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INTRODUCTION
Gina: Hi everyone, I’m Gina.
Katrin: And I’m Katrin!
Gina: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential German Vocabulary, Lesson 23! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Transportation and around town. These are five common chain stores in Germany. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at GermanPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gina: Katrin, what’s our first word?
Katrin: Aldi
Gina: Aldi, a global discount supermarket chain
Katrin: (slow) Aldi (regular) Aldi
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Aldi
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Aldi is a global discount supermarket chain and probably the most popular chain in Germany.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Die Aldi-Gründer sind die reichsten Menschen in Deutschland geworden.
Gina: The founders of Aldi have become the richest people in Germany.
Katrin: (slow) Die Aldi-Gründer sind die reichsten Menschen in Deutschland geworden.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Media Markt
Gina: Media Markt, Europe's biggest retailer of consumer electronics
Katrin: (slow) Media Markt (regular) Media Markt
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Media Markt
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Media Markt is part of the "Metro AG" group, and Europe's biggest retailer of consumer electronics.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Media Markt hat immer lustige, aber manchmal auch grobe Werbungen.
Gina: Media Markt always has funny, but sometimes crude advertisements.
Katrin: (slow) Media Markt hat immer lustige, aber manchmal auch grobe Werbungen.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Galeria Kaufhof
Gina: Galeria Kaufhof, the most popular department store in Germany
Katrin: (slow) Galeria Kaufhof (regular) Galeria Kaufhof
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Galeria Kaufhof
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Galeria Kaufhof is the most popular department store is Germany. Founded in 1879, the chain offers a wide range of products from clothing to household appliances.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Galeria Kaufhof und Karstadt sind die größten Warenhäuser Deutschlands.
Gina: Galeria Kaufhof and Karstadt are the biggest department stores in Germany.
Katrin: (slow) Galeria Kaufhof und Karstadt sind die größten Warenhäuser Deutschlands.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Katrin: Rossmann
Gina: Rossmann, a popular drugstore chain
Katrin: (slow) Rossmann (regular) Rossmann
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: Rossmann
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Rossmann is one of the most popular and traditional drugstore chains in Germany.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) Rossmann-Geschäfte können überall gefunden werden, sogar in Kleinstädten.
Gina: Rossmann stores can be found everywhere, even in small cities.
Katrin: (slow) Rossmann-Geschäfte können überall gefunden werden, sogar in Kleinstädten.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Katrin: KiK
Gina: KiK, a popular discount clothing store
Katrin: (slow) KiK (regular) KiK
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Katrin: KiK
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: KiK is the biggest and most popular discount clothing store in Germany.
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Katrin: (normal) KiK war in der letzten Dekade eine der Erfolgsgeschichten in Deutschland.
Gina: KiK has been one of the great success stories in Germany over the last decade.
Katrin: (slow) KiK war in der letzten Dekade eine der Erfolgsgeschichten in Deutschland.
QUIZ
Gina: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Katrin will give you the German – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Katrin: Aldi
[pause]Gina: Aldi, a global discount supermarket chain
Katrin: Media Markt
[pause]Gina: Media Markt, Europe's biggest retailer of consumer electronics
Katrin: Galeria Kaufhof
[pause]Gina: Galeria Kaufhof, the most popular department store in Germany
Katrin: Rossmann
[pause]Gina: Rossmann, a popular drugstore chain
Katrin: KiK
[pause]Gina: KiK, a popular discount clothing store

Outro

Gina: There you have it – five Popular chain stores in Germany! We have more vocab lists available at GermanPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Katrin: Bis bald.

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Which German chain stores would you like to visit?

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Hallo robert groulx,


Danke schön for posting and studying with us. If you have any questions, please let us know.😄


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thank you for the lessson transcript


: Aldi, a global discount supermarket chain


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Hallo ringo,


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