Glossar

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Abkürzung

An abbreviation is a short form of a word.

Adjektiv

An adjective describes a noun or pronoun.

Abenteuerferien

I'm going on an adventure holiday in Africa.

Ratschlag

What advice would you give to someone lost in a big city?

Hilfsverb

An auxiliary verb is used with another verb to show its tense or form questions.

Rucksack

Pack your backpack yourself.

wandern/reisen

I'm going backpacking around the world.

billig

Backpacking is a way of travelling cheaply as a tourist.

Stoff

Polyester is a cloth made from artificial material.

Baumwolle

My T-shirts are made from cotton.

Tagesrucksack

A daypack is a small rucksack for use in the day.

trocknen

Polyester clothes are easy to wash and dry.

passen

Check that all your stuff fits in your bag.

anstatt

You should wear lightweight trousers instead of jeans.

in Kontakt bleiben

Use your mobile to keep in touch with your parents.

zu guter Letzt

And last but not least, don't forget your mobile.

leicht

Remember to pack your lightweight trousers instead of jeans.

massiv

In 1303, there was a massive earthquake.

Material

Her dress was made from colourful material.

Minibus

You can take a minibus to Ephesus from the nearby town of Selçuk.

Taschenbuch

She bought a paperback book to read on the journey.

Zeit verbringen

It's a good idea to have some things in your daypack to help you pass the time.

Spielkarten

It's a good idea to pack some playing cards to help you pass the time.

plural/mehrzahl

A plural word refers to more than one person or thing.

Polyester

A polyester T-shirt dries more quickly than a cotton one.

Regenjacke

It's terrible weather; don't forget to wear your raincoat.

Platz

There won't be room in the minibus for a big suitcase.

singular/einzahl

A singular word refers to one person or thing.

jemand

Somebody is used to refer to a person when you do not know who they are.

Sachen

Check that all your stuff fits in your bag.

Vorschlag

Can I make a suggestion?

Anzug

Steve wears a suit in the office.

Pullover

Take a fleece instead of a wool sweater.

Badehosen

Remember to pack your swimming trunks!

dritten

They built the Pharos in the third century BC.

Krawatte

He looks very smart in his shirt and tie.

Tipp

Here are our favourite travel tips to help you get ready for the trip.

wasserdicht

Forget your raincoat and pack a waterproof jacket - it's much lighter.

Wolle

My wool sweater is very warm. / These gloves are made of wool.