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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 23! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Transportation &around town. These are common shops and services found 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: Siêu thị Big C
Yura: Big C Supercenter
Le: (slow) Siêu thị Big C (regular) Siêu thị Big C
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: Siêu thị Big C
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: The Big C Supercenter is a hypermarket that sells a wide range of products, from food to clothes, daily care products, office supplies and more.
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Siêu thị Big C có ở rất nhiều thành phố ở Việt Nam.
Yura: Big C Supercenter is located in many cities in Vietnam.
Le: (slow) Siêu thị Big C có ở rất nhiều thành phố ở Việt Nam.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: Siêu thị Metro
Yura: Metro Supermarket
Le: (slow) Siêu thị Metro (regular) Siêu thị Metro
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: Siêu thị Metro
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: The Metro Supermarket is known for selling products that are local for each location so that it can offer lower prices. -
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Siêu thị Metro có giá cạnh tranh nhờ bán buôn.
Yura: Metro Supermarket provides competitive prices by wholesaling.
Le: (slow) Siêu thị Metro có giá cạnh tranh nhờ bán buôn.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: Saigon Co-op Mart
Yura: Saigon Co-op Mart
Le: (slow) Saigon Co-op Mart (regular) Saigon Co-op Mart
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: Saigon Co-op Mart
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Saigon Co-Op Mart was one of the first retail stores in Vietnam. -
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Saigon Co-op Mart phổ biến ở thành phố Hồ Chí Minh.
Yura: Saigon Co-op Mart is popular in Ho Chi Minh City.
Le: (slow) Saigon Co-op Mart phổ biến ở thành phố Hồ Chí Minh.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: Hapro Mart
Yura: Hapro Mart
Le: (slow) Hapro Mart (regular) Hapro Mart
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: Hapro Mart
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: The supermarket chain Hapro Mart has locations in every district of Hanoi and branches in some cities in northern Vietnam. -
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Hapro Mart phổ biến ở Hà Nội.
Yura: Hapro Mart is popular in Hanoi.
Le: (slow) Hapro Mart phổ biến ở Hà Nội.
Yura: Okay, what’s the last word?
Le: CitiMart
Yura: CitiMart
Le: (slow) CitiMart (regular) CitiMart
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: CitiMart
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: The supermarket chain CityMart has almost 30 branches in Vietnam.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) CitiMart có khu giải trí ngay trong khu vực mua sắm.
Yura: CitiMart has an entertainment area inside its shopping center.
Le: (slow) CitiMart có khu giải trí ngay trong khu vực mua sắm.
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: Siêu thị Big C
[pause]Yura: Big C Supercenter
Le: Siêu thị Metro
[pause]Yura: Metro Supermarket
Le: Saigon Co-op Mart
[pause]Yura: Saigon Co-op Mart
Le: Hapro Mart
[pause]Yura: Hapro Mart
Le: CitiMart
[pause]Yura: CitiMart

Outro

Yura: There you have it – 5 shops or services in town names in Vietnam! We have a more complete list at VietnamesePod101.com Then, See you next time!
Le: Bye.

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If you were out for shopping in Vietnam, what kind of items would you buy?