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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 24! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Fine Arts. These are five well-known German Artists and musicians. 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: Ludwig van Beethoven
Gina: Ludwig van Beethoven, a composer of classical music
Katrin: (slow) Ludwig van Beethoven (regular) Ludwig van Beethoven
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Ludwig van Beethoven
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Ludwig van Beethoven, born in 1770, was a famous German composer of classical music. His symphonies and piano concerts are renowned all over the world.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Ludwig van Beethovens 9. Sinfonie ist die Grundlage der Europahymne.
Gina: Ludwig van Beethoven's 9th symphony is the basis of the anthem of Europe.
Katrin: (slow) Ludwig van Beethovens 9. Sinfonie ist die Grundlage der Europahymne.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Johann Sebastian Bach
Gina: Johann Sebastian Bach, a composer as well as piano and organ virtuoso
Katrin: (slow) Johann Sebastian Bach (regular) Johann Sebastian Bach
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Johann Sebastian Bach
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: The works of Johann Sebastian Bach are renowned all over the world and are a keystone of classical music.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Die Werke von Johann Sebastian Bach werden weltweit aufgeführt.
Gina: The works of Johann Sebastian Bach are performed all over the world.
Katrin: (slow) Die Werke von Johann Sebastian Bach werden weltweit aufgeführt.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Caspar David Friedrich
Gina: Caspar David Friedrich, an artist of the early Romanticism era
Katrin: (slow) Caspar David Friedrich (regular) Caspar David Friedrich
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Caspar David Friedrich
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Caspar David Friedrich, born in 1774, was a famous nature and landscape artist of the German early Romanticism era.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Eines der bekanntesten Gemälde Caspar David Friedrichs heißt "Kreidefelsen auf Rügen".
Gina: One of Caspar David Friedrich's most famous paintings is "Chalk Cliffs on Rügen".
Katrin: (slow) Eines der bekanntesten Gemälde Caspar David Friedrichs heißt "Kreidefelsen auf Rügen".
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Rammstein
Gina: Rammstein, a hard-rock band
Katrin: (slow) Rammstein (regular) Rammstein
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Rammstein
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Founded in 1994, Rammstein is a hard-rock band with six members.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Rammstein sind auf der ganzen Welt berühmt, obwohl sie auf Deutsch singen.
Gina: Rammstein is famous all over the world although they sing in German.
Katrin: (slow) Rammstein sind auf der ganzen Welt berühmt, obwohl sie auf Deutsch singen.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Katrin: Tokio Hotel
Gina: Tokio Hotel, a rock band
Katrin: (slow) Tokio Hotel (regular) Tokio Hotel
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Tokio Hotel
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Although Tokio Hotel’s debut album was in German, they gained international supporters and toured the world in the years that followed.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Tokio Hotel fingen als Teenie-Band an und haben nun Fans in der ganzen Welt.
Gina: Tokio Hotel started off as a teenage band and now they have many fans throughout the world.
Katrin: (slow) Tokio Hotel fingen als Teenie-Band an und haben nun Fans in der ganzen Welt.
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: Ludwig van Beethoven
[pause]Gina: Ludwig van Beethoven, a composer of classical music
Katrin: Johann Sebastian Bach
[pause]Gina: Johann Sebastian Bach, a composer as well as piano and organ virtuoso
Katrin: Caspar David Friedrich
[pause]Gina: Caspar David Friedrich, an artist of the early Romanticism era
Katrin: Rammstein
[pause]Gina: Rammstein, a hard-rock band
Katrin: Tokio Hotel
[pause]Gina: Tokio Hotel, a rock band

Outro

Gina: There you have it – five Artists and musicians 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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Do you know any other famous German artists?

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Hallo robert groulx,


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robert groulx
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thank you forvthe lesson transcript


my favorite band is " scorpion"


robert