1.7 Jung's Job Interview

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Published: 5.15.2021
Level 3   |   Time: 2:05
Accent: Canadian
Source: Kim's Convenience [S1 E02]

Jung talks to Shannon about getting a promotion.


    

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  • How's it going? [exp] - How are you?
  • a position [n] - a job
  • a resume [n] - a document with one's work experience
  • update [v] - add new or recent information
  • impress [v] - make (someone) feel admiration and respect
  • a volunteer experience [n] - work without pay
  • posture [n] - how one stands
  • picture [v] - imagine
  • working under me [exp] - working as my employee
  • Head Office [n] - the main/top office and management of a company
  • a high school diploma [n] - proof of high school graduation
  • a checkered past [exp] - a person's life experience that includes some criminal or illegal activity
  • juvie [n] - a jail or prison for young (juvenile) offenders or criminals
  • compelling [adj] - interesting
  • HR [n] - Human Resources
  • a long shot [exp] - a low chance of success
  • mentoring [adj] - advising or training a younger or junior co-worker
  • Grab a drink [exp] - go out (to a bar) for a drink (alcohol)
  • (not) out of question [exp] - (not) impossible
  • hang around [phv] - spend time somewhere without purpose

[n] - noun,  [adj] - adjective 


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Jung Nicole
Jung Shannon
  • Jung works in a car rental agency.
  • Jung stole and sold cellphones when he was a teenager, so he went to a youth jail (juvie).
  • Jung didn't graduate from high school.

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  1. What position is Jung applying for?
    salesman
    volunteer
    manager
    assistant manager

  2. What new information is on Jung's resume?
    He took some night classes.
    He has volunteer experience.
    He got his high school diploma.

  3. How long has Jung worked at the car rental agency?
    not long
    more than a year
    five years

  4. What does Shannon like about Jung?
    He has good people skills.
    He has a strong presence.
    He has nice posture.
    He is a hard worker.

  5. Why is Head Office unlikely to give the position to Jung?
    He is too young.
    He has a criminal past.
    He hasn't graduated high school.
    He has worked there a short time.

  6. How does Shannon suggest increasing Jung's chance of getting the position?
    He can do more volunteer work.
    He can take night classes.
    She can mentor him.

  7. What does Shannon suggest that they do together?
    They could talk in the office.
    They could have dinner together.
    They could have a drink together after work.
    They could volunteer to take care of some cats together.

  8. What does Jung suggest that they do together?
    They could talk in the office.
    They could have dinner together.
    They could have a drink together after work.
    They could volunteer to take care of some cats together.

  9. Who does Shannon live with?
    Her boyfriend
    Her parents
    Her husband
    Her sister
    Her cat


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