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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know German Social Media Phrases Season 1, Lesson 7 - Getting Bored.
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 being bored. Tom gets bored at home, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Clara: Was ist heute so los? Irgendwer unterwegs?
Eric: Meaning - "What is happening today? Anybody out and about?" Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
Tom : Was ist heute so los? Irgendwer unterwegs?
(clicking sound)
Cem: Komm mit den Jungs und mir mit in den Club!
Franziska: Wir könnten Essen gehen!
Mario: Entscheidungen, Entscheidungen. Triff die richtige!
Katharina: Du bist immer herzlich eingeladen.
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Tom : Was ist heute so los? Irgendwer unterwegs?
Eric: "What is happening today? Anybody out and about?"
(clicking sound)
Cem: Komm mit den Jungs und mir mit in den Club!
Eric: "Come to the club with the boys and me!"
Franziska: Wir könnten Essen gehen!
Eric: "We could go out for dinner!"
Mario: Entscheidungen, Entscheidungen. Triff die richtige!
Eric: "Decisions decisions. Make the right one!"
Katharina: Du bist immer herzlich eingeladen.
Eric: "You’re always warmly invited."
POST
Eric: Listen again to Tom's post.
Clara: Was ist heute so los? Irgendwer unterwegs?
Eric: "What is happening today? Anybody out and about?"
Clara: (SLOW) Was ist heute so los? Irgendwer unterwegs? (Regular) Was ist heute so los? Irgendwer unterwegs?
Eric: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "What is happening today?"
Clara: Was ist heute so los?
Eric: This is a casual expression to ask what is going on that day, usually followed by friends suggesting ideas. Listen again- "What is happening today?" is...
Clara: (SLOW) Was ist heute so los? (REGULAR) Was ist heute so los?
Eric: Then comes the phrase - "Anybody out and about?"
Clara: Irgendwer unterwegs?
Eric: This is a common social media expression as it is not a full sentence but is just getting to the point of the sentence, to see if anybody is doing anything that the poster could join. Listen again- "Anybody out and about?" is...
Clara: (SLOW) Irgendwer unterwegs? (REGULAR) Irgendwer unterwegs?
Eric: All together, "What is happening today? Anybody out and about?"
Clara: Was ist heute so los? Irgendwer unterwegs?
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Tom's friends leave some comments.
Eric: His college friend, Cem, uses an expression meaning - "Come to the club with the boys and me!"
Clara: (SLOW) Komm mit den Jungs und mir mit in den Club! (REGULAR) Komm mit den Jungs und mir mit in den Club!
[Pause]
Clara: Komm mit den Jungs und mir mit in den Club!
Eric: Use the expression to show you are feeling frivolous.
Eric: His girlfriend, Franziska, uses an expression meaning - "We could go out for dinner!"
Clara: (SLOW) Wir könnten Essen gehen! (REGULAR) Wir könnten Essen gehen!
[Pause]
Clara: Wir könnten Essen gehen!
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling positive.
Eric: Franziska’s nephew, Mario, uses an expression meaning - "Decisions decisions. Make the right one!"
Clara: (SLOW) Entscheidungen, Entscheidungen. Triff die richtige! (REGULAR) Entscheidungen, Entscheidungen. Triff die richtige!
[Pause]
Clara: Entscheidungen, Entscheidungen. Triff die richtige!
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling cynical.
Eric: His high school friend, Katharina, uses an expression meaning - "You are always warmly invited."
Clara: (SLOW) Du bist immer herzlich eingeladen. (REGULAR) Du bist immer herzlich eingeladen.
[Pause]
Clara: Du bist immer herzlich eingeladen.
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling optimistic.
OUTRO
Eric: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about being bored, 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 being bored which phrase would you use?

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Thursday at 7:34 am
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Hi Тарык,


Thank you for sending in your assignment.😉


Ich bin immer in Klubs unterwegs. Was jetzt sonst noch los ist weiß ich nicht.


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


Kind regards,

Reinhard

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Тарык
Thursday at 11:32 am
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Ich bin immer zu Klube unterwegs. Was ist so jetzt los ich weiß nicht.