#1. Introducing the Office

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Published: 11.05.2019
Level 4   |   Time: 1:59
Accent: American
Source: The Office [S1 E01]

Michael introduces some of the people who work in the office with him.


    

triangle Directions 목표 Direcciones


  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 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 several 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. 어휘와 배경 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. 문제에 답하기

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

  4. 비디오 보면서 대본 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 어휘 Vocabulario


  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a regional manager [n] - the manager of a regional branch of a company
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a receptionist [n] - a person who works at the front desk
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Corporate [n] - Corporate Headquarters (the main office of a company)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a filing cabinet [n] - a metal cabinet to store and organize files and papers [image]
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a wastepaper basket [n] - a small garbage can [image]
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Spencer Gifts [n] - a store that sells small gifts
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ hilarious [adj] - very funny
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ close (a deal) [v] - successfully make a sale
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ manager-a-manager [exp] - manager to manager
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a scholar [n] - an educated person

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



triangle Background 배경 Antecedentes


Michael Pam Jim
Michael Pam Jim
  • Michael is the boss of a paper company.
  • This TV show is filmed as a mockumentary (a fake documentary), so the characters talk directly to the camera.

triangle Questions 문제 Preguntas [ ? ]

Questions

These are guided listening questions. These questions are NOT designed to test or trick you. They are designed to guide you through the video.

TIP: If you don’t understand something in the video, click "Show Answers". You should be able to understand all of the important points of the video by reading the questions and the correct answers.

Preguntas

Estas son preguntas de escucha guiada. Estas preguntas NO están diseñadas para ponerte a prueba o engañarte. Están diseñados para guiarlo a través del video.

CONSEJO: Si no entiende algo en el video, haga clic en "Show Answers". Debería poder comprender todos los puntos importantes del video leyendo las preguntas y las respuestas correctas.

질문

이것은 안내식 듣기 질문입니다. 이 질문들은 당신을 시험하거나 속이기 위한 것이 아닙니다. 동영상을 통해 안내하도록 설계되었습니다.

팁 : 동영상에서 이해가 되지 않는 부분이 있으면 "Show Answers"를 클릭하세요. 질문과 정답을 읽으면서 영상의 중요한 요점을 모두 이해할 수 있어야 합니다.


  1. How long has Michael worked for Dunder Mifflin?
    4 years
    8 years
    12 years

  2. What is Michael's current job title?
    The Best Boss
    The Regional Manager
    The King

  3. What does Michael call the office?
    The floor
    Pam's office
    His kingdom

  4. What is Pam's job?
    Secretary
    Receptionist
    Sales associate

  5. What does Michael mention about Pam?
    Her hard work
    Her fading beauty
    Her beautiful clothes

  6. Who sent the fax?
    Corporate Headquarters
    Michael's lawyer
    A customer

  7. Where does Michael want Pam to put faxes from Corporate?
    In a filing cabinet
    On Miohael's desk
    In the garbage

  8. Who gave Michael the mug?
    Pam
    Corporate
    Himself

  9. Who is Jim currently trying to sell paper to?
    A library
    A school
    A print shop

  10. Who does Michael call?
    The manager of a library
    The principal of a school
    The designer in a print shop

  11. What does Michael call the woman that he is talking to on the phone?
    A liar
    A scholar
    A gentleman
    A great boss

  12. Why did Michael think the woman on the phone was a man?
    She has a man's name.
    She has a deep voice.
    She has short hair.

  13. What inappropriate things does Michael do in this video clip?
    He talks about Pam's appearance.
    He throws an important document in the garbage.
    He calls Jim a poor salesperson.
    He drinks alcohol while working.
    He refers to a female client as a man.
    He encourages Jim to smoke.



triangle The Details 세부 사항 Los detalles


Directions: Test your ability to remember all of the details from the video.

Instrucciones: Compruebe su capacidad para recordar todos los detalles del video.

지시 사항 : 비디오의 모든 세부 사항을 기억하고 있는지 테스트해보세요.


  1. What is the name of the paper company?

    Dunder Mifflin



  2. What is Pam's full name?

    Pam Beasley



  3. What is Michael's full name?

    Michael Scott



  4. How long has Michael been the regional manager?

    Four years



  5. Why does Michael think the woman (on the phone) has a low voice?

    She is a smoker.



  6. What is written on Michael's mug?

    World's Best Boss



  7. Where did Michael buy his mug?

    Spencer Gifts



triangle Grammar 문법 Gramática (verb tenses)


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

  • I ('ve been) at Dunder Mifflin for 12 years, the last four as Regional Manager.
  • If you (want) to come through here, we (have) the entire floor. So this (is) my kingdom as far as the eye can see.
  • This (is) our receptionist, Pam. Pam! Pam-Pam! Pam Beasley. Pam (has been) with us for forever. Right, Pam?
  • Well, I don't know.
  • If you (think) she's cute now, you (should have seen) her a couple of years ago.
  • What?
  • Any messages?
  • Ummm, yeah. Just a fax.
  • Oh! Pam, this (is) from Corporate. How many times (have I told) you there's a special filing cabinet for things from Corporate.
  • You (haven't told) me.
  • It's called the wastepaper basket! Look at that. Look at that face.
  • People say I (am) the best boss. They go, "God, we ('ve never worked) in a place like this. You (are) hilarious. And you (get) the best out of us."
  • I think that pretty much sums it up. I (found) it at Spencer Gifts.

