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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 16! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Recreation &Leisure. These are 5 winter recreational activities 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:kulig
Jonathan:sleigh ride
Joanna:(slow) kulig (regular) kulig
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:kulig
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:A sleigh ride is a string of sleighs tied together and pulled by a tractor or a horse. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Polacy zawsze jadą na wieś na kulig.
Jonathan:Polish people always go to the countryside to do sleigh rides.
Joanna:(slow) Polacy zawsze jadą na wieś na kulig.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:jazda na sankach
Jonathan:sledding
Joanna:(slow) jazda na sankach (regular) jazda na sankach
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:jazda na sankach
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Many people people in Poland enjoy sledding down slopes when it snows. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Każdy Polak potrafi jeździć na sankach.
Jonathan:Every Polish person can ride a sled.
Joanna:(slow) Każdy Polak potrafi jeździć na sankach.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:kąpiel w morzu
Jonathan:bathing in the sea
Joanna:(slow) kąpiel w morzu (regular) kąpiel w morzu
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:kąpiel w morzu
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The Polish believe that bathing in the sea makes the body very strong and helps in the prevention of colds and the flu.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Mors to osoba, która kąpie się w morzu w zimie.
Jonathan:Mors, or walrus, is the Polish word for a person who bathes in the sea in winter.
Joanna:(slow) Mors to osoba, która kąpie się w morzu w zimie.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:lepienie bałwana
Jonathan:making a snowman
Joanna:(slow) lepienie bałwana (regular) lepienie bałwana
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:lepienie bałwana
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:In Poland everyone makes snowmen--children, young people, and adults included. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Bałwana można zobaczyć przed prawie każdym polskim domem.
Jonathan:You can see a snowman in front of almost every Polish house.
Joanna:(slow) Bałwana można zobaczyć przed prawie każdym polskim domem.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Joanna:jazda na nartach
Jonathan:skiing
Joanna:(slow) jazda na nartach (regular) jazda na nartach
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:jazda na nartach
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:In Poland skiing can only be done in the mountains located in the southern part of the country. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Najpopularniejszym narciarskim ośrodkiem jest Zakopane.
Jonathan:The most popular ski resort is in Zakopane.
Joanna:(slow) Najpopularniejszym narciarskim ośrodkiem jest Zakopane.
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:kulig
[pause]Jonathan:sleigh ride
Joanna:jazda na sankach
[pause]Jonathan:sledding
Joanna:kąpiel w morzu
[pause]Jonathan:bathing in the sea
Joanna:lepienie bałwana
[pause]Jonathan:making a snowman
Joanna:jazda na nartach
[pause]Jonathan:skiing

Outro

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

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What Polish winter activity you haven't tried yet?