Learn Serbian 102
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Learn Serbian 102

Perfect for false beginners in Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin. It covers all essential situations and grammar.
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Created by Marina Petrovic
Last updated 7/2018
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What you'll learn
  • ask for directions and understand them
  • learn about the places in the city
  • use the Accusative case with confidence
  • arrange a meeting in Serbian
  • talk about thinks you like and dislike
  • understand and say a range of phrases when shopping
  • use the modal verb CAN both in formal and informal situations
  • request and offer things in various situations
  • talk about transport
  • talk about your family and friends
  • use the Instrumental case with confidence
  • talk about cities and countries
  • learn all about the Simple Past tense
  • use the Locative case with confidence
  • talk about dates, years and past events
  • use ordinal and large numbers in context
  • use the modal verb MUST in appropriate situations
  • PC, laptop or ipad

Welcome to Serbian 102 which is perfect for you if you are a false beginner student heading towards the pre-intermediate and intermediate level. This course is also suitable for everyone planning to travel to Serbia, Bosnia, Montenegro or Croatia for business or pleasure, because all the language chunks learned are used in everyday situations. All the main lectures are in the Latin alphabet for the sake of easier understanding, while the quizzes and follow up texts are available both in the Cyrillic and Latin alphabet.

Serbian 102 comprises of eight modules which focus on useful common phrases to ask for / give directions, talk about likes and dislikes, inquire about prices and items in a shop. It also teaches you to use the modal verb can for requests and offers, to inquire about the means of transport and talk about your family, friends and company. As for grammar, you will learn the most common uses of the Accusative, Instrumental and Locative, along with the Present and Past Simple tense.

At the beginning of each chapter there is an introductory lesson with a clearly pronounced set of words and phrases, followed by a grammar explanation and a mini exercise. It is followed by a few quizzes, both in the Cyrillic and Latin script, to check your understanding of the words and phrases. Finally, there is a set of video exercises for you to drill both speaking and writing.


By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Use the verb TO BE confidently
  • Talk about your daily routines
  • Start using the Accusative case confidently
  • Learn Plural forms of nouns
  • Give directions and understand directions in Serbian
  • Talk about likes and dislikes
  • Understand words for colours and similar descriptive adjectives
  • Inquire about prices, colours and sizes when shopping
  • Use the irregular verb "moći" (can) in different phrases to ask polite questions
  • Confidently ask and answer questions in the Simple Present
  • Learn the Simple Past tense and how to use it
  • Start using the Locative in context
  • Talk and inquire about means of transport
  • Talk about your family, friends and colleagues
  • Understand and use the Instrumental case when talking about family, friends and transport
  • Ask questions in the Simple Present and Past
Who this course is for:
  • False beginners in Serbian
  • Students at elementary level
  • Students at pre-intermediate level
Course content
Expand all 64 lectures 04:32:36
+ Serbian 102 - Module 1
7 lectures 30:17

VERBS of MOVEMENT which take Accusative

IĆI u = to go to

DOLAZITI/DOĆI u = to come to


---------------------------------- Masculine

MUZEJ = museum

GRAD = city

HOTEL = hotel

INTERNET KAFE = internet cafe

AERODROM = airport

------------------------------------ Feminine

CRKVA = church

GALERIJA = gallery

SKUPŠTINA = assembly


BANKA = bank

PIJACA = market

ULICA = street

ZGRADA = building

POŠTA = post office

STANICA =station



--------------------------------------- Neuter

MESTO = place

SELO = village

Preview 11:04

Simply choose the appropriate translation of the following words in English:

