is for men and the one on the right for women.
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