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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 4! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food and Drink. These are five popular German homecooked meals. 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: Frikassee
Gina: fricassee (ragout of light-colored meat)
Katrin: (slow) Frikassee (regular) Frikassee
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Frikassee
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: German ‘Frikassee’ is a ragout made from light-colored meats, such as veal, chicken or rabbit, served with a white sauce.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Viele Deutsche mögen ihr Frikassee mit Reis.
Gina: Many Germans like their fricassee with rice.
Katrin: (slow) Viele Deutsche mögen ihr Frikassee mit Reis.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Geschnetzeltes
Gina: Geschnetzeltes (sliced meat in a cream sauce)
Katrin: (slow) Geschnetzeltes (regular) Geschnetzeltes
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Geschnetzeltes
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: ‘Geschnetzeltes’ is often served with ‘Spätzle’ – egg noodles, rice or mashed potatoes.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Das Besondere an Geschnetzeltem ist die Rahmsauce.
Gina: The special thing about ‘Geschnetzeltes’ is the cream sauce.
Katrin: (slow) Das Besondere an Geschnetzeltem ist die Rahmsauce.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Gulasch
Gina: goulash (stew of meat and vegetables)
Katrin: (slow) Gulasch (regular) Gulasch
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Gulasch
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: ‘Gulasch’ is a ragout made from beef, veal, pork or lamb meat or a combination of those. It is traditionally seasoned with paprika and other spices like caraway and garlic.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) In Deutschland wird Gulasch oft in einer Gulaschkanone angerichtet.
Gina: In Germany, goulash is often prepared in a field kitchen.
Katrin: (slow) In Deutschland wird Gulasch oft in einer Gulaschkanone angerichtet.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Königsberger Klopse
Gina: meatballs in a white sauce with capers
Katrin: (slow) Königsberger Klopse (regular) Königsberger Klopse
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Königsberger Klopse
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: ‘Königsberger Klopse’ are a German specialty usually served with boiled potatoes.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Königsberger Klopse werden aus Rinder- oder Schweinehackfleisch gemacht.
Gina: Meatballs in white sauce are made of ground veal, beef or pork.
Katrin: (slow) Königsberger Klopse werden aus Rinder- oder Schweinehackfleisch gemacht.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Katrin: Spaghetti Bolognese
Gina: spaghetti bolognese (spaghetti with meat sauce)
Katrin: (slow) Spaghetti Bolognese (regular) Spaghetti Bolognese
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Spaghetti Bolognese
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Spaghetti Bolognese is a very popular dish in Germany because it is inexpensive, fast and easy to prepare.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Spaghetti Bolognese ist das Lieblingsgericht vieler Kinder.
Gina: Spaghetti Bolognese is the favorite dish for many children.
Katrin: (slow) Spaghetti Bolognese ist das Lieblingsgericht vieler Kinder.
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: Frikassee
[pause]Gina: fricassee (ragout from light-colored meat)
Katrin: Geschnetzeltes
[pause]Gina: Geschnetzeltes (sliced meat in a cream sauce)
Katrin: Gulasch
[pause]Gina: goulash (stew of meat and vegetables)
Katrin: Königsberger Klopse
[pause]Gina: meatballs in a white sauce with capers
Katrin: Spaghetti Bolognese
[pause]Gina: spaghetti bolognese (spaghetti with meat sauce)

Outro

Gina: There you have it – five Popular homecooked meals 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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Which meal do you know how to cook better?

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Tuesday at 04:51 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
Tuesday at 01:19 AM
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thank you for the lesson transcript


Geschnetzeltes



robert

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Friday at 08:49 PM
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@Ron: Ich habe jetzt großen Hunger.

Jemand muss einen Kuchen für mich backen.

Jennifer

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Paul Goss
Saturday at 01:14 AM
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Jetzt habe ich große hunger.

Jemand müss ein Kuchen fur mich backen.

Now I am really hungry. Somebody has to bake me a cake.

Paul

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Monday at 07:36 AM
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Hallo Ron,


oh, ich auch!


Regards,

Katrin

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Ronn
Thursday at 10:36 PM
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Ich mag sehr Rinderrouladen mit Spätzle.