I think that children learn a language best through stories, chants and songs. I've already written about Dundo Bear's Wedding story back in 2013, but now I decided to turn it into a series of lessons which can be used for learning and teaching Serbian.
Let me introduce you to the first part of the story with this four minute long Intro to Medvedova ženidba by Desanka Maksimović.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Friday, July 17, 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
Present Participle in Serbian
After watching this short video lesson dedicated to present participle in Serbian, try to figure out which form to use! Useful vocabulary:
- uživati = to enjoy (uživam, uživaš, uživa // uživamo, uživate, uživaju)
- gledati = to watch (gledam, gledaš, gleda // gledamo, gledate, gledaju)
- gledajući = watching (while watching)
- uživam gledajući... = I enjoy watching...
- slušati = to listen to (slušam, slušaš, sluša // slušamo, slušate, slušaju)
- slušajući = listening (while listening)
- smirivati = to calm down (smirujem, smiruješ, smiruje // smirujemo, smirujete, smiruju)
- smirujući = calming
- smrzavati = to freeze (smrzavam, smrzavaš, smrzava // smrzavamo, smrzavate, smrzavaju)
- provoditi = to spend (provodim, provodiš, provodi// provodimo, provodite, provode)
- obilaziti = to be visiting (obilazim, obilaziš, obilazi // obilazimo, obilazite, obilaze)
- obilazeći = visiting (while visiting)
- teći = to flow (tečem, tečeš, teče // tečemo, tečete, teku)
- razmišljati = to think about (razmišljam, razmišljaš, razmišlja // razmišljamo, razmišljate, razmišljaju)
- razmišljajući = thinking (while thinking about)
Sunday, May 24, 2015
If you watched Eurosong 2015 yesterday night, you may have noticed that Montenegrin song was one among few ones which wasn't in English. It has such a catchy tune and beautiful lyrics that I decided to share it with you today and create a few follow-up activities.
Exercise with Verbs
Exercise with Pronouns
Monday, May 11, 2015
If you liked playing Quizlet games and practising your Serbian with my video lessons based on Quizlet, I'm sure you'll have fun learning some new vocabulary in Serbian today. This time it's all about rooms in a flat, as a short intro to a series of practical video lessons dedicated to the Locative case.
For the time being, let's simply practise pronunciation and spelling. For the brave ones here comes the test:
along with the links to other exercises: