#13. The Injury

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Published: 07.15.2019
Level 5   |   Time: 2:55
Accent: American
Source: The Office [S2 E12]

Michael accidently cooks his foot while trying to make breakfast in bed for himself.


    

triangle Directions


  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

    La primera vez que vea el video, intente comprender la situación general.

  3. RESPONDE a las PREGUNTAS

    Primero intente responder todas las preguntas de memoria. Luego, vuelva a ver el video e intente responder las preguntas que se perdió.

  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

    Hay una serie de actividades diferentes que se centran en la precisión auditiva, la pronunciación, el vocabulario, la gramática y la estructura de las oraciones.

  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

    비디오를 처음 볼 때 전체 상황을 이해하려고 노력하세요.

  3. QUESTIONS에 답하기

    먼저 모든 질문에 답을 해보세요. 그런 다음 비디오를 다시보고 놓친 질문에 답해보세요.

  4. 비디오 보면서 SCRIPT 읽기

    대본을 읽는 동안 비디오를 다시 보세요. 읽기와 듣기를 동시에 하면 각각의 단어를 듣고, 듣기 정확도를 향상시킬 수 있습니다.

  5. 액티비티 하기

    듣기 정확도, 발음, 어휘, 문법 및 문장 구조에 초점을 맞춘 다양한 액티비티가 있습니다.

triangle Vocabulary


  • ☐ ☐ ☐ an ambulance [n] - a special vehicle for taking sick or injured people to the hospital.
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ pick (someone) up [phv] - take someone in a car to someplace
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a Foreman Grill [n] - [image] a small electric grill for cooking meat
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Sue me! [exp] - I don't care what you think!
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a butler [n] - the chief manservant of a house
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a strip of bacon [n] - a long thin piece of bacon
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ crackling [adj] - the sound meat makes when it is being cooked
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ clamp down [phv] - close onto something violently
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ protuberance [n] - a thing that sticks out/protrudes from something else.
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ made up [adj] - not true, a lie
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a bumper [n] - the front and back protective part of a car

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



triangle Background


picture picture picture picture
Michael Pam Ryan Dwight
  • Michael is the boss of a paper company.
  • Michael really like Ryan.
  • Michael doesn't like to spend a lot of time with Dwight.

triangle Questions


  1. Michael is in the office.
    True
    False

  2. Michael has a serious foot injury.
    True
    False

  3. Michael wants Pam to call an ambulance.
    True
    False

  4. Michael wants Pam to come to his house and drive him to work.
    True
    False

  5. Michael burned his foot on a grill.
    True
    False

  6. Michael likes to eat bacon for breakfast.
    True
    False

  7. Michael keeps his grill in his bedroom.
    True
    False

  8. Michael puts bacon on his grill in the morning.
    True
    False

  9. Michael starts cooking bacon on his grill while he is still in bed.
    True
    False

  10. Michael wants Ryan to pick him up.
    True
    False

  11. Michael wants Dwight to pick him up.
    True
    False

  12. Michael went out with his girlfriend recently.
    True
    False

  13. Michael lied about having a girlfriend.
    True
    False

  14. Dwight rushes out to pick up Michael after he hears that Michael is hurt.
    True
    False

  15. After Dwight gets into a car accident, he throws up inside his car.
    True
    False

  16. Dwight comes back into the office after he gets into a car accident.
    True
    False



triangle Grammar (active/passive)


Directions: Choose the verb form that best completes the sentence.

  • Pam, it's Michael. Help me. I need help right now!
  • Michael, what's wrong?
  • I (am hurt) . I (have hurt) myself. Oh, my God!
  • Okay, wait, wait, wait, wait!
  • Oh, this is not looking good, Pam.
  • Michael, do you need me to call an ambulance?
  • No! I want you to pick me up.
  • Okay.
  • Wait a sec. I thought you said that you (were hurt) .
  • I (am hurt) . I (hurt) my foot.
  • I want to come to work, but I need you to come and pick me up. Oh, God!
  • Hey, whoa, Michael.
  • Okay. It's Jim. Just say again really loudly what (happened) .
  • Okay, I (burned) my foot very badly on my Foreman grill and I now need someone to come and bring me in to work.
  • You (burned) your foot on a Foreman grill?
  • I enjoy having breakfast in bed. I like waking up to the smell of bacon. Sue me. And since I don't have a butler, I have to do it myself. So, most nights before I go to bed, I will lay six strips of bacon out on my George Foreman grill. Then go to sleep. When I (wake up) , I plug in the grill. I go back to sleep again. Then I (wake up) to the smell of crackling bacon. It is delicious. It's good for me. It's a perfect way to start the day. Today, I got up, I stepped onto the grill, and it (clamped) down on my foot. That's it. I don't see what's so hard to believe about that.
  • Pam, could you come get me?
  • I have to stay here and answer the phone.
  • Okay, could someone come and get me, please? Ryan?
  • Michael, you should stay home and (rest) .
  • There's no toilet paper here. Could Ryan... Tell Ryan to bring toilet paper. Could you tell him that?
  • No one wants to pick me up?
  • What is going on? What is going on?
  • Michael (is sick) and he wants one of us to rescue him.
  • I (am not sick) !
  • I'm coming, Michael! I'm going to save you!
  • Don't! Is that Dwight? I do not want Dwight.
  • Okay! Hold on, Michael, I am coming! Wait there!
  • I don't want Dwight!
  • Michael, why don't you call your girlfriend?
  • I don't have a girlfriend.
  • But you said you went out with her this weekend.
  • That (was all made up) . Just someone come, okay? Anyone. Anyone, but Dwight.
  • What was that?
  • He (hit) the pole.
  • It (is broken) , right? He can't..
  • Oh, Dwight. Dwight. Oh, my God.
  • Is he okay?
  • He's still driving. Dwight, you forgot your bumper.
  • Hello? Please don't send Dwight.



