Read/Translate

Read the following statements aloud.  Working on a piece of paper (or in a wordprocessor window), translate each statement into English.  To check your translations, scroll down to the corresponding table in the English section of this page.

 

Slovenian - Slovenščina

A Jaz sem učenec. Jaz nisem učenec.
  Jaz sem učenka. Jaz nisem učenka.
  Ti si učenec. Ti nisi učenec.
  Ti si učenka. Ti nisi učenka.
  Vi ste učitelj. Vi niste učitelj.
  Vi ste učiteljica. Vi niste učiteljica.
  On je gospod Močnik. On ni gospod Močnik.
  Ona je gospa Pajk. Ona ni gospa Pajk.
  Ona je gospodična Čuk. Ona ni gospodična Čuk.

 

B Jaz sem študent. Jaz nisem študent.
  Ti si advokat. Ti nisi advokat.
  On je arhitekt. On ni arhitekt.
  Ona je tajnica. Ona ni tajnica.
  Ona je gospodinja. Ona ni gospodinja.
  Vi ste zdravnik. Vi niste zdravnik.
  Ona je bolniška sestra. Ona ni bolniška sestra.

 

C Jaz sem doma. Mi smo doma.
  Jaz sem v šoli. Mi smo v šoli.
  Ti si doma. Vi ste doma.
  Ti si v šoli. Vi ste v šoli.
  On je doma. Oni so doma.
  Jaz sem tukaj. Mi smo tukaj.
  On je tam. Oni so tam.
  Ona je v službi. One so v službi.

 

 

D Ali si ti učenec? Da, jaz sem učenec.
  Ali je on arhitekt? Da, on je arhitekt.
  Ali je ona doma? Da, ona je doma.
  Ali ste vi v službi? Da, mi smo v službi.
  Ali je ona učiteljica?

Da, ona je učiteljica.

 

 

E Ali je on v bolnici? Ne, on je doma.
  Ali ste vi gospod Pajk? Ne, jaz sem ....... .
  Ali ste vi doma? Ne, jaz sem v šoli.
  Ali ste vi učitelj? Ne, jaz sem učenec.
  Ali je Marija tajnica? Ne, ona je bolniška sestra.
  Ali je on zdravnik? Ne, on je inženir.

 

F Kdo sem jaz? Vi ste učitelj (učiteljica).
  Kdo je on? On je učenec.
  Kdo ste vi? Jaz sem ....... .
  Kje smo mi? Mi smo v šoli.
  Kje je gospod Pajk? On je v službi.
  Kje je gospa Kovač? Ona je v bolnici.
  Kje je gospodična Čuk? Ona je v mestu.
  Kje smo? Smo v šoli.
  Kdo je tukaj? Gospod in gospa Kovač sta tukaj.
  Kdo je v šoli? Mi smo v šoli.
  Kdo je doma? Mama je doma.

 

English - Angleščina

A I am a student (male). I am not a student (male).
  I am a student (female). I am not a student (female).
  You are a student (male, familiar). You are not a student (male, familiar).
  You are a student (female, familiar). You are not a student (female, familiar).
  You are a teacher (male, formal). You are not a teacher (male, formal).
  You are a teacher (female, formal). You are not a teacher (female, formal).
  He is Mr. Močnik. He is not Mr. Močnik.
  She is Mrs. Pajk. She is not Mrs. Pajk.
  She is Miss Čuk. She is not Miss Čuk.

 

B I am a student. I am not a student.
  You (familiar) are a lawyer. You (familiar) are not a lawyer.
  He is an architect. He is not an archiotect.
  She is a secretary. She is not a secretary.
  She is a housewife. She is not a housewife.
  You (formal) are a doctor. You (formal) are not a doctor.
  She is a nurse. She is not a nurse.

 

C I am at home. We are at home.
  I am at school. We are at school.
  You (familiar) are at home. You (formal) are at home.
  You (familiar) are at school. You (formal) are at school.
  He is at home. They are at home.
  I am here. We are here.
  He is there. They (males) are there.
  She is at work. They (females) are at work.

 

D Are you a student? Yes, I am a student.
  Is he an architect? Yes, he is an architect.
  Is she at home? Yes, she is at home.
  Are you (formal) at work? Yes, we are at work.
  Is she a teacher? Yes, she is a teacher.

 

E Is he in the hospital? No, he is at home.
  Are you (formal) Mr. Pajk? No, I am ....... .
  Are you (formal) at home? No, I am at school.
  Are you (formal) a teacher (male)? No, I am a student.
  Is Marija a secretary? No, she is a nurse.
  Is he a doctor? No, he is an engineer.

 

F Who am I? You (formal) are a teacher.
  Who is he? He is a student.
  Who are you (formal)? I am ...... .
  Where are we? We are at school.
  Where is Mr. Pajk? He is at work.
  Where is Mrs. Kovač? She is in the hospital.
  Where is Miss Čuk? She is in town.
  Where are we? We are at school.
  Who is here? Mr. and Mrs. Kovač are here.
  Who is in school? We are in school.
  Who is at home? Mother is at home.

 

 

EXERCISE: Starting from the lists of English statements, working on a piece of paper (or in a wordprocessor window), translate each statement into Slovenian.  To check your translations, scroll up to the corresponding table in the Slovenian section of this page.

 

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