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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 6! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food and Drink. These are five fruits that are common 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: Apfel
Gina: apple
Katrin: (slow) Apfel (regular) Apfel
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Apfel
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Apples are the most popular fruit in Germany because they are inexpensive and available throughout the year.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Viele Deutsche verwenden gerne Elstar-Äpfel für ihren Apfelkuchen.
Gina: Many Germans like to use Elstar apples for their apple cake.
Katrin: (slow) Viele Deutsche verwenden gerne Elstar-Äpfel für ihren Apfelkuchen.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Kirsche
Gina: cherry
Katrin: (slow) Kirsche (regular) Kirsche
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Kirsche
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Cherries are one of the most popular fruits in Germany during the summer, especially in July.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Die Kirschsaison im Sommer ist sehr kurz.
Gina: The cherry season in summer is very short.
Katrin: (slow) Die Kirschsaison im Sommer ist sehr kurz.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Erdbeere
Gina: strawberry
Katrin: (slow) Erdbeere (regular) Erdbeere
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Erdbeere
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Strawberries are available throughout the year, however many Germans prefer seasonal fruits from local suppliers.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Deutsche lieben es, Erdbeerkuchen und -eis zu essen.
Gina: Germans love to eat strawberry cake and ice cream.
Katrin: (slow) Deutsche lieben es, Erdbeerkuchen und -eis zu essen.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Himbeere
Gina: raspberry
Katrin: (slow) Himbeere (regular) Himbeere
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Himbeere
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Raspberries are usually available in Germany from July to November.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Himbeeren sind süß und lecker.
Gina: Raspberries are sweet and delicious.
Katrin: (slow) Himbeeren sind süß und lecker.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Katrin: Traube
Gina: grape
Katrin: (slow) Traube (regular) Traube
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Traube
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Most of the grapes produced locally in Germany are used in winemaking.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Viele Menschen nehmen die Kerne heraus, bevor sie Trauben essen.
Gina: Many people take out the seeds before they eat grapes.
Katrin: (slow) Viele Menschen nehmen die Kerne heraus, bevor sie Trauben essen.
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: Apfel
[pause]Gina: apple
Katrin: Kirsche
[pause]Gina: cherry
Katrin: Erdbeere
[pause]Gina: strawberry
Katrin: Himbeere
[pause]Gina: raspberry
Katrin: Traube
[pause]Gina: grape

Outro

Gina: There you have it – five Fruits 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 eat fruits daily?

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Hallo robert groulx,


Oh, sorry to hear that. 😳 Danke schön for studying with us. If you have any questions, please let us know!


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Levente

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robert groulx
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thank you for the lesson transcript


yes, i do eat fruit daily,eventough i am diabetic


robert