"El scrie o scrisoare, eu citesc ziarul."

Translation:He writes a letter, I read the newspaper.

December 12, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/grey-sparkle1995

That should be a semicolon.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/scotologic

As multiple choice, there is no reason to pick ziarul over un ziar.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sylar008

"I read newspaper" does not make sense, but "I read THE newspaper" does.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/scotologic

What? "Eu citesc un ziar" would be "I read A newspaper," not "I read newspaper." In the multiple choice version of this question, the possible answers include "ziarul" and "un ziar." If anything "He writes a letter, I read A newspaper" would be the slightly better choice because the construction is more parallel.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Iaz_de_frunza

I am romanian and your answer is correct :D I am happy that some smart people is trying to learn my language


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RocxjoRitchey

I was also confused but the multiple choice answers were ziarul and un ziarul. I was being too quick I didn't register ziarul as the definite and read it as the root itself.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nick804896

Never forget to put The


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KayDee99

Am I the only one that seems to have a t sound at the end of the voice line for ”citesc”? It was throwing me off even on slow motion and I know there is not meant to be a t sound..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/glistok

I sure hope what Romanian I am learning does not sound as uneducated as the English translations. "He writes a letter" would not be used by any native English speaker, and neither would the last phrase. Is the same true of the Romanian?

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