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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know Polish Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 7 - Getting Bored.
Eric: Hi everyone, I'm Eric.
Marzena: And I'm Marzena.
Eric: In this lesson, you'll learn how to post and leave comments in Polish about being bored. Maciek gets bored at home, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Marzena: Umieram z nudów...
Eric: Meaning - "I'm dying of boredom..." Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
Maciek: Umieram z nudów...
(clicking sound)
Ola: Może coś obejrzysz?
Tomek: Posprzątaj mi pokój!
Ania: Inteligentni ludzie się nigdy nie nudzą.
Kasia: Jest fajna pogoda, może pójdziesz na spacer?
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Maciek: Umieram z nudów...
Eric: "I'm dying of boredom..."
(clicking sound)
Ola: Może coś obejrzysz?
Eric: "Maybe you should watch something?"
Tomek: Posprzątaj mi pokój!
Eric: "Clean up my room!"
Ania: Inteligentni ludzie się nigdy nie nudzą.
Eric: "Intelligent people are never bored."
Kasia: Jest fajna pogoda, może pójdziesz na spacer?
Eric: "It's nice weather, maybe go for walk?"
POST
Eric: Listen again to Maciek's post.
Marzena: Umieram z nudów...
Eric: "I'm dying of boredom..."
Marzena: (SLOW) Umieram z nudów... (Regular) Umieram z nudów...
Eric: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "I'm dying from."
Marzena: umieram z
Eric: Poles love to complain and one of the ways of doing that is using this phrase. Please note that the word that follows will be always a noun. Listen again- "I'm dying from" is...
Marzena: (SLOW) umieram z (REGULAR) umieram z
Eric: Then comes the phrase - "boredom."
Marzena: nudów
Eric: "Boredom" is a plural noun, which doesn't have a singular form. In this phrase, it’s in the genitive case because the first part requires it. Listen again- "boredom" is...
Marzena: (SLOW) nudów (REGULAR) nudów
Eric: All together, "I'm dying of boredom..." is...
Marzena: Umieram z nudów...
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Maciek's friends leave some comments.
Eric: His neighbor, Ola, uses an expression meaning - "Maybe you should watch something?"
Marzena: (SLOW) Może coś obejrzysz? (REGULAR) Może coś obejrzysz?
[Pause]
Marzena: Może coś obejrzysz?
Eric: Use this expression to show you’re feeling warmhearted.
Eric: His college friend, Tomek, uses an expression meaning - "Clean up my room!"
Marzena: (SLOW) Posprzątaj mi pokój! (REGULAR) Posprzątaj mi pokój!
[Pause]
Marzena: Posprzątaj mi pokój!
Eric: Use this expression to be silly.
Eric: Kasia's high school friend, Ania, uses an expression meaning - "Intelligent people are never bored."
Marzena: (SLOW) Inteligentni ludzie się nigdy nie nudzą. (REGULAR) Inteligentni ludzie się nigdy nie nudzą.
[Pause]
Marzena: Inteligentni ludzie się nigdy nie nudzą.
Eric: Use this expression to be funny.
Eric: His girlfriend, Kasia, uses an expression meaning - "It's nice weather, maybe go for walk?"
Marzena: (SLOW) Jest fajna pogoda, może pójdziesz na spacer? (REGULAR) Jest fajna pogoda, może pójdziesz na spacer?
[Pause]
Marzena: Jest fajna pogoda, może pójdziesz na spacer?
Eric: Use this expression to show you’re feeling sensitive.

Outro

Eric: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about being bored, which phrase would you use? Leave us a comment letting us know. And we'll see you next time!
Marzena: Cześć!

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If a friend posted something about being bored which phrase would you use?