I am to write a short paragraph starting with:
My idea of a 'hospitality heart' is...
What does it mean for you, as for native spakers? A person with a vocation for hospitality business, something important for this kind of business or maybe something else?
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I am to write a short paragraph starting with: My idea of a 'hospitality heart' is... What does it mean for you, as for native spakers? A person with a vocation for hospitality business, something important for this kind of business or maybe something else?

This use of "hospitality" is a recent coinage of the tourist advertising business (1980s) used to specify restaurants and hotels (including gambling casinos) but excluding entertainment (theme parks, theatres, etc.) It has not yet entered general English, perhaps because it is not really needed so you may not
get useful advice about "hospitality heart."

Don Phillipson
Carlsbad Springs (Ottawa, Canada)
I am to write a short paragraph starting with: My idea of a 'hospitality heart' is... What does it mean for you, as for native spakers? A person with a vocation for hospitality business, something important for this kind of business or maybe something else?

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I am to write a short paragraph starting with: My idea of a 'hospitality heart' is... What does it mean for you, as for native spakers? A person with a vocation for hospitality business, something important for this kind of business or maybe something else?

The phrase has no established meaning in English, so any answer you might get would be just a personal opinion. The teacher wants to see what you can do with the phrase. That's why the paragraph starts "My idea ..." Pick a plausible meaning and use that; don't ask us what you should be thinking.

Bob Lieblich
Quite serious
I am to write a short paragraph starting with: My idea of a 'hospitality heart' is... What does it mean for you, as for native spakers? A person with a vocation for hospitality business, something important for this kind of business or maybe something else?

Are you being asked to design some kind of cookie mold?

See: http://www.charitywire.com/charity19/04514.html

"Customers are also invited to purchase a special
collectible stoneware cookie mold. This year's
Hospitality Heart Cookie Mold features the pineapple, a colonial American symbol of hospitality. One dollar from each sale goes directly to the national office of America's Second Harvest, headquartered in Chicago, IL. More than 198,000 molds were sold in 2000."

Christopher
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I am to write a short paragraph starting with: My ... important for this kind of business or maybe something else?

This use of "hospitality" is a recent coinage of the tourist advertising business (1980s) used to specify restaurants and hotels (including gambling casinos) but excluding entertainment (theme parks, theatres, etc.)

Chambers quoth: (friendly welcome and) entertainment of guests (also /fig/); a room or suite where guests, delegates, etc are welcomed and entertained, /usu/ by being offered free drinks (also hospitality suite )
It has not yet entered general English,

Really?
perhaps because it is not really needed so you may not get useful advice about "hospitality heart."

I think it's an ugly question about an ugly expression. Is it a competition, by any chance?
Adrian
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I am to write a short paragraph starting with: My idea of a 'hospitality heart' is... What does it mean for you, as for native spakers? A person with a vocation for hospitality business, something important for this kind of business or maybe something else?

Well, not that this is what is expected, but you could write a short paragraph describing this:
http://mindourbeeswax.com/hearts item326.html

Skitt (in Hayward, California)
www.geocities.com/opus731/
I am to write a short paragraph starting with: My idea of a 'hospitality heart' is... What does it mean for you, as for native spakers?

Nothing. This looks like literal resetting of two Chinese characters to me.

Martin Ambuhl
I am to write a short paragraph starting with: My idea of a 'hospitality heart' is... What does it mean for you, as for native spakers? A person with a vocation for hospitality business, something important for this kind of business or maybe something else?

It doesn't mean a thing to me.
You'd better ask the person who asked you to write the paragraph. Possibly they intended it to mean a characteristic of a hospitable soul, but the only way of verifying that is to ask.

Steve Hayes from Tshwane, South Africa
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/7734/stevesig.htm
E-mail - see web page, or parse: shayes at dunelm full stop org full stop uk
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