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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 19! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to People &Homes. These are five Vietnamese Traditional items of clothing. 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: áo dài
Yura: Vietnamese Long Dress
Le: (slow) áo dài (regular) áo dài
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: áo dài
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: The Vietnamese long dress is the national costume of Vietnam. -
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Học sinh trung học thường mặc áo dài vào ngày thứ Hai.
Yura: High school students often wear Vietnamese long dresses on Mondays.
Le: (slow) Học sinh trung học thường mặc áo dài vào ngày thứ Hai.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: áo bà ba
Yura: Vietnamese Silk Pajamas
Le: (slow) áo bà ba (regular) áo bà ba
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: áo bà ba
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Vietnamese silk pajamas are usually associated with rural southern Vietnam.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Áo bà ba không có cổ áo.
Yura: Vietnamese silk pajamas have no collars.
Le: (slow) Áo bà ba không có cổ áo.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: yếm
Yura: Vietnamese Bodice
Le: (slow) yếm (regular) yếm
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: yếm
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: A yem is a diamond-shaped bodice with strings to tie at the woman’s neck and back. -
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Yếm là đồ lót truyền thống của phu nữ Việt Nam.
Yura: The yem is an ancient undergarment of Vietnamese women.
Le: (slow) Yếm là đồ lót truyền thống của phụ nữ Việt Nam.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: áo tứ thân
Yura: 4-part Dress
Le: (slow) áo tứ thân (regular) áo tứ thân
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: áo tứ thân
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: The 4- part dress is peasant's clothing with an outer tunic, a long dress, a bodice and a belt. -
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Áo tứ thân từng là trang phục hàng ngày của phụ nữ miền Bắc.
Yura: The 4-part dress used to be the daily costume of women in the North.
Le: (slow) Áo tứ thân từng là trang phục hàng ngày của phụ nữ miền Bắc.
Yura: Okay, what’s the last word?
Le: áo mớ ba mớ bảy
Yura: 3-part or 7-part dress
Le: (slow) áo mớ ba mớ bảy (regular) áo mớ ba mớ bảy
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: áo mớ ba mớ bảy
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: This is a colorful dress that has three parts or seven parts. -
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Những người nữ hát quan họ thường mặc áo mớ ba mớ bảy.
Yura: Quan ho female singers often wear 3-part or 7-part dresses to perform.
Le: (slow) Những người nữ hát quan họ thường mặc áo mớ ba mớ bảy.
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: áo dài
[pause]Yura: Vietnamese Long Dress
Le: áo bà ba
[pause]Yura: Vietnamese Silk Pajamas
Le: yếm
[pause]Yura: Vietnamese Bodice
Le: áo tứ thân
[pause]Yura: 4-part Dress
Le: áo mớ ba mớ bảy
[pause]Yura: 3-part or 7-part dress

Outro

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

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Do people in your country wear traditional clothes in everyday life? Can you tell us how the traditional clothing is called?