1.2 Boyfriend Job Interview

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Published: 3.20.2021
Level 3   |   Time: 2:02
Accent: Canadian, Korean
Source: Kim's Convenience [S1 E01]

Umma interviews two cool Korean Christian boys for Janet.


    

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  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
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triangle Vocabulary


  • drop off [phv] - deliver, give
  • a resume [n] - a document (paper) with someone's work experience [image]
  • a misunderstanding [n] - a mistake or confusing situation
  • an ad [n] - an advertisement
  • mingle [v] - mix and talk to many people (usually at a party) [image]
  • single [adj] - not having a boyfriend or girlfriend
  • ruining [v] - destroying
  • full balloon [adj] - incorrect English = [full-blown]
  • full-blown [adj] - fully developed, fully grown
  • take over [phv] - become the manager or owner of (some business)
  • an opening [n] - an available job position
  • closed [adj] - not available anymore

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


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Jaent Umma Appa
Janet Umma (mom) Appa (dad)
  • The Kim's are a Korean-Canadian family that live in Toronto.
  • They own and run a convenience store.
  • Umma wants Janet to meet a nice guy at church.
  • Janet thinks cool Christian Korean guys do not exist.

triangle Questions


  1. Why did the two guys come to the convenience store?
    To buy some snacks
    To meet Janet
    To apply for a job

  2. Where did Umma advertise the job opening?
    At church
    At Janet's college
    In the newspaper
    On a website

  3. Why did Umma make the advertisement?
    So that Janet can focus more on school.
    To help Janet find a boyfriend.
    Because the store is too busy.

  4. What qualities are important to Umma?
    Christian
    Cool
    Handsome
    Korean
    Rich
    Smart

  5. What does Appa want Janet to do in the future?
    Get married
    Have many babies
    Take over the store
    Become a successful artist

  6. What does Umma want Janet to do in the future?
    Get married
    Have many babies
    Take over the store
    Become a successful artist


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