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Culture Class: Essential Urdu Vocabulary, Season 1, Lesson 20: Popular Chain Stores

Intro

Kellie: Hi everyone, I'm Kellie.
Hamza: And I'm Hamza!
Kellie: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Urdu Vocabulary, Season 1, Lesson 20! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to transportation and to use around town. These are five popular chain stores in Pakistan. Hand-picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at UrduPod101.com.
BODY
Kellie: Hamza, what's our first word?
Hamza: ہائپر سٹار (hyper star)
Kellie: "Hyperstar"
Hamza: [SLOW] ہائپر سٹار (hyper star) [NORMAL] ہائپر سٹار (hyper star)
Kellie: Listeners, please repeat:
Hamza: ہائپر سٹار (hyper star)
[pause - 5 sec.]
Kellie: A chain store found in all major cities. They sell daily-use items, furniture, clothes, fruits and vegetables, and crockery. Most people go there because some goods sell for cheaper than market price, and they can buy in bulk.
Kellie: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hamza: [NORMAL] ہائپرسٹار کہاں ہے؟ (Hyper star kahan hai?)
Kellie: "Where is a Hyperstar?"
Hamza: [SLOW] ہائپرسٹار کہاں ہے؟ (Hyper star kahan hai?)
Kellie: Okay, what's the next word?
Hamza: میٹرو (metro)
Kellie: "Metro"
Hamza: [SLOW] میٹرو (metro) [NORMAL] میٹرو (metro)
Kellie: Listeners, please repeat:
Hamza: میٹرو (metro)
[pause - 5 sec.]
Kellie: A chain store operating in large cities. They sell daily-use items, electronics, furniture, clothes, fruits and vegetables, and crockery. This store offers items below market price, but you must buy in bulk to receive the discounts.
Kellie: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hamza: [NORMAL] . میٹرو میں آپ کی ضرورت کی تمام اشیاء ہیں (Metro mein aap ki zarurat ki tamam ashya hain.)
Kellie: "Metro has all the items you need."
Hamza: [SLOW] . میٹرو میں آپ کی ضرورت کی تمام اشیاء ہیں (Metro mein aap ki zarurat ki tamam ashya hain.)
Kellie: Okay, what's the next word?
Hamza: جنید جمشید (junaid jamshed)
Kellie: "Junaid Jamshed"
Hamza: [SLOW] جنید جمشید (junaid jamshed) [NORMAL] جنید جمشید (junaid jamshed)
Kellie: Listeners, please repeat:
Hamza: جنید جمشید (junaid jamshed)
[pause - 5 sec.]
Kellie: An apparel chain store. They sell men’s and women’s stitched dresses, shoes, and fragrances. Prices are a bit high, so most people who shop there have ample money.
Kellie: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hamza: [NORMAL] . میں نے جنید جمشید سے اپنا عید کا لباس خریدا (Mei nay junaid jamshed say apna eid ka libas khareeda.)
Kellie: "I bought my eid dress at Junaid Jamshed."
Hamza: [SLOW] . میں نے جنید جمشید سے اپنا عید کا لباس خریدا (Mei nay junaid jamshed say apna eid ka libas khareeda.)
Kellie: Okay, what's the next word?
Hamza: باٹا (bata)
Kellie: "Bata"
Hamza: [SLOW] باٹا (bata) [NORMAL] باٹا (bata)
Kellie: Listeners, please repeat:
Hamza: باٹا (bata)
[pause - 5 sec.]
Kellie: A chain store for footwear. They sell casual and formal shoes, sleepers, party wear, kids’ shoes, and school shoes at reasonable prices.
Kellie: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hamza: [NORMAL] . باٹا کے جوتے پاکستان میں بہت مشہور ہیں (Bata ky joota y Pakistan mein bohat mashhoor hain.)
Kellie: "Bata shoes are very famous in Pakistan."
Hamza: [SLOW] . باٹا کے جوتے پاکستان میں بہت مشہور ہیں (Bata ky jootay Pakistan mein bohat mashhoor hain.)
Kellie: Okay, what's the next word?
Hamza: گورمے (gourmay)
Kellie: "Gourmet"
Hamza: [SLOW] گورمے (gourmay) [NORMAL] گورمے (gourmay)
Kellie: Listeners, please repeat:
Hamza: گورمے (gourmay)
[pause - 5 sec.]
Kellie: A food chain store specializing in baked products. They offer the best sweets, dairy items, and snacks, at a very reasonable price.
Kellie: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hamza: [NORMAL] . گورمے بہت مزیدار کیک فروخت کرتی ہے (Gourmay bohat mazay dar cake farokht kerti hai.)
Kellie: "Gourmet sells very tasty cakes."
Hamza: [SLOW] . گورمے بہت مزیدار کیک فروخت کرتی ہے (Gourmay bohat mazay dar cake farokht kerti hai.)
QUIZ
Kellie: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Hamza will give you the Urdu - please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Hamza: باٹا (bata)
[PAUSE] Kellie: "Bata"
Hamza: میٹرو (metro)
[PAUSE] Kellie: "Metro"
Hamza: گورمے (gourmay)
[PAUSE] Kellie: "Gourmet"
Hamza: ہائپر سٹار (hyper star)
[PAUSE] Kellie: "Hyperstar"
Hamza: جنید جمشید (junaid jamshed)
[PAUSE] Kellie: "Junaid Jamshed"

Outro

Kellie: There you have it - five popular chain stores in Pakistan! We have more vocab lists available at UrduPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone! See you next time!
Hamza: خدا حافظ (Khuda Hafiz)

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Do you know any other popular Pakistani chain store?