Placeholder Image

Subtitles section Play video

  • Hey guys, I'm Kelsi!

  • aaa

  • And I'm Michael from "Popping Bottles English"! And the topic of today's video is

  • bbb

  • Taiwanese convenience store culture!

  • That's right!

  • I think Taiwanese convenience stores are really convenient.

  • Yeah! You can do anything there. You can pay your phone bills,

  • you can buy foodeverything!

  • The only think you can't do there is sleep.

  • Maybe you could...

  • Yeah maybe you could!

  • So today, aside from teaching some English,

  • - we're also going to play some games, right? - Right!

  • The games will be split up into three rounds. In the first round,

  • we're going to do some convenience store trivia!

  • In the second round, we'll have a convenience store shopping spree lightning round!

  • Ugh, such a long name!

  • And in the third round, we have our popular item

  • final price showdown!

  • - Are you ready? - Ready.

  • Let's go!

  • Since we're English channels,

  • we still have to teach some English, so I'll try to speak quickly so that we can start eating!

  • We're teaching 4 English terms you can use at a convenience store.

  • The first one is: "check out" or "ring up."

  • So what's the difference between

  • "check out" and "ring up?" They both refer to buying stuff.

  • To "check out" is usually what you would say as a customer.

  • Oh, so when you're buying stuff, you'd say "Let's go check out."

  • - Yeah, let's go check out. - And if you're getting ready, and the customer is ready to check out

  • you can say "I'll ring you up there."

  • - I'll ring you up over there. - Right. That's what the cashier would say.

  • - The second one is "receipt." - So many people mispronounce this

  • because it's so hard to spell, right?

  • - It has a "p"! - It has a "p"! Do you pronounce the "p"?

  • - No. - Don't pronounce it! How do you say it?

  • - Receipt. - Just "receipt."

  • Also, make sure you be careful, because I've heard

  • - some people call it an "invoice." - When you're online shopping

  • on websites like Shoppee and whatnot,

  • they email you an invoice. But if you're at a convenience store,

  • it's just called a receipt.

  • - The third one is "change." - Change.

  • So the cashier will say "Here's your change."

  • So if you're abroad,

  • and you don't want the change,

  • - and you want to give a tip, you can just say... - Oh, you can say

  • - "Keep the change." - Keep the change. Right, "keep the change."

  • - The fourth one is "on sale." - "On sale" just means

  • it has a "special price," and some common types of sales are

  • "buy one get one free." This just means when you buy you one,

  • they will give you another one for free.

  • In addition to "buy one get one free", there's also

  • "buy one get one half off," how do you say that?

  • - "Buy one get one half off." - That one is so long!

  • And so hard to read!

  • Is there a shorter version?

  • This one doesn't, but the first one does.

  • - Only the first one does? - Yeah.

  • For "buy one get one," you can just say

  • - "bogo." - "Bogo," buy one get one.

  • So in the future, let's just stick to "buy one get one free."

  • That second one is just too hard to say.

  • Now let's do some convenience store trivia!

  • Let's see who has a better knowledge

  • of Taiwanese convenience store trivia!

  • The answer is false!

  • Awesome!

  • I know this one already, you go ahead.

  • Why?

  • - I'm just awesome. - You looked it up, didn't you?

  • - Oh jeez, I have no idea. The US? - Yup, the US.

  • - Oh really? - It started in the US,

  • and then it went to Japan, and a lot of people think

  • it was original Japanese because we bought the distribution rights from them or something.

  • The answer is false!

  • - Ha! - What? How?!

  • - Then where is it? - Number one is Korea

  • - I didn't even think of Korea. - I didn't either.

  • - B! This is a B. - Is this an A?

  • Kelsi got it right!

  • - Told ya! And you were so confident. - No no no

  • Because it's more expensive!

  • That's why I said it's definitely A.

  • In fact, the most purchased product category

  • - is drinks... - But money-wise it's alcohol.

  • Yeah, just like Kelsi mentioned.

  • - Logic. - I'm not so good when it comes to logic.

  • B?

  • I definitely won this one.

  • No way.

  • Kelsi is right!

  • - I think it's A. - Me too. - You are both correct!

  • - Yeah, cause I have no idea what the third one is. - I know the English name!

  • Rilakkuma!

  • He's so cute.

  • I only watch... other... Japanese videos. Wait, no, not those ones.

  • Oh my...

  • And that's the end of this round!

  • Honestly I lost on purpose,

  • because every once in a while, it's no big deal.

  • Yeah.

  • So where are we now?

  • A convenience store!

  • That's right, and we're headed into Round 2!

  • Since I purposely lost the first round, I have to make a comeback now.

  • So what's our mission now?

  • We have to buy some

  • specified items.

  • That's right.

  • VoiceTube will give us a list, and we have to see

  • who can buy everything, and come back out the fastest.

  • Max 3 minutes.

  • - Max 3 minutes. - But,

  • I'm sure we can do it faster than that.

  • I'm sure I can do it in 30 seconds.

  • Are you scared?

  • - No. - You're not scared?

  • It's just buying stuff...

  • Yeah, just buying stuff, and you only have to lose for two minutes.

  • - Gonna start the time. - Okay! - Okay, 3, 2, 1...

  • Go! Go ahead, no joke!

  • 4 minutes, 46 seconds.

  • - That's long. - So long!

  • That was hard! I had no idea it would be so hard.

  • Also, I had to get this microwaved!

  • - You've gotta microwave it! - Yeah! And it's so hot!

