Small Talk

SMALL TALK - A brief exchange of greetings and information.

g. Zajc: "Dober dan, gospod Pajk.  Kako ste?" Mr. Zajc: "Good day Mr. Pajk.  How are you?"
g. Pajk: "Hvala, prav dobro.  In vi, gospod Zajc?" Mr. Pajk: "Very well, thank you.  And you, Mr. Zajc?"
g. Zajc: "Kar po navadi, hvala.  Danes nisem v službi.  Gospa Zajc je v bolnici." Mr Zajc: "I'm OK, thanks.  Today I am not at work.  Mrs, Zajc is in the hospital."
g. Pajk: "Kje so otroci?" Mr. Pajk: "Where are the children?"
g. Zajc: "Tomaž, Peter in Jana so v šoli.  Marija je doma in Anica je v mestu." Mr. Zajc: "Tomaž, Peter and Jana are at school.  Marija is at home and Anica is in town."
g. Pajk: "Ali je ona tam v službi?" Mr. Pajk: "Is she at work there?"
g. Zajc: "Da, tajnica je.  Mudi se mi.  Na svidenje!" Mr. Zajc: "Yes, she is a secretary.  I am in a hurry.  Goodbye!"
g. Pajk: "Na svidenje!" Mr. Pajk: "Goodbye!"

 

EXERCISE:  Cover the Slovenian column and on a piece of paper or a word processor window write out the Slovenian for each English statement.  Uncover the Slovenian column to correct your work.

EXERCISE:  Cover the English column and on a piece of paper or a word processor window write out the English for each Slovenian statement.  Uncover the English column to correct your work.

EXERCISE:  Repeat both exercises above until you get most of the statements right most of the time.

 

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