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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know German Social Media Phrases Season 1, Lesson 2 - A Visit to the Mall.
Eric: Hi everyone, I'm Eric.
Clara: And I'm Clara.
Eric: In this lesson, you'll learn how to post and leave comments in German about going shopping. Franziska shops with her sister at the mall, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Clara: Shoppen mit meinem Schwesterherz!
Eric: Meaning - "Shopping with my sis!" Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
Franziska: Shoppen mit meinem Schwesterherz!
(clicking sound)
Tom : Brauchst du wirklich noch mehr Schuhe?
Lisa: Juhu! Shoppen ist immer gut!
Cem: Ich kenn da ein paar echt gute Designerläden!
Mario: War gestern Zahltag?
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Franziska: Shoppen mit meinem Schwesterherz!
Eric: "Shopping with my sis!"
(clicking sound)
Tom : Brauchst du wirklich noch mehr Schuhe?
Eric: "Do you really need even more shoes?"
Lisa: Juhu! Shoppen ist immer gut!
Eric: "Yay! Shopping is always good!"
Cem: Ich kenn da ein paar echt gute Designerläden!
Eric: "I know a few really good designer shops!"
Mario: War gestern Zahltag?
Eric: "Was it payday yesterday?"
POST
Eric: Listen again to Franziska's post.
Clara: Shoppen mit meinem Schwesterherz!
Eric: "Shopping with my sis!"
Clara: (SLOW) Shoppen mit meinem Schwesterherz! (Regular) Shoppen mit meinem Schwesterherz!
Eric: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "Shopping."
Clara: Shoppen
Eric: which comes from the English word "to shop" and is used only for shopping for clothes, shoes and so on, not for groceries. It is very commonly used. Listen again- "Shopping" is...
Clara: (SLOW) Shoppen (REGULAR) Shoppen
Eric: Then comes the phrase - "with my sis."
Clara: mit meinem Schwesterherz
Eric: is commonly used to refer to your sister. It is literally translated as "sister heart" and is a casual way of saying you are very close to your sister. Listen again- "with my sis" is...
Clara: (SLOW) mit meinem Schwesterherz (REGULAR) mit meinem Schwesterherz
Eric: All together, "Shopping with my sis!"
Clara: Shoppen mit meinem Schwesterherz!
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Franziska's friends leave some comments.
Eric: Her boyfriend, Tom, uses an expression meaning - "Do you really need even more shoes?"
Clara: (SLOW) Brauchst du wirklich noch mehr Schuhe? (REGULAR) Brauchst du wirklich noch mehr Schuhe?
[Pause]
Clara: Brauchst du wirklich noch mehr Schuhe?
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling sarcastic.
Eric: Her high school friend, Lisa, uses an expression meaning - "Yay! Shopping is always good!"
Clara: (SLOW) Juhu! Shoppen ist immer gut! (REGULAR) Juhu! Shoppen ist immer gut!
[Pause]
Clara: Juhu! Shoppen ist immer gut!
Eric: Use this expression to be funny.
Eric: Her college friend, Cem, uses an expression meaning - "I know a few really good designer shops!"
Clara: (SLOW) Ich kenn da ein paar echt gute Designerläden! (REGULAR) Ich kenn da ein paar echt gute Designerläden!
[Pause]
Clara: Ich kenn da ein paar echt gute Designerläden!
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling helpful.
Eric: Her nephew, Mario, uses an expression meaning - "Was it payday yesterday?"
Clara: (SLOW) War gestern Zahltag? (REGULAR) War gestern Zahltag?
[Pause]
Clara: War gestern Zahltag?
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling cynical.
OUTRO
Eric: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about going shopping, which phrase would you use? Leave us a comment letting us know. And we'll see you next time!
Clara: Tschüss!

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Monday at 6:30 pm
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If a friend posted something about going shopping which phrase would you use?

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Hi Тарык,


Here is your corrected homework😉:


Ich habe nicht viele Schuhe. Ich muss wenigstens 2 Paar mehr kaufen. Mein Zahltag ist in 20 Tagen. Ich habe ein paar echt gute Schuhe gesehen. Sie gefallen mir sehr...


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Тарык
Tuesday at 11:54 am
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Ich habe nicht viele Schuhe. Ich muss wenigstens 2 Paare mehr Schuhe einkaufen. Meine Zahltag ist in 20 Tage. Ich habe ein paar echt gute Schuhe gesehen. Es gefällt mir sehr...