triangle Summary


Directions: Write sentences about the video clip using the words given. You can change the word form or add words, but you cannot change the word order. Use present tense.


Sentence 1

Michael / call / Pam / tell / he / injured


Michael calls Pam to tell her (that) he [is/got] injured.



Sentence 2

Michael / want / Pam / pick / and / drive / work


Michael wants Pam to pick him up and drive him to work.



Sentence 3

Jim / put / Michael / speaker / phone


Jim puts Michael on speaker phone.



Sentence 4

Michael / burn / foot / when / he / step / grill


Michael burned his foot when he stepped on [his/a] grill.



Sentence 5

Michael / ask / Ryan / bring / toilet / paper


Michael asks Ryan to bring (him) toilet paper.



Sentence 6

No one / want / to / pick / Michael / Dwight


No one wants to pick up Michael [except/but] Dwight.
No one wants to pick Michael up [except/but] Dwight.



Sentence 7

Michael / not / want / Dwight / come / get


Michael doesn't want Dwight to come and get him.



Sentence 8

Michael / lie / have / girlfriend


Michael lied about having a girlfriend.



Sentence 9

Dwight / crash / car / pole / while / leave / pick / Michael


Dwight crashes his car into a pole while (he is) leaving to pick up Michael.



Sentence 10

Dwight / get / car / and / throw / back / car


Dwight gets out of his car and throws up onto the back of his car.



Sentence 11

Dwight / get / back / car / and / continue / drive


Dwight gets back into his car and continues [driving/to drive].



triangle Discussion


  1. Which part of this video is the most shocking or ridiculous?
  2. Do you like Michael's morning plan? Is it crazy or genius? How can you improve his system? (Remember: He wants to wake up and smell bacon.)
  3. What smell would you like to wake up to?
  4. What food has the best smell? What food smell makes you hungry? What food smell is the most disgusting? What food has the best smell while it is being cooked? Is there any food that smells bad but tastes good?
  5. What is the worst injury you have ever had or witnessed? How did it happen?
  6. What is the most foolish injury you have ever had or witnessed? How did it happen?

triangle Script


Dunder Mifflin, this is Pam.

Pam, it's Michael. Help me. I need help right now!

Michael, what's wrong?

I'm hurt. I have hurt myself. Oh, my God!

Okay, wait, wait, wait, wait!

Oh, this is not looking good, Pam.

Michael, do you need me to call an ambulance?

No! I want you to pick me up.

Okay.

Wait a sec. I thought you said that you were hurt.

I am hurt. I hurt my foot.

I want to come to work, but I need you to come and pick me up. Oh, God!

Hey, whoa, Michael.

Oh, God!

Okay. It's Jim. Just say again really loudly what happened.

Okay, I burned my foot very badly on my Foreman grill and I now need someone to come and bring me in to work.

You burned your foot on a Foreman grill?

I enjoy having breakfast in bed. I like waking up to the smell of bacon. Sue me. And since I don't have a butler, I have to do it myself. So, most nights before I go to bed, I will lay six strips of bacon out on my George Foreman grill. Then go to sleep. When I wake up, I plug in the grill. I go back to sleep again. Then I wake up to the smell of crackling bacon. It is delicious. It's good for me. It's a perfect way to start the day. Today, I got up, I stepped onto the grill, and it clamped down on my foot. That's it. I don't see what's so hard to believe about that.

Pam, could you come get me?

I have to stay here and answer the phone.

Okay, could someone come and get me, please? Ryan?

Michael, you should stay home and rest.

There's no toilet paper here. Could Ryan... Tell Ryan to bring toilet paper. Could you tell him that?

No one wants to pick me up?

What is going on? What is going on?

Michael is sick and he wants one of us to rescue him.

I'm not sick!

I'm I'm coming, Michael! I'm going to save you!

Don't! Is that Dwight? I do not want Dwight.

Okay! Hold on, Michael, I am coming! Wait there!

I don't want Dwight!

Michael, why don't you call your girlfriend?

I don't have a girlfriend.

But you said you went out with her this weekend.

That was all made up. Just someone come, okay? Anyone. Anyone, but Dwight.

What was that?

He hit the pole.

It's broken, right? He can't..

Oh, my gosh.

Oh, Dwight. Dwight. Oh, my God.

Oh, my gosh.

Is he okay?

He's still driving. Dwight, you forgot your bumper.

Hello? Please don't send Dwight.


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