  • Well,

  • for this,

  • let the expert tell you how it's done.

  • You first give them what you need heated, tell them "Can you microwave this? I'll come back to check out.

  • I'm just going to grab a drink and some few other things."

  • - Am I right? - Yeah, sure, whatever. - I feel like that trick alone just won me the competition.

  • No need to run!

  • What's that sound?

  • - That's the sound of victory! - How were you so fast!

  • That was so fast!

  • Easy!

  • Only two minutes!

  • And I walked, didn't run, just like this.

  • "Hey could you microwave this for me? Thanks! Oh, look! Ice cream!

  • They're all hidden in there, I can't see them!"

  • - Okay, we're tied. 1 - 1. - Fine.

  • Round 2!

  • Ahh... Oh, sorry. Just too much winning!

  • And finally we're going to taste it, but

  • it's not that simple, we aren't going to just eat it.

  • We're gonna up the stakesonly the winner gets to eat them.

  • - We're going to play a Taiwanese variety show game. - Okay.

  • - It's called the final price showdown! - Okay

  • She has no idea what I'm talking about.

  • I'm gonna win.

  • You know what they say,

  • a good start is half of success, so I'm going to start with this one.

  • I've bought the original flavor of this, so I think I know.

  • - You know the price as soon as you eat it. - Okay, you can pick

  • - the easiest one. - The easiest one.

  • - 0 to 60 - 59

  • Right.

  • How were you so fast?

  • Wow, so the first one was five seconds. Now it's my turn.

  • Guess this one.

  • - I actually quite like this one too. - Oh yeah? - I buy it pretty often.

  • So I think

  • I can get it in

  • - one to three guesses. - Seriously?

  • Why?

  • - Okay, okay. - Okay, 3, 2, 1... - 1 to 100

  • - 49! - Right!

  • How is this even possible?

  • - Okay, get ready, 3, 2, 1...

  • - 39 - 39 to 100.

  • So expensive!

  • 49

  • - 49 to 100. - 59?

  • - 59 to 100. - 69? 62.

  • - 62 to 69. - 67!

  • - 62 to 67?- Yeah.

  • - 65 dollars. - Right. - Done!

  • - This one was harder. - Yeah I was surprised. - This is pretty expensive.

  • - This is way too expensive! - I had no idea it was so much. So how long did that take?

  • - 55 seconds. - 55 seconds in total? - Which one do you want?

  • - I'll let you pick. - Okay, this one. - Korean fried chicken.

  • 49.

  • - 0 to 49. - 45.

  • 0 to 45.

  • 40.

  • 40 to 45.

  • Forty...

  • ...two?

  • What a strange price!

  • - 42 dollars, what a weird price. - Yeah, why is it 42?

  • - Okay, this one. - Okay.

  • - 59? - 59 to 100.

  • - Uh... 60? - 60 to 100.

  • - 70. - 70 to 100.

  • - How is this so expensive! - Crazy! 80!

  • 60 to 80.

  • 75.

  • - 75 to 80. - 79.

  • - Wow this is so expensive! - So expensive!

  • I thought it would be the same

  • - as this one. - Yeah. Okay, last one, last one.

  • Okay.

  • - 30. - 30 to 100.

  • - 30 to 100? 40. - 30 to 40.

  • 39.

  • Yay!

  • Yay!

  • Kelsi's total is 46 seconds.

  • And your total is...

  • 55 seconds.

  • So I won?!

  • Yeah!

  • I'm leaving. You can film the ending on your own, I'm leaving.

  • I'm done with this.

  • Fine, whatever, they're all yours,

  • and if you get fat you can't go on TV shows anymore.

  • - And then there will only be me left. - You're so mean!

  • - Go ahead, eat! - Okay, I'm gonna take it for real.

  • - Okay, go ahead. - Nah I'm just kidding.

  • - You can eat some. - Giving me pity food!

  • And now we have to pick our favorites.

  • Our favourites?

  • - What about you? - This one is my favorite

  • This is great for watching TV.

  • - Okay, how about you Kelsi? - This one.

  • Matcha ice cream, it's so good.

  • You don't like sweet stuff?

  • I do like sweet stuff, but I'm not a huge fan of pineapple cakes.

  • - I'm sorry. I'm sorry, Taiwan. - That's okay.

  • No worries, no worries.

  • You can just hop on a plane and go home and never come back.

  • Ahh...

  • I'm so tired. Losing is exhausting. And demoralizing.

  • - Ahhh... - Sorry.

  • Not my problem, I'm just too good at this.

  • Yeah, yeah.

  • If you liked this video,

  • do you remember what to do?

  • Subscribe to the VoiceTube channel,

  • - hit that like button. - And then share this video with all of your friends.

  • - And don't forget to subscribe to thePopping Bottles English" channel,

  • as well as my channel, Michael and Effy.

  • And mine, Kelsi May, "Kelsi May's channel."

  • Okay VoiceTubers,

  • see you never!

  • I lost so I'm never coming back.

  • - When will we see each other again? - I don't know, next time!

  • - Okay, then see you guys next time! - Okay, see you next time!

  • Bye!

Hey guys, I'm Kelsi!

Subtitles and vocabulary

Operation of videos Adjust the video here to display the subtitles

A2 US convenience store convenience buy expensive receipt taiwanese

Popping Bottles English X Kelsi May | East vs West | Who's the real Taiwan convenience store master?

  • 11720 345
    Samuel posted on 2018/09/12
Video vocabulary