Places in a City
10 questions
Verb IĆI
6 questions
Verb ИЋИ in Cyrillic Script
6 questions
IĆI : to go
( Ja) idem...
( Ti) ideš...
( Vi) idete...
( On ) ide...
( Ona) ide...
( Ono) ide...
( Mi) idemo...
( Vi ) idete...
( Oni) idu...
( One) idu...
( Ona) idu...
DOLAZITI : to come
( Ja) dolazim...
( Ti) dolaziš...
( Vi) dolazite...
( On ) dolazi...
( Ona) dolazi...
( Ono) dolazi...
( Mi) dolazimo...
( Vi ) dolazite...
( Oni) dolaze...
( One) dolaze...
( Ona) dolaze...
STIZATI : to arrive
( Ja) stižem...
( Ti) stižeš...
( Vi) stižete...
( On ) stiže...
( Ona) stiže...
( Ono) stiže...
( Mi) stižemo...
( Vi ) stižete...
( Oni) stižu...
( One) stižu...
( Ona) stižu...
Preview 03:12
Verb to Conjugate in Latin Alphabet
6 questions
Verb to Go in Cyrillic Script
6 questions

Now, it's turn for you to practise :)

You can speak in pairs, asking the following qestions:

  • KADA ... = when ...
  • GDE ... = where...

For example:

  • Kada ideš u restoran ? (When are you going to the restaurant)
  • Gde ideš ? (Where are you going to ?)
Preview 01:38

In this exercise you can practise verb conjugations on your own. This is supposed to be fun exercise :)

Classroom Exercise: Conjugations
Classroom Exercise Negative Verb Form

With this video you can check how well you cope with:

  • Conjugations of the verbs: to go to, to come to, to arrive, to visit, to see, to like / love
  • Use of the accusative form of the nouns in Singular after the previously mentioned verbs

You can work with this video in several different ways by:

  • Asking and answering questions as you watch the video
  • Recording your voice as you do it via Audioboo and posting the links in the forum on the right hand side.
  • Writing short questions / sentences in the forum on the right.
Speaking Test, Module 1
+ Module 2: Giving Directions
6 lectures 25:24
If you want to ask for directions, the best phrases to use are:
  • Izvinite (formal) or izvini (informal) = Excuse me...
---> Gde se nalazi ... ? = Where is a ... ?
---> Gde je ... ? = Where is a ... ?
---> Ne znam gde se nalazim. = I don't know where I am.
---> Možete li mi pomoći ? = Can you help me ?
Directions = uputstva
Informal vs. Formal

  • IĆI - TO GO : IDI = (you ) go / IDITE = (You) go
  • UĆI - TO GO INTO: UĐI / UĐITE = come in
  • LEVO = left DESNO = right
Idite pravo
Skrenite levo
Skrenite desno
Pređite ulicu
Banka je sa desne strane
Molim te = Please (inf.)
Molim Vas = Please (form.)
How to Give Directions - Explanation

Choose the best instruction phrase. Pay attention to the formal and informal form.

Giving Directions Quiz - Latin Alphabet
11 questions

This video shows show to learn new vocabulary:

It is wise to divide words in three columns and learn them according to their grammatical gender. This will help you speak accurately in the future, because words in different gender groups behave differently. Let me suggest a few ways to keep track of the gram. gender:

  1. if you usually jot down words into your notebook, use different colours for masculine, feminine and neuter.
  2. you can simply write TAJ (for masculine), TA (for feminine) and TO (for neuter)
  3. you can add different symbols

It is also a great idea always to write a sentence where the new word was used in context. You can either write the sentence from our video lessons, or simply google it.

Classroom Exercise 1 - This = taj, ta, to

Determine the grammatical gender of the words by choosing TAJ for Masc. TA for Fem. and TO for Neuter.

TAJ, TA, TO - Quiz in Latin Alphabet
10 questions

Make sure you watch this Classroom Exercise with explanations, before you do the following mini dialogues !

Classroom Exercise 2: Ovo je...

Let's practise :

  • ovde = here
  • tamo = there
Classroom Exercise 3: Mini Dialogue 2 (formal)

Excuse me =

izvinite (formal)

izvini (informal)

The aim of this lesson:

Cilj ove lekcije je :


= Izvinite

Izvinite, gde je pošta ?

