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Selling Paper (9)

Published: 07.21.2019
Level 4   |   Time: 2:26
Accent: American
Source: The Office

Dwight practices selling paper to Jim.


triangle Directions

  1. REVIEW the vocabulary / background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

triangle Vocabulary

  • micro-management [n] - manage very carefully
  • 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

triangle Background

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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.

triangle Questions

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

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

  3. Jim pretends to sell paper to Dwight.

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

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

  6. Jim pretends to get another phone call.

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

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

  9. Dwight yells at Jim because he is angry.

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

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

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

  13. Jim wants Michael to fire Dwight.

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