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INTRODUCTION
Brandon: Hi everyone, I’m Brandon.
Engla: And I’m Engla!
Brandon: And welcome to Culture Class - Essential Swedish Vocabulary, Lesson 6! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to food and drink. We’ve handpicked five common Swedish fruits. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at SwedishPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Brandon: Engla, what’s our first word?
Engla: Jordgubbe
Brandon: Strawberry
Engla: (slow) Jordgubbe (regular) Jordgubbe
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Jordgubbe
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Strawberries are a summer berry in Sweden, and are eaten with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. They are almost always eaten for dessert on Midsummer's Eve.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) Jordgubben kom till Sverige på 1700-talet.
Brandon: The strawberry came to Sweden in the 18th century.
Engla: (slow) Jordgubben kom till Sverige på 1700-talet.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla: Äpple
Brandon: Apple
Engla: (slow) Äpple (regular) Äpple
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Äpple
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Apples are used for many desserts, such as apple pie, applecakes, and so on. Apples are the most common fruit in Sweden.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) Ett äpple om dagen håller doktorn borta.
Brandon: An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
Engla: (slow) Ett äpple om dagen håller doktorn borta.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla: Apelsin
Brandon: Orange
Engla: (slow) Apelsin (regular) Apelsin
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Apelsin
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Around Christmas, Swedes put cloves into oranges and put them up in the house as decorations. They give off a very nice smell.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) År 2009 importerades 77 866 ton apelsiner till Sverige.
Brandon: In 2009, 77,866 tons of oranges were imported to Sweden.
Engla: (slow) År 2009 importerades 77 866 ton apelsiner till Sverige.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla: Hallon
Brandon: Raspberry
Engla: (slow) Hallon (regular) Hallon
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Hallon
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Raspberries are found in almost every Swedish person's garden.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) I hallon finns det ibland mask.
Brandon: There are sometimes worms in raspberries.
Engla: (slow) I hallon finns det ibland mask.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the last word?
Engla: Smultron
Brandon: Wild strawberry
Engla: (slow) Smultron (regular) Smultron
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat...
Engla: Smultron
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Wild strawberries are small strawberries that have a slightly different taste from normal strawberries. In Sweden, children pick them in their gardens, put them on long blades of grass, and eat them in the summer.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla: (normal) Smultron brukar växa vilt lite var som helst.
Brandon: usually, Wild strawberries can grow almost anywhere.
Engla: (slow) Smultron brukar växa vilt lite var som helst.
QUIZ
Brandon: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Engla will give you the Swedish – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Engla: Jordgubbe
[pause]Brandon: Strawberry
Engla: Äpple
[pause]Brandon: Apple
Engla: Apelsin
[pause]Brandon: Orange
Engla: Hallon
[pause]Brandon: Raspberry
Engla: Smultron
[pause]Brandon: Wild strawberry

Outro

Brandon: There you have it – five fruits in Sweden! We have more vocab lists available at SwedishPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Engla: Hej då.

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Do you eat fruits daily?

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Hej Steffany,


Inte jag heller. (Neither do I.) :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:


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Nej :sweat_smile: