No products in the cart.

0

No products in the cart.

Zdroj: https://moravskoslezsky.denik.cz/galerie/mirai-na-colours-of-ostrava-2019.html?photo=1&back=2135936392-2530-57

(165) Dneska písnička “Dej si roušku”

Ahoj, jak to jde? Dneska pro tebe mám moc moc moc fajn epizodu. Protože v Česku už karanténa skončila a v dalších zemích taky končí, mám pro tebe karanténovou písničku. Budu mluvit napůl anglicky, napůl česky a vysvětlím, o čem ta písnička je. A potom si ji můžeš zazpívat taky. 

Message from Andy:

Hi Eliska,
I came across your website for the first time today and I just wanted to say that I really like your content. It’s not very often I come across videos that I can understand and are complicated enough to keep on listening to. Often I find that either it is far too fast or the opposite and it is too basic. I wish you the best of luck with it all and I really think that you have a great idea!
Andy.
***
Zdroj: https://moravskoslezsky.denik.cz/galerie/mirai-na-colours-of-ostrava-2019.html?photo=1&back=2135936392-2530-57

Mirai a Nikol Štíbrová – Dej si roušku

Potkal jsem na pokladně dámu postarší.
Říká mi: “Pane to vám stejně nepomůže,
ten hadr přes hubu mě jenom vystraší,
je konec světa nám už nikdo nepomůže.”

Mirai is saying that he met an elderly lady in the supermarket at the cash desk. This lady says that some floor/cleaning cloth (= hadr) will not help – she means that this cleaning cloth is the mask. And she says that it only scares us. She continues that it is the end of the world and noone will help us anyway: “Je konec světa nám už nikdo nepomůže”.

Mirai replies:

Roušku, dej si roušku,
nestyď se, chráníš mě a já zas tebe.

Which means put on the mask, do not be ashamed (nestyď se), you protect me and I protect you. (chráníš mě a já zas tebe).

Roušku, dej si roušku,
Mysli na druhé a ne jenom na sebe

Put on the mask, think of others, not only of yourself.

Kde mám tak asi vzít roušku, chytráku,
Když na celém světě všude chybí?

The lady replies: “Kde mám vzít roušku?” Where am I supposed to get the mask? She is calling him “chytrák” which means sort of smart alleck, we adress the person “chytrák” when we want to make fun of him because he wants to be smart but the result is not the expected one.

So, where am I supposed to get the mask? Když na celém světě všude chybí? When the masks are missing in the whole world, we dont have enough of masks.

Tak si ji třeba ušij doma v bejváku,
vždyť v japonském moři
nosí je i ryby.
Vždyť v japonském moři
nosí je i ryby.

But Mirai tells her that she can sew her own mask in her flat = even in her “bejvák”. Tak si ji třeba ušij doma v bejváku, sew your mask, sew it for example (třeba) at home = doma v bejváku. And Mirai continues: Even in the Japanese sea the fish wear the masks! Vždyť (after all) v japonském moři nosí je i ryby – even fish wear them.

Language notes

1) Dej si roušku

*How I understand the sentence “Dej si roušku”? Normally, when saying: Dám si kofolu” – this “dát si” means that we are having/ordering some food, I can have a fish in the restaurant, I can have a glass of beer. Dám si rybu, dám si víno. And “dej si” means command tense, so talking to a friend “Hey, have a beer – dej si pivo!” However, I learnt that in some Moravian parts of the country, people say “Dám si klobouk” meaning that I put on my hat. So dám si roušku = I will put on my mask. Dej si roušku – put on your mask! Have you heard it somewhere?

2) vždyť = after all

3) Nosí je i ryby. I can “nosit” = wear some clothes or glasses. And fish can wear masks, too. This “je” is reffering to “them“. Even fish wear them.

