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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 18! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to People &Homes. These are 5 common things you’ll find inside a Polish home. 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:kapcie
Jonathan:slippers
Joanna:(slow) kapcie (regular) kapcie
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:kapcie
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:In Poland, people take their shoes off at the door and put on slippers, even if they are a visitor. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Kapcie możma zobaczyć w każdym polskim domu.
Jonathan:You can see slippers in every Polish home.
Joanna:(slow) Kapcie możma zobaczyć w każdym polskim domu.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:dywan
Jonathan:carpet
Joanna:(slow) dywan (regular) dywan
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:dywan
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:In Poland there are carpets in almost every room of the home, including the restroom.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) W Polsce istnieje ogromna gama rozmiarów, kształtów i kolorów dywanów.
Jonathan:There is a huge range of sizes, shapes and colors of carpets in Poland.
Joanna:(slow) W Polsce istnieje ogromna gama rozmiarów, kształtów i kolorów dywanów.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:obrus
Jonathan:tablecloth
Joanna:(slow) obrus (regular) obrus
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:obrus
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:In Poland it is common to see a tablecloth used on the dining table.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Obrus jest używany zawsze, kiedy przychodzą goście.
Jonathan:A tablecloth is always used when guests come to visit.
Joanna:(slow) Obrus jest używany zawsze, kiedy przychodzą goście.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:tapeta
Jonathan:wallpaper
Joanna:(slow) tapeta (regular) tapeta
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:tapeta
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Wallpaper typically covers either one wall in a room or the entire room in Polish homes.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Tapeta może być bardzo dekoracyjna lub zwykła.
Jonathan:Wallpaper in Poland can be very decorative or plain.
Joanna:(slow) Tapeta może być bardzo dekoracyjna lub zwykła.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Joanna:kwiaty doniczkowe
Jonathan:potted flowers
Joanna:(slow) kwiaty doniczkowe (regular) kwiaty doniczkowe
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:kwiaty doniczkowe
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:It is common to see potted flowers in every room of the home in Poland.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Kwiat doniczkowy to popularny prezent dla kobiety.
Jonathan:A potted flower is a popular gift for a woman.
Joanna:(slow) Kwiat doniczkowy to popularny prezent dla kobiety.
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:kapcie
[pause]Jonathan:slippers
Joanna:dywan
[pause]Jonathan:carpet
Joanna:obrus
[pause]Jonathan:tablecloth
Joanna:tapeta
[pause]Jonathan:wallpaper
Joanna:kwiaty doniczkowe
[pause]Jonathan:potted flowers

Outro

Jonathan:There you have it – 5 common things in the home in Poland! We have a more complete list at PolishPod101.com. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Joanna:

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