“Your PA Dutch Minute” is a series of short videos dealing with topics associated with the Pennsylvania Dutch language, history and culture. Please click on the image below which will take you to my playlist on YouTube!

Opening Credits

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Language:
1. Deitsch
2. Greetings
3. Asking Someone Their Name
4. How are you?
5. Being Polite
6. Numbers 0-10
7. Numbers 11-20
8. Numbers 20-100
9. Telling Time
10. Family Terms
11. Happy Birthday and your Age
12. Days of the Week
13. The Months
14. Weather
15. Gleiche
16. Personal Pronouns
17. Conjugating Verbs
18. SEI – to be
19. HAWWE – to have
20. Colors
21. Hungry and Thirsty
22. Feelings – part 1
23. Feelings – part 2
24. Feelings – part 3
25. The Lord’s Prayer
26. House Work
27. In the Bathroom
28. At the Table
29. Drinks
30. Furniture
31. Valentine’s Day
32. Sports Terms
33. Grocery Shopping
34. Body Parts – part 1
35. Body Parts – part 2
36. Body Parts – part 3
37. Watching TV
38. Before Bed
39. Pronunciation Help
40. Flowers
41. Illnesses
42. Cooking Terms
43. Clothing Items
44. A Funeral
45. Leaving the House
46. Yard Work
47. Visiting People
48. Motherly Questions
49. Farm Commands
50. At the Doctor
51. Parent Phrases
52. Dog Commands
53. In a Restaurant
54. Fall Words
55. THE and A/AN
56. Fall Holidays
57. Hunting Terms
58. Weather Forecasting
59. Accusative Prepositions
60. Dative Prepositions
61. Two-Way Prepositions
62. Church Service Vocabulary
63. Running Errands
64. Modals – part 1
65. Modals – part 2
66. Past Tense
67. Past Tense – WAARE
68. Vacation Phrases
69. After a Meal
70. At the Deli Counter
71. Command Forms
72. Coordinating Conjunctions
73. Subordinating Conjunctions
74. Names and Definite Articles
75. Subjunctive Mood
76. Halloween Vocabulary
77. Morning Phrases
78. Fire and EMT Vocabulary
79. Winter Words
80. ZU + Infinitives
81. Baseball Vocabulary
82. Insects
83. Fishing Vocabulary
84. Expressing Frustration
85. Talking to a Baby
86. Garden Vocabulary
87. Back Seat Drivers
88. Giving and Asking for Directions
89. Trees
90. Four Helpful PA Dutch Words
91. School Vocabulary
92. New Technology Vocabulary
93. The Dreaded Letter W
94. Church Music Vocabulary
95. Signs of the Zodiac
96. Herbs and Spices
97. Musical Instruments
98. Tools and Hardware
99. Geography Vocabulary
100. Fractions
101. Giving Compliments

Culture:
1. Are you all Amish?
2. Our German Connection
3. Thanksgiving
4. Christmas – part 1
5. Christmas – part 2
6. New Year’s Traditions
7. Groundhog Day
8. Faasnacht
9. Easter
10. Pow Wowing
11. PA Dutch Remedies
12. The Belsnickel
13. Yiddish
14. Just What is PA Dutch?
15. Braucherei
16. Folk Art
17. The PA Dutch Flag
18. PA Dutch Personality Traits
19. Idioms
20. Is PA Dutch a Living Language?
21. St. Gertrude of Nevilles
22. The Virginia PA Dutch
23. A Potpourris of Questions
24. PA Dutch Words in English
25. The PA Dutch in Brazil
26. Our Accent and Our Identity
27. Our Unhyphenated Identity
28. Mennonite vs. Amish
29. Plautdietsch – Mennonite Low German
30. How has PA Dutch Survived?
31. Swiss German and PA Dutch

Famous PA Dutch People:
1. Conrad Weiser
2. Conrad Beissel and the Ephrata Cloister
3. Dwight Eisenhower
4. Gov. Simon Snyder
5. Milton S. Hershey
6. Professor Schnitzel
7. Elsie Singmaster
8. Gen. Carl A. Spaatz
9. PA Dutch Poets
10. A PA Dutch Princess
11. C. Richard Beam
12. Roy Smeck
13. The Muhlenbergs
14. Rittenhouse and Hillegas
15. Rev. Henry Harbaugh
16. Lloyd A. Moll
17. Sebastian Kresge
18. Earl C. Haag
19. Elder John Kline
20. Peter V. Fritsch
21. Molly Pitcher
22. Dr. Don Yoder
23. Fern “Sholly” Shollenberger
24. John Birmelin

Music:
1. Ich un Du
2. Amerikaa
3. Schnitzelbank
4. Schlof, Bobbeli Schlof
5. O Grischtdaags Baam
6. Hei Li, Hei Lo
7. Happy Birthday Song
8. Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
9. O She’s Comin’ Round the Mountain
10. Two Children’s Songs
11. Schtille Nacht
12. Away in a Manger
13. Alt Lang Sei
14. Maedli witt du heiere?
15. Daheem uff de alt Bauerei
16. Edelweiss

Miscellaneous:
1. Learning Tools
2. Online PA Dutch Dictionary
3. Kutztown Folk Festival 2017
4. A Visit to Christmas on the Farm
5. Davey Applebutter
6. Kutztown Folk Festival 2018
7. First 1,000 Words Book
8. Hiwwe wie Driwwe, the Newspaper
9. Damn Dutch and As American As Shoo Fly Pie
10. Virginville Zammelaaf
11. The Pledge of Allegiance
12. Kutztown Folk Festival 2019
13. A Stranger Here Below
14. How to Make Sauerkraut
15. How to Make Corn Pie
16. Marrying into the PA Dutch
17. Raising our Children with PA Dutch
18. Follow Up with Mrs. Madenford
19. A Rant
20. How Have We Survived?
21. Speaking with Amish and Mennonites
22. Ben Rader’s Album: Heemetkunscht
23. Penny Olive – A Reading
24. Davey Applebutter – A Reading
25. How to Make Cottage Cheese Pie
26. Sauerkraut Yankees and Pow Wowwing in Pennsylvania
27. How to Make Shoo Fly Cake
28. How to Play Haasenpeffer
29. Der Baer iss Grank
30. Children’s Rhymes
31. Abrill!
32. How to Make AP Cake
33. A Table Prayer

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