Idite pravo,

... je sa leve / desne strane

Classroom Exercise 4: Mini Dialogue 3 (formal)
Classroom Exercise 5: Mini Dialogue 4 (informal)
How to give directions
16 questions
+ Module 1 Phrases: Arranging a Meeting
4 lectures 17:33
Revising Places and Accusative

This is a fun game where you can draw different shapes with numbers next to the places we learnt in the previous classroom exercises, and make sentences as follows:

  • I am arriving at the hotel at 5 = Stižem u hotel u pet.
  • She is coming to the hotel at 20 = Ona dolazi u hotel u 8 uveče
  • We are going to Budapest in 2.50 = Idemo u Budimpeštu u 2.50

After recording this video, I realised I didn't choose the numbers in the best way to correspond the time. I will change it right now *

* In order to join the classroom simply send me your e-mail, and I will send you the invitation, so you can see all these materials and practice in groups or pairs. For all of you interested in 1:1 online lessons based on the classroom materials and Udemy video lessons, feel free to inquire about my timetable by sending me an e-mail via activator@skolasrpskog.com and checking the prices via BlueSnap or Myngle.

Classroom Exercise with Ići - Stizati - Dolaziti

Let's watch the video and try to figure out the correct order of the dialogue, before I tell you the correct answer.

Arranging a Meeting - Classroom Practice 1
Arranging a Meeting - Classroom Practice 2
+ Module 3: Liking and Disliking
7 lectures 26:25

COLOURS = boje

--- colour = boja is Sg. Fem. ---

PLAVA (bojA) = blue

ZELENA = green

CRVENA = red

ŽUTA = yellow

BRAON = brown



BELA = white

CRNA = black

--- Singular ----------

PLAVa BOJa = red colour (Fem)

PLAV(i)* VOZ = blue train (Masc)

PLAVo NEBo = blue sky (Neut)

--- Plural --------------

PLAVe SOBe = blue rooms (Fem)

PLAVi VOZovi = blue trains (Masc)

PLAVa SELa = blue villages (Neut)

* "i" = "the" in Masc. adj. in Singular

In Serbian colour adjectives agree with nouns not only according to their gender and number, as shown on the left, but also according to the case.

* I like the blue colour (you can recall that "to like " requires the Accusative case, so the Fem. Sg. noun ends in -u, and so does the adjective)

" Volim plavU bojU" = I like the blue colour.



Colours in Latin Alphabet
10 questions
Colours in Cyrilic Script
10 questions

This is a silent video with which you can practise:

  • the conjugation of the verb "voleti" to like/love with
  • colours
Classroom Exercise: Which colour you like / don't like ?

Here we practice "Do you like + colour (in Accusative case)?". All you have to do is order questions as in the video, according to the conjugations. Make sure you use the Accusative case with colours:

* Da li voliš crvenU bojU ? = Do you like red colour?

Voleti + Colours


Jako mi se sviđa muzika i hrana u Srbiji.

Priroda je takođe divna, dok mi se vreme baš i ne sviđa. Uvek kada dolazim u Srbiju bude kišovito i vetrovito, ali znam da je leto stvarno divno. Nažalost, tada nisam tu :(

Sviđaju mi se ljudi. Jako su prijatni i uvek raspoloženi. Međutim, carinici mi se uopšte

ne sviđaju jer su jako strogi i neljubazni.

Restorani u Srbiji su nešto najlepše, jer su jeftini i služe odličnu hranu. Jedino što mi se zaista ne sviđa u Srbiji je gužva u saobraćaju i previše automobila na ulicama. Vozači u Beogradu su prilično agresivni.

Translation (rather literal one)

I like music and food in Serbia a lot = Music and food in Serbia appeal to me.

Nature is also wonderful, while I don't really like weather. Always when I come to Serbia it is rainy and windy, but I know that summers are really beautiful. Unfortunately, then I am not there :(

I like the people. They are very friendly and always cheerful. However, customs officers are the ones I don't like at all because they are strict and unkind.

Restaurants in Serbia are something best, because they are cheap and serve=offer excellent food. The only thing I really don't like in Serbia is the crowded traffic and too many cars in streets. Drivers in Belgrade are rather aggressive.

