Session 6

Listen to find out how to talk about where you live in English.
ጽን ኢልኩም ብምሰማዕ ከመይ ጌርኩም ብእንግሊዘኛ ኣበይ ከምእትነብሩ ክትዛረቡ ከምእትኽእሉ ስምዑ።

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    Activity 1

Activity 1

How do I talk about where I live?

ነዞም ዝስዕቡ ዝርርብ ብመስርዕ ኣቐምጥዎም።

A) I live in a town called Cambridge. It’s in England. How about you?

B) Where are you from?

C) I live in Glasgow. It’s a city in the West of Scotland.

ነቲ መልሲ ኣብ ጽሑፍ ወይ ኣብ ድምጺ ርኸብዎ።

ጽን ኢልኩም ብምስማዕ፡ መልስታትኩም ገምግሙ። ካብኡ ኣብ ታሕቲ ቀሪቡ ንዘሎ ጽሑፍ ኣወዳድርዎ።

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ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
ሰላም፣ እንቋዕ ናብ መደብ How do I… ብድሓን መጻእኩም። ኣነ ተኽልማርያም በኪት ኢየ፡ ምሳና’ውን ቶም ኣሎ።

Tom
Hi everybody! Welcome to the programme!

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
ሎሚ እንምሃሮ ብዛዕባ ኣበይ ከምእንነብር ዝሕብር እዩ። ነዞም ክልተ ሰባት ብዛዕባ ኣበይ ከምዝነብሩ ዝዛረቡ ንከታተል፡ ቀዳመይቲ ተዛራቢት ሄለን ኢያ፡ እቲ ካልኣይ ተዛራቢ ድማ ሃሪይ ይበሃል። ነየኖት ሃገራት ይጠቕሱ? ከተማታቶም እንታይ ተባሂለን ይጽውዓ?
ክብድ ዝበለ እንተመሲሉ ኣይትሻቀሉ፡ መታን ክርደኣኩም ክንሕግዘኩም ኢና።

Helen
Where do you live?

Harry
I live in a town called Cambridge. It’s in England. How about you?

Helen
I live in Glasgow. It’s a city in the West of Scotland.

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
ተረዲእኩምዶ? ሃሪይ ካብ Cambridge, England እዩ።

I live in a town called Cambridge. It’s in England.

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
Helen ካብ Glasgow, Scotland እያ።

I live in Glasgow. It’s a city in the West of Scotland.

Tom
OK! So let’s take a look at the language used when asking and answering the question ‘Where do you live?’

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
ናይ ሕቶ ቃል ‘where’ ሓደ ሰብ ኣበይ ከም ዝቕመጥ ንምሕታት ንጥቀመሉ ‘live’ ቃል እዩ።

Tom
That’s right. When both speakers answer, they begin with ‘I live in…’, then they provide more detail about the place.

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
ካብ ሓውሲ ከተማ ‘a town’፡ ካብ ዓዲ ‘a village’፡ ወይ ካብ ከተማ ‘a city’ ክንብል ምስ እንደሊ ‘a’ ንውስኸሉ።

I live in a town.
I live in Glasgow. It’s a city.

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
ንሃሪ ደጊምኩም ስምዕዎ። እተን ዝያዳ ብዓዉታ ዝንበባ ዘላዋ ቃላት ኣየኖት እየን።

I live in a town called Cambridge.

Tom
In this sentence, the word ‘town’ and the name of the place, ‘Cambridge’, are stressed. Listen again.

I live in a town called Cambridge.

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
ሓደ ቦታ ንምግላጽ ‘in the’ ንጥቀም ድሕሪኡ ዝስዕብ ድማ ‘North’, ‘South’, ‘East’ or ‘West’ ይኸዉን.

It’s in the West of Scotland.

Tom
Listen again, which words are stressed in the sentence?

It’s in the West of Scotland.

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
መታን ኣብ ኣዘራርባ ክሕግዘና ካብ መወዳእታ ጀሚርና ምሉእ ሓሳብ ንስራሕ።

Tom
First, ‘of’, becomes ‘of’. Let’s repeat.
…of Scotland.
…West of Scotland.

Next, ‘in the’ becomes ‘in the’. Let’s repeat.
…in the West…
…in the West of Scotland.

Once again, the whole sentence!
It’s in the West of Scotland.

