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LBSS 08: The Language You Speak [AUDIO TUTORIAL]

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Lazy But Smart Sinhala Podcast - Session 8

In this 8th session, we look at some easy ways to talk in Sinhala about the language you speak.

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In this session we’ll specifically learn how to:

  • Create present-tense sentences using “doing”
  • Create present-tense sentences using “speaking”
  • Tell someone the language you speak (e.g. “I speak English”)
  • Ask someone if they speak a specific language (e.g.“Do you speak English?”)

And yes, we will do the usual sample dialogue and the Q&A session at the end.
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LBSS 07: Your Age in Sinhala – Part (2/2) [AUDIO TUTORIAL]

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This is Part 2 of the Audio Tutorial “Your Age in Sinhala”.

I recommend… no, actually, I’m telling you to go listen to Part 1 so that you don’t get lost in the middle of it.

In Part 2 we’ll look at:

  • How to ask someone their age in Sinhala
  • How to tell someone your age in Sinhala

And we’ll revise what we covered in both parts by going through a sample dialogue and some questions & answers.
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LBSS 06: Your Age in Sinhala – Part (1/2) [AUDIO TUTORIAL]

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This is Part 1 of the Audio Tutorial “Your Age in Sinhala”.

You’ll need to listen to the previous Audio Tutorials to fully understand what’s going on here.

In Part 1 we’ll look at:

  • Some new personal pronouns (plural “you”, “they”, formal “you”, and “we”)
  • Their possessives (plural “your”, “their”, formal “your”, and “our”)

(By the way, I’ve moved the sample dialogue and Q&A to Part 2 – I think it’s more effective that way).
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LBSS 05: Your Nationality in Sinhala [AUDIO TUTORIAL]

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In this Audio Tutorial you’ll learn to speak about your nationality in Sinhala.

You’ll need to listen to the previous Audio Tutorials in order to understand this one better.

In this 5th session of the Lazy But Smart Sinhala Podcast you’ll learn:

  • How to ask someone which country they’re from
  • 2 ways to tell someone which country you’re from
  • A simple technique to convert a statement into a question

And we’ll wrap it up by going through a sample dialogue as well as some questions & answers on the stuff we learned.
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LBSS 04: Introducing Yourself in Sinhala [AUDIO TUTORIAL]

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In this session I do an Audio Tutorial on Introducing Yourself in Sinhala

You’ll need to listen to the first Audio Tutorial (Session 02) in order to understand this one better.

This is the 4th session of the Lazy But Smart Sinhala Podcast and in this you will learn:

  • The possessives of some pronouns we already saw
  • 2 easy ways to introduce yourself
  • How to ask someone their name
  • How to say “thank you” and “I’m fine, thank you”

And like in the previous Audio Tutorial, at the end of the session we’ll go through a sample dialogue between you and me and I’ll ask you some questions on the material we just covered.
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LBSS 03: I Love You in Sinhala & 7 More Romantic Lines To Annoy Your Boyfriend [AUDIO BLOG]

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Lazy But Smart Sinhala Podcast - Session 3

In this 3rd session of the Lazy But Smart Sinhala Podcast, I do an audio narration of one my previous blog posts.

(Before listening to this you might want to check out Session 01 first…)

You will learn how to say lovey-dovey lines such as:

  1. “I love you” and related phrases
  2. “I’m thinking of you” and related phrases
  3. “I miss you” and related phrases
  4. “My heart belongs only to you”
  5. “You are my life/gold/treasure”
  6. “I like you”
  7. Pet names to call each other

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LBSS 02: Greetings & Responses in Sinhala [AUDIO TUTORIAL]

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Learn Sinhala Podcast - Greetings & Responses in Sinhala In this 2nd session of the Lazy But Smart Sinhala Podcast, we do our first Audio Tutorial together where I introduce you to some typical greetings & responses in Sinhala. (Before listening to this you might want to check out Session 01 first…) In this session I talk to you about :

  • Some Basic personal pronouns in Sinhala
  • A typical informal greeting
  • How to respond to such a greeting
  • The traditional formal greeting in Sinhala

And at the end of the session I’ll walk you through a sample dialogue between you and me and I’ll ask you some quick questions on the material we learned.   Continue Reading →

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LBSS 01: A New Way To Learn Sinhala… Introducing The Lazy But Smart Sinhala Podcast!

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Lazy But Smart Sinhala Podcast - Session 1

Ladies & Gentlemen, I’m happy to announce that… the Lazy But Smart Sinhala Podcast has been released!

(And look, I even have brand-spanking-new podcast logo to prove it)

In this first ever session, I give you an overview of what you can expect from this podcast series (at least for the first couple of sessions) and show you how it can benefit your Sinhala learning experience.

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