생활영어 II/IV (한의(韓醫) Written Exam 2 - Fall Semester 2018
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Please anwer in your own words.  ______________________
1 Please provide an explanation or your own interpretation of at least 3 proverbs (속담). 
You may explain them in your own words or create a situation for each one. 
"Two heads are better than one." (백지장도 맛들면 낫다.)
Two or more people working togther can solve problems quicker and better than
a person working alone. 
"Don't bite off more than you can chew." 분수에 맞는 일을 하라.
Basically, this means that you should not take on more responsibility than you can 
handle. It may be unwise to be overconfident. 
"Money does not grow on trees.  돈은 쇱게 얻어지는 것이 아니다. 
Money is generally not easy to obtain. 
2 List at least three idioms and provide a creative and original example for each one. 숙어(熟語) 
I got an A+ on my exam! I feel like a million dollars. 
(feel great)
Someone said eating tuna makes you smarter. It sounds fishy to me. 
(seems suspicious) 
Even though, this is not your favorite game, just give it your best shot
(best effort)
This neighborhood used to be beautiful. Now, it has gone to the dogs.
(It has become worse.)
I'm never playing poker again. I lost my shirt.
(I lost all of my money.)
Questions Please try to answer with at least three sentences.
3 Where are your favorite places to spend time with friends? Why?
(친구들 하고 ~ 제일 좋아하는 장소 ~)
Places: coffee shop, restaurant, library, theater, PC 방, 노래방, at home, etc. 
What do you do there? 
Example: There are many things to do with friends. We might have a nice conversation at
a coffee shop or restaurant. Maybe, we can see movies together. 
Sometimes, my friends will invite me to go shopping. 
The important thing is to spend time together and make friends that will last forever. 
4 Do restaurants have the right to refuse service to any person or group?
Please explain why or why not. 
On one hand, if a customer's behavior is bad for business, then perhaps they should 
be banned. However, it also depends upon the local legal issues. 
Please feel free to cite your own references. 
5 Is it possible to be "too nice?"  즐거운, 인정(人情) 
What are the advantages or disadvantages?
There is a saying, "Nice guys finish last."
Do you agree or disagree with this sentiment?
For bonus points, you may provide some synonyms and antonyms for the term, "nice."
6 What are your thoughts about addiction or obsession? 탐닉(眈溺) 
If one's passion or addiction gets in the way of school, work or social life, then it can be
a problem. 
Please discuss the positive and negative aspects of addiction or obsession. 
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7 Which places in Korea would you recommend to a foreign visitor? 
(관광(觀光)추천(推薦))
Example: I think most foreign visitors would like to visit the capital of Korea. 
That is, Seoul. There are many famous landmarks to visit and the people are friendly.
Of course, there is also the fabulous island of Korea, JejuDo. (제주도)
Also, the Lotte World Tower (롯데월드타워,) would be a great place to visit. 
8 What kind of car (or vehicle) would you like to have in the future?   
     (이상(理想) 적인 자동차)
Example: Certainly, I would love to have a really cool sports car. 
But, I will probably have something more practical and inexpensive.
A flying car?! Yes, that would be magnificent, but this is not going to be possible
any time soon. A helicopter might be a fun way to travel as well. 
The idea of "self-driving or autonomous" vehicles is also controversial. 
What do you think?
9 Describe any restaurant experience.        (식당(食堂) 경험(經驗))
For my birthday, I went to a very nice restaurant. The name is 남일 숮불 갈비. 
The owner was very nice and cordial. 
The food was delicious and the atmosphere was pleasant. 
It was a delightful experience!
It was a little bit noisy, though. 
You may also discuss "delivery services," as well. 배달(配達) 
10 What are you going to do for winter vacation?        (겨울방학 계획(計劃))
Example:
To be honest, I don't have any specific plans for this winter vacation.
Perhaps, I should go visit my parents in the U.S. 
Other than that, I really need to exercise. 
Also, I need to study. 
But, maybe I should just relax and take it easy.