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
ብኸምዚ ዝስዕብ ኣገባብ ስም ሃገር ከይጠቐስና፡ ብሕጽር ዝበለ ኣገባብ ክንጥቀም ንኽእል።

Tom
It’s in the West.

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
ብጣዕሚ ጽቡቕ፡ ዝተማሃርናዮ ኣዝዩ ብዙሕ ስለዝኾነ፡ ልምምድ ንግበር። ነዚ ዝስዕብ ሕቶ ጽን ኢልኩም ስምዑ። መልስኹም ንምሃብ እኹል ግዜ ክወሃበኩም እዩ። ቀጺሉ ቶም መልስታት ክህበና እዩ።

Hi, where do you live?

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
ካብ ከተማ Bath እየ መጺኤ ክትብሉ ምስ እትደልዩ ከመይ ጌርኩም ትምልሱ?

Tom
I live in a city called Bath.

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
ተመሳሳሊ ዲኹም ኢልኩም? ደጊምኩም ስምዕዎ።

Where’s that?

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
ኦኦ! ዝያዳ ሓበሬታ ይደሊ ስለዘሎ ከመይ ጌርኩም ‘ኣብ ደቡብ እንግሊዝ እዩ’ ክትብሉ ትኽእሉ። ‘of’ ምጥቃም ኣይትረስዑ።

Tom
It’s in the South of England.

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
Well done! ሕጂ ዝያዳ ሓበሬታ ክትሓትዎ ትኽእሉ። ‘ንስኻኸ?’ ብእንግሊዘኛ በሉ።

Tom
Yes! Remember that you can practise today’s language with all your friends and family!

ኣቕራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ
ጽቡቕ እምበኣር፡ ንዝያዳ ሓበሬታ ኣብ ካልኣይ ክፋል የራኽበና። Bye, everyone!

Tom
Bye! See you next time!

Learn more!

1. ንዝኾኑ ሰባት ኣበይ ከምዝነብሩ ንምሕታት 'where' ንጥቀም፧
እዚ ከኣ ብዛዕባ ቦታ ንምፍላጥ ይሕግዘና። ‘live’ ጌርና ሕቶ እንተሰሪሕና ሓጋዚ ግሲ ‘do’ ንጥቀም።

Where do you live?

2. ከመይ ጌይረ ንዝዓበኩላ ከተማ ኽገልጻ ይኽእል፧
መጀምርታ፡ ‘I live in’ ኢልና ንጅምር።

ስም፡
ስም ዝዓበኻላ ከተማ ሃብ። ብዛዕባ ሃገርካ እውን ክትዛረብ ትኽእል።
I live in Glasgow, Scotland.

ኣብ ከተማ፡ ኣብ ዓዲ፡ ኣብ ገጠር ንነብር ክንብል ንኽእል። ምስ እዞም ቃላት ‘a’ ክንጥቀም ይግብኣና። እዚ ደረጃ ዕቤት ካብ ዝዓበየ ክሳብ ዝነኣሰ ኢዩ፡
I live in a city (ኣብ ከተማ).
I live in a town (ኣብ ዓዲ).
I live in a village (ኣብ ገጠር).

3. ኣቀማምጣ ናይ ዝዓበኹላ ዓዲ ብኸመይ ክገልጾ ይኽእል፧
ኣቀማምጣ ናይ ካልእ ቦታ North (ሰሜን), South (ደቡብ), East (ምብራቕ) and West (ምዕራብ) ብምጥቃም ክንገልጾ ንኽእል።

It’s in the North.
I live in the North.

ምስቲ ከነመልክቶ ዝደለና ቦታ ብምዝማድ ነዚኦም ‘It’s in the’ + North/South/East/West + of ምስ ስም ናይ’ቲ ዞባ ወይ ሃገር ክንጥቀመሎም ይግባእ።

It’s in the North of England.
It’s in the West of Scotland.

ከመይ ጌይርኩም ኣበይ ከምትነብሩ ክትዛረቡ ትኽእሉ።

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Are you from the North, East, South or West of your country?

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Session Vocabulary

  • I live in a...
    ኣነ ኣብ ይነብር

    city
    ከተማ

    town
    ዓዲ

    village
    ገጠር

    North
    ሰሜን

    South
    ደቡብ

    East
    ምብራቕ

    West
    ምዕራብ