#3. The IT Team

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Published: 4.16.2021
Level 4   |   Time: 4:09
Accent: British
Source: The IT Crowd

Roy, Moss and Jen have to learn to work together or risk losing their jobs.


    

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  2. WATCH the VIDEO

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  3. ANSWER the QUESTIONS

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  4. WATCH and READ the SCRIPT

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  5. DO the ACTIVITIES

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  1. LEA el VOCABULARIO y ANTECEDENTES.

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  2. VER el VIDEO

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  3. RESPONDE a las PREGUNTAS

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  4. MIRAR Y LEER

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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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  • ☐ ☐ ☐ tell on (someone) [phv] - to tell a boss (or parent, police) about the bad actions of someone
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ IT [n] - information technology
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ escort [v] - go with someone somewhere (accompany)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ the premises [n] - the location or building
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ recruitment [n] - finding new people to join a company (or military)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ (not) work out [phv] - (not) be successful
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ like a house on fire [exp] - very well
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a voice activation system [n] - a computer system that can take voice commands
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ pitch [n] - the tone (high or low) of a sound
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ take me through [exp] - show me, teach me
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ code [n] - write computer programs
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Manolos [n] - an expensive brand of women's shoes [image]
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ defuse [v] - reduce the anger or violence in a situation
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ beatings [n] - being violently hit by someone
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ biweekly [adv] - once every two week (twice per month) or two times every week Sorry! Sometimes English is crazy.

[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.
  • Jen doesn't know anything about computers.

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  1. Roy and Moss plan to tell the CEO that Jen is unqualified to be their manager.
    True
    False

  2. The CEO fires all of the people on the fourth floor.
    True
    False

  3. The CEO fires all of the people on the security of team.
    True
    False

  4. Moss tries to tell the CEO the truth.
    True
    False

  5. Roy tries to tell the CEO the truth.
    True
    False

  6. Roy set up a voice activation system on the CEO's computer.
    True
    False

  7. Jen admits that she knows nothing about computers.
    True
    False

  8. Jen can't understand what Moss says.
    True
    False

  9. Roy is excited to see the woman that visits the IT department.
    True
    False

  10. The woman is angry at Roy because they used to date.
    True
    False

  11. Jen likes the woman's shoes.
    True
    False

  12. The woman and Jen plan to meet again for lunch.
    True
    False

  13. This is the first time someone has come down to the IT department and beat Roy or Moss.
    True
    False

  14. Jen offers to help Moss and Roy deal with people.
    True
    False



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