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Lithuanian Out Loud is a podcast series designed for fans of the Lithuanian language. Come along with native Lithuanian author/lawyer Raminta and her North-American husband, Jack. They'll teach you Lithuanian along with tidbits about the history and culture of Raminta's homeland - Lietuva!

Music: Vieux Farka Toure - Ana {Pocket Remix} by pocketproductions (c) copyright 2007 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/pocketproductions/8916 Ft: Pocket (Richard Jankovich)

Sep 24, 2007

Hey!  It's our first ever intermediate lesson!  What's the name of the largest city on Lithuania's west coast?  Do you pronounce it right?  Raminta's in stitches interviewing Jonas about cars.  Jonas likes the color red as much as he likes Soviet people.  Hmmm, does that mean he likes or dislikes red? 

Raminta:
Labas,...


Sep 19, 2007

Did you know Lithuanians are HIV resistant?  Wow!  Lithuanians are also amongst the tallest people in the world, about half have blonde hair and most Lithuanians have blue eyes.  Who knew?  Listen to the show to discover more...

labas vakarėlis                      
good...


Sep 15, 2007

Are you familiar with the Lithuanian version of Wikipedia?  It's called Vikipedija.  You should take a look.  Even if you're a novice learner of Lithuanian you'll find it interesting.  Take a look at the photos and descriptions.  Vikipedija's address is listed below.  Enjoy!

In today's lesson we learn some new...


Sep 14, 2007

Okay everyone!  Here we go!  Every fifth lesson will be a quick response lesson.  Say the Lithuanian Out Loud as fast as you can.  Keep repeating the lesson over and over again until you perfect it.  Good luck!

hi!                                                       
labas!

how are...


Sep 11, 2007

In Lithuania make sure you don't point with your index finger, it's considered by some to be rude.  If you really need to point at something just put all your fingers together and motion gently with your hand towards what you want someone to see. 

Labas, aš Douglas (Dennis).                      
Hi, I'm Douglas...