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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 6! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food &Drink. These are five fruits in Vietnamese. 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: quả ổi
Yura: guava
Le: (slow) quả ổi (regular) quả ổi
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: quả ổi
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Although the guava is native to South America, Central America, and Mexico, it has been naturalized to Southeast Asia and now is widely grown and cultivated in Vietnam.
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Quả ổi ở tỉnh Hải Dương ngon nổi tiếng.
Yura: Hai Duong Province is famous for guava.
Le: (slow) Quả ổi ở tỉnh Hải Dương ngon nổi tiếng.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: quả vải
Yura: lychee
Le: (slow) quả vải (regular) quả vải
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: quả vải
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Lychee is very popular in the southern and central parts of Vietnam.
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Quả vải thường chín vào tầm tháng 7 hằng năm.
Yura: Lychee often becomes ripe in July.
Le: (slow) Quả vải thường chín vào tầm tháng 7 hằng năm.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: quả sầu riêng
Yura: durian
Le: (slow) quả sầu riêng (regular) quả sầu riêng
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: quả sầu riêng
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Durian is known as the King of Fruits in Southeast Asia.
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Với một số người, mùi của quả sầu riêng không dễ chịu.
Yura: The smell of durian is disgusting to some people.
Le: (slow) Với một số người, mùi của quả sầu riêng không dễ chịu.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: quả mít
Yura: jackfruit
Le: (slow) quả mít (regular) quả mít
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: quả mít
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Jackfruit is cultivated widely throughout Vietnam and other parts of Southeast Asia.
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Quả mít có nhiều gai.
Yura: Jackfruit has a rough skin.
Le: (slow) Quả mít có nhiều gai.
Yura: Okay, what’s the last word?
Le: quả chôm chôm
Yura: rambutan
Le: (slow) quả chôm chôm (regular) quả chôm chôm
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: quả chôm chôm
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Rambutan is native to Vietnam and other countries in Southeast Asia.
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Quả chôm chôm khi chín thường có màu đỏ.
Yura: Rambutan often turns red when it is ripe.
Le: (slow) Quả chôm chôm khi chín thường có màu đỏ.
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: quả ổi
[pause]Yura: guava
Le: quả vải
[pause]Yura: lychee
Le: quả sầu riêng
[pause]Yura: durian
Le: quả mít
[pause]Yura: jackfruit
Le: quả chôm chôm
[pause]Yura: rambutan

Outro

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

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Do you eat fruits daily?