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FM.1 Welcome Michal
FM.2 Out for a Drink
FM.3 Helen in Love
FM.4 Problems in the Flat
FM.5 A New Flatmate
FM.6 The Movie Date
FM.7 Helen's Secret
FM.8 Helen + Michal

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F.1 Nice to Meet You
F.2 Who's that?
F.3 How do I get there?
F.4 Who's this?
F.5 You're late!
F.6 Do you like this blouse?
F.7 Welcome to my new apartment
F.8 What do you do in the morning
F.9 Making a weekend plan
F.10 Tonight I'm cooking
F.11 How was yout trip?
F.12 She has a fever
F.13 Do me a favor?
F.14 I'd like to get married

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1.1 Giorgio Moretti
1.2 Interviewing Giorgio
1.3 Making a weekend plan
1.4 Paul gives directions
1.5 Cheryl's family
1.6 Bob's memory trick
1.7 What's in the salad
1.8 Eating healthy
1.9 Where are the tickets?
1.10 Paul and Machines
1.11 Bob's Exercise
1.12 Bob's Eexercise advice
1.13 Mr. Rashid's vacation
1.14 What a vacation!
1.15 Which do you prefer?
1.16 Fashion for Bob
1.17 A trip to South Africa
1.18 Paul's African Adventure
1.19 Bargaining
1.20 I'll leave the tip

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2.1 Have we met before?
2.2 The Museum of Cheese
2.3 Choosing a movie
2.4 The movie star
2.5 Can I take a message
2.6 Hotel complaints
2.7 Paul's accident
2.8 A luxury van
2.9 How about a manicure?
2.10 Bob's haircut
2.11 A sit-down meal
2.12 What's for dessert?
2.13 What is that color?
2.14 Feeling blue?
2.15 Art for the office
2.16 Paul the artist
2.17 The computer expert
2.18 New office tech
2.19 Marie flirting
2.20 Bob the romantic

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3.01 A little early
3.02 Etiquette in India
3.03 Are you ok?
3.04 Too much medicine
3.05 Rush job
3.06 Planning the party
3.07 Bob the dancer
3.08 The etiquette teacher
3.09 Planning the wedding
3.10 A new holiday
3.11 Somewhere safe
3.12 An epidemic in Finland
3.13 Bob's history book
3.14 Newspapers
3.15 New technology
3.16 Paul's phone buzzer
3.17 Discussing politics
3.18 I'm not a radical
3.19 Planning a honeymoon
3.20 A trip to Tahiti









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FM.5 A New Flatmate

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Published: 9.30.2019
Level 2   |   Time: 1:51
Accent: American
Source: BBC Flatmates

Alice brings a cat into the flat.


    

triangle Directions


  1. REVIEW the background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

triangle Background


Alice Tim Helen Michal
Alice Tim Helen Michal
  • Tim, Alice, Michal and Helen are all flatmates (roommates).

triangle Questions


  1. What will Michal do tonight?
    Iron some shirts
    Study English
    See a movie

  2. What chore is Alice doing for Tim?
    She is taking care of his cat.
    She is ironing his shirts.
    She is cleaning the flat.

  3. Why is Alice able to join Michal?
    Michal helps her iron the shirts.
    Alice decides to iron the shirts later.
    Helen offers to iron the shirts for her.

  4. What does Helen plan to do tonight?
    Iron the shirts
    Play with the cat
    Call the landlord
    Study

  5. Who does Helen call?
    Her father
    Her boyfriend
    Tim

  6. Who owns the flat?
    Tim's brother
    Alice's mother
    Helen's father

  7. What does Helen ask her father?
    To send her money
    To let her keep the cat
    To help her iron the shirts

  8. Why is Tim surprised?
    Helen is ironing the shirts.
    Helen is in love with Michal.
    Helen's father is the landlord.


triangle Vocabulary


Directions: Look at the underlined expressions and try to guess what they mean.

  1. Then I'll hit the books.
    read a lot
    study hard
    get angry

  2. They seem made for each other.
    similar to each other
    like they will be good romantic partners
    like they work hard

  3. Is there a way we could get around that?
    not follow the rules
    go out for dinner
    find a new place

  4. Can you bend the rules for me.
    make new rules
    not follow the rules
    be very strict



triangle Language (prepositions)


Directions: 1) Read the conversation and choose the preposition that you think is best. 2) Listen and check your answers.

  • I'm going to see a film tonight. Will anyone like to come (with) me?
  • Oh I'd love to Michal, but I have to iron all these shirts (for) Tim.
  • Look, why don't you go (with) Michal, and I'll iron the shirts.
  • Oh Helen. That's so kind (of) you.
  • But don't you want to go (to) the cinema too?
  • Yes, but I need to study.
  • I'll do the shirts, phone the landlord (about) keeping the cat, and then I'll hit the books.
  • Oh thanks. We owe (Ø) you.
  • Bye.
  • Bye.
  • Oh cat, what could I do? They seem made for each other.
  • Hi dad. It's Helen.
  • Hello my dear. How are you?
  • Studying hard (as) ever, dad.
  • Can I ask you something (as) our landlord?
  • Our lease says that we're not allowed animals (in) the flat.
  • Well, is there a way that we could get around that?
  • You see Alice found (Ø) this kitten, and everyone really wants to keep her.
  • You have a cat (in) my flat? Oh Helen! Why can't you ever obey (Ø) the rules?
  • Oh dad, please! Won't you bend them (for) me? Please!
  • Just this once.
  • Did you hear what I just heard? She called (Ø) the landlord dad. What a dark horse there is.


triangle Correct Michal


Directions: Look at what Michal says and decide if each sentence is correct. If it is not correct, how can you fix it?

  • I'm going to see a film tonight.
    (correct)
  • Will anyone like to come with me?
    Would anyone like to come with me?
  • That's so kind of you.
    (correct)


triangle Script



I'm going to see a film tonight. Will anyone like to come with me?
Oh I'd love to Michal, but I have to iron all these shirts for Tim.
Look, why don't you go with Michal, and I'll iron the shirts.
Oh Helen. That's so kind of you.
But don't you want to go to the cinema too?
Yes, but I need to study.
I'll do the shirts, phone the landlord about keeping the cat, and then I'll hit the books.
Oh thanks. We owe you.
Bye.
Bye.
Oh cat, what could I do? They seem made for each other.

Hi dad. It's Helen.
Hello my dear. How are you?
Studying hard as ever, dad.
Can I ask you something as our landlord?
Our lease says that we're not allowed animals in the flat.
Well, is there a way that we could get around that?
You see Alice found this kitten, and everyone really wants to keep her.
You have a cat in my flat? Oh Helen! Why can't you ever obey the rules?
Oh dad, please! Won't you bend them for me? Please!
Just this once.
Did you hear what I just heard? She called the landlord dad. What a dark horse there is.


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FM.4 Problems in the Flat
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FM.6 The Movie Date
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