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Hi everyone! I’m Alisha.
Welcome to Conversational Phrases!
We’ve found that the best way to learn a language is to speak it from day one! And the best way to start speaking is to learn phrases that you’ll use in real conversations.
In this lesson, you’ll learn conversational phrases to ask and answer the question, "How do you say this?" After watching this video, you’ll be able to ask someone how a word is pronounced.
Now, let’s take a look at some conversational phrases!
Listen to the dialogue.
Jak se to řekne?
To je "parkoviště".
Once more with the English translation.
Jak se to řekne?
“How do you say this?”
To je "parkoviště".
"It's 'parking lot.'”
First of all you'll need to learn how to say “How do you say this?”
That's: Jak se to řekne?
Listen to it again: Jak se to řekne?, Jak se to řekne?
This Czech sentence means something like " How is it said? ” But it means “How do you say this?”
Now, how do you answer this question?
The pattern is:
To je [ ].
“It's [ ].”
For example:
"It's 'parking lot.'”
To je "parkoviště"., To je "parkoviště".