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INTRODUCTION
Gina:Hi everyone, I’m Gina. Chiara:And I’m Chiara! Gina:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Italian Vocabulary, Lesson 23! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Transportation &around town. These are five popular Italian chain stores. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at ItalianPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gina:Chiara, what’s our first word? Chiara:La Rinascente Gina:La Rinascente, a department store chain Chiara:(slow) La Rinascente (regular) La Rinascente Gina:Listeners, please repeat: Chiara:La Rinascente [pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
La Rinascente is the largest Italian department store chain, and sells perfumes, cosmetics, clothing and other goods. -
Gina:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word. Chiara:(normal) La Rinascente vende prodotti di lusso quindi è cara. Gina:La Rinascente sells luxury products, so it is expensive. Chiara:(slow) La Rinascente vende prodotti di lusso quindi è cara.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word? Chiara:Spizzico Gina:Spizzico, a pizza chain Chiara:(slow) Spizzico (regular) Spizzico Gina:Listeners, please repeat: Chiara:Spizzico [pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Spizzico is an Italian fast food chain that sells pizza. There are more than 200 restaurants in Italy. -
Gina:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word. Chiara:(normal) Le fette di pizza di Spizzico sono molto grandi. Gina:Spizzico pizza slices are very big. Chiara:(slow) Le fette di pizza di Spizzico sono molto grandi.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word? Chiara:La Feltrinelli Gina:La Feltrinelli, a bookstore chain Chiara:(slow) La Feltrinelli (regular) La Feltrinelli Gina:Listeners, please repeat Chiara:La Feltrinelli [pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
La Feltrinelli is a major bookstore chain in Italy. It also sells CDs and DVDs. -
Gina:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word. Chiara:(normal) La Feltrinelli ha un reparto dedicato ai libri stranieri. Gina:La Feltrinelli has a section dedicated to foreign books. Chiara:(slow) La Feltrinelli ha un reparto dedicato ai libri stranieri.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word? Chiara:Esselunga Gina:Esselunga, a supermarket chain Chiara:(slow) Esselunga (regular) Esselunga Gina:Listeners, please repeat: Chiara:Esselunga [pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Esselunga is the biggest supermarket chain in Italy, with 140 stores. It has its own brand of organic products. -
Gina:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word. Chiara:(normal) Puoi anche acquistare dal negozio online di Esselunga. Gina:You can also shop at the Esselunga online shop. Chiara:(slow) Puoi anche acquistare dal negozio online di Esselunga.
Gina:Okay, what’s the last word? Chiara:Trony Gina:Trony, an electronic goods chain Chiara:(slow) Trony (regular) Trony Gina:Listeners, please repeat: Chiara:Trony [pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Trony is a big electronic goods store chain. You can find everything from computers to household appliances there. -
Gina:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word. Chiara:(normal) I negozi Trony sono enormi. Gina:Trony shops are enormous. Chiara:(slow) I negozi Trony sono enormi.
QUIZ
Gina:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Chiara will give you the Italian - please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Chiara:La Rinascente [pause]Gina:La Rinascente, a department store chain
Chiara:Spizzico [pause]Gina:Spizzico, a pizza chain
Chiara:La Feltrinelli [pause]Gina:La Feltrinelli, a bookstore chain
Chiara:Esselunga [pause]Gina:Esselunga, a supermarket chain
Chiara:Trony [pause]Gina:Trony, an electronic goods chain

Outro

Gina:There you have it - five Popular chain stores in Italy! We have more vocab lists available at ItalianPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Chiara:Ciao.

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