Real Chat 8 | Surviving in Hawaii with 2 of My New Friends

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On the 8th episode of Real Chat, Al has a chat with his new friends, Anthony and Hayato, about living in Hawaii, language learning, and more.

What is it like living in Hawaii? Is it all fun and rainbows like you see on TV? How was it for a second generation Japanese youngster to grow up in Hawaii not knowing English at first? How did he eventually learn and start to make new friends? In this episode of Real Chat, we dig into these topics and more!

As you listen, keep these 3 points in mind:

1. Try to understand (comprehend) the main ideas of the discussion.
2. Learn and note down new vocabulary words and phrases. To help, there is a starter list of vocabulary below.
3. Listen to how all participants expresses their thoughts. Also, listen to how they all facilitate the discussion.

Key Vocabulary:
bomb threat
to thrive
rut
soundproof
awesomeness
hustle and bustle
valedictorian
to have get-togethers
Yodobashi Camera
to close deal
to give it a go
phonetically
full blown
to show aloha
hibernation
plumeria
melting pot
gig job

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Check out:
Surviving in Hawaii Podcast on YouTube

If you have a question or comment, please leave it in the “Comment” section below!

On the English 2.0 Podcast, I help you express yourself more naturally and smoothly. We go beyond the words and phrases and talk about how to make your English sound more natural, proper mindset, and success principles.

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