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Learning Serbian with Short and Easy Texts - Routines

Here comes a short text about routines both in Serbian and in English. I hope that my video will help you understand the text in Serbian. There is also a task to be done:
- After listening to me asking and answering questions, you can try to do the same - practice asking questions and giving answers, and recording all that on www.Vocaroo.com
Exercse 1. Routines - missing verbs

2. Routines - missing pronouns



4. Link to the edited video  with questions and answers written and translated + additional exercises with questions and answers
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Aspect in Serbian - Odmoriti or Odmarati?

Do you know the difference between odmoriti and odmArAti (to have a rest)? Which one shows a finished action (perfective aspect), which one shows an action in progress (imperfective aspect)?

If you know the word trAjAti, which means to lAst, it will help you connect the form with double A with the action in progress, which shows that odmArAti is obviously used to show that you are or were "having a  rest / resting".

On the other hand, the form with odmORIti, shows that you have had a rest and that's it, the result is more important than duration, so this form shows the perfective aspect.

Their various forms and differences in present and past tenses are so subtle, so I created a set of exercises for you to learn more about this weird odmoriti-odmarati duo by actually using them:) Before you see all the forms below, try to do this Micromatch exercise:




How much time did you need? Guess it wasn't that hard, once you were able to see the possible answers. For some more d…

Serbian Lessons with Subtitles and Exercises

I am so happy to share this video lesson which is 100% in Serbian with subtitles. I am sure they will help you hear what I am saying better. After the video there is an exercise which is made based on the text, a bit changed though.



Super Easy Serbian - Family Vocabulary with Exercises

I hope you are enjoying learning with my video lessons and doing the follow up tasks, such as these ones:




Today, I am sharing a brand new explanation with you and exercise from the course which focuses on vocabulary describing family and friends.



Here are all the links to the exercises covering this video lesson:
1. Quizlets with MY: moj-mojA-mojE-mojI-mojE-mojA + Family members
Flashcards Learn exercise Match Gravity 2. LearnClick, based on this lesson: version A (verb conjugations of zvati se i biti), version B (possessive adjectives and paricle se)

Serbian for Kids - Lesson 10

While in the previous lesson of Serbian for Kids, I taught you how to pronounce furniture in Serbian and we played with the Present tense conjugations of the verb to have, today we are practicing rooms in a house/ flat and revising the previous lessons by playing games.  
The words we are learning today are as follows: Sobe = RoomsTAJ HODNIK = hallwayTAJ BALKON = balconyTA KUHINJA = kitchenTA SOBA = roomTA SPAVAĆA SOBA = bedroomTA DNEVNA SOBA= living roomTA DEČIJA SOBA = children’s roomTA RADNA SOBA = studyTO KUPATILO = bathroom

It would be perfect if you could download the pdf file, print it and try to learn, by playing Quizlet game  https://quizlet.com/82682152/learn



The video version of this pdf is coming your way tomorrow on my Patreon blog - for the previous and upcoming versions check out this link!


Serbian Language Course - Family

I hope you enjoyed following my free Serbian language course at the elementary level, dedicated to Greetings! This month I have been working on a new one where you can learn:


How to introduce your family members to someoneHear clearly and learn to pronounce family membersVerbs to have + family members (in the appropriate case)Short texts about this topic All the video lessons and exercises are both in the Cyrillic and Latin script so you can learn Cyrillic in no time :) 
Today I wanted to share one of the video exercises from the course. 



More videos with conjugations are on this playlist.

Serbian with Easy Texts and Exercises

Today we are practicing Serbian with this simple exercise:

 The meaning of this story is as follows:

Marina likes to eat sweets, especially chocolate, Eurocream, jam and buiscits. She likes to drink milk, juice and coffee. Each morning while she has breakfast, Marina doesn't watch TV, but she is on the Internet, listens to songs on Youtube and sings them.
The missing verbs are as follows:

VOLETI (ja volim ... oni vole)PITI (ja pijem... oni piju)GLEDATI (ja gledam ... oni gledaju)SLUŠATI (ja slušam... oni slušaju)PEVATI (ja pevam... oni pevaju)
After doing this exercise, you can record your own story by making comparisons. For example:

Marina voli da jede slatkiše, ali ja ne volim da jedem slatkiše. OR Marina voli da jede Eurokrem, ali ja ne volim da ga jedem. (Pronouns: him/it >>>"ga" stands for "it", but in Serbian "Eurocream" is he, so here "ga" means "him", her >>>"je" and "them"= ih, regardle…