作者名称 国旗国籍

Austin

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2019.07.10 11:58

English Practice: Families Collide

Background: My wife’s side

of the family visited USA (Chicago, Washington D.C. & New York) last week. 😄

Task: If my family visited your family

1. What would we do?
2. What would we eat?
3. What might we talk about?

Answer any of these questions.
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  • chill vibes 2019.07.10 12:03

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    Family dinner 🙂
  • Olivia 2019.07.10 12:03

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    Firstly, you can prepare some gifts to welcome them and say hello to them. Secondly, you can eat some special food or home-cooked dishes. Finally, you can talk about your body, family, children and future plans
  • shuyong 2019.07.10 12:21

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    it must be fish,chicken,greens etc
  • 拾贰 2019.07.10 12:34

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    Hot pot
  • 辛湄 2019.07.10 12:47

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    I think it depends on which city your wife comes from.Take my hometown—Guangdong province—for example,we may show you our “ancestral hall”,do some traditional ceremonies,introduce our ancestors’ life and history(where they came from originall/why they leave their original hometown etc.)As China is one of the oldest countries in the world,Chinese people likes talking about history... As what kind of food they might entertain you,ummm, I can’t say...Cause there are so many kinds of styles of cooking in China,two neighboring villages may cook totally different styles...
  • Jéssica 2019.07.10 13:01

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    @辛湄 Awesome!!
  • April 2019.07.10 13:02

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    If your family visited my family,we could visit the grassland,climbing。we could eat Roasted lamb and some other food that our special food here。if you really here,I think I know what we could talk about。😜 By the way,I want to know the difference between “will” and “would”,can you tell me about these? Thank you 。
  • Frank 61 2019.07.10 13:06

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    首先互相介绍家庭成员,然后做一些好吃的,我家乡的特色菜品有猪肉炖粉条,排骨炖豆角,鲶鱼炖茄子,小鸡儿炖蘑菇 First, introduce the family members to each other, and then make some delicious dishes. The specialties of my hometown are pork braised vermicelli, ribs braised bean, catfish braised eggplant, and chicken braised mushroom,接着向客人介绍当地的风土人情和文化 Third,introduce the local customs and culture to the guests.
  • Jéssica 2019.07.10 13:21

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    1. Maybe we could visit some touristic places, like Paulista Avenue, Ibirapuera Park or any place which matches with your interests. 2. For lunch, we could go to a churrascaria ('cause your barbacue is way different then ours), to a feijoada restaurant or even eat some home-cooked rice and beans. For dinner, pizza!! Also way different tha yours. 3. Everything related to culture and habits.
  • جنات Janet 2019.07.10 15:25

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    Hi👋.I am from Kazakhstan, If you visit my family We might spend our time by the sea side,rent the boat and have a great time😁.We live nearby the sea. 2. Of course We would have "Beshbarmak with fish" or with meat " our traditional meal. Have camels fermented milk ,it is avilable here some families sell it and do as a job. 3. We mould talk about culture or history, Our family can talk about everything ,but They do not speak english. They are so nice and friendly. 😊thanks
  • Svitlana 2019.07.10 17:14

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    Welcome to Ukraine 😊. First I will show you our places of interest and I think the most beautiful part of our country Carpathian mountains. About eating it will be national food 😉
  • Austin 2019.07.10 23:13

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    @chill vibes What type of food would be prepared for the dinner?
  • Austin 2019.07.10 23:13

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    @shuyong That sounds delicious!
  • Austin 2019.07.10 23:13

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    @拾贰 My parents tried hotpot before and thought it was really interesting. We don’t have anything like that in USA
  • Austin 2019.07.10 23:15

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    @elise What about your culture could you share with my family?
  • Austin 2019.07.10 23:17

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    @苏言 What type of gifts? Do they have to be expensive?
  • Austin 2019.07.10 23:18

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    @April Wow that sounds great! Will is more likely to happen. So will go to sleep now. Would is not 100% I would like to go to the beach, but I am very busy.
  • Austin 2019.07.10 23:20

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    @LIU 思考者和学习者 What location in your hometown that would be worthy of visiting?
  • Austin 2019.07.10 23:21

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    @Frank 61 That sounds like a great idea! When can they come?
  • Austin 2019.07.10 23:23

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    @Katherine Meow Yes, that topic is very interesting! My family really enjoys learning more about different cultures.
  • Austin 2019.07.10 23:24

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    @Jéssica I didn’t know your BBQ & Pizza are different. How are they different?
  • Austin 2019.07.10 23:25

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    @جنات Janet Wow that sounds like an enjoyable day! My mouth is watering just reading it
  • Austin 2019.07.10 23:26

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    @Svitlana Great! They would be really happy
  • Olivia 2019.07.10 23:36

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    @Austin Sorry, I can't hear you clearly. Can you send some text?
  • Frank 61 2019.07.10 23:36

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    @Austin What I mentioned in the text message is four famous dishes in northeast China, waiting for you to taste and visit at any time.
  • Austin 2019.07.11 00:34

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    @Olivia Do the gifts that are exchanged have to be expensive gifts?
  • Olivia 2019.07.11 00:57

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    @Austin It doesn't have to be expensive, but it has to be thoughtful and special
  • April 2019.07.11 01:37

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    @Austin Yes,I'm understand。Thank you!
  • Frank 61 2019.07.11 03:10

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    @Austin Please tell me the usage and pronunciation of "live"at your convenience
  • Austin 2019.07.11 10:50

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    @Jenny_P The best part of culture exchange is that people who prepare the dishes don’t have to be excellent cooks because the other person doesn’t know what it is supposed to taste like 😁
  • Jenny_P 2019.07.11 10:55

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    @Austin Good point!Actually I thought about this after I made the audio. It's like I have never been to America, if u treat me local food, I can't tell it's authentic or not. But, as a Chinese, I am friendly, I wanna give the best to my friend who come from afar.😄😄😄
  • Jéssica 2019.07.11 18:54

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    @Austin Well, from what I see in movies and TV series, your barbecue is like a hamburger (sometimes I see franks, too) and then you eat them with bread. Here we roast beef, pork sausage and/or chicken and we eat with rice, vinaigrette salad, farofa, mayonnaise of vegetables or eggs. This the most traditional way in São Paulo and I think in Rio, too. But in steakhouses, they have everything related and not to barbecue hahahah. Regarding to pizzas, I usually see cheese and pepperoni flavors (and that you roll it as a cone to eat😁). Here, there's no limits for your creativity when it comes to pizza. Specially flavors hahaha. You can mix ingredients, make them sweet (chocolate pizzas, for example), fill the borders of it with catupiry, cheddar, or wathever, you can make them of different sizes... That's why sometimes we've got to use cutlery to eat pizza hahaha

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