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INTRODUCTION
Gina:Hi everyone, I’m Gina.
Mirthe:And I’m Mirthe!
Gina:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Dutch Vocabulary, Lesson 9! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Society and Culture. These are five examples of Dutch pop and traditional culture. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at DutchPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gina:Mirthe, what’s our first word?
Mirthe:Carnaval
Gina:Carnaval
Mirthe:(slow) Carnaval (regular) Carnaval
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Mirthe:Carnaval
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:This traditional Catholic holiday is celebrated three days before Ash Wednesday. Carnaval is celebrated from Sunday until Tuesday evening.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Mirthe:(normal) Carnaval wordt gevierd in de zuidelijke provincies van Nederland.
Gina:Carnaval in the Netherlands is celebrated in the southern provinces.
Mirthe:(slow) Carnaval wordt gevierd in de zuidelijke provincies van Nederland.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word?
Mirthe:Sint Maarten
Gina:St. Martin's Day
Mirthe:(slow) Sint Maarten (regular) Sint Maarten
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Mirthe:Sint Maarten
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:This is celebrated on the 11th of November. Children go from door to door with their lanterns, sing songs, and in return hope to receive sweets or fruits.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Mirthe:(normal) Sint Maarten was ooit een feestdag voor de armen.
Gina:St Martin’s Day used to a be holiday for the poor.
Mirthe:(slow) Sint Maarten was ooit een feestdag voor de armen.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word?
Mirthe:klompen
Gina:wooden shoes, clogs
Mirthe:(slow) klompen (regular) klompen
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Mirthe:klompen
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:The wooden shoe was not only used in the Netherlands but in many other countries in Europe during the Middle Ages. They were mainly worn by workers and farmers.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Mirthe:(normal) Klompen zijn een populair souvenir.
Gina:Wooden shoes are a popular souvenir.
Mirthe:(slow) Klompen zijn een populair souvenir.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word?
Mirthe:fiets
Gina:bicycle
Mirthe:(slow) fiets (regular) fiets
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Mirthe:fiets
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:The bicycle is very popular in the Netherlands. There are actually more bicycles than there are people in this small country!
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Mirthe:(normal) Je hoeft tijdens het fietsen geen helm te dragen.
Gina:You don't have to wear a helmet if you ride a bicycle.
Mirthe:(slow) Je hoeft tijdens het fietsen geen helm te dragen.
Gina:Okay, what’s the last word?
Mirthe:haring
Gina:herring
Mirthe:(slow) haring (regular) haring
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Mirthe:haring
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:Dutch people eat herring raw by holding it by its tail, dipping it into small pieces of onions, and then start eating it from the head.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Mirthe:(normal) Er zijn veel haringkramen waar je kunt genieten van heerlijke verse haring.
Gina:There are many herring stands where you can enjoy delicious fresh herring.
Mirthe:(slow) Er zijn veel haringkramen waar je kunt genieten van heerlijke verse haring.
QUIZ
Gina:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? A will give you the Dutch – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Mirthe:Carnaval
[pause]Gina:carnaval
Mirthe:Sint Maarten
[pause]Gina:St. Martin's Day
Mirthe:klompen
[pause]Gina:wooden shoes, clogs
Mirthe:fiets
[pause]Gina:bicycle
Mirthe:haring
[pause]Gina:herring

Outro

Gina:There you have it – five examples of pop and traditional culture in the Netherlands! We have more vocab lists available at DutchPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Mirthe:Tot ziens!

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Which tradition interests you the most?

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Hoi Susie,


Dank je wel voor je reactie 😎


* ik ben naar zomercarnaval geweest

* lekkere donuts


Thank you for sharing ! I have never been there but sounds like it's a pretty cool event. Ik zet 'm op de kalender.


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Susie
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Ik ben op zomercarnaval geweest in Rotterdam. Het was druk en heel leuk. In de treinstation at ik wat lekere donuts.