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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 9! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Society &Culture. These are 5 Polish historical figures. 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:Kazimierz Wielki
Jonathan:Casimir the Great
Joanna:(slow) Kazimierz Wielki (regular) Kazimierz Wielki
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Kazimierz Wielki
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Casimir the Great is said to have found Poland built of wood, and left it built of stone. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Kazimierz Wielki jest jedynym polskim królem, który ma na imię ""wielki"".
Jonathan:Casimir the Great is the only Polish king with the name "great".
Joanna:(slow) Kazimierz Wielki jest jedynym polskim królem, który ma na imię ""wielki"".
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:Mikołaj Kopernik
Jonathan:Nicolaus Copernicus
Joanna:(slow) Mikołaj Kopernik (regular) Mikołaj Kopernik
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Mikołaj Kopernik
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Nicolaus Copernicus was the founder of modern astronomy and the author of heliocentric planetary theory. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Kopernik urodził się w Toruniu, w 1473 roku.
Jonathan:Copernicus was born in Torun in 1473.
Joanna:(slow) Kopernik urodził się w Toruniu, w 1473 roku.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:Maria Skłodowska-Curie
Jonathan:Marie Sklodowska-Curie (also known as Marie Curie)
Joanna:(slow) Maria Skłodowska-Curie (regular) Maria Skłodowska-Curie
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Maria Skłodowska-Curie
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Marie Sklodowska-Curie is famous for pioneering radioactivity research and was the first person to be honored with two Nobel Prizes for chemistry and physics. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Maria Skłodowska-Curie jest nasłynniejszym polskim chemikiem i fizykiem.
Jonathan:Marie Sklodowska-Curie is the most famous Polish chemist and physicist.
Joanna:(slow) Maria Skłodowska-Curie jest nasłynniejszym polskim chemikiem i fizykiem.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:Lech Wałęsa
Jonathan:Lech Walesa
Joanna:(slow) Lech Wałęsa (regular) Lech Wałęsa
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Lech Wałęsa
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Lech Walesa was an uneducated electrician who ended up being co-founder of the trade-union movement "Solidarity," which led to the fall of communism in Poland and Europe. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Lech Wałęsa był Prezydentem Polski od 1990 do 1995 roku.
Jonathan:Lech Walesa was the President of Poland between 1990 and 1995.
Joanna:(slow) Lech Wałęsa był Prezydentem Polski od 1990 do 1995 roku.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Joanna:Jan Paweł II
Jonathan:John Paul II
Joanna:(slow) Jan Paweł II (regular) Jan Paweł II
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Jan Paweł II
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:John Paul II became the first non-Italian pope selected by the Catholic Church in 455 years of history. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Prawdziwe imię Jana Pawła II, to Karol Wojtyła.
Jonathan:John Paul II's real name is Karol Wojtyla.
Joanna:(slow) Prawdziwe imię Jana Pawła II, to Karol Wojtyła.
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:Kazimierz Wielki
[pause]Jonathan:Casimir the Great
Joanna:Mikołaj Kopernik
[pause]Jonathan:Nicolaus Copernicus
Joanna:Maria Skłodowska-Curie
[pause]Jonathan:Marie Sklodowska-Curie (also known as Marie Curie)
Joanna:Lech Wałęsa
[pause]Jonathan:Lech Walesa
Joanna:Jan Paweł II
[pause]Jonathan:John Paul II

Outro

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

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Do you know any other famous Polish historical figures?

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Thursday at 04:53 AM
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Hej Anirudh,


"Otrzymała" is the past form of "to get", feminine form.

"Osiągnęła wiele w dziedzinie” means "she had a big success in the field of (...)"

Anirudh chce dostać dwie nagrody nobla jak Maria Curie.


Powodzenia!

Hanna

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Anirudh
Wednesday at 01:18 AM
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Witam Pani Hanno ? ,

Dzięki za komentarz ?

Co znaczą "Osiągnęła wiele w dziedzinie" i "otrzymała " ?

Naprawdę lubię Marię-Skłodowską Curie ! ?

Chcę dostać dwa nagrody nobla jak Marie Curie !! (Czy zdanie są poprawne ? )

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Thursday at 11:07 PM
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Witaj Anirudh,


Oczywiście, znam Marię Skłodowską-Curie! Osiągnęła wiele w dziedzinie fizyki i chemii oraz dwukrotnie otrzymała Nagrodę Nobla.


Twoje drugie zdanie wymaga poprawki. Mówimy po polsku: Bardzo ją lubię.

Jeśli lubisz także Pierre'a Curie, męża Marii Skłodowskiej-Curie, może powiedzieć: Bardzo go lubię.


Pozdrawiam,

Hanna


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Anirudh
Wednesday at 06:46 PM
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Witaj Pani ,

Czy zna Pani Marie-Skłodowska Curie ??

Bardzo lubię jej . (I really like her ).

Czy te zdania są poprawne ? ?