Dialogue

Vocabulary

Learn New Words FAST with this Lesson’s Vocab Review List

Get this lesson’s key vocab, their translations and pronunciations. Sign up for your Free Lifetime Account Now and get 7 Days of Premium Access including this feature.

Or sign up using Facebook
Already a Member?

Lesson Notes

Unlock In-Depth Explanations & Exclusive Takeaways with Printable Lesson Notes

Unlock Lesson Notes and Transcripts for every single lesson. Sign Up for a Free Lifetime Account and Get 7 Days of Premium Access.

Or sign up using Facebook
Already a Member?

Lesson Transcript

INTRODUCTION
Gina: Hi everyone, I'm Gina.
Lucia: And I'm Lucia!
Gina: And welcome to Culture Class Essential Spanish Vocabulary, Lesson 19! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to shopping. These are five common shops and services in Peruvian towns, 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: bodega
Gina: “mini market”
Lucia: [slow] bodega [regular] bodega
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: bodega
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Mini markets are the common stores located around the corner where you can find a little bit of everything.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] Las bodegas fían abarrotes, verduras, bebidas o dulces a sus clientes frecuentes.
Gina: “Mini markets offer groceries, vegetables, beverages, or candy to frequent customers.”
Lucia: [slow] Las bodegas fían abarrotes, verduras, bebidas o dulces a sus clientes frecuentes.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lucia: galería
Gina: “gallery”
Lucia: [slow] galería [regular] galería
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: galería
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Lucia:gallery in Peru is a group of small stores that usually sell clothes and shoes. These small stores most of the time specialize in one type of item such as dresses, suits, handicrafts, etc.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] En las galerías puedes encontrar de todo un poco.
Gina: “In the galleries you can find a little of everything.”
Lucia: [slow] En las galerías puedes encontrar de todo un poco.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lucia: centro comercial
Gina: “mall”
Lucia: [slow] centro comercial [regular] centro comercial
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: centro comercial
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Malls in Peru are where all chain stores are put together under the same roof. It’s also where Peruvians prefer to go out to meet friends.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] Las familias acostumbran salir a pasear los domingos al centro comercial.
Gina: “Families usually go for a walk at the mall on Sundays.”
Lucia: [slow] Las familias acostumbran salir a pasear los domingos al centro comercial.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lucia: mercado
Gina: “market”
Lucia: [slow] mercado [regular] mercado
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: mercado
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
The market is a traditional place where you can go grocery shopping, and it’s full of stands where people sell various items. It’s usually divided into different sections of vegetables, fruits, meat and fish.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] Los puestos del mercado son alquilados a vendedores minoristas por el municipio distrital.
Gina: “The market stalls are leased to retailers by the district municipality.”
Lucia: [slow] Los puestos del mercado son alquilados a vendedores minoristas por el municipio distrital.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Lucia: supermercado
Gina: “supermarket”
Lucia: [slow] supermercado [regular] supermercado
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: supermercado
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Nowadays, supermarkets are the more common option for grocery shopping in Peru. Along with groceries, they also sell electronics, appliances, and stationery accessories.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] La preferencia por los supermercados han reducido la venta en los mercados distritales.
Gina: “The preference for supermarkets has reduced sales in district markets.”
Lucia: [slow] La preferencia por los supermercados han reducido la venta en los mercados distritales.
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: bodega
[pause]Gina: “mini market”
Lucia: galería
[pause]Gina: “gallery”
Lucia: centro comercial
[pause]Gina: “mall”
Lucia: mercado
[pause]Gina: “market”
Lucia: supermercado
[pause]Gina: “supermarket”

Outro

Gina: There you have it; five common shops or services 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

1 Comment

Hide
Please to leave a comment.
😄 😞 😳 😁 😒 😎 😠 😆 😅 😜 😉 😭 😇 😴 😮 😈 ❤️️ 👍
Sorry, please keep your comment under 800 characters. Got a complicated question? Try asking your teacher using My Teacher Messenger.

SpanishPod101.comVerified
Monday at 6:30 pm
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

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