1.1 A Cool Christian Korean Boy

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Published: 3.19.2021
Level 3   |   Time: 1:28
Accent: Canadian, Korean
Source: Kim's Convenience [S1 E01]

Umma tries to persuade Janet to come to church to look for a boyfriend.


    

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  • worship [v] - show love for God in a formal way
  • side benefits [n] - extra advantages
  • cool [adj] - attractive, interesting
  • hook up [phv] - meet someone for dating
  • hook around [phv] - incorrect English = [fool around]
  • fool around [phv] - casual sexual activity for fun
  • frisbee [n] - a sport played with a plastic disc [image]

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


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Jaent Umma
Janet Umma (mom)
  • The Kim's are a Korean-Canadian family that live in Toronto.
  • They own and run a convenience store.
  • Janet is going to art college for photography.

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  1. Where does Umma want Janet to go Sunday?
    To school
    To church
    To a party

  2. Why does Umma want Janet to go there?
    To meet a guy.
    To worship Jesus
    To make new friends

  3. Who is George?
    He is Janet's brother.
    He is Mr. Soon's nephew.
    He is the captain of the church frisbee team.
    He is one of Janet's classmates.

  4. Why does Janet say about cool Christian Korean boys?
    They all have girlfiends already.
    They are not attractive.
    They don't exist.

  5. Who is Jung?
    He is Janet's brother.
    He is Mr. Soon's nephew.
    He is the captain of the church frisbee team.
    He is one of Janet's classmates.

  6. Where did Umma meet her husband?
    In Vancouver
    At church
    On a picnic

  7. Why does Janet ask Umma not to say "hook around"?
    It has a sexual meaning.
    Only young people say it.
    Umma pronunciation is not good.


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