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Speaking our Language

We were climbingBha sinn a' streap

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

we were climbing - bha sinn a’ sreap

we were riding – bha sinn a’ marcachd

To stress the word for we, you use sinne

we were fishing - bha sinne ag iasgach

we were camping - bha sinne a’ campadh

we were sailing - bha sinne a’ seòladh

we were walking - bha sinne a’ coiseachd

Other forms of emphasis

me – mise

you – thusa

he – esan

she – ise

we – sinne

you – sibhse

they - iadsan

Other activities you might enjoy on a day off

singing – a’ seinn

sleeping - a’ cadal

running – a’ ruith

gardening – a’ gàirnealaireachd

baking – a’ bèicearachd

reading – a’ leughadh

swimming – a’ snàmh

talking to a friend – a’ bruidhinn ri caraid

watching television – a’ coimhead air an telebhisean

playing football – a’ cluich ball-coise

at a football match – aig gèam ball-coise

at a meeting – aig coinneamh

at a wedding – aig pòsadh

at a wedding – aig banais

Female Staff Halò.
Dè bha sibh a’ dèanamh an-diugh?
Hello.
What were you doing today?
Woman Bha sinn a’ sreap. We were climbing.
Man Bha sinne ag iasgach. We were fishing.
Man Bha sinne a’ campadh. We were camping.
Man Bha sinne a’ seòladh. We were sailing.
Woman Bha sinne a’ coiseachd. We were walking.
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