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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 13! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Geography and Nature. These are five common Plants in Germany. 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: Efeu
Gina: ivy
Katrin: (slow) Efeu (regular) Efeu
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Efeu
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: The Common Ivy is native to Central Europe.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Efeu wird oft zum Bedecken von Hauswänden gepflanzt.
Gina: Ivy is often planted to cover house walls.
Katrin: (slow) Efeu wird oft zum Bedecken von Hauswänden gepflanzt.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Kaktus
Gina: cactus
Katrin: (slow) Kaktus (regular) Kaktus
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Kaktus
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: The cactus is very popular in Germany. Due to the variety of types and its exotic look, the plant can be found in many German households.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Einen Kaktus anzufassen, kann sehr schmerzhaft sein.
Gina: Touching a cactus can be very painful.
Katrin: (slow) Einen Kaktus anzufassen, kann sehr schmerzhaft sein.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Schneeglöckchen
Gina: snowdrop
Katrin: (slow) Schneeglöckchen (regular) Schneeglöckchen
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Schneeglöckchen
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Snowdrops can be found throughout Germany. In early spring, after the snow has melted, they start to flower immediately.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Schneeglöckchen sind Frühlingsboten.
Gina: Snowdrops are the summoners of spring.
Katrin: (slow) Schneeglöckchen sind Frühlingsboten.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Krokus
Gina: crocus
Katrin: (slow) Krokus (regular) Krokus
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Krokus
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Usually in bloom throughout spring, the crocus is a very popular garden plant in Germany because there are many different types and colors.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Krokusse fallen wegen ihrer wunderschönen Farben auf.
Gina: Crocuses catch people's eyes because of their beautiful colors.
Katrin: (slow) Krokusse fallen wegen ihrer wunderschönen Farben auf.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Katrin: Osterglocke
Gina: daffodil
Katrin: (slow) Osterglocke (regular) Osterglocke
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Osterglocke
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Literally translated as 'Easter bell', the daffodil is often used for decoration purposes in German households, especially around Easter.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Osterglocken sind die beliebtesten Osterblumen in Deutschland.
Gina: Daffodils are the most popular Easter flowers in Germany.
Katrin: (slow) Osterglocken sind die beliebtesten Osterblumen in Deutschland.
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: Efeu
[pause]Gina: ivy
Katrin: Kaktus
[pause]Gina: cactus
Katrin: Schneeglöckchen
[pause]Gina: snowdrop
Katrin: Krokus
[pause]Gina: crocus
Katrin: Osterglocke
[pause]Gina: daffodil

Outro

Gina: There you have it – five Plants 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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In your country, do you use specific flowers in ceremonies or special events that have a special meaning? Tell us about it below!

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Hallo robert groulx,


Danke schön for posting and studying with us. If you have any questions, please let us know.😄


Kind regards,

Levente

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robert groulx
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thank you for the lesson transcript


Schwarzwald is my favorite tree


robert