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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 7! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food &Drink. These are five vegetables 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: rau muống
Yura: water spinach
Le: (slow) rau muống (regular) rau muống
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: rau muống
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: In Vietnam, water spinach is often served with noodles or used as a garnish.
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Rau muống có thể được luộc hoặc xào với tỏi.
Yura: Water spinach can be boiled or fried with garlic.
Le: (slow) Rau muống có thể được luộc hoặc xào với tỏi.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: rau mùng tơi
Yura: climbing spinach
Le: (slow) rau mùng tơi (regular) rau mùng tơi
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: rau mùng tơi
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: In Vietnam, climbing spinach is often used in soup along with crab meat, jute, and luffa.
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Rau mùng tơi có nhiều nhớt.
Yura: Climbing spinach is viscous.
Le: (slow) Rau mùng tơi có nhiều nhớt.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: bắp cải
Yura: cabbage
Le: (slow) bắp cải (regular) bắp cải
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: bắp cải
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: A common recipe in Vietnam is cabbage salad, which is served with fish sauce and chili paste, among other ingredients.
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Người Việt Nam thường ăn bắp cải luộc.
Yura: Vietnamese people often eat boiled cabbage.
Le: (slow) Người Việt Nam thường ăn bắp cải luộc.
Yura: Okay, what’s the next word?
Le: súp lơ
Yura: broccoli
Le: (slow) súp lơ (regular) súp lơ
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: súp lơ
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Broccoli is a common staple of stir-fries in Vietnam and other countries in Southeast Asia.
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Súp lơ được trồng ở các vùng lạnh.
Yura: Broccoli is grown in cold areas.
Le: (slow) Súp lơ được trồng ở các vùng lạnh.
Yura: Okay, what’s the last word?
Le: quả cà
Yura: eggplant
Le: (slow) quả cà (regular) quả cà
Yura: Listeners, please repeat:
Le: quả cà
[pause - 5 sec.]
Yura: Some varieties of eggplant are eaten both dried and raw in Vietnam.
Yura: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Le: (normal) Quả cà khi được muối có vị rất ngon.
Yura: Eggplant tastes good when it is pickled.
Le: (slow) Quả cà khi được muối có vị rất ngon.
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: rau muống
[pause]Yura: water spinach
Le: rau mùng tơi
[pause]Yura: climbing spinach
Le: bắp cải
[pause]Yura: cabbage
Le: súp lơ
[pause]Yura: broccoli
Le: quả cà
[pause]Yura: eggplant

Outro

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

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Many people don't like to eat vegetables. What is your least favorite one?