still or yet

AirbusA321

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Which version is better?

Q.: Your Italian has improved a lot since we met for the last time.
A.:
1 No, not really. I still know only a few words.
2 No, not really. I don't know more than a few words yet.
 

andrewg927

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You don't need "the" in the first sentence or "yet" in the last sentence.
 

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I would use "since we last met" in #1.
 

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I used "yet" in number 2 to emphasize that the speaker is planning to make progress in the future. "I don't know more than a few words yet but I hope to be much better by next year." Would that be wrong?
 

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I used "yet" in number 2 to emphasize that the speaker is planning to make progress in the future. "I don't know more than a few words yet but I hope to be much better by next year." Would that be wrong?
No, it would be correct and natural.
 
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