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Speaking our Language

At homeAig an taigh

Look out for the following pieces of vocabulary in this clip.

to the hotel – dhan taigh-òsta

in the summer – as t-samhradh

where did you go? - càit an deach thu?

This is the informal way you use to speak to a friend or a child.

where were you? - càit an robh thu?

This is the informal way you use to speak to a friend or a child.

yesterday – an-dè

last night – a-raoir

yesterday morning – madainn an-dè

last week – an t-seachdain-sa chaidh

Bill Haidh! Hi!
Carol Haidh! Hi!
Bill Càit an deach thu? Where did you go?
Carol Èm. Em.
Bill Uill? Well?
Carol Uill.... Well...
Bill Uill?
Càit an deach thu?
Well?
Where did you go?
Carol As t-samhradh.
Chaidh mi a Mhajorca as t-samhradh.
In the summer.
I went to Majorca in the summer.
Bill Och! Och!
Carol Ok, ok, ok.
Chaidh mi dhan taigh-òsta.
Ok, ok, ok.
I went to the hotel.
Bill È? Eh?
Carol Chaidh mi dhan taigh-òsta! I went to the hotel!
Iain Ò.
Càit an deach thu?
Oh.
Where did you go?
Màiri-Anna Eh? Eh?
Iain Uill? Well?
Màiri-Anna Uill? Well?
Iain Càit an deach thu? Where did you go?
Màiri-Anna Chaidh mi dhan bhaile. I went to town.
Màiri-Anna Càit an robh thu a-raoir? Where were you last night?
Iain È? Eh?
Màiri-Anna Càit an robh thu a-raoir, è?
Càit an deach thu?
Where were you last night, eh?
Where did you go?
Iain Och.
Chaidh mi dhan bhaile.
Och.
I went to town.
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