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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 5! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food and Drink. These are five popular German Sweets and desserts. 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: Berliner Pfannkuchen
Gina: Berliner doughnut
Katrin: (slow) Berliner Pfannkuchen (regular) Berliner Pfannkuchen
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Berliner Pfannkuchen
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: A Berliner doughnut is made from sweet yeast dough that’s fried in fat or oil. It has a marmalade or jam filling and usually icing, powdered, or conventional sugar on top.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Berliner kann man in fast jeder deutschen Bäckerei kaufen, aber manchmal heißen sie anders.
Gina: You can buy a "Berliner" in almost every German bakery, but sometimes they are called different names.
Katrin: (slow) Berliner kann man in fast jeder deutschen Bäckerei kaufen, aber manchmal heißen sie anders.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte
Gina: Black Forest cake
Katrin: (slow) Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte (regular) Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Black Forest cake is a chocolate cake with whipped cream and cherries between several layers.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte ist der bekannteste Kuchen aus Deutschland.
Gina: Black Forest cake is the most well-known type of cake from Germany.
Katrin: (slow) Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte ist der bekannteste Kuchen aus Deutschland.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Rosinenschnecke
Gina: Chelsea Bun
Katrin: (slow) Rosinenschnecke (regular) Rosinenschnecke
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Rosinenschnecke
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: A Chelsea Bun is made from sweet yeast dough which is rolled out, topped with various fillings and rolled up again. Then it is baked and frosted.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Eine Rosinenschnecke wird oft zum Kaffee gegessen.
Gina: A Chelsea Bun is often eaten during coffee time.
Katrin: (slow) Eine Rosinenschnecke wird oft zum Kaffee gegessen.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Lebkuchen
Gina: gingerbread
Katrin: (slow) Lebkuchen (regular) Lebkuchen
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Lebkuchen
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Gingerbread is a traditional sweet flavored with ginger and sweetened with honey or molasses rather than sugar. There are different versions ranging from soft cake to biscuits.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Man kann Lebkuchen auf jedem deutschen Weihnachtsmarkt kaufen.
Gina: You can buy gingerbread at every German Christmas market.
Katrin: (slow) Man kann Lebkuchen auf jedem deutschen Weihnachtsmarkt kaufen.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Katrin: Gummibärchen
Gina: gummy bears
Katrin: (slow) Gummibärchen (regular) Gummibärchen
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Gummibärchen
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Gummy bears are small, gelatin-based candies formed in the shape of bears. The most popular German brand is Haribo.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Gummibärchen sind eine beliebte Süßigkeit in Deutschland.
Gina: Gummy bears are a popular candy in Germany.
Katrin: (slow) Gummibärchen sind eine beliebte Süßigkeit 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: Berliner Pfannkuchen
[pause]Gina: Berliner doughnut
Katrin: Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte
[pause]Gina: Black Forest cake
Katrin: Rosinenschnecke
[pause]Gina: Chelsea Bun
Katrin: Lebkuchen
[pause]Gina: gingerbread
Katrin: Gummibärchen
[pause]Gina: gummy bears

Outro

Gina: There you have it – five Sweets and desserts 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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Monday at 6:30 pm
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Do you like sweets and desserts? What’s your favorite one?

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Monday at 7:53 am
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Hi Emelyne,


I love Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte.

By the way, "Die ist lecker!" would be 100% correct.😉

You are a very hardworking student.


Thank you.


If you have any questions, please let us know.


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Saturday at 6:43 pm
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Ja, ich esse sehr gern Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte. Das ist lecker!