"The men drink water."
Translation:Gli uomini bevono acqua.
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il – masculine, singular, e.g. il libro (the book)
i – masculine, plural, e.g. i libri (the books)
la – feminine, singular, e.g. la porta (the door)
le – feminine, plural, e.g. le porte (the doors)
le – feminine, plural, begins with vowel. e.g. le università (the universities)
lo – masculine, singular, begins with s+consonant or GN, PN, PS, X, Y, Z. e.g. lo schermo (the screen)
gli - masculine, plural, begins with s+consonant or GN, PN, PS, X, Y, Z. e.g. gli schermi (the screens)
gli - masculine, plural, begins with vowel e.g. gli anni (the years)
l’ – masculine or feminine, singular, begins with vowel e.g. l’anno (the year)
so in this lesson you are to use 'acqua' but in the first lesson you are told to include the article as in 'l'acqua' ? in a discussion about this on lesson 1 somebody said you use l'acqua because most of the time in Italian they include the article referring to the noun. But here no??
It's kind of like you start to make an L sound but immediately follow with "Yee." Anyways, here's the Duolingo thread on this: https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/10842963/How-to-pronounce-gli