University English: the blog for ESL students

March 7, 2011


Filed under: exercises — richardlstansfield @ 2:22 am

* What are you good at?

I’m good at cooking Korean food.

* Describe your personality. (e.g. shy, friendly, etc.)

I’m diligent and talkative.

* What are your hobbies?

I like to play basketball and cards.

* What are your favorite kinds of food?

My favorite kinds of food are kimchi stew and cream sauce pasta.

* What are your favorite kinds of music?

My favorite kinds of music are jazz and rhythm and blues (R&B).

* Where were you born?

I was born in Daejeon.

* Where do you live now?

Now I live in Incheon, in Inha University’s student dormitory.

* What places have you gone to?

I have gone to Daejeon and Osaka, Japan.

* What places do you want to go to?

I want to go to Montreal, Canada.

* Describe your family.

I have a father, mother, and one younger brother. My father works in an office for LG. My mother is a nurse. My younger brother is a high school student.

* Who are your best friends?

My best friends are Kim Ji-young and Park Chul-soo.

* What are your dreams or future plans?

I hope to become a business man and to fly around the world in a hot-air balloon.

* Tell me more.

I did not do well in English in high school. So, I want to get a good mark in this class. So, I will study hard here.


September 2, 2009

Introduce your partner

Filed under: exercises — richardlstansfield @ 2:57 am



This is Park Bom. Her full name is Park Bom-ee, and her English nickname is Jenny.

She lived in America for six years. At university, she studied psychology, but changed her major to music.

In addition to Korean, she can speak English and Japanese fluently. She can also play the piano, flute and cello.

She likes to sing, dance, and draw hearts. Her idol is Lee Hyo-ri.

After returning to Korea, she auditioned for YG Entertainment. They said no. So she practiced and auditioned again later. They rejected her again. She continued to try. After three years of trying, YG Entertainment accepted her as a trainee. She has been with YG Entertainment since 2005.

Recently, she debuted as part of the new group called 2NE1. She is the group’s main vocalist (singer). They have been very successful. They won contests on the TV shows Music Bank, Inki-gayo, and Music Core.

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