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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 20! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to shopping around town. These are five popular chain stores in Peru, hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at SpanishPod101.com.
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gina: Lucia, what’s our first store?
Lucia: Wong
Gina: “Wong, a supermarket chain”
Lucia: [slow] Wong [regular] Wong
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Wong
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Wong is the largest supermarket in Peru, known for its good customer service. The Wong Group also owns a chain of supermarkets called “Metro”.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] Wong es más popular en la ciudad de Lima y Metro en las zonas más alejadas.
Gina: “Wong is more popular in the city of Lima, whereas Metro is popular in the more remote areas.”
Lucia: [slow] Wong es mas popular en la ciudad de Lima y Metro en las zonas mas alejadas.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next store?
Lucia: Bembos
Gina: “Bembos, a fast food restaurant chain”
Lucia: [slow] Bembos [regular] Bembos
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Bembos
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Bembos is a Peruvian fast food restaurant chain that offers hamburgers with a traditional Peruvian flavor. In Peru, Bembos is more popular than McDonald’s.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] La hamburguesa clásica en Bembos se llama Bembona.
Gina: “The classic burger at Bembos is called ‘Bembona’.”
Lucia: [slow] La hamburguesa clásica en Bembos se llama Bembona.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next store?
Lucia: Rosatel
Gina: “Rosatel, a famous flower shop”
Lucia: [slow] Rosatel [regular] Rosatel
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Rosatel
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Rosatel is a flower shop in Peru, famous for their home delivery and online services.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] Todas las mujeres peruanas desean recibir rosas de Rosatel en el día de San Valentín.
Gina: “All Peruvian women wish to receive Rosatel roses on Valentine's day.”
Lucia: [slow] Todas las mujeres peruanas desean recibir rosas de Rosatel en el día de San Valentín.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next store?
Lucia: Ripley
Gina: “Ripley, a major department store”
Lucia: [slow] Ripley [regular] Ripley
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Ripley
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Ripley is a major department store that sells all kinds of goods. It’s better known for selling the highest brands of clothing and bringing a variety of these brands under one roof. Ripley has also recently started offering banking and travel services.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] La tarjeta de crédito Ripley es aceptada en casi todos los establecimientos en Perú.
Gina: “The Ripley credit card is accepted in almost all stores in Peru.”
Lucia: [slow] La tarjeta de crédito Ripley es aceptada en casi todos los establecimientos en Perú.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last store?
Lucia: Pasquale Hnos.
Gina: “Pasquale Brothers, a fast food restaurant chain”
Lucia: [slow] Pasquale Hnos. [regular] Pasquale Hnos.
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Pasquale Hnos.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Pasquale Brothers is a fast food chain founded by Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio. The restaurant is based in Lima city and has traditional Peruvian sandwiches, drinks, and desserts.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] Pasquale Hnos. es famosa por sus yucas fritas.
Gina: “Pasquale Brothers is famous for its fried cassava.”
Lucia: [slow] Pasquale Hnos. es famosa por sus yucas fritas.
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 repeat it out loud! Are you ready?
Lucia: Wong
[pause]Gina: “Wong, a supermarket chain”
Lucia: Bembos
[pause]Gina: “Bembos, a fast food restaurant chain”
Lucia: Rosatel
[pause]Gina: “Rosatel, a famous flower shop”
Lucia: Ripley
[pause]Gina: “Ripley, a major department store”
Lucia: Pasquale Hnos.
[pause]Gina: “Pasquale Brothers, a fast food restaurant chain”

Outro

Gina: There you have it; five popular chain stores 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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