"I drink typical English beer."
Translation:Je bois de la bière typiquement anglaise.
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But "typically/typiquement" are both adverbs, so they should be modifying the verb. "I typically drink English beer." But that's not the sentence that is being asked to be translated. So why the adverb, and if, for some reason, an adverb is appropriate, why is it not following the verb, which is what Duo usually stresses?
It's appropriate because an adverb can qualify an adjective, as here, as well as a verb. As a general rule you put the adverb close to the word it is qualifying to avoid misunderstanding. If you'd put it after the verb you would have changed the sense. To be fair to Duo, whenever it has said the adverb should follow the verb it is where the verb is being qualified. Ultimately all grammatical 'rules' have to be subordinate to conveying the meaning accurately.
yes, it's a drink preference. i drink english beer rather than german beer, or czech beer, or any other beer. that's why it's typically english. and lager is beer. Harviestoun Schiehallion, Hammerton Islington Steam Lager, Fourpure Indy Lager, and Camden Pils are all typically and actually british lagers.
'typiquement' is an adverb, here it COULD describe the verb 'boire'. So the beer drinking person typically drinks English beer. I suppose placement of the adverb is like this then: Je bois typiquement de la bière anglaise. If Duo wants to modify the beer, then it is an adjective, and it should be 'biere anglaise typique' indeed.
a typical English beer would probably be a bitter - dark warm hoppy. As previous correspondents have said these come in a great variety of flavours (and quality). 60 years back every town had its own brewery and flavours - then economies of scale and marketing hit along with continental lagers. Smaller breweries are making a comeback
Hi. As I said a while back, there's no such thing. Guinness is Irish (a type of what is known as Irish stout). English stout is also generally a rich very dark brew. There are so many diverse types of beer and hundreds of brands that the best way is to come and try as many as you can manage, when travel permits! In the meantime you could take a look here: https://camra.org.uk/
Haha - well, thankfully it doesn't mean that! According to a quick Google "Carling" (Canadian?) may probably be the top-selling lager, however it depends where you look - and the stats seem to focus on the UK as a whole rather than England. What we are left with is that Duo's statement is at least a good conversation-opener!