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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 25! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Fine arts. These are 5 Polish writers. 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:Bolesław Prus
Jonathan:Boleslaw Prus, a novelist, journalist and short-story writer
Joanna:(slow) Bolesław Prus (regular) Bolesław Prus
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Bolesław Prus
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Boleslaw Prus was a novelist, journalist and short-story writer whose major novels are "The Outpost," "The Doll," and "Pharaoh".
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Prawdziwe imię Bolesława Prusa to Aleksander Głowacki.
Jonathan:Boleslaw Prus' real name was Aleksander Glowacki.
Joanna:(slow) Prawdziwe imię Bolesława Prusa to Aleksander Głowacki.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:Henryk Sienkiewicz
Jonathan:Henryk Sienkiewicz, a journalist and novelist
Joanna:(slow) Henryk Sienkiewicz (regular) Henryk Sienkiewicz
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Henryk Sienkiewicz
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Henryk Sienkiewicz won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1905. He is best known for his historical novels. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Wiele prac Henryka Sienkiewicza było kilkakrotnie sfilmowanych.
Jonathan:Many of Henryk Sienkiewicz's works have been adapted into films.
Joanna:(slow) Wiele prac Henryka Sienkiewicza było kilkakrotnie sfilmowanych.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:Jan Kochanowski
Jonathan:Jan Kochanowski, a Renaissance poet
Joanna:(slow) Jan Kochanowski (regular) Jan Kochanowski
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Jan Kochanowski
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Jan Kochanowski’s masterpiece was "The Dismissal of the Greek Envoys," which was the first tragedy written in the Polish language. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Jan Kochanowski żył w latach 1530-1584.
Jonathan:Jan Kochanowski lived from 1530 - 1584.
Joanna:(slow) Jan Kochanowski żył w latach 1530-1584.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:Ryszard Kapuściński
Jonathan:Ryszard Kapuscinski, a journalist, writer, and publicist
Joanna:(slow) Ryszard Kapuściński (regular) Ryszard Kapuściński
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Ryszard Kapuściński
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Ryszard Kapuscinski was known internationally for his worldwide reporting and was also a famous photographer and poet. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Ryszard Kapuściński zmarł w 2007.
Jonathan:Ryszard Kapuscinski passed away in 2007.
Joanna:(slow) Ryszard Kapuściński zmarł w 2007.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Joanna:Stanisław Lem
Jonathan:Stanislaw Lem, a writer of science fiction, fantasy, and philosophy
Joanna:(slow) Stanisław Lem (regular) Stanisław Lem
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Stanisław Lem
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Stanislaw Lem is the most famous Polish fantasy writer; his books have been translated into 41 languages. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Najsłynniejszą powieścią Stanisława Lema jest ""Solaris"".
Jonathan:Stanislaw Lem 's most famous work is "Solaris."
Joanna:(slow) Najsłynniejszą powieścią Stanisława Lema jest ""Solaris"".
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:Bolesław Prus
[pause]Jonathan:Boleslaw Prus, a novelist, journalist and short-story writer
Joanna:Henryk Sienkiewicz
[pause]Jonathan:Henryk Sienkiewicz, a journalist and novelist
Joanna:Jan Kochanowski
[pause]Jonathan:Jan Kochanowski, a Renaissance poet
Joanna:Ryszard Kapuściński
[pause]Jonathan:Ryszard Kapuscinski, a journalist, writer, and publicist
Joanna:Stanisław Lem
[pause]Jonathan:Stanislaw Lem, a writer of science fiction, fantasy, and philosophy

Outro

Jonathan:There you have it – 5 Polish writers! We have a more complete list at PolishPod101.com. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Joanna:

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Have you read the works of any famous Polish writer?