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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 13! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Geography &Nature. These are 5 Polish cities. 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:Warszawa
Jonathan:Warsaw
Joanna:(slow) Warszawa (regular) Warszawa
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Warszawa
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Warsaw is the capital city of Poland and the largest city in the country. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) W czasie II Wojny Światowej 80% Warszawy zostało zniszczone.
Jonathan:During World War II, 80% of Warsaw was destroyed.
Joanna:(slow) W czasie II Wojny Światowej 80% Warszawy zostało zniszczone.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:Kraków
Jonathan:Cracow
Joanna:(slow) Kraków (regular) Kraków
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Kraków
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Krakow sits on the Vistula River and dates back to the 7th century.-
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Kraków to najstarsze miasto w Polsce.
Jonathan:Cracow is the oldest city in Poland.
Joanna:(slow) Kraków to najstarsze miasto w Polsce.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:Gdańsk
Jonathan:Gdansk
Joanna:(slow) Gdańsk (regular) Gdańsk
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Gdańsk
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Gdansk is the most important Polish seaport. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Gdańsk jest miejscem utworzenia ruchu ""Solidarność"".
Jonathan:Gdansk is the birthplace of the "Solidarity" movement.
Joanna:(slow) Gdańsk jest miejscem utworzenia ruchu ""Solidarność"".
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:Zakopane
Jonathan:Zakopane
Joanna:(slow) Zakopane (regular) Zakopane
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Zakopane
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Zakopane is often called the "winter capital of Poland" because it’s extremely popular for skiing, mountaineering, and tourism. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Zakopane jest centrum góralskiej kultury.
Jonathan:Zakopane is a center of Polish highlander culture.
Joanna:(slow) Zakopane jest centrum góralskiej kultury.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Joanna:Toruń
Jonathan:Torun
Joanna:(slow) Toruń (regular) Toruń
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Toruń
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The Medieval section of Torun is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Toruń jest miejscem narodzin astronoma Mikołaja Kopernika.
Jonathan:Torun is the birthplace of astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus.
Joanna:(slow) Toruń jest miejscem narodzin astronoma Mikołaja Kopernika.
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:Warszawa
[pause]Jonathan:Warsaw
Joanna:Kraków
[pause]Jonathan:Cracow
Joanna:Gdańsk
[pause]Jonathan:Gdansk
Joanna:Zakopane
[pause]Jonathan:Zakopane
Joanna:Toruń
[pause]Jonathan:Torun

Outro

Jonathan:There you have it – 5 city names in Poland! We have a more complete list at PolishPod101.com. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Joanna:
- Ask Joanna refresh the recording status sheet on the iPad before opening up the script 14, since the order changed (Jae)

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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If you had the opportunity to visit only one Polish city, which one would it be?

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Wednesday at 02:43 AM
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Hi Anirudh,


Warszawa to popularny cel podróży wielu turystów.

Mam nadzieję, że spodoba Ci się Warszawa.


Pozdrawiam ?

Hanna

Team PolishPod101.com

Anirudh
Saturday at 05:48 AM
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Witaj ,

To będę Warszawa ?