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INTRODUCTION
Damon: Hi everyone, I’m Damon.
Chloe: And I’m Chloe!
Damon: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Chinese Vocabulary, Lesson 23! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to transportation and around town. These are five popular chain stores in China. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at ChineseClass101.com.
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Damon: Chloe, what’s our first word?
Chloe: 屈臣氏
Damon: Watson's
Chloe: (slow) 屈臣氏 (regular) 屈臣氏
Damon: Listeners, please repeat:
Chloe: 屈臣氏
[pause - 5 sec.]
Damon: Watson's is the largest pharmacy and drugstore chain in mainland China and Hong Kong. It sells health and beauty products, perfume, cosmetics, grocery items, and more.
Damon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Chloe: (normal) 屈臣氏很受女性消费者欢迎。
Damon: Watson's is very popular among female consumers.
Chloe: (slow) 屈臣氏很受女性消费者欢迎。
Damon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Chloe: 同仁堂
Damon: Tongrentang
Chloe: (slow) 同仁堂 (regular) 同仁堂
Damon: Listeners, please repeat:
Chloe: 同仁堂
[pause - 5 sec.]
Damon: Tongrentang is the largest and most well-known producer of traditional Chinese medicine with a history of over 200 years. Tongrentang operates over 600 traditional Chinese drug stores in China.
Damon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Chloe: (normal) 同仁堂创建于清朝。
Damon: Tongrentang was founded in the Qing Dynasty.
Chloe: (slow) 同仁堂创建于清朝。
Damon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Chloe: 国美电器
Damon: GOME Electronics
Chloe: (slow) 国美电器 (regular) 国美电器
Damon: Listeners, please repeat:
Chloe: 国美电器
[pause - 5 sec.]
Damon: GOME is one of the largest electriconic appliance retail chain stores in mainland China and Hong Kong. It has more than 800 stores throughout China.
Damon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Chloe: (normal) 国美电器的售后服务不错。
Damon: GOME offers good after-sale service.
Chloe: (slow) 国美电器的售后服务不错。
Damon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Chloe: 沃尔玛
Damon: Wal-Mart Stores
Chloe: (slow) 沃尔玛 (regular) 沃尔玛
Damon: Listeners, please repeat:
Chloe: 沃尔玛
[pause - 5 sec.]
Damon: Wal-Mart is an American multinational retail chain. In mainland China, it enjoys high popularity with over 370 stores in 140 cities.
Damon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Chloe: (normal) 沃尔玛的东西很便宜。
Damon: Goods are cheap at Wal-Mart.
Chloe: (slow) 沃尔玛的东西很便宜。
Damon: Okay, what’s the last word?
Chloe: 大润发
Damon: RT-Mart
Chloe: (slow) 大润发 (regular) 大润发
Damon: Listeners, please repeat:
Chloe: 大润发
[pause - 5 sec.]
Damon: RT-Mart is a hypermarket chain with its headquarters in Taiwan. It has over 100 stores and is one of the largest hypermarket chains in mainland China.
Damon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Chloe: (normal) 大润发的购物卡是全国通用的。
Damon: The gift cards issued by RT-Mart can be used throughout the country.
Chloe: (slow) 大润发的购物卡是全国通用的。
QUIZ
Damon: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Chloe will give you the Chinese – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Chloe: 屈臣氏
[pause]Damon: Watson's
Chloe: 同仁堂
[pause]Damon: Tongrentang
Chloe: 国美电器
[pause]Damon: GOME Electronics
Chloe: 沃尔玛
[pause]Damon: Wal-Mart Stores
Chloe: 大润发
[pause]Damon: RT-Mart

Outro

Damon: There you have it – five popular chain stores in China! We have more vocab lists available at ChineseClass101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Chloe: 再见!

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Which Chinese chain stores would you like to visit?

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你好 robert groulx!


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robert groulx
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thank you for the lesson transcript


favorite phrase is 沃尔玛


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