#2. Jen the Computer Expert

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Published: 4.13.2021
Level 4   |   Time: 4:28
Accent: British
Source: The IT Crowd

Roy and Moss try to prove that Jen doesn't know anything about computers.


    

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  • to say the least [exp] - without any exaggeration (to put it mildly)
  • an oddball [n] - a strange person
  • a ZX81 [n] - an old computer (from 1981)
  • cool down [phv] - make cool or cold
  • get rid of [v] - make go away
  • Hit me. [exp] - Tell me. I am ready.
  • slightly [adv] - a little
  • a scheme [n] - a large, complex plan
  • a load of bollocks [exp] - a bunch of lies
  • picks up on (something) [phv] - notice (something)
  • make (something) up [phv] - create a story, lie
  • admit [v] - confess to be true
  • undermine [v] - lessen the power or ability of someone
  • this round [n] - this part of our competition
  • slip up [phv] - make a mistake
  • without a shadow of a doubt [exp] - 100% sure
  • plug in [phv] - connect a device to power or electricity
  • sweet cheeks [n] - girl (not respectful or polite)

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb,  [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


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Jen Roy Moss
  • Roy and Moss are technical support people (IT experts) for a large company.
  • Jen has just been hired to work in this large company as the IT manager.

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  1. Jen is talking to the CEO (Denholm) on the phone.
    True
    False

  2. Jen's phone has already been connected.
    True
    False

  3. Roy is seriously injured.
    True
    False

  4. Moss thinks that Jen is strange.
    True
    False

  5. Moss uses water to cool down his ear.
    True
    False

  6. Moss made three cups of tea for himself.
    True
    False

  7. Moss has several pairs of glasses.
    True
    False

  8. Moss initially gets excited about Roy's plan.
    True
    False

  9. Moss is excited after he hears Roy's plan.
    True
    False

  10. Roy wants to prove that Jen knows nothing about computers.
    True
    False

  11. Roy says a bunch of nonsense about computers to Jen.
    True
    False

  12. Jen's computer is not plugged in.
    True
    False

  13. Roy and Moss are happy to have Jen as their manager.
    True
    False


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