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INTRODUCTION
B: Hi everyone, I’m Gina.
Katrin: And I’m Katrin!
B: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential German Vocabulary, Lesson 2! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food and Drink. These are five common German Foods. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at GermanPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
B: Katrin, what’s our first word?
Katrin: Currywurst
B: curried sausage
Katrin: (slow) Currywurst (regular) Currywurst
B: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Currywurst
[pause - 5 sec.]
B: ‘Currywurst’ is a fried sausage, usually cut and served with a sauce made from ketchup, tomato paste and curry powder.
B: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Currywurst kommt ursprünglich aus Berlin.
B: Curried sausage is originally from Berlin.
Katrin: (slow) Currywurst kommt ursprünglich aus Berlin.
B: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Sauerkraut
B: sauerkraut (finely sliced fermented white cabbage)
Katrin: (slow) Sauerkraut (regular) Sauerkraut
B: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Sauerkraut
[pause - 5 sec.]
B: Sauerkraut – literally, sour cabbage – is usually made from finely sliced white cabbage that has been fermented with lactic acid bacteria.
B: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Viele Menschen denken an Sauerkraut, wenn sie an Deutschland denken.
B: Many people think of sauerkraut when they think of Germany.
Katrin: (slow) Viele Menschen denken an Sauerkraut, wenn sie an Deutschland denken.
B: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Weißwurst
B: white sausage
Katrin: (slow) Weißwurst (regular) Weißwurst
B: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Weißwurst
[pause - 5 sec.]
B: ‘Weißwurst’ is boiled sausage made from minced veal. It is served with sweet mustard and a soft pretzel.
B: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Weißwurst ist ein traditionelles bayerisches Gericht.
B: White sausage is a traditional Bavarian dish.
Katrin: (slow) Weißwurst ist ein traditionelles bayerisches Gericht.
B: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Bratwurst
B: bratwurst (fried sausage)
Katrin: (slow) Bratwurst (regular) Bratwurst
B: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Bratwurst
[pause - 5 sec.]
B: Bratwurst is a term for several kinds of sausages. The most popular version is made from pork and served in a roll with ketchup or mustard.
B: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) In Deutschland kann man Bratwurst an jeder Straßenecke kaufen.
B: In Germany, you can buy bratwurst on every street corner.
Katrin: (slow) In Deutschland kann man Bratwurst an jeder Straßenecke kaufen.
B: Okay, what’s the last word?
Katrin: Schnitzel mit Kartoffelsalat
B: schnitzel with potato salad
Katrin: (slow) Schnitzel mit Kartoffelsalat (regular) Schnitzel mit Kartoffelsalat
B: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Schnitzel mit Kartoffelsalat
[pause - 5 sec.]
B: Schnitzel is either made from veal – according to its original preparation in Vienna, Austria – or pork. It is a fried cutlet coated in bread crumbs.
B: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Schnitzel mit Kartoffelsalat wird in vielen deutschen Restaurants serviert.
B: Schnitzel with potato salad is served in many German restaurants.
Katrin: (slow) Schnitzel mit Kartoffelsalat wird in vielen deutschen Restaurants serviert.
QUIZ
B: 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: Currywurst
[pause]B: curried sausage
Katrin: Sauerkraut
[pause]B: sauerkraut (finely cut fermented white cabbage)
Katrin: Weißwurst
[pause]B: white sausage
Katrin: Bratwurst
[pause]B: bratwurst (fried sausage)
Katrin: Schnitzel mit Kartoffelsalat
[pause]B: schnitzel with potato salad

Outro

B: There you have it – five Foods 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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GermanPod101.com
Monday at 6:30 pm
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What else do you know about German cuisine?

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Monday at 7:50 am
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Hi Emelyne,


Can you get that in Singapore, or do you make it yourself?😄


Thank you.


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Emelyne
Saturday at 6:31 pm
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How about Kartoffelpuffer mit Apfelmus? :P

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Tuesday at 10:08 am
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Hi,


Thank you for your comment!


Yes, they are quite famous as well aren't they?


Vielen Dank!


Clara

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legoboyvdlp
Tuesday at 8:08 pm
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Frankfurters?