TAK ČÁU, ELIŠKA 🙂

Mirai – DEJ SI ROUŠKU ft. Nikol Štíbrová
Hudba: Mirai Navrátil
Text: Mirai Navrátil
Produkce: Johny Rainbow, Mirai Navrátil
Mix: Johny Rainbow
Master: Ecson Waldes
VIDEO NA YOUTUBE TADY

    2 Comments

  1. Housam Mhd
    Reply

    Mockrát děkuji Eliško,

    to je fakt nejlepší epizoda.
    Díky tobě, teď chápu ta krásnou píseň.
    Děkuji… 🌺🌷👍🖐

  2. User Avatar
    slowczech
    Reply

    Díky moc za tento hezký kompliment!
    Jo, tato písnička je supr :-)))
    👍🖐
    Eliška!

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Daniela

Arabic culture, nature, family

I’m Daniela or Danča. I enjoy working with adults from different cultural backgrounds. To me, Czech is like a beautiful forest that we explore together. Let’s play games, discover new strategies, and share our hobbies in class. I love traveling, swimming, reading, watching films, and singing in a vocal band.

Vendy

Plants, books, Spain

I am slowczech courses manager and a Prague-based Czech tutor. Let’s conquer language fears together! I know how to tailor our lessons and ask you about your goals. Is it chatting over beer, work emails, university studies, family connections? I adore languages, plants, sitcoms, books, documentaries, ping-pong, and nature trips.

Monika

Enthusiasm, minimalism, socializing

I’m Monika, or Monča, slowczech event & good mood manager. I love meaningful conversations and meeting new people. Languages and cultures are my passion.  I was living in France, England and Vietnam. As a Czech tutor, I focus on understanding your needs and creating a positive, supportive environment.

Šárka

Wine, design, languages

I’m the slowczech tutor and e-shop manager living in Brno. Having lived in Spain and Russia, I love travelling – exploring new places brings me joy. I cherish the variety and surprises that life offers. Teaching allows me to embark on adventurous journeys with my students. Let’s discover the world together!

Martina

Travelling, new ideas, optimism

I’m creative content manager and tutor from Ostrava. As a tutor, translator, and course coordinator, I understand that every student is unique and requires a personalized approach. Whether you’re refining grammar or starting from scratch, I will help you. I incorporate real-life materials. Seeing your progress brings me joy!

Maruška

Games, sarcasm, my cat

I’m Marie, your friendly tutor and slowczech network & lab manager. I love connecting with students, fostering love for learning, and indulging in some Czech language nerdiness. I’m a Prague native, and I also love getting out of the city to hike and explore. Podcasts, British comedy, DnD, and spending time with my cat!

Jindra

Nature, meditation, children

I am technical coordinator of slowczech content and tutor for children. I have been working with children since ever and there is no better job! In lessons love using stories, games and pictures. We always laugh a lot. Besides teaching, I enjoy meditation and spending time outside.

Michaela

Czech language, picnics, Prague

I’ve been teaching Czech since 2013, starting with native speakers and later focusing on Czech as a foreign language. It’s my calling to help you with this awesome language. In my classes, we play games, explore idioms and enjoy observing progress. Let’s talk books, movies, dogs, sun in our lessons!

Music, lgbtq+, religions

I’m Barbora, or Bára. Life is amazing with wonderful people, my husband and my child by my side. I’m lucky to have my dream job, helping people understand each other. I enjoy both learning and teaching. I love working on conversation skills and correct pronunciation. Share your stories with me!

Ema

Music, French, communication

I’m Ema (or Míša), and I fell in love with teaching Czech eight years ago. Learning a language is a journey and I am here to be your guide and help you to enjoy it. Together, we always set a destination (in a week/month/year) and create a detailed itinerary, so we don´t get lost on the way. I love travelling, hiking, yoga, music, and dancing. I have a little baby now. That’s why I also offer WhatsApp and Hybrid lessons.

Leona

Chinese, Asia, travelling

大家好!I am Lee, an experienced foreign language teacher. My background includes teaching students of all levels. I always listen to my students’ concerns, and I help them unlock their full potential. It really brings me joy to see my students make progress. Let’s get the ball rollin’! 加油加油

Petra L.

