#12. Selling Paper

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Published: 07.21.2019
Level 4   |   Time: 2:26
Accent: American
Source: The Office [S5 E07]

Dwight practices selling paper to Jim.


    

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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

    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


  • ☐ ☐ ☐ micro-management [n] - manage very carefully
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Boom! [exp] - That is exactly right!
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ hostile [adj] - aggressive and angry
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a limited-time offer [n] - a sale for a short time
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ How dare you! [exp] - I am very offended!
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ keep (someone) on the line [exp] - make someone wait during a phone call
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Boundaries! [exp] - Don't ask personal questions
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ hard of hearing [exp] - can't hear well
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ inappropriate [adj] - not the right thing to do/say in a situation
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ son [n] - younger man
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ irate [adj] - very angry
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ put (someone) on [phv] - make someone talk on the phone

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



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Michael Jim Dwight
  • Michael is the boss of a paper company.
  • Dwight and Jim are paper salespeople.
  • Dwight and Jim have recently had some complaints from customers.

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  1. Michael wants to help Jim and Dwight improve their sales techniques.
    True
    False

  2. Michael wants Jim and Dwight to be more aggressive in their sales calls.
    True
    False

  3. Jim pretends to sell paper to Dwight.
    True
    False

  4. Jim uses an unusual name when doing the roleplay.
    True
    False

  5. Jim gets angry when Dwight asks if his name is real.
    True
    False

  6. Jim pretends to get another phone call.
    True
    False

  7. Jim is happy that Dwight asks about his personal problem.
    True
    False

  8. Jim tells Dwight that he can't hear well.
    True
    False

  9. Dwight yells at Jim because he is angry.
    True
    False

  10. Jim wants to speak to Dwight's boss.
    True
    False

  11. Jim is offended by how Michael talks to him.
    True
    False

  12. Jim doesn't want to buy any paper from Michael.
    True
    False

  13. Jim wants Michael to fire Dwight.
    True
    False



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