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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 3! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food &Drink. These are five popular Vietnamese beverages. 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: bia hơi
Yura: fresh beer
Le: (slow) bia hơi (regular) bia hơi
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: bia hơi
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Fresh beer is brewed each day for local bars.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Các quán ăn bình dân thường có bia hơi.
Yura: The popular restaurants often have fresh beer.
Le: (slow) Các quán ăn bình dân thường có bia hơi.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: Cô ca
Yura: Coca-Cola
Le: (slow) Cô ca (regular) Cô ca
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: Cô ca
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Coca Cola is a popular beverage in Vietnam, just like it is worldwide.
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Cô ca được bán ở dạng chai thủy tinh và dạng lon.
Yura: Coca-Cola is sold in cans and glass bottles.
Le: (slow) Cô ca được bán ở dạng chai thủy tinh và dạng lon.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: nước dừa
Yura: coconut water
Le: (slow) nước dừa (regular) nước dừa
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: nước dừa
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Coconut water is very healthy and refreshing in hot weather.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Có thể mua nước dừa đựng trong trái dừa tươi.
Yura: Coconut water is sold inside a fresh coconut fruit.
Le: (slow) Có thể mua nước dừa đựng trong trái dừa tươi.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: nước mía
Yura: sugarcane juice
Le: (slow) nước mía (regular) nước mía
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: nước mía
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Sugarcane juice is squeezed from the sugarcane plant and served over ice.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Nước mía được ép ngay trước mặt khách hàng.
Yura: Sugarcane juice is made instantly before the customer's eyes.
Le: (slow) Nước mía được ép ngay trước mặt khách hàng.
Yura: Okay, what’s the last word?
Le: trà đá
Yura: iced tea
Le: (slow) trà đá (regular) trà đá
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: trà đá
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Tra da is an inexpensive but flavorless form of iced tea.
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Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Dân công sở thường uống trà đá lúc giải lao.
Yura: Officers often drink iced tea during break time.
Le: (slow) Dân công sở thường uống trà đá lúc giải lao.
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: bia hơi
[pause]Yura: fresh beer
Le: Cô ca
[pause]Yura: Coca-Cola
Le: nước dừa
[pause]Yura: coconut water
Le: nước mía
[pause]Yura: sugarcane juice
Le: trà đá
[pause]Yura: iced tea

Outro

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

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What's the most popular drink in your country?

Alberto
Thursday at 01:24 AM
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Could you please break down the meaning of the question:

Năm đồ uống quen thuộc nhất ở Việt Nam là gì?

I don't understand all the words and find it difficult to guess what every word means.