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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 16! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Recreation and Leisure. These are five popular Sports 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: Fußball
Gina: soccer, football
Katrin: (slow) Fußball (regular) Fußball
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Fußball
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Soccer is by far the most popular sport in Germany. Millions of Germans are active in local teams or watch the 'Bundesliga', Germany's highest soccer league, regularly on TV or live in the stadiums.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Ohne Fußball wüssten viele Deutsche nicht, was sie in ihrer Freizeit machen sollen.
Gina: Without soccer, many Germans would not know what to do in their leisure time.
Katrin: (slow) Ohne Fußball wüssten viele Deutsche nicht, was sie in ihrer Freizeit machen sollen.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Handball
Gina: handball
Katrin: (slow) Handball (regular) Handball
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Handball
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Like soccer, handball involves a complex league system.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Es gibt viele lokale und regionale Handballligen in Deutschland.
Gina: There are many local and regional handball leagues in Germany.
Katrin: (slow) Es gibt viele lokale und regionale Handballligen in Deutschland.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Tischtennis
Gina: table tennis
Katrin: (slow) Tischtennis (regular) Tischtennis
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Tischtennis
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Many people play table tennis in clubs, and there are many local and regional leagues.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Timo Boll ist Deutschlands bester Tischtennisspieler und wird sogar von den Chinesen gefürchtet.
Gina: Timo Boll is Germany's best table tennis player and is even feared by the Chinese.
Katrin: (slow) Timo Boll ist Deutschlands bester Tischtennisspieler und wird sogar von den Chinesen gefürchtet.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Tennis
Gina: tennis
Katrin: (slow) Tennis (regular) Tennis
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Tennis
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: For a long time, tennis was regarded as a sport for the upper-class, but it has become more and more popular among the general population.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Viele Deutsche würden gerne Tennis spielen, aber wollen keinem Klub beitreten.
Gina: Many Germans would like to play tennis, but don't want to join a club.
Katrin: (slow) Viele Deutsche würden gerne Tennis spielen, aber wollen keinem Klub beitreten.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Katrin: Radfahren
Gina: cycling
Katrin: (slow) Radfahren (regular) Radfahren
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Radfahren
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Cycling is a widespread recreational and competitive sports activity in Germany.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Der Elberadweg ist der schönste in Deutschland.
Gina: The Elbe Cycle Route is the most beautiful in Germany.
Katrin: (slow) Der Elberadweg ist der schönste 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: Fußball
[pause]Gina: soccer, football
Katrin: Handball
[pause]Gina: handball
Katrin: Tischtennis
[pause]Gina: table tennis
Katrin: Tennis
[pause]Gina: tennis
Katrin: Radfahren
[pause]Gina: cycling

Outro

Gina: There you have it – five Sports 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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Which sports are you good at?

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Hallo robert groulx,


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


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robert groulx
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thank you for the lesson transcript


my favorite sport is Fußball


robert