• Slovak language course for beginners
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  • 1 Slovak alphabet and letters
  • 2 Slovak pronunciation [0/2]
  • 3 Slovak keyboard and how to type Slovak letters [0/3]
  • 4 Greetings and how to say Hello in Slovak [0/3]
  • 5 Introduce yourself in Slovak [0/2]
  • 6 Colours in Slovak [0/3]
  • 7 Numbers and counting in Slovak [0/4]
  • 8 Telling the time in Slovak [0/3]
  • 9 Talk about the weather in Slovak [0/3]
  • 10 Days of the week, months and seasons in Slovak [0/3]
  • 11 Body parts and head parts in Slovak [0/3]
  • 12 Food and drinks in Slovak [0/3]
  • 13 Order food in Slovak [0/3]
  • 14 Express opinions in Slovak [0/3]
  • 15 Feelings and emotions in Slovak [0/2]
  • 16 I love you in Slovak [0/3]
  • 17 Party and how to say Happy Birthday in Slovak [0/2]
  • 18 Asking directions in Slovak [0/2]
  • 19 Travel and transportation related words in Slovak [0/4]
  • 20 At the doctors vocabulary in Slovak [0/4]
  • 21 At the post office in Slovak [0/3]
  • 22 Describe the family in Slovak [0/3]
  • 23 Talking about hobbies in Slovak [0/3]
  • 24 Clothes in Slovak [0/4]
  • 25 House, room, furniture vocabulary in Slovak [0/3]
  • 26 Nature and animals names in Slovak [0/3]
  • 27 School and Classroom vocabulary in Slovak [0/3]
  • 28 Work related vocabulary in Slovak [0/3]
  • 29 Slovak names for countries and languages [0/2]
  • This vocabulary will help you to successfully send or receive any letter or packages at the post office. Let´s start!

    Basic vocabulary

    English Slovak
    a post office pošta
    a post pošta
    a postman poštár
    a mail box schránka
    a letter list
    a postcard pohľadnica
    a package balík
    a sender odosielateľ
    a recipient príjmateľ
    a parcel zásielka
    a fee poplatok
    a payment platba
    to pay platiť, zaplatiť
    to send poslať
    to receive dostať
    a signature podpis
    to sign podpísať
    a currier kuriér
    a neighbour sused
    Could you take the parcel? Môžeš prevziať zásielku?
    Yes, I take the parcel. Áno, prevezmem zásielku.

     

    Letter elements in Slovak

    Your letter has to have these elements in order to be sent:

    English Slovak
    a name meno
    an adress adresa
    a postal code poštové smerové číslo (PSČ)
    a street ulica
    a house number číslo domu
    a city mesto
    a country krajina
    a stamp pečiatka
    a post stamp poštová známka

     

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    Example dialog

    Let´s have a look at the standard dialog at the post office.

    Monika: Dobré ráno, chcem poslať tento balík. (Good morning, I want to send this package.)

    Post office worker: Dobré ráno. Napíšte meno a adresu odosielateľa a príjmateľa. (Good morning. Write the name and the adress of the sender and the recipient.)

    Monika: Hotovo. Koľko platím? (Done. How much do I pay?)

    Post office worker: Poplatok je 15 eur. Potrebujem váš podpis. (The fee is 15€. I need your signature.)

    Monika: Kde to mám podpísať? (Where do I sign?)

    Post office worker: Tu. A tu je naša pečiatka. Ďakujem, dovidenia. (Here. And here is our stamp. Thank you, goodbye.)

     

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