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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know German Social Media Phrases Season 1, Lesson 4 - Sharing a Song.
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 sharing music or videos. Franziska shares a song she just heard at a party, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Clara: So viele Erinnerungen!
Eric: Meaning - "So many memories!" Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
Franziska: So viele Erinnerungen!
(clicking sound)
Mario: Spielte man so was damals?
Andreas: Ein sehr schönes Lied!
Lisa: Hihi ja ich erinnere mich!
Tanja: Das werde ich mir gleich mal anhören.
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Franziska: So viele Erinnerungen!
Eric: "So many memories!"
(clicking sound)
Mario: Spielte man so was damals?
Eric: "Did they used to play something like that back in the day?"
Andreas: Ein sehr schönes Lied!
Eric: "A very nice song!"
Lisa: Hihi ja ich erinnere mich!
Eric: "Haha yes I remember!"
Tanja: Das werde ich mir gleich mal anhören.
Eric: "I will listen to it in a moment."
POST
Eric: Listen again to Franziska's post.
Clara: So viele Erinnerungen!
Eric: "So many memories!"
Clara: (SLOW) So viele Erinnerungen! (Regular) So viele Erinnerungen!
Eric: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "so many."
Clara: so viele
Eric: is a casual remark, it can be used whenever you unexpectedly find many of the same things in one place. Listen again- "so many" is...
Clara: (SLOW) so viele (REGULAR) so viele
Eric: Then comes the phrase - "memories."
Clara: Erinnerungen
Eric: It is quite common to use a short expression like "so many memories", not a full sentence such as "I have so many memories" or "this brings up so many memories" and to allude to something without going into detail, only for friends to pick up on what you are trying to say. Listen again- "memories" is...
Clara: (SLOW) Erinnerungen (REGULAR) Erinnerungen
Eric: All together, "So many memories!"
Clara: So viele Erinnerungen!
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Franziska's friends leave some comments.
Eric: Her nephew, Mario, uses an expression meaning - "Did they used to play something like that back in the day?"
Clara: (SLOW) Spielte man so was damals? (REGULAR) Spielte man so was damals?
[Pause]
Clara: Spielte man so was damals?
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling cynical.
Eric: Her supervisor, Andreas, uses an expression meaning - "A very nice song!"
Clara: (SLOW) Ein sehr schönes Lied! (REGULAR) Ein sehr schönes Lied!
[Pause]
Clara: Ein sehr schönes Lied!
Eric: Use this expression to be positive.
Eric: Her high school friend, Lisa, uses an expression meaning - "Haha yes I remember!"
Clara: (SLOW) Hihi ja ich erinnere mich! (REGULAR) Hihi ja ich erinnere mich!
[Pause]
Clara: Hihi ja ich erinnere mich!
Eric: Use this expression to be funny.
Eric: Her neighbor, Tanja, uses an expression meaning - "I will listen to it in a moment."
Clara: (SLOW) Das werde ich mir gleich mal anhören. (REGULAR) Das werde ich mir gleich mal anhören.
[Pause]
Clara: Das werde ich mir gleich mal anhören.
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling excited.

Outro

Eric: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about sharing music or videos, 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 06:30 PM
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If a friend posted something about sharing music or videos which phrase would you use?

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Hallo robert groulx,


Danke schön for posting. We are very happy to have you here. Let us know if you have any questions.


Kind regards,

Levente

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robert groulx
Tuesday at 12:18 AM
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thank you for the lesson transcript


favorite phrase is Das werde ich mir gleich mal anhören.


robert

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Friday at 09:30 AM
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Hi Тарык,


Thank you for your feedback.

Please allow me to make a few tiny little changes:

An das erinnere ich mich. So was spielte man damals. Ich würde es mir gerne noch einmal anhören.


If you have any further questions, please let us know.


Kind regards,

Reinhard

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Тарык
Wednesday at 10:14 AM
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So was damals ich erinnern mich!) Aber nochmal ich würde gerne es anhören so viele..