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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 7! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food and Drink. These are five Vegetables 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: Kohl
Gina: cabbage
Katrin: (slow) Kohl (regular) Kohl
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Kohl
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Cabbage is a popular side dish in Germany. There are numerous varieties, including red, white and savoy.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Kohl enthält viele Vitamine und Mineralstoffe.
Gina: Cabbage contains many vitamins and mineral nutrients.
Katrin: (slow) Kohl enthält viele Vitamine und Mineralstoffe.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Kartoffel
Gina: potato
Katrin: (slow) Kartoffel (regular) Kartoffel
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Kartoffel
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Potatoes were seen as a poor people's dish for a long time, b nowadays they are an important part of German food culture.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Kartoffeln werden zu fast jedem deutschen Gericht gereicht.
Gina: Potatoes are served with almost every German dish.
Katrin: (slow) Kartoffeln werden zu fast jedem deutschen Gericht gereicht.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Tomate
Gina: tomato
Katrin: (slow) Tomate (regular) Tomate
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Tomate
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Tomatoes are either eaten raw, as ketchup, on pizzas, in salads, or as pasta sauces.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Tomaten sind die Hauptzutat vieler Nudelsoßen.
Gina: Tomatoes are the main ingredient in many pasta sauces.
Katrin: (slow) Tomaten sind die Hauptzutat vieler Nudelsoßen.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Zwiebel
Gina: onion
Katrin: (slow) Zwiebel (regular) Zwiebel
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Zwiebel
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Onions are an essential part of German cuisine because they can also be used as a spice. There are various types, including shallots and spring onions.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Zwiebeln werden gerne für Fleischgerichte verwendet.
Gina: Onions are likely to be used for meat dishes.
Katrin: (slow) Zwiebeln werden gerne für Fleischgerichte verwendet.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Katrin: Gurke
Gina: cucumber
Katrin: (slow) Gurke (regular) Gurke
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Gurke
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Cucumbers are a popular side dish in Germany and are usually consumed as a light snack.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Gurken werden oft roh gegessen.
Gina: Cucumbers are often eaten raw.
Katrin: (slow) Gurken werden oft roh gegessen.
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: Kohl
[pause]Gina: cabbage
Katrin: Kartoffel
[pause]Gina: potato
Katrin: Tomate
[pause]Gina: tomato
Katrin: Zwiebel
[pause]Gina: onion
Katrin: Gurke
[pause]Gina: cucumber

Outro

Gina: There you have it – five Vegetables 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 06:30 PM
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Many people don’t like to eat vegetables. What is your least favorite one?

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Friday at 12:37 AM
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Hallo robert groulx,


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


Kind regards,

Levente

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robert groulx
Thursday at 07:08 AM
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thank you for the lesson transcript


Kartoffel


robert

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Monday at 07:37 AM
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Hi Ronn,


Well done. To sound even more German, you could say "Ich mag Rosenkohl am wenigsten." (Rosenkohl I like the least.) :)


Regards,

Katrin

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Ronn
Thursday at 10:55 PM
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Rosenkohl gefällt mir am meisten nicht.