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A programme for those interested in brushing up their German
2-In Hamburg an der Elbe
Script by Arthur Shepherd Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by W. R. H. Carling
Colin Stevens and Teresa have an enjoyable evening in Hamburg. They go for a sail on the Alster and sample some Hamburg dishes.
Wissen (ich weiss), to know; bedeuten, to mean; entschuldigen Sie! excuse me!; wie geht es Ihnen? how are you?; das Rathaus, town hall; der Zimmermann (die Zimmerleute), carpenter(s); das Segelboot, sailing boat; vielleicht, perhaps; ausgezeichnet! excellent!; die wollene Decke, woollen rug; der Himmel, sky, heaven; die See, sea; der See, lake; morgen friih, tomorrow morning; besetzt, taken, occupied; schiitten, to pour; der Aschenbecher, ash-tray; die Flasche, bottle; die Speisekarte, menu.
Es war ein Vergniigen, it was a pleasure; was haben Sie heute abend vor? what are your plans for this evening?; ich zahle gern die Sterne, / like counting the stars; ist Ihnen kalt? are you cold?; woran denken Sie?, what are you thinking about?; keine Widerrede! no arguing!
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W. R. H.
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