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INTRODUCTION
Yura: Hi everyone, I’m Yura.
Le: And I’m Le!
Yura: And welcome to Culture Class Essential Vietnamese Vocab, Lesson 14! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Recreation &Leisure. These are five popular sports 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: bóng đá
Yura: Soccer
Le: (slow) bóng đá (regular) bóng đá
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: bóng đá
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Soccer is probably the most popular sport in Vietnam.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Những thanh niên thường chơi đá bóng vào cuối tuần.
Yura: Young people often play soccer on the weekends.
Le: (slow) Những thanh niên thường chơi đá bóng vào cuối tuần.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: Vovinam
Yura: Vovinam, a Vietnamese martial art
Le: (slow) Vovinam (regular) Vovinam
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: Vovinam
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: There are two forms of traditional Vietnamese martial arts, one of which is similar to Chinese martial arts and the other of which is similar to Malay martial arts.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Vovinam là môn huấn luyện cả về thể chất và tinh thần.
Yura: Vovinam is the training of both the body and the mind.
Le: (slow) Vovinam là môn huấn luyện cả về thể chất và tinh thần.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: cầu lông
Yura: Badminton
Le: (slow) cầu lông (regular) cầu lông
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: cầu lông
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: The Vietnam Open is an international badminton tournament held annually since 1996.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Đôi khi người ta dùng những vỉa hè rộng để chơi cầu lông.
Yura: Sometimes people use the wide pavement for playing badminton.
Le: (slow) Đôi khi người ta dùng những vỉa hè rộng để chơi cầu lông.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: cờ vua
Yura: chess
Le: (slow) cờ vua (regular) cờ vua
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: cờ vua
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: The winner of the annual Vietnam Chess Championship goes on to compete internationally.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Lê Quang Liêm là một cầu thủ cờ vua nổi tiếng.
Yura: Le Quang Liem is a famous chess player.
Le: (slow) Lê Quang Liêm là một cầu thủ cờ vua nổi tiếng.
Yura: Okay, what’s the last word?
Le: bơi
Yura: swimming
Le: (slow) bơi (regular) bơi
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: bơi
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Swimming is one of the most important skills for Vietnamese children to learn because there are more waterways than roads in Vietnam.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Vào mùa hè, rất nhiều người đi bơi.
Yura: During the summer, many people go swimming.
Le: (slow) Vào mùa hè, rất nhiều người đi bơi.
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: bóng đá
[pause]Yura: Soccer
Le: Vovinam
[pause]Yura: Vovinam, a Vietnamese martial art
Le: cầu lông
[pause]Yura: Badminton
Le: cờ vua
[pause]Yura: chess
Le: bơi
[pause]Yura: swimming

Outro

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

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