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INTRODUCTION
Jonathan:Hi everyone, I’m Jonathan.
Joanna:And I’m Joanna!
Jonathan:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Polish Vocabulary, Lesson 11! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Geography &Nature. These are 5 plants in Poland. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at PolishPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Jonathan:Joanna, what’s our first word?
Joanna:tulipan
Jonathan:tulip
Joanna:(slow) tulipan (regular) tulipan
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:tulipan
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Tulips can be found in every Polish garden. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Tulipan to popularny podarunek na Dzień Kobiet.
Jonathan:A Tulip is a popular gift on Women’s Day.
Joanna:(slow) Tulipan to popularny podarunek na Dzień Kobiet.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:żonkil
Jonathan:daffodil
Joanna:(slow) żonkil (regular) żonkil
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:żonkil
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Daffodils are very popular spring flowers in Poland and are used a lot for Easter decorations. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Żonkile kwitną od kwietnia do maja.
Jonathan:Daffodils bloom in April and May.
Joanna:(slow) Żonkile kwitną od kwietnia do maja.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:krokus
Jonathan:crocus (type of flower)
Joanna:(slow) krokus (regular) krokus
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:krokus
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Crocuses can be found in gardens, parks or meadows. There are more than 80 kinds of crocus and some of them are carefully protected.
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Krokus może mieć białe, fioletowe lub złoto-żółte kwiaty.
Jonathan:Crocuses can have white, violet or yellow gold flowers.
Joanna:(slow) Krokus może mieć białe, fioletowe lub złoto-żółte kwiaty.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:stokrotka
Jonathan:daisy
Joanna:(slow) stokrotka (regular) stokrotka
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:stokrotka
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Daisies are flowers that grow mainly in meadows and parks all around Poland. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Istnieje około 15 rodzajów stokrotek.
Jonathan:There are around 15 kinds of daisies.
Joanna:(slow) Istnieje około 15 rodzajów stokrotek.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Joanna:bez
Jonathan:lilac
Joanna:(slow) bez (regular) bez
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:bez
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The lilac can be a small tree or a bush. In Poland it’s mistakenly called ‘bez’, which is actually a different species of plant, called elder tree.-
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Bez ma piękne, fioletowe kwiaty.
Jonathan:The Lilac tree has beautiful violet flowers.
Joanna:(slow) Bez ma piękne, fioletowe kwiaty.
QUIZ
Jonathan:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Joanna will give you the Polish – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Joanna:tulipan
[pause]Jonathan:tulip
Joanna:żonkil
[pause]Jonathan:daffodil
Joanna:krokus
[pause]Jonathan:crocus
Joanna:stokrotka
[pause]Jonathan:daisy
Joanna:bez
[pause]Jonathan:lilac

Outro

Jonathan:There you have it – 5 plants in Poland! We have a more complete list at PolishPod101.com. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Joanna:- Papa!

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