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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 6! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to food and drink. These are five common Peruvian fruits, 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: maracuyá
Gina: “maracuya”
Lucia: [slow] maracuyá [regular] maracuyá
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: maracuyá
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Maracuya is a passion fruit with an exquisite flavour that’s both sweet and sour, and it’s usually used in making juice and desserts.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] El pastel de queso de maracuyá es muy delicioso.
Gina: “Maracuya cheesecake is very delicious.”
Lucia: [slow] El pastel de queso de maracuyá es muy delicioso.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lucia: lúcuma
Gina: “lucuma”
Lucia: [slow] lúcuma [regular] lúcuma
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: lúcuma
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
“Lucuma is a native fruit of Peru, used in pudding, cake, and ice cream. Normally you can find it in supermarkets as powder, since the fruit itself is not commonly eaten.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] El helado de lúcuma es el sabor de helado mas popular en la época de verano.
Gina: “The lucuma ice cream is the most popular flavor of the summer season.”
Lucia: [slow] El helado de lúcuma es el sabor de helado mas popular en la época de verano.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lucia: guanábana
Gina: “soursop”
Lucia: [slow] guanábana [regular] guanábana
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: guanábana
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Soursop is very similar to and sometimes confused with the cherimoya. Peruvian people eat soursop pulp fresh and also enjoy it in juice, jam, and yogurt.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] El yogurt de guanábana ha sido muy popular en los ultimos años.
Gina: “Soursop yogurt has been very popular over the last few years.”
Lucia: [slow] El yogurt de guanábana ha sido muy popular en los ultimos años.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lucia: granadilla
Gina: “sweet granadilla”
Lucia: [slow] granadilla [regular] granadilla
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: granadilla
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Sweet granadilla is a passion fruit with a hard orange shell, and pulp full of small, hard, black seeds surrounded by a transparent gelatinous sphere.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] La granadilla tiene una cáscara fuerte de color naranja.
Gina: “The sweet granadilla has a strong orange-colored skin.”
Lucia: [slow] La granadilla tiene una cáscara fuerte de color naranja.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Lucia: mango
Gina: “mango”
Lucia: [slow] mango [regular] mango
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: mango
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Mango is a popular fruit in Peru and is usually eaten fresh, but Peruvian people also have it in ice cream and juice.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] Comer mango helado en verano es muy refrescante.
Gina: “Eating a frozen mango in summer is very refreshing.”
Lucia: [slow] Comer mango helado en verano es muy refrescante.
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: maracuyá
[pause]Gina: “maracuya”
Lucia: lúcuma
[pause]Gina: “lucuma”
Lucia: guanábana
[pause]Gina: “soursop”
Lucia: granadilla
[pause]Gina: “sweet granadilla”
Lucia: mango
[pause]Gina: “mango”

Outro

Gina: There you have it; five common fruits 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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SpanishPod101.com
Monday at 6:30 pm
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Do you eat fruits daily?

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Thursday at 4:23 pm
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Hi lee j won!


Thank you for posting!


Yes, maybe it's the same fruit. Anyhow, it is very delicious! :thumbsup: :smile:


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lee j won
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maybe it's the same fruit.:smile:

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Hola Lee,


Thank you for your comment!

I have tried it in Japan. We have something alike in Peru called "mandarina".


Saludos,

Carla

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lee j won
Saturday at 4:50 pm
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yes! its octubre in korea, so i eat this fruit called 귤 witch is like a small orange its cute!:laughing: and its sour and sweet kind of like an orange. btw fruits of peru sounds so delicious!:thumbsup: