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Studying Serbian with Short Stories

Here comes a new video lesson covering the following vocabulary:

Animals:

taj pas / ti psi= dog/dogstaj konj / ti konji = horse/horsesto jagnje / ta jagnjad = lamb/lambsta ovca / te ovce = sheep/sheeptaj ovan / ti ovnovi = ram/ramsta žirafa /te žirafe = giraffe/giraffesta pčela / te pčele = bee/beestaj pauk / ti pauci = spider/spidersta riba / te ribe = fish/fishestaj delfin / ti deflfini = dolphin/dolphinsto mače / ti mačići = kitten /kittensta mačka / te mačke = cat/catstaj mačak / ti mačori = tomcat/tomcatstaj tigar / ti tigrovi = tiger/tigersta zebra / te zebre = zebra/zebras Verbs:

je = issu = aresviđati se  = to like (sviđa mi se ovaj pas = I like this dog)videti = to seezvati se = to be called porasti = to grow upleteti = to fly Functions used when expressing certainty/probability:

ovo je... = this is...možda = maybesigurno = certainly/ for sureovo je sigurno... = this is a ... for sureovo je možda... = this is maybe a ...
Check out the previous lesson for beginners about rooms i…

Bear's Wedding in Serbian with Explanation

If you liked the first part of the story of Dundo Bear's Wedding, I am sure you've been eagerly waiting for its sequel :) Here it comes, but this time you'll be able to read the explanation, English translation and you'll have to answer a few questions before you hear what happened in the second part:


Let me know if you like it?
Javi mi da li ti se sviđa?

What do you think what is the next animal Dundo bear will come across?
Šta misliš na koju životinju će medo Dundo naići?

na vučicu?na medvedicu?na lasicu?na zečicu?na vevericu?

Short Stories in Serbian for Beginners

While preparing a new course based on simple, short stories in  Serbian via Udemy, I wanted to share a video lesson dedicated to the verb to be and rooms in a flat:

Ovo je moj stan. On nije mali. U prizemlju je kuhinja i trpezarija i mali toalet. Šta je ovo? Ovo je kuhinja. Šta je ovo? Ovo je trpezarija. Na prvom spratu je radna soba i tatina ordinacija. Na drugom spratu su spavaće sobe i velika dnevna soba. Sa leve strane su spavaće sobe. Sa desne strane je dečija soba i kupatilo.

Da li možete da pogodite koje su ovo sobe?
Na ovoj slici je...Mislim da je ovo...Ovo je...Ovo je možda...Ovo je sigurno... Da li možete da opišete svoj stan na sličan način?

English translation:

This is my apartment. It is not small. On the ground floor (there) is the kitchen and dining room and a small toilet. What is this? This is a kitchen. What is this? This is a dining room. On the first floor (there) is a study room and my dad's office. On the second floor (there) are bedrooms and a large living ro…