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INTRODUCTION
Jonathan:Hi everyone, I’m Jonathan.
Jing:And I’m Jing!
Jonathan:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Thai Vocabulary, Lesson 4! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food &Drink. These are the top five Thai homecooked meals. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at ThaiPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Jonathan:Jing, what’s our first word?
Jing:ข้าวผัด
Jonathan:Fried rice
Jing:(slow) ข้าวผัด (regular) ข้าวผัด
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:ข้าวผัด
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:In Thailand you will find many different kinds of fried rice served with various ingredients.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) คนไทยใช้ข้าวหอมมะลิทำข้าวผัด
Jonathan:Thai people use jasmine rice to make fried rice.
Jing:(slow) คนไทยใช้ข้าวหอมมะลิทำข้าวผัด
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Jing:แกงจืดเต้าหู้
Jonathan:Mildly seasoned soup with tofu
Jing:(slow) แกงจืดเต้าหู้ (regular) แกงจืดเต้าหู้
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:แกงจืดเต้าหู้
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Mildly seasoned soup with tofu is made from local ingredients easily found in fresh markets in Thailand. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) แกงจืดเต้าหู้มีแคลอรี่ต่ำ
Jonathan:Mildly seasoned soup with tofu is low in calories.
Jing:(slow) แกงจืดเต้าหู้มีแคลอรี่ต่ำ
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Jing:ผัดกะเพราไก่
Jonathan:Stir-fried chicken with holy basil
Jing:(slow) ผัดกะเพราไก่ (regular) ผัดกะเพราไก่
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:ผัดกะเพราไก่
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Stir-fried chicken with holy basil contains minced chicken, Thai holy basil, chillies, garlic and soy sauce. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) ผัดกะเพราไก่เผ็ดเพราะมีพริก
Jonathan:Stir-fried chicken with holy basil is spicy because it contains chillies.
Jing:(slow) ผัดกะเพราไก่เผ็ดเพราะมีพริก
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Jing:น้ำพริกปลาทู
Jonathan:Fried mackerel with shrimp paste sauce
Jing:(slow) น้ำพริกปลาทู (regular) น้ำพริกปลาทู
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:น้ำพริกปลาทู
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Fried mackerel with shrimp paste sauce is always served with fresh vegetables. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) คนภาคกลางนิยมรับประทานน้ำพริกปลาทูเป็นอาหารเย็น
Jonathan:People in the central region of Thailand commonly eat fried mackerel with shrimp paste sauce for dinner.
Jing:(slow) คนภาคกลางนิยมรับประทานน้ำพริกปลาทูเป็นอาหารเย็น
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Jing:ไข่เจียว
Jonathan:Thai-style omelette
Jing:(slow) ไข่เจียว (regular) ไข่เจียว
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:ไข่เจียว
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Thai-style omelettes often contain onion, tomato, and minced pork or shrimp.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) อย่าลืมใส่น้ำปลาเวลาที่คุณทำไข่เจียว
Jonathan:Don't forget to add fish sauce when you make Thai-style omelettes.
Jing:(slow) อย่าลืมใส่น้ำปลาเวลาที่คุณทำไข่เจียว
QUIZ
Jonathan:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Jing will give you the Thai – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Jing:ข้าวผัด
[pause]Jonathan:Fried rice
Jing:แกงจืดเต้าหู้
[pause]Jonathan:Mildly seasoned soup with tofu
Jing:ผัดกะเพราไก่
[pause]Jonathan:Stir-fried chicken with holy basil
Jing:น้ำพริกปลาทู
[pause]Jonathan:Fried mackerel with shrimp paste sauce
Jing:ไข่เจียว
[pause]Jonathan:Thai style omelette

Outro

Jonathan:There you have it – 5 homecooked meals in Thailand! We have a more complete list at ThaiPod101.com Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Jing:- สวัสดีค่ะ

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