Weather, Music, Restaurants and People

Let's practise:

  • NIJE and NISU (isn't vs. aren't)
Classroom Exercise 1: What is this ?
What are they like ?

SVIĐATI SE = to appeal to

Sviđa MI se muzika

= Muzika MI se sviđa

>>> Music appeals to ME

Šta TI se sviđa u Srbiji ?

>>> What appeals TO YOU in Serbia ?

The verb "svidjati se" is followed by indirect object in the Dative (TO ME = mi / meni, or TO YOU = ti / tebi etc.)

The noun that appeals to you is in the Nominative case, as it takes the position of the subject: Muzika mi se sviđa.

Classroom Exercise 2: What appeals to you ?
+ Module 4: Going Shopping
7 lectures 37:30
Buying Souvenirs Explained
Plural Form of Nouns
Plural - Exercise 2
Plural - Exercise 3
Plural - Exercise 1
Classroom Exercise - Želeti i Kupiti

When connecting two verbs in the Present Simple tense in Serbian, there are two possibilities:

  • You can either say "Želim kupiti..." = I want to buy..., where "kupiti" is always in infinitive. Although this form is much easier to use, it's more considered to be used in Croatian and Bosnian.
  • or you can say "Želim DA kupim..." = I want to buy..., where "da kupim" form again takes a form of present and conjugates appropriately. This is commonly used form in the Serbian language. So, let's practise it!

What do these sentences mean in English?

  1. Želim da kupim sat.
  2. Želimo da kupimo sat.
  3. Želim da kupiš sat.
  4. Želite da kupim sat.
  5. On želi da kupiš sat.
  6. On želi da kupite sat.
Preview 04:27
+ Module 5: Requests and Explanations
8 lectures 37:15

    Let's conjugate the verb "to use": "KORISTITI"

    Koristim - koristiš - koristi // Koristimo - koristite - koriste

    Let's watch the video and decide what the following words mean:

  1. kašika
  2. viljuška
  3. nož
  4. toster
  5. mikser
  6. čaša
  7. šolja

What are the plural forms of these words?

  1. Kašike
  2. viljuške
  3. nožEVi
  4. tosteri
  5. mikseri
  6. čaše
  7. šolje

Let's use the Accusative of the plural nouns in the video. Can you answer this question:

1. Šta vidite u ovoj video lekciji? Vidim kašike, viljuške, noževE, tosterE, mikserE, čaše i šolje

What do you use in the kitchen? - Verb "to use" + Accusative

Now we are ready to practice questions such as:

  1. Možete li nam doneti račun, molim Vas? = Can you bring us the bill, please?
  2. Da li možete da nam donesete račun, molim Vas (the same meaning)

Watch the video and quess what these words mean:

  1. jelovnik
  2. račun
  3. salveta
Can you bring us the bill, please? Verb "to bring"

Before we do the final dialogue, let's practise the phrases which you can make with :

"Možete li nam doneti..., molim Vas?"=Can you bring us ..., please

Can you think of a few more similar requests and appropriate answers?

Requests and Responses

Try to make short sentences like this one: *Mogu da kupim knjige - I can buy books*

  • Knjiga - knjige, kupiti knjige (to buy books)
  • Igračka - igračke, kupiti igračke (to buy toys)
  • Karta - karte, kupiti karte (to buy maps)
  • Mapa - mape, kupit mape (to buy maps)
  • Društvena igra - društvenE igrE, kupiti društvene igre (to buy board games)
  • Poklon - pokloni, kupiti poklonE (to buy presents)
  • Kalendar - kalendari, kupiti kalendarE (to buy calendars)
  • Penkalo - plenkala, kupiti penkala (to buy pens)
Going Shopping - Buying Things + Accusative

Let's make a few senteces as follows:

  1. Ovo je (pijaca) = this is ( a market)
  2. Ovde mogu da kupim (voće i povrće) = Here I can buy fruit and vegetables
  3. Retko idem (na pijacu) = I rarely go to (a market)

