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INTRODUCTION
Yura: Hi everyone, I’m Yura.
Le: And I’m Le!
Yura: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Vietnamese Vocabulary, Lesson 10! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Geography &Nature. These are five common animals in Vietnam. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at VietnamesePod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Yura: Le, what’s our first word?
Le: voi
Yura: elephant
Le: (slow) voi (regular) voi
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: voi
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Historically, ethnic minorities in Vietnam revered elephants, which were also commonly found in the Royal Courts.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Khách du lịch có thể cưỡi voi ở tỉnh Đắc Lắc.
Yura: Tourists can ride elephants in Dac Lac Province.
Le: (slow) Khách du lịch có thể cưỡi voi ở tỉnh Đắc Lắc.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: ngựa
Yura: horse
Le: (slow) ngựa (regular) ngựa
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: ngựa
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: In Ha Giang Province alone, there are about 50,000 horses used daily for riding and pack purposes.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Ở Sa Pa, người ta vẫn dùng ngựa để chở đồ.
Yura: In Sa Pa, people still use horses for carrying things.
Le: (slow) Ở Sa Pa, người ta vẫn dùng ngựa để chở đồ.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: lợn
Yura: pig
Le: (slow) lợn (regular) lợn
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: lợn
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: The Vietnamese pot-bellied pig is indigenous to only Vietnam and Thailand.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Lợn được nuôi để lấy thịt.
Yura: Pigs are raised for their meat.
Le: (slow) Lợn được nuôi để lấy thịt.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: sếu đầu đỏ
Yura: red-headed crane
Le: (slow) sếu đầu đỏ (regular) sếu đầu đỏ
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: sếu đầu đỏ
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Vietnam’s red-headed crane is considered to be a threatened species.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Sếu đầu đỏ thường tập trung ở vùng Tây Nam Việt Nam.
Yura: Red-headed cranes often flock to the southwest of Vietnam.
Le: (slow) Sếu đầu đỏ thường tập trung ở vùng Tây Nam Việt Nam.
Yura: Okay, what’s the last word?
Le: trâu
Yura: buffalo
Le: (slow) trâu (regular) trâu
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: trâu
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: In some parts of the country, the Vietnamese ride water buffalo.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Thành phố Đồ Sơn có hội chọi trâu lớn vào mùa xuân.
Yura: Do Son city has a big buffalo fighting contest in the spring.
Le: (slow) Thành phố Đồ Sơn có hội chọi trâu lớn vào mùa xuân.
QUIZ
Yura: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Le will give you the Vietnamese – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Le: voi
[pause]Yura: elephant
Le: ngựa
[pause]Yura: horse
Le: lợn
[pause]Yura: pig
Le: sếu đầu đỏ
[pause]Yura: red-headed crane
Le: trâu
[pause]Yura: buffalo

Outro

Yura: There you have it – 5 animals in Vietnam! We have a more complete list at VietnamesePod101.com. Thanks everyone, See you next time!
Le: Bye.

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Are there any wild animals in your country? Which ones?