sýr–cheese syn–son Exercise 1a: Fill in the blank with the appropriate vocabulary word. 1) Wow, her _______ is so good-looking! 2) Is it just me or does her _______ smell really bad? * * * * … Continue reading
I might get lost. I might not be able to cook anything with the food or the kitchen or the supplies. I might make some horrible cultural faux pas and then wonder why everyone hates me. I only know a … Continue reading
snídat–to eat breakfast
Ja snidam, I am eating breakfast! Cesto snidam, I eat breakfast often! Prosim snidame, please let’s breakfast shall we?
This is the first word I actually remembered in Czech. It made an impression because of its versatility: the word can mean Please, Here It Is, I’m Sorry, Excuse Me, and sometimes even You’re Welcome. That’s probably most of what I’ll be saying for the first few weeks. Please Love Me! Please Pillowcases? Here it is Post Office? I’m Sorry English! Excuse-Me-Please-Sorry!? It’s comforting to have at least one reliable word that I can pronounce.