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Culture Class: Essential Korean Vocabulary, Season 3, Lesson 19: Shopping Malls in Seoul

Intro

James: Hi everyone, I'm James.
Soyeon: And I'm Soyeon!
James: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Korean Vocabulary, Season 3, Lesson 19! In this lesson you'll learn five essential names related to Korean fashion and beauty. These are five trendy shopping malls in Seoul. Hand-picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at KoreanClass101.com
BODY
James: Soyeon, which is our first shopping mall?
Soyeon: 신세계백화점 강남점 (Sinsegyebaekwajeom gangnamjeom)
James: Shinsegae Department store-Gangnam
Soyeon: [SLOW] 신세계백화점 강남점 (Sinsegyebaekwajeom gangnamjeom) [NORMAL] 신세계백화점 강남점 (Sinsegyebaekwajeom gangnamjeom)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 신세계백화점 강남점 (Sinsegyebaekwajeom gangnamjeom)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: This department store is located right next to the Seoul Express bus terminal and the Express Bus Terminal subway station. Its location makes it easy to get to. This department store is big enough (11 floors of stores) to find everything you need.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 신세계백화점 강남점은 11층까지 있어요. (Sinsegyebaekwajeom gangnamjeomeun sibilcheungkkaji isseoyo.)
James: The Shinsegae Department store-Gangnam has 11 floors.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 신세계백화점 강남점은 11층까지 있어요. (Sinsegyebaekwajeom gangnamjeomeun sibilcheungkkaji isseoyo.)
James: Okay, which is the next shopping mall?
Soyeon: 고투몰 (Gotumol)
James: Goto Mall
Soyeon: [SLOW] 고투몰 (Gotumol) [NORMAL] 고투몰 (Gotumol)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 고투몰 (Gotumol)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Goto Mall refers to the underground shopping area in the Gangnam express terminal subway station. This place is very huge and has literally everything. Koreans as well as traveling foreigners love to visit this area because the goods are very much affordable and trendy.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 고투몰에는 항상 사람이 많아요. (Gotumoreneun hangsang sarami manayo.)
James: There are always many people in the Goto Mall.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 고투몰에는 항상 사람이 많아요. (Gotumoreneun hangsang sarami manayo.)
James: Okay, which is the next shopping mall?
Soyeon: 롯데백화점 잠실점 (Rotdebaekwajeom jamsiljeom)
James: Lotte Department Store-Jamsil
Soyeon: [SLOW] 롯데백화점 잠실점 (Rotdebaekwajeom jamsiljeom) [NORMAL] 롯데백화점 잠실점 (Rotdebaekwajeom jamsiljeom)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 롯데백화점 잠실점 (Rotdebaekwajeom jamsiljeom)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Lotte Department Store-Jamsil is located right next to Lotte World, a major recreation complex in Seoul. Since the complex is considered a must-visit location, this department store is one of the three most popular Lotte stores in Korea.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 롯데백화점 잠실점은 롯데월드와 연결되어 있어요. (Rotdebaekwajeom jamsiljeomeun rotdewoldeuwa yeongyeoldoeeo isseoyo.)
James: Lotte Department Store-Jamsil is connected to Lotte World.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 롯데백화점 잠실점은 롯데월드와 연결되어 있어요. (Rotdebaekwajeom jamsiljeomeun rotdewoldeuwa yeongyeoldoeeo isseoyo.)
James: Okay, which is the next shopping mall?
Soyeon: 현대백화점 본점 (Hyeondaebaekwajeom bonjeom)
James: Hyundai Department Store-Main
Soyeon: [SLOW] 현대백화점 본점 (Hyeondaebaekwajeom bonjeom) [NORMAL] 현대백화점 본점 (Hyeondaebaekwajeom bonjeom)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 현대백화점 본점 (Hyeondaebaekwajeom bonjeom)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Hyundai Department Store-Main is located in Apgujeong. It does not have other entertainment facilities (theaters, cultural centers, etc.), but serves its role as a department store for having popular high-end brands.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 현대백화점 본점은 한국 최고의 명품 백화점이예요. (Hyeondaebaekwajeom bonjeomeun hanguk choegoui myeongpum baekwajeomiyeyo.)
James: Hyundai Department Store-Main is the best luxury department store.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 현대백화점 본점은 한국 최고의 명품 백화점이예요. (Hyeondaebaekwajeom bonjeomeun hanguk choegoui myeongpum baekwajeomiyeyo.)
James: Okay, which is the next shopping mall?
Soyeon: 엔씨백화점 송파점 (Enssibaekwajeom songpajeom)
James: NC department Store-Songpa
Soyeon: [SLOW] 엔씨백화점 송파점 (Enssibaekwajeom songpajeom) [NORMAL] 엔씨백화점 송파점 (Enssibaekwajeom songpajeom)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 엔씨백화점 송파점 (Enssibaekwajeom songpajeom)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Despite its name, the NC department store is more like an outlet. It is a good option for those who wish to buy trendy brands at lower prices.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 엔씨백화점은 사실 아울렛과 비슷해요. (Enssibaekwajeomeun sasil aulletgwa biseutaeyo.)
James: NC department store is actually like an outlet.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 엔씨백화점은 사실 아울렛과 비슷해요. (Enssibaekwajeomeun sasil aulletgwa biseutaeyo.)
QUIZ
James: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the names you just learned? Soyeon will give you the Korean; please say the English version out loud! Are you ready?
Soyeon: 현대백화점 본점 (Hyeondaebaekwajeom bonjeom)
[PAUSE] James: Hyundai Department Store-Main
Soyeon: 고투몰 (Gotumol)
[PAUSE] James: Goto Mall
Soyeon: 엔씨백화점 송파점 (Enssibaekwajeom songpajeom)
[PAUSE] James: NC department Store-Songpa
Soyeon: 신세계백화점 강남점 (Sinsegyebaekwajeom gangnamjeom)
[PAUSE] James: Shinsegae Department store-Gangnam
Soyeon: 롯데백화점 잠실점 (Rotdebaekwajeom jamsiljeom)
[PAUSE] James: Lotte Department Store-Jamsil

Outro

James: There you have it: five trendy shopping malls in Seoul! We have more vocab lists available at KoreanClass101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone! See you next time!
Soyeon: 안녕(Annyeong)

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Do you know any other Department Stores in Seoul?