PABENDRAUKIME LIETUVIŠKAI/ LET‘S TALK LITHUANIAN

 

 

Content/ topic:                                   Everyday language  

Duration:                                                      

Level:(listening level required)         A1      

Summary:                                          A student from Spain comes to study to Lithuania. He does not speak any Lithuanian but he is willing to learn. He is introduced and taught a few most important phrases of politeness by Lithuanian students.

 

Cultural notes:                                   When learning a foreign language, none of us could do without some phrases of politeness. When we meet someone, we need to know how to say hello, goodbye, thank you….

 

Language notes:                                The video contains very simple language. The video introduces learners to the most important Lithuanian phrases of politeness.

 

 

Artūras - Labas rytas.

 

Artūras – Good morning.

 

Aldona - Labas.

 

Aldona – Hello.

 

Artūras - Leiskite prisistatyti. Mano vardas Artūras. Aš esu ispanas ir nekalbu lietuviškai.

 

Artūras – Let me introduce myself. My name is Artūras. I am Spanish and I don’t speak Lithuanian.

 

Aldona - Mano vardas Aldona. Labai malonu susipažinti.

 

Aldona – My name is Aldona. Nice to meet you.

 

Artūras - Atvykau į Lietuvą mokytis. Štai mano vizitine kortelė.

 

Artūras – I have come to study to Lithuania. Here is my business card.

 

Aldona - Labai įdomu.Gal galėčiau kuo nors padėti?

 

Aldona – Very interesting. Could I be of any help to you?

 

Artūras - Labai ačiū. Norėčiau išmokti kelis lietuviškus mandagumo žodžius.

 

Artūras – Thank you very much. I‘d like to learn a few Lithuanian phrases of politeness.

 

Aldona - Puiku. Aš jums padėsiu.

 

Aldona – Great! I‘ll help you.

 

Artūras - Džiaugiuosi.

 

Artūras – Glad to hear.

 

Aldona - Norėdami pasisveikinti sakome: Labas rytas, laba diena, labas vakaras arba tiesiog  labas, sveikas.

 

Aldona – When greeting someone, we say: Good morning, good afternoon, good evening or simply hello, hi.

 

Artūras - Kaip jūs atsisveikinate?

 

Artūras – How do you say good-bye?

 

Aldona - Viso gero. Sudie. Viso labo, iki pasimatymo.

 

Aldona – Good bye, bye, see you.

 

Artūras - Jų daug. Nežinau ar prisiminsiu.

 

Artūras – So many of them. I don‘t know if I can remember them all.

 

Aldona - Dėkodami vartojame: ačiū, dėkui.

 

Aldona – When we want to thank someone, we say: thank you, thanks.

 

Artūras –Dėkui. Gal šiam kartui užteks.

 

Artūras – Thanks. Maybe it‘s enough for the time being.

 

Pabandykim prisiminti ir atlikime šiuos pratimus.

 

Let‘s try to remember and do the following exercises.

 

To put to the test

test1.htm