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"hablo" means I speak and "hablas" means you speak. Hablar is a regular -ar verb and you will (hopefully) soon get used the conjugations.
Yo hablo, tu hablas, el habla, nosotros hablamos, vosotros hablais, ellos hablan.
Hablas means that you do it Example: You talk Tu hablas Hablo means I do it Example: I talk Yo hablo
I read in another comment that tú hablas inglés is more of a statement like "You speak English" and Hablas tú inglés? emphasizes that you ask a question. But you can also drop tú altogether and only say Hablas inglés with different pitch for statement & question.
You speak English? I think is fine. Do you speak English is good but not necessary
They warn you earlier about that, so I'm guessing they want you to heed that warning? I personally agree with you.
Duo lingo has since fixed this issue. I typed "You speak English?", it accepted my answer and said that an alternate answer is "Do you speak English?"
1 example wrote " Hablas tú inglés?, while another wrote "Tú hablas inglés? are verbs and pronouns interchangeable like that?
Why is "ingles" not capitalized? Same with "espanol". They're always lowercase - why? It's strange, because in the English language they're both capitalized.
Typography (including capitalization) rules are different in different languages. In Spanish, adjectives of place, months, days of the week, nationalities, languages, and several other classes of words that we capitalize in English are simply not capitalized in Spanish. German, on the other hand, capitalizes many words that we do not capitalize.
For people who were dinged for typing " You speak English?" instead of "Do you speak English?"The best thing we can do is report this, because our answer is acceptable.
The "do" form is the standard way of distinguishing a simple question in English. There are many colloquial or vernacular ways of saying things that are simply excluded as correct answers because to include them would result in so many answers being allowed that teaching normal usages and distinct usages would become impossible. The question "You speak English?" is a SHORTENED form of "Do you speak English?" You could shorten it further to "Speak English?" or even "English?" or even a grunt, and you could argue for the "correctness" of all of them, but then there would be no standard and no learning.
I depends on your computer. I have a Mac and do "alt + shift + 1", i.e. "alt + !".
I thought the tu form was familiar, and if you are asking this question, you are probably talking to a stranger? Is it ok to use the tu form with someone you just met?
i think that i see two form "¿Tú hablas inglés?" and "¿Hablas tú inglés?" in this course. which is correct?
What's the difference between "¿Tú hablas inglés?" and "¿Hablas tú inglés?"