List of the useful words:

  1. često = often
  2. ponekad = sometimes
  3. obično = usually
  4. stalno = always
  5. retko = rarely
  6. nikad ne + glagol = I never + verb


  • pijaca = market
  • prodavnica = radnja = shop
  • prodavnica obuće / cipela = shoe shop
  • knjižara = bookshop
  • prodavnica odeće = clothes shop
  • papirnica = statoner's
  • prodavnica automobila = car shop
  • prodavnica instrumenata = musical instruments shop
Going Shopping - What can you buy in these shops?

The aim of this lesson is to practise conjugatin the verb to #get and use it in the phrase: "Can I have/get ..., please?", depending on the shop you are in. So, let's start:

  • Ako ste na pijaci:
  1. Mogu li da dobijem ovu haljinu, molim Vas? (If you are at a market: Can I have this dress, please?)
  2. Mogu li da dobijem ovaj sir, molim Vas? (taj sir = cheese)
  • Ako ste u knjižari:
  1. Mogu li da dobijem ovaj rečnik, molim Vas? (taj rečnik = dictionary)
  2. Mogu li da dobijem ovu knjigu? (ta knjiga = book)
  3. Mogu li da dobijem ovo nalivpero? (to nalivpero = fountain pen)
  • Ako ste u prodavnici:
  1. Mogu li da dobijem ovo brašno? (to brašno = flour)
  2. Mogu li da dobijem ovaj džem? (taj džem = jam)
  3. Mogu li da dobijem ovu čokoladu? (ta čokolada = chocolate)
  • Accusative of Plural (inanimate) nouns:
  • Masc. ovE rečnikE
  • Fem. ovE knjige, ovE čokoladE
  • Neut. ovA nalivperA, ovA ogledalA
Preview 03:03

In this lesson I've explained the "Going Shopping" text, so that you can do the following exercise by adding the suitable form of the following verbs:

  1. obožavati (to adore/love)
  2. ići (to go)
  3. trošiti pare / novac (to spend money)
  4. provoditi vreme (to spend time)
  5. obilaziti (to walk around/visit)
  6. posećivati (to visit)
  7. proveravati (to check)
  8. kupovati (to buy)
  9. piti (to drink)
  10. jesti (to eat)
Preview 06:02

Based on the explanation in the previous lecture, try to do this video exercise:

O_________ da i_____ u kupovinu i da

t______ pare! Subotom p______ pola dana u obilasku prodavnica.

Redovno p_________ veliki tržni centar

koji se zove Merkator i uvek prvo

p___________ šta ima na sniženju.

Nakon toga k_____ hranu za narednu nedelju. Na kraju p_____ kaficu i j______ kolač u svom omiljenom kafiću na prvom spratu.

Useful vocabulary (verb / noun pairs)











Serbian102-Text Going Shopping - Exercise 1
+ Module 6: Talking about routines and means of transport
7 lectures 21:17
Means of Transport: Introduction
Instrumental Case: How do you Travel to Work? By Car

Svake godine putujem na more sa svojom = Each year I travel to the seaside with my (own)

porodicom. U zavisnosti od odredišta, idemo = family. Depending on the destination, we go

kolima ili autobusom, a ponekad i avionom. = by car or coach, but sometimes even by plane.

Deca najviše vole da putuju autom, zato što = The children like to travel by car, because

možemo da se zaustavimo kada zažele. Mogu da jedu slatkiše sve vreme, mogu slobodno da pevaju i da se svađaju. = we stop whenever they want to. They can eat sweets all the time, they can freely sing and argue.

Meni i mom suprugu se najviše sviđa kada = To me and my husband it appeals when (sorry for my lit. translation)

putujemo avionom, pošto su deca tada mirna, a i put ne traje dugo. = travel by plane, because the kids are quiet, and also the journey doesn't last long.

