Finnish-German

Our fifth meeting took a place at school main campus. This time Christin taught me some Germany. I learned about asking where is something and how to guide a way for someone. We also went through some vocabulary about basic places at school. Here are some things i learned on our fifth meeting!

ä=ae

ö=oe

(y)=ue

 

rechts=right

links=left

gerade aus=forward

zurueck=back (y=ue)

wissen sie wo die schule ist=where is school?

wissen sie den weg (dorthin) zur schule=where is school? in more formal way

universität=university

fachhochschule (FH)=university of applied sciences

abbiegen=turn

und dann=and then

buecherei (bib)=library

Klassenzimmer=classroom

Vorlesungssaal=lecture hall

Seminarräume=class room (used mostly in universities instead of Klassenzimmer)

Mensa=school restaraunt

Cafeteria/Cafete=cafe

Treppen=stairs

Aufzug=elevator

strasse=street

Haupteingang=main entrance

toilette=restroom

Lehrer=teacher

Professor=professor

Prof.=professor (this is used in spoken language)

audimax=auditorium

tafel/schwarzes brett/informations tafel=notice board

Garderobe=wardrobe

Schliessfächer=locker

 

After learning some Germany i helped Christin to put sales ad on Tori.fi with Finnish language.

Next time it is my turn to teach some Finnish again.

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