• 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]
  • At the post office in Slovak

    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

     

    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.)

     

    Let´s practice a bit with our exercises!

    Exercises

    Drag the text exercise on post office vocabulary in Slovak

    Fill in the blanks vocabulary on the letter elements in Slovak

    Choose the right answer exercise on dialog at the post office