PUTOVATI - to travel

NA MORE - to the seaside

U ZAVISNOSTI OD - depending on

ODREDIŠTE - destination

IĆI - to go

A - and/but

NAJVIŠE VOLETI - to love most of all

ZATO ŠTO - because


ZAŽELETI - to wish

SVE VREME - all the time

SVAĐATI SE - to argue

MENI - to me

MOM SUPRUGU - to my husband

POŠTO - because

MIRAN - peaceful

TRAJATI - to last

DUGO - long

Text with Instrumental Case: Going to the Seaside

Here are two versions, both in the Cyrillic and Latin script:

Svake godine _________ na _____ sa svojom

porodicom. U zavisnosti od odredišta, idemo

_____ ili ________, a ponekad i _________.

Deca najviše _____ da putuju ______, zato što

______ da se zaustavimo kada zažele. Mogu da jedu slatkiše sve vreme, _______ slobodno da pevaju i da se svađaju.

Meni i mom suprugu se najviše _______ kada

________ avionom, pošto su deca tada mirna, a i put ne ________ dugo.

Сваке године _________ на _____ са својом

породицом. У зависности од одредишта, идемо

_____ или ________, а понекад и _________.

Деца највише _____ да путују ______, зато што

______ да се зауставимо када зажеле. Могу да једу слаткише све време, _______ слободно да певају и да се свађају.

Мени и мом супругу се највише _______ када

________ авионом, пошто су деца тада мирна, а и пут не ________ дуго.

Preview 02:02


Ponedeljkom = On Mondays

_________ = On Fridays

ponekad = sometimes

_________ = on holidays

Pera Pušač = Simon the Smoker

Popuši = smokes

_________ = fifteen

pakli pikavaca = packets of cigarette butts

potpuno = completely

________ = spent

________ =completely

popušenih = smoked

pušenjem = by smoking

Pere Pušača = of Simon the Smoker

Instrumental Case Chant

Let's revise vocabulary to describe friends and family:

  1. muž = husband
  2. žena = wife
  3. dečko / mladić / prijatelj/partner = boyfriend=partner
  4. devojka / prijateljica/ partnerka = girlfriend=partner
  5. kolega = colleague (male)
  6. koleginica = colleague (female)
  7. prijatelj = drug = friend (male)
  8. prijateljica = drugarica = friend (female)
  9. mama = mother
  10. tata = father
  11. ćerka = daughter
  12. sin = son
  13. sestra = sister
  14. brat = brother
Friends and Family

Nikad ne doručkujem sa... = I never have breakfast with...

Retko ručam sa... = I rarely have lunch/dinner with...

Ponekad idem na pijacu sa... = I sometimes go to the market with...

Obično idem na posao sa... = I usually go to work with...

Često idem u bioskop sa... = I often go to the cinema with...

Uvek idem u prodavnicu sa... = I always go to the shop with ...

Routines & Friends and Family
+ Module 7: Introduction to Simple Past & Locative Case
8 lectures 34:00

This is a short introduction into the Locative case in Serbian. We have already seen some examples in the previous lessons, such as:

  • Bila sam na poslu / odmoru / moru
  • Bio si u crkvi / prodavnici

This time there are only examples with Feminine Singular nouns, ending in -a.

Serbia is in Europe = Srbija je u Evropi
Past Tense Questions with TO BE & Locative 1
PRE dva meseca = Two months AGO

      The aim of this lesson is to find out if these people were in these countries.

      Let's use this form:

      DA LI je XY bio(Мasc)/bila(Fem) u EngleskOJ/FinskOJ...?

      = Was XY in England/ Finland...?

