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INTRODUCTION
Jonathan:Hi everyone, I’m Jonathan.
Joanna:And I’m Joanna!
Jonathan:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Polish Vocabulary, Lesson 23! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Transportation &around town. These are 5 popular chain stores in Poland. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at PolishPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Jonathan:Joanna, what’s our first word?
Joanna:Real, a hypermarket chain store
Jonathan:Real
Joanna:(slow) real (regular) real
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:real
[pa use - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Real offers a wide range of household products, appliances, books, media, and footwear.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Real jest europejską siecią hipermarketów.
Jonathan:Real is a European hypermarket chain.
Joanna:(slow) Real jest europejską siecią hipermarketów.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:Żabka
Jonathan:Zabka, a convenience store chain
Joanna:(slow) Żabka (regular) Żabka
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Żabka
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Zabka is the largest chain of convenience stores in Poland. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) W Polsce znajduje się około 2400 sklepów Żabka.
Jonathan:There are about 2,400 Zabka stores in Poland.
Joanna:(slow) W Polsce znajduje się około 2400 sklepów Żabka.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:Empik
Jonathan:Empik, a chain store selling books and media
Joanna:(slow) Empik (regular) Empik
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Empik
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Empik is Poland’s largest bookstore chain. The Empik Group also owns language schools for those learning another language. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) W Polsce i na Ukrainie znajdują się 134 sklepy Empik.
Jonathan:There are 134 Empik stores in Poland and 23 in Ukraine.
Joanna:(slow) W Polsce i na Ukrainie znajdują się 134 sklepy Empik.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Joanna:Media Markt
Jonathan:Media Markt, an electronics chain
Joanna:(slow) Media Markt (regular) Media Markt
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Media Markt
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Media Markt is Europe's largest retailer for consumer electronics. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Media Markt to niemiecka sieć sklepów.
Jonathan:Media Markt is a German chain store.
Joanna:(slow) Media Markt to niemiecka sieć sklepów.
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Joanna:Castorama
Jonathan:Castorama, a building materials and equipment chain store
Joanna:(slow) Castorama (regular) Castorama
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Joanna:Castorama
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Castorama is the largest building supply and hardware store in Poland.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Joanna:(normal) Castorama to samoobsługowy hiperkarket.
Jonathan:Castorama is a self-service hypermarket.
Joanna:(slow) Castorama to samoobsługowy hiperkarket.
QUIZ
Jonathan:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Joanna will give you the Polish – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Joanna:real
[pause]Jonathan:Real, a hypermarket chain store
Joanna:Żabka
[pause]Jonathan:Zabka, a convenience store chain
Joanna:Empik
[pause]Jonathan:Empik, a chain selling books and media
Joanna:Media Markt
[pause]Jonathan:Media Markt, an electronics chain store
Joanna:Castorama
[pause]Jonathan:Castorama, a building materials and equipment chain store

Outro

Jonathan:There you have it – 5 popular chain stores in Poland! We have a more complete list at PolishPod101.com . Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Joanna:

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What Polish chain stores will you go when you arrive there?