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Episode 02

In this episode, Carolina returns. What happened with her and Jamie? What is new in Emily's life? Plus, Adam and Rob talk about the recipes you shared after last week's show.

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How do you say hello to your friends? Do you shake hands? Kiss? Hug? Bow? Perhaps you wai ​like people do in Thailand!

Write to us in the comments and we'll discuss your answers in the next show.


Language level

Intermediate: B1


Hello my friends,

I usually shake hands combined with two kisses on each cheeks. Sometimes I hug a close friend.

Hi Friends!
In our country the people when meeting they have shake hands or a kissy in your face. The Brazilian people had been knew for so happier and smile in your recepetion for other people.


I'm form Russia, and when I meet my old friend, I hug them, shake our hands, and clap they in back.

I'm from Viet Nam. From me, when i met my old friends and that is a boy maybe i just say "Hello", "How are you" and shake hands, wew!!! if that is a girl i will try to hug and kiss her! haha.

Hi I´m from Uruguay, and in my country (and many countries from Latin America) when we see our close friends we kiss not matter if it is boy or girl.

Hi everbody,

I'm from Turkey. When I meet with my friends, I say 'Hello' and hug them. Also, I feel happy to see them and share with them my feeling.

I usually shake hands with boys and hug girls. When don't see friends for a long time I can even hug boys. :)

In Italy not everyone greet in the same way, usually in the south of Italy people are more effusive, and they usually give kisses to girls and hug to men, meanwhile in the north people are colder, they tend to shake hands, hugs and kisses are only for closer friends

Hi everyone. In my country, in Poland, in general when we are meeting with our friends or other person we shake right hands each other. When we are meeting close friend, which is woman, we kiss in cheek that person. When we are meeting old friend we hug them.

Hi everyone,
In my country when we see our close friends, we hug each other dearly. If we see a casual friend, we just shake her hands.