      • Please answer with

      >>> Jeste / Nije or

      >>> Možda (maybe)/ Sigurno (for sure)/ Ne znam (I don't know)

Kviz: Da li je Albert bio u Srbiji?
Gde je Tunis? U TunisU
Gde su živeli? Where did they live?
Lokativ uz geografiju = Learning Locative with Geography


Moji roditelji su rođeni u Subotic_, ali su živeli u Beograd_, Niš_, Sarajev_ i Novom Sad_. Ja sam rođena u Beograd_, ali sam detinjstvo provela u Sarajev_. Kada sam imala 6 godina preselili smo se u Novi Sad. Kada sam diplomirala upoznala sam svog muža u Grč___. Posle godinu dana preselila sam se u Beograd.U Beograd_ smo se venčali i u Beograd_ sam rodila svoje prvo dete, ćerku Tanju. Kada je Tanja imala tri meseca, preselili smo se u Novi Sad. U Novom Sad_ živimo već 18 godina!


  1. rođen= born
  2. živeti = to live
  3. detinjstvo = childhood (to detinjstvo, Neuter)
  4. kada =when
  5. godina = year (ta godina, Fem)
  6. diplomirati = to obtain a deploma-graduate
  7. upoznati = to meet/introduce
  8. posle = after
  9. preseliti = to move to
  10. venčati se = to get married
  11. već = already/amost//but
Locative Case Text with Exercises
+ Module 8: Ordinal Numbers and Years
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Large numbers are always written separately with or without "and"="i" among the numbers. For example: Hiljadu devetsto pedeset (i) dva.

Large Numbers in Serbian


1. Let's start by comparing the cardinal and ordinal numbers:












*Have you noticed how numbers 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 7th and 8th are different?

2. Let's see how the ordinal number agrees with the following noun, both in the gender and number:

SINGULAR Nominative

Sg. Feminine: GODINA = year

PrvA, drugA, trećA, četvrtA, petA, šestA, sedmA, osmA, devetA i desetA godinA

Sg. Masculine: KOMPJUTER = computer

Prvi, drugi, treći, četvrti, peti, šesti, sedmi, osmi, deveti i deseti kompjuter

Sg. Neuter: JELO = meal / course

PrvO, drugO, trećE, četvrtO, petO, šestO, sedmO, osmO, devetO i desetO jelO


Pl. Feminine: GODINe = years

PrvE, drugE, trećE, četvrtE, petE, šestE, sedmE, osmE, devetE i desetE godinE

Pl. Masculine: KOMPJUTERi = computers

Prvi, drugi, treći, četvrti, peti, šesti, sedmi, osmi, deveti i deseti kompjuteri

Pl. Neuter: JELa = meals / courses

PrvA, drugA, trećA, četvrtA, petA, šestA, sedmA, osmA, devetA i desetA jelA

3. Exercise

Now you try to do the same with these words:

i. rođendan = birthday

ii. put = time

iii. godišnjica = anniversary

iv. selo = village

v. pitanje = question

vi. sveska = notebook

vii. rođendani

viii. godišnjice

ix. sela

Ordinal Numbers in Serbian

The aim of this exercise is to make short sentences for yourself in the following form:

In 1999 I was 2, or in Serbian this would be " Hiljadu devetsto devedeset i devetE sam imala* dve godinE**"

Important * to express your age in Serbian, it's necessary to use the verb "to have" - imati

** Imati + jednU godinU/ dve/tri/četiri godinE // pet, šest, sedam, osam, devet, deset... godinA (numbers 2-3-4 always behave in this "dual" way and trigger this change whenever the number finishes in 2-3-4: imam dvadeset i tri godinE,) godina = fem. sg.

Practising Ordinal Numbers in Serbian

Prošlog vikenda sam bi__ na Fruškoj gori sa ćerk__.Vreme je bi__ toplo i lepo. Iš__ smo na Stražilovo, na Brankov spomenik.

Trebalo nam je dvadeset minuta da stignemo do vrha. Iako je u početku bi__ lako, na kraju je bi__ dosta naporno. Zbog toga smo se__ na klupu i nagradile se slatkišima i vodom.

Kada smo bi__ kod Brankovog spomenika, vide__ smo da ima staza kroz šumu koja vodi ka manastiru Grgetek. Iš__ smo tom stazom i uživa__ u lepom vremenu, svežem vazduhu i razgovoru. Ovaj vikend je bi__ divan!

Text: A Weekend in Fruška gora