11 Interesting and Important Facts About Austria
This month clients in the group classes and private lessons are learning about Austria. They have access to an online lesson with typical Austrian phrases and expressions and we also had a Konversationskurs, a Conversation Class, all about Austria.
Here you get to learn some of what my clients have learned about Austria this month, including how to pronounce Österreich.
Die Krimmler Wasserfälle (The Health Secret!) https://www.austria.info/en/wellbeing-nature/lakes-mountains/krimml-waterfalls-health-secret
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Österreich = Austria
das Bundesland, die Bundesländer = states
Austria's states: Vorarlberg, Tirol, Salzburg, Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich, Wien, Burgenland, Steiermark, Kärnten
Bordering countries: Liechtenstein, Deutschland, Tschechien, die Slowakei, Ungarn, Slowenien, Italien, die Schweiz
das Wiener Riesenrad = Vienna's Gigantic Ferris Wheel
die Krimmler Wasserfälle = the Krimmler Waterfalls
der Schneekugel = snowglobe
der Walzer = the waltz
die Zeitlupe = slow-motion (film)
der Nationaltag = Austria's National Day is October 26th.
Liebe Österreicher, alles Gute zum Nationaltag! = Dear Austrians, best wishes on your National Day!
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Nicole, I had no idea about some of the facts given. And I am of Austrian descent. LOL. I didn't know that the Austrian Flag was so old. Also, it was fascinating to learn about the Krimmler Wasserfälle. Great podcast! Danke!
Das freut mich sehr, Michele! Bitte sehr. :)
Mein österreichischer Freund sagt, dass der richtige Begriff Nationalfeiertag ist.
Another potato /potahto?
I haven't re-visited my notes, but from what I remember it was made their Nationaltag in 1955 and then it was made a Nationalfeiertag (a holiday) in 1965.
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