Czech culture, self-reflection, family

Since 2017, I’ve been teaching Czech to both groups and individuals. I tailor lessons to my students’ preferences, offering exam preparation or fun conversational classes. I believe that language connects us and fosters understanding. I’m also a certified teacher for children and have extensive experience working with kids.

Jak používat tuto stránku?

Díky, že ses přidala do slowczech network! Do balíčku předplatného jsme zabalili opravdu spoustu funkcí. Pojďme je společně prozkoumat.

Na této stránce najdeš:

  • přímý odkaz na server Discord pro lektory
  • odkazy na Discord pro přístup ke kalendáři workshopů
  • záznamy z předcházejících workshopů
  • odkazy na slevy u našich partnerů
  • tlačítka pro správu předplatného
  • naše podmínky služby

Věděla jsi, že ilustrace níže je Magion I, první československá družice?

Nicole

Canada, ecology, introvert

I started teaching in 2013 as a volunteer in a Czech village in Ukraine. After teaching in Ukraine and Canada, I joined slowczech full-time. I focus on conversation lessons. I really enjoy getting to know my students! I’m passionate about protecting the environment and volunteer for ecological organizations.

Peťa S.

Walks, my family, languages

I’m one of the lucky ones whose hobby is their job. I’ve learned ten foreign languages so far, and I’m currently learning German. I understand the challenges of learning Czech, but the feeling of finally getting it is incredible. I love traveling, reading books and spending time outdoors.

Veronika

Optimism, languages, relationships

I’m enthusiastic Czech tutor and Spanish interpreter. Tolerance, positive mind, joy and respect are priorities for me – in lessons and in life. I spent some time abroad and I also study languages, so I can understand your needs. I am fascinated by interpersonal relationships, human mind and wonders of nature.

Anička

Traditions, my daughter, meeting people

I’m Anna or rather Anička, and since 2019 I’ve been teaching Czech with a focus on interesting and entertaining methods. I prioritize conversations and dialogues to help students understand how the languages work. I aim to create a nurturing environment for you. Let’s start this wonderful language journey together!

Anna R.

Mexico, Czech language, new people

I´m freelance tutor since 2019 currently living in Mexico. I use mostly communication methods of teaching, which means we will talk a lot. I believe language lessons are not only about learning a new language, but it is a great opportunity to explore different culture, meet new people, make friends!

Eva

Nature, Russian, icecream

I am constantly looking for playful and unconventional ways of teaching. I understand the Russian soul and speak Russian myself at a native level. I can help Russian speakers avoid the pitfalls that come with the similarities between 2 languages. I am not afraid to sleep alone in the forest.

.

Premium content

The videos and podcasts from slowczech Lab complement the free version. You can find them in the respective posts, located in the red section, as shown in the image below.

illustration of how the czech material for premium members are displayed

How to use this page?

Thank you again for joining the slowczech Lab! We’ve packed as many features as we could into this subscription, so there’s a lot for you to explore.

On this page, you’ll find:

  • a direct link to the slowczech Lab’s Discord server
  • specific links on Discord to access the group lesson schedules
  • all the premium videos and podcasts, pre-filtered for your convenience
  • buttons to manage or cancel your subscription
  • our terms of use

Interesting tidbit: the illustration below depicts a “táborák”, a beloved tradition in Czechia. Friends and families gather around a campfire to relax, chat, grill buřty, and sip beer.

With slowczech, we aim to provide you with a similar atmosphere: a warm, welcoming space to meet fellow learners and practice your Czech in a no-pressure setting. Enjoy! :)

group lessons

You have the opportunity to enroll in 2 groups lessons per month.

The standard break down is between beginner and advanced students

The decision of the day and time of the lessons is based on a voting system held in Discord.

We will do our best to accomodate everyone! 

Eliška

business, mother, polyglote

I am slowczech founder and from my experience I know two things: beginners can understand words with time. And enjoyable input is vital for natural language acquisition. Many give up Czech due to old methods, irrelevant vocabulary or overwhelming grammar. Let’s change that and make learning Czech exciting and effective.