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1.1 Giorgio Moretti
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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
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2.10 Bob's haircut
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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
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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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3.1 A Little Early

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Published: 04.08.2017
Level 3   |   Time: 2:25
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

Marie tries to work while a client asks her many questions.


    

triangle Directions


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

triangle Vocabulary


  • Mrs. (mis-uz) for a married woman
  • Miss. (mis) for a single woman
  • Ms. (miz) for a married or single woman

triangle Background


Mr. Evans Marie Cheryl
Mr. Evans Marie Cheryl
  • Mr. Evans, Marie and Cheryl all work in a travel agency.
  • The woman is a new client.

triangle Questions


  1. Why does Marie look stressed?
    She needs to prepare information for Mr. Rashid's group.
    Mr. Evans will arrive soon.
    Cheryl is a very strict boss.

  2. Who is the woman waiting for?
    Paul
    Marie
    Mr. Evans

  3. Why does the woman have to wait?
    She is early.
    Marie is late.
    Mr. Evans is late.

  4. Is Marie married?
    yes (Mrs.)
    no (Miss)
    unknown (Ms.)

  5. Where is Marie from?
    Paris
    Athens
    Chicago

  6. How is the weather today?
    rainy
    cold
    beautiful

  7. Why is Marie unable to finish her work?
    Cheryl is too strict.
    The woman keeps asking questions.
    Marie works very slowly.

  8. Where does Cheryl take the woman?
    on a tour of the office
    to the lounge
    to Mr. Evan's office

  9. What is the woman's name?
    Mrs. Beatty
    Ms. Beatty
    Miss Beatty


triangle Language (tag questions)


Directions: 1) Read the conversation and decide which tag question is correct. 2) Listen and check your answers.

  • Marie, can I have that information for Mr. Rashid’s group? He’ll be here in a few minutes.
  • I’m working as fast as I can. Mr. Evans will be with you very soon.
  • That’s fine. I’m a little early, (aren't I) ?
  • Just a few minutes.
  • Is your last name pronounced “Le-PAIGE”?
  • It’s “Le-PAHGE,” actually.
  • Oh, that’s beautiful.
  • Thank you.
  • Now, is it Ms. LePage or Mrs. LePage?
  • Um, it’s Ms., but you can call me by my first name.
  • Do you mind if I call you Ms. LePage? I love the way it sounds.
  • That’s fine.
  • I’m keeping you from your work, (aren't I) ?
  • I’m sorry. I’d love to talk, but I really have to get this done right away.
  • I understand. You’re not from here, (are you) ?
  • Excuse me?
  • Your accent. You come from France, (don't you) ?
  • Yes. Paris, actually.
  • That’s nice. It sure is a beautiful day, (isn't it) ?
  • Mmm-hmm.
  • Can I have that information?
  • I’m not quite done.
  • What’s taking so long? Mrs. Beatty, I can take you to Mr. Evans’s office. He’ll be here shortly.
  • Why, thank you. Beautiful day, (isn't it) ?
  • Yes, it is.


triangle Script



Cheryl: Marie, can I have that information for Mr. Rashid’s group? He’ll be here in a few minutes.
Marie: I’m working as fast as I can. (to Mrs. Beatty) Mr. Evans will be with you very soon.
Mrs. Beatty: That’s fine. I’m a little early, aren’t I?
Marie: Just a few minutes.
Mrs. Beatty: Is your last name pronounced “Le-PAIGE”?
Marie: It’s “Le-PAHGE,” actually.
Mrs. Beatty: Oh, that’s beautiful.
Marie: Thank you.
Mrs. Beatty: Now, is it Ms. LePage or Mrs. LePage?
Marie: Um, it’s Ms., but you can call me by my first name.
Mrs. Beatty: Do you mind if I call you Ms. LePage? I love the way it sounds.
Marie: That’s fine.
rs. Beatty: I’m keeping you from your work, aren’t I?
Marie: I’m sorry. I’d love to talk, but I really have to get this done right away.
Mrs. Beatty: I understand. You’re not from here, are you?
Marie: Excuse me?
Mrs. Beatty: Your accent. You come from France, don’t you?
Marie: Yes. Paris, actually.
Mrs. Beatty: That’s nice. It sure is a beautiful day, isn’t it?
Marie: Mmm-hmm.
Cheryl: Can I have that information?
Marie: I’m not quite done.
Cheryl: What’s taking so long? (to Mrs. Beatty) Mrs. Beatty, I can take you to Mr. Evans’s office. He’ll be here shortly.
Mrs. Beatty: Why, thank you. Beautiful day, isn’t it?
Cheryl: Yes, it is.



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2.20 Bob the Romantic
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3.2 Etiquette in India
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