013 Say Labas: The Countryside


So one third of the Lithuania is covered in forest? Yeah… we’re not kidding that’s a lot of forest, which is why this weeks episode is dedicated to the beautiful Lithuanian countryside we learn all about what one might find in the countryside as well as we go over some useful phrases.

Countryside

Lithuania is definitely famous for its nature, and we highly recommend that any visitors to Lithuania should spend a little bit of time in the countryside, We find out in this episode how a certain bunch of Lithuanian in the Dzūkija region spend their summer… Hint mushrooms!!

Below is this weeks transcript for lesson 13:

Episode 13 - Countryside
NoLithuanianEnglish
1PaplūdimysBeach
2MedisTree
3FermaFarm
4LaukasField
5MiškasForest
6UostasHarbour
7KalvaHill
8EžerasLake
9KalnasMountain
10JūraSea
11DangusSky
12MiestelisVillage
13GėlėsFlowers
14Ar tai toli?Is it far?
15Aš noriu eiti meškerioti.I want to go fishing.
16Ar tau patinka Lietuvos gamta?Do you like Lithuanian nature?
17Ar tu norėtum važiuoti prie jūros?Would you like to go by the sea?

Dialogues from this Show are right here:

Example 1

Ar tu gyveni prie jūros?
Ne, aš gyvenu prie ežero.
Ar prie tavo namų yra miškas?
Ne prie mano namų nėra miško, bet yra keletas medžių…

Example 2

Ar tau patinka Lietuvos gamta?
Taip man labai patinka Lietuvos miškai, laukai ir maži miesteliai.
Ar tau patinka Lietuvos paplūdimys?
mmm… patinka… bet Pietų Afrikos geresnis.
hahahaha..

And as you know the show includes the following segments:

  • Introduction
  • Lesson 13
  • Example Sentences
  • Talk Time
  • News of the week
  • Facts & History
  • Goodbye

Remember that you can follow along with this weeks episode over at memrise, we also mention a song by the Lithuanian band Biplan the song is called “O mes prie jūros” its a really great song and it captures the spirt of the Lithuanian countryside perfectly.

You can find a youtube video of it right here.

One last thing, Tim drops another interesting fact about the easter bunny and why he likes listening to Lithuanian radio, its a jam packed episode this week and we hope you enjoy we had a lot of fun doing it.

Until next time!
Solveiga & Tim

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Background music credit goes to

Thatched Villagers | Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)