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INTRODUCTION
Gina: Hi everyone, I'm Gina.
Lucia: And I'm Lucia!
Gina: And welcome to Culture Class Essential Spanish Vocabulary, Lesson 13! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to recreation and leisure. These are five popular Peruvian sports, hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at SpanishPod101.com.
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gina: Lucia, what’s our first word?
Lucia: fútbol
Gina: “soccer”
Lucia: [slow] fútbol [regular] fútbol
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: fútbol
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Soccer is the most popular sport in Peru. The two major clubs with a history of rivalry are Alianza Lima and Universitario de deportes. Though in recent years other clubs have had international recognition, these two remain very popular in Peru.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] José Paolo Guerrero es el jugador de fútbol favorito de la selección peruana de fútbol.
Gina: “José Paolo Guerrero is the favorite soccer player of the Peruvian soccer team.”
Lucia: [slow] José Paolo Guerrero es el jugador de fútbol favorito de la selección peruana de fútbol.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lucia: vóley
Gina: “volleyball”
Lucia: [slow] vóley [regular] vóley
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: vóley
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Women’s volleyball is the second most popular sport in Peru. The Peruvian volleyball team has been recognized internationally over the years, and they are famous for their very strict team coaches.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] Practicar vóley es mas popular entre mujeres que hombres.
Gina: “Playing volleyball is more popular among women than men.”
Lucia: [slow] Practicar vóley es mas popular entre mujeres que hombres.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lucia: tenis
Gina: “tennis”
Lucia: [slow] tenis [regular] tenis
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: tenis
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Around the 1950s, a Peruvian was recognized as the second best tennis player in the world. Even though tennis is not a popular sport in the country, Peruvians have gained some international recognition over the years.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] En los últimos años el tenis se ha reactivado, con el tenista Luis Horna.
Gina: “In recent years tennis has been revived by the tennis player Luis Horna.”
Lucia: [slow] En los últimos años el tenis se ha reactivado, con el tenista Luis Horna.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lucia: básquet
Gina: “basketball”
Lucia: [slow] básquet [regular] básquet
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: básquet
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Basketball is a very popular sport played between schools in tournaments. Peruvians believe that if one practices basketball at a young age, one can gain a little extra centimeters in height.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] El básquet es uno de los pocos deportes que se juega en grupos mixtos de hombres y mujeres.
Gina: “Basketball is one of the few sports that is played in mixed groups of men and women.”
Lucia: [slow] El básquet es uno de los pocos deportes que se juega en grupos mixtos de hombres y mujeres.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Lucia: surf
Gina: “surfing”
Lucia: [slow] surf [regular] surf
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: surf
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
In 2004 and 2005, Sofía Mulánovich won the Women's World Surf Championship. After this, surfing has become more and more popular than before, and many more surfers started taking part in competitions to win championships.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] El surf es un deporte bastante popular en Lima.
Gina: “Surfing is a very popular sport in Lima.”
Lucia: [slow] El surf es un deporte bastante popular en Lima.
QUIZ
Gina: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Lucia will give you the Spanish, and then please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Lucia: fútbol
[pause]Gina: “soccer”
Lucia: vóley
[pause]Gina: “volleyball”
Lucia: tenis
[pause]Gina: “tennis”
Lucia: básquet
[pause]Gina: “basketball”
Lucia: surf
[pause]Gina: “surfing”

Outro

Gina: There you have it; five popular sports in Peru! We have more vocab lists available at SpanishPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Lucia: Adiós

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