#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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  1. READ the VOCABULARY + BACKGROUND

    It is important to read the vocabulary and background before you watch the video. This will improve your ability to understand the video. It will also help you understand how the new vocabulary is used naturally.

  2. WATCH the VIDEO

    The first time you watch the video, just try to understand the overall situation.

  3. ANSWER the QUESTIONS

    First try to answer all of the questions from memory. Then rewatch the video and try to answer the questions that you missed.

  4. WATCH and READ the SCRIPT

    Watch the video again while you read the script. Reading and listening at the same time will help you hear each individual word and improve your listening accuracy.

  5. DO the ACTIVITIES

    There are a number of different activities that focus on listening accuracy, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and sentence structure.

  1. LEA el VOCABULARIO y ANTECEDENTES.

    Es importante leer el vocabulario y los antecedentes antes de ver el video. Esto mejorará su capacidad para comprender el video. También le ayudará a comprender cómo se usa el nuevo vocabulario de forma natural.

  2. VER el VIDEO

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  3. RESPONDE a las PREGUNTAS

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  4. MIRAR Y LEER

    Mire el video nuevamente mientras lee el guión. Leer y escuchar al mismo tiempo lo ayudará a escuchar cada palabra individual y mejorará su precisión auditiva.

  5. HACER LAS ACTIVIDADES

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  1. VOCABULARY와 BACKGROUND 읽기

    비디오를 보기 전에 어휘와 배경을 읽는 것이 중요합니다. 이렇게 하면 비디오를 이해하는 능력이 향상됩니다. 또한 새로운 어휘가 어떻게 자연스럽게 사용되는지 이해하는데 도움이됩니다.

  2. 비디오 보기

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  3. QUESTIONS에 답하기

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  4. 비디오 보면서 SCRIPT 읽기

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  5. 액티비티 하기

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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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