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INTRODUCTION
Gabriella: Hi everyone, I’m Gabriella.
Stefania: And I’m Stefania!
Gabriella: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Greek Vocabulary, Lesson 22! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Transportation and around town. These are five common Greek Shops or services in town. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at GreekPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gabriella: Stefania, what’s our first word?
Stefania: μπακάλικο
Gabriella: grocery store
Stefania: (slow) μπακάλικο (regular) μπακάλικο
Gabriella: Listeners, please repeat:
Stefania: μπακάλικο
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gabriella: These stores are just like a convenience store, although they do not operate 24/7. On Sundays they will be probably closed, and the opening hours during the rest of the days pretty much depend on the owner's lifestyle.
Gabriella: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Stefania: (normal) Το μπακάλικο της γειτονιάς πουλάει και απορρυπαντικά.
Gabriella: The neighborhood’s grocery store sells detergents too.
Stefania: (slow) Το μπακάλικο της γειτονιάς πουλάει και απορρυπαντικά.
Gabriella: Okay, what’s the next word?
Stefania: λαϊκή
Gabriella: street market
Stefania: (slow) λαϊκή (αγορά) (regular) λαϊκή (αγορά)
Gabriella: Listeners, please repeat:
Stefania: λαϊκή (αγορά)
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gabriella: In Greece, many people prefer to do their grocery shopping from the weekly “laikí” or “people’s market”, which is also known as “agora”. These are set up on specific streets of neighborhoods on specific days of the week.
Gabriella: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Stefania: (normal) Στη λαϊκή παίρνω μαζί μου το καρότσι για τα ψώνια.
Gabriella: I take a shopping cart with me to the street market.
Stefania: (slow) Στη λαϊκή παίρνω μαζί μου το καρότσι για τα ψώνια.
Gabriella: Okay, what’s the next word?
Stefania: φούρνος
Gabriella: bakery
Stefania: (slow) φούρνος (regular) φούρνος
Gabriella: Listeners, please repeat:
Stefania: φούρνος
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gabriella: While supermarkets now carry pre-packaged bread and cakes, Greeks still prefer to get their baked goods, such as baguettes, rustic bread, pastries, and pies, from local bakeries, which are everywhere.
Gabriella: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Stefania: (normal) Ο φούρνος στη γειτονιά μου πουλάει ωραιότατα κρητικά παξιμάδια.
Gabriella: The bakery in my neighborhood sells great Cretan rusks.
Stefania: (slow) Ο φούρνος στη γειτονιά μου πουλάει ωραιότατα κρητικά παξιμάδια.
Gabriella: Okay, what’s the next word?
Stefania: περίπτερο
Gabriella: kiosk
Stefania: (slow) περίπτερο (regular) περίπτερο
Gabriella: Listeners, please repeat:
Stefania: περίπτερο
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gabriella: Kiosks can be found in towns and cities on many street corners, and every large village will have one as well. They have long opening hours, offering a variety of items you might need when the shops are closed.
Gabriella: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Stefania: (normal) Τις Κυριακές τα μαγαζιά είναι κλειστά, οπότε αγοράζω γάλα από το περίπτερο.
Gabriella: On Sundays the shops are closed, so I buy milk from the kiosk.
Stefania: (slow) Τις Κυριακές τα μαγαζιά είναι κλειστά, οπότε αγοράζω γάλα από το περίπτερο.
Gabriella: Okay, what’s the last word?
Stefania: μανάβικο
Gabriella: greengrocer
Stefania: (slow) μανάβικο (regular) μανάβικο
Gabriella: Listeners, please repeat:
Stefania: μανάβικο
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gabriella: A "manáviko" is a small shop that sells fruits and vegetables. They were once common in all neighborhoods, but now there are fewer of them because supermarkets have become more predominant.
Gabriella: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Stefania: (normal) Ο μανάβης απέναντι πουλάει τις καλύτερες ντομάτες.
Gabriella: The greengrocer across the street sells the best tomatoes.
Stefania: (slow) Ο μανάβης απέναντι πουλάει τις καλύτερες ντομάτες.
QUIZ
Gabriella: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Stefanía will give you the Greek – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Stefania: μπακάλικο
[pause]Gabriella: grocery store
Stefania: λαϊκή (αγορά)
[pause]Gabriella: street market
Stefania: φούρνος
[pause]Gabriella: bakery
Stefania: περίπτερο
[pause]Gabriella: kiosk
Stefania: μανάβικο
[pause]Gabriella: greengrocer

Outro

Gabriella: There you have it – five common Greek shops or services in town! We have more vocab lists available at GreekPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Stefania: Γεια!

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If you were out for shopping in Greece, what kind of items would you buy?