1.9 Umma Speaks for Jung

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Published: 5.21.2021
Level 3   |   Time: 1:14
Accent: Canadian, Korean
Source: Kim's Convenience [S1 E04]

Umma comes to Jung's office to talk to his boss.


    

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  • a delight [n] - a joy, a great experience
  • plead (his) case [exp] - speak in support of (him)
  • a lot stacked against him [exp] - many disadvantages
  • a promotion [n] - a move to a higher position in a company
  • bright [adj] - smart
  • so much potential [exp] - having the ability to be great in the future
  • a high school diploma [n] - proof of high school graduation
  • a criminal past [n] - a history of breaking the law in the past
  • a bad seed [n] - a bad person, a trouble-maker
  • a bribe [n] - money to persuade (someone) to help you (illegally)
  • Lost and Found [n] - a place where lost items are kept until the owner comes to take them

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb  [adj] - adjective  [adv] - adverb  [exp] - expression 


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Umma Jung Nicole
Umma (mom) Jung Shannon
  • The Kim's are a Korean-Canadian family that live in Toronto.
  • Jung stole and sold cellphones when he was a teenager, so he went to a youth jail (juvie).
  • Jung works in a car rental agency.
  • Jung recently applied for the assistant manager position at his job.
  • Shannon is the manager at Jung's office.

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  1. Shannon thinks Jung is a good employee.
    True
    False

  2. Shannon thinks it will be easy for Jung to get the promotion.
    True
    False

  3. Umma wants Jung to get the promotion.
    True
    False

  4. Umma thinks Jung is not good enough to get the promotion.
    True
    False

  5. Shannon started working at the car rental agency this year.
    True
    False

  6. Umma gets angry when Shannon mentions Jung's criminal past.
    True
    False

  7. Umma says that Jung is very smart.
    True
    False

  8. Umma says that Jung is very trustworthy.
    True
    False

  9. Umma suggests that Shannon give the promotion to someone else.
    True
    False

  10. Umma tries to give money to Shannon.
    True
    False

  11. Jung is surprised to see Umma in Shannon's office.
    True
    False


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1.8 Umma Visits Jung
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1.10 Jung Gets a Promotion
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