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INTRODUCTION
Gina: Hi everyone, I’m Gina.
Katrin: And I’m Katrin!
Gina: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential German Vocabulary, Lesson 10! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Society and Culture. These are five common items of German Traditional Clothing . Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at GermanPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gina: Katrin, what’s our first word?
Katrin: Dirndl
Gina: dirndl (traditional Bavarian dress)
Katrin: (slow) Dirndl (regular) Dirndl
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Dirndl
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: A dirndl is a traditional Bavarian dress usually worn on special occasions, for example, the Oktoberfest. It consists of a bodice, blouse, full skirt and apron.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Nahezu jede Frau, die das Oktoberfest besucht, trägt ein Dirndl.
Gina: Almost every woman visiting the Oktoberfest wears a dirndl.
Katrin: (slow) Nahezu jede Frau, die das Oktoberfest besucht, trägt ein Dirndl.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Lederhose
Gina: lederhosen (traditional Bavarian leather breeches)
Katrin: (slow) Lederhose (regular) Lederhose
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Lederhose
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Lederhosen are breeches made of leather that are either short or knee-length.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Viele Bayern tragen Lederhosen auf Volksfesten.
Gina: Many Bavarians wear lederhosen at folk festivals.
Katrin: (slow) Viele Bayern tragen Lederhosen auf Volksfesten.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Tirolerhut
Gina: Tyrolean hat
Katrin: (slow) Tirolerhut (regular) Tirolerhut
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Tirolerhut
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: The Tyrolean hat or "Alpine hat" is a type of fedora hat named after the Tyrol area in the Alps. It is made from felt and has the shape of a trilby.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Der Tirolerhut vervollständigt die traditionelle bayerische Tracht.
Gina: The Tyrolean hat completes the traditional Bavarian costume.
Katrin: (slow) Der Tirolerhut vervollständigt die traditionelle bayerische Tracht.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Bollenhut
Gina: bollenhut (traditional hat with woolen pom poms)
Katrin: (slow) Bollenhut (regular) Bollenhut
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Bollenhut
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: The bollenhut is a traditional hat with woolen pom poms.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Ein Bollenhut wird nur von Frauen der Schwarzwaldregion getragen.
Gina: A bollenhut is only worn by women from the Black Forest region.
Katrin: (slow) Ein Bollenhut wird nur von Frauen der Schwarzwaldregion getragen.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Katrin: Gamsbart
Gina: Gamsbart (a tuft of hair on a trachten-hat)
Katrin: (slow) Gamsbart (regular) Gamsbart
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Gamsbart
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: The Gamsbart is a tuft of hair attached to a trachten-hat, and worn in the alpine regions of Germany, mainly Bavaria.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Der Gamsbart war früher eine Jagdtrophäe.
Gina: The Gamsbart used to be a hunting trophy.
Katrin: (slow) Der Gamsbart war früher eine Jagdtrophäe.
QUIZ
Gina: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Katrin will give you the German – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Katrin: Dirndl
[pause]Gina: dirndl (traditional Bavarian dress)
Katrin: Lederhose
[pause]Gina: lederhosen (traditional Bavarian leather breeches)
Katrin: Tirolerhut
[pause]Gina: Tyrolean hat
Katrin: Bollenhut
[pause]Gina: bollenhut (traditional hat with woolen pom poms)
Katrin: Gamsbart
[pause]Gina: Gamsbart (a tuft of hair on a trachten-hat)

Outro

Gina: There you have it – five items ofTraditional Clothing in Germany! We have more vocab lists available at GermanPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Katrin: Bis bald.

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