  • How (are thing going) at the library?
  • Oh, I told you. I couldn't close it, so...
  • So you've come to the master for guidance? Is this what you're saying, grasshopper?
  • Actually, you (called) me in here, but, yeah.
  • All right. Well, let me show you how it's done.
  • I'd like to speak to your office manager, please. Yes, hello. This is Michael Scott. I (am) the Regional Manager of Dunder Mifflin Paper Products. Just wanted to talk to you manager-a-manager.
  • All right. Done deal. Thank you very much, sir. You ('re) a gentleman and a scholar. Oh, I'm sorry. OK. I'm sorry. My mistake.
  • That (was) a woman (that) I (was talking) to. She had a very low voice, probably a smoker. So that's the way it's done.



triangle Summary 요약 Resumen [ ? ]

Summary

This activity is designed to improve sentence accuracy and complexity. Most students can produce the key content words in a sentence. However, they have difficulty with accuracy because the functional words are difficult or can seem unimportant. This activity will help learners eliminate problems with these functional words by giving them immediate feedback on the mistakes they are making. It will also help students develop their use of more natural, varied and complex sentence structures.

TIP: Say the sentence out loud. Notice the types of mistake you make often. Focus on those types of errors. (singular/plural, subject-verb agreement, article use, prepositions, gerunds and infinitives, noun clauses, adjective clauses, word order, and word forms.)

Resumen

Esta actividad está diseñada para mejorar la precisión y complejidad de las oraciones. La mayoría de los estudiantes pueden producir las palabras clave del contenido en una oración. Sin embargo, tienen dificultades con la precisión porque las palabras funcionales son difíciles o pueden parecer poco importantes. Esta actividad ayudará a los alumnos a eliminar problemas con estas palabras funcionales al brindarles retroalimentación inmediata sobre los errores que están cometiendo. También ayudará a los estudiantes a desarrollar su uso de estructuras de oraciones más naturales, variadas y complejas.

CONSEJO: Diga la oración en voz alta. Observe los tipos de errores que comete con frecuencia. Concéntrese en ese tipo de errores. (singular / plural, concordancia entre sujeto y verbo, uso del artículo, preposiciones, gerundios e infinitivos, cláusulas sustantivas, cláusulas adjetivas, orden de las palabras y formas de las palabras).

요약

이 액티비티는 문장의 정확성과 복잡성을 개선하기 위해 고안되었습니다. 대부분의 학생들은 문장에서 핵심 내용 단어를 생성 할 수 있습니다. 그러나 기능적 단어가 어렵거나 중요하지 않은 것처럼 보일 수 있기 때문에 정확성에 어려움이 있습니다. 이 액티비티는 학습자가 실수에 대한 즉각적인 피드백을 제공함으로써 이러한 기능적 단어의 문제를 제거하는 데 도움이 됩니다. 또한 학생들이 보다 자연스럽고 다양하며 복잡한 문장 구조를 사용하는 데 도움이 됩니다.

팁 : 문장을 크게 말하세요. 자주 저지르는 실수 유형과, 이러한 유형의 오류에 집중하세요. (단수 / 복수, 주어-동사 일치, 관사 사용, 전치사, 동명사 및 부정사, 명사절, 형용사절, 어순 및 단어 형태)


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.

Instrucciones: Escriba oraciones sobre el videoclip usando las palabras dadas. Puede cambiar la forma de la palabra o agregar palabras, pero no puede cambiar el orden de las palabras. Usa el tiempo presente.

지시 : 주어진 단어를 사용하여 비디오 클립에 대한 문장을 씁니다. 어형을 변경하거나 단어를 추가할 수 있지만 어순은 변경할 수 없습니다. 현재 시제를 사용합니다.


Sentence 1

Michael / describe / his / work / experience / Dunder Mifflin


Michael describes his work experience at Dunder Mifflin.



Sentence 2

Michael / introduce / Pam / and / mention / how / beauty / she / use / be


Michael introduces Pam and mentions how beautiful she used to be.



Sentence 3

Michael / throw / fax / Corporate / garbage


Michael throws [a/the] fax from Corporate [in/into] the garbage.



Sentence 4

Michael / claim / employee / say / he / best / boss


Michael claims (that) his employees say (that) he is the best boss.



Sentence 5

Michael / very / proud / coffee / cup / he / buy / Spencer Gifts


Michael is very proud of the coffee cup (that/which) he bought [at/from] Spencer Gifts.



Sentence 6

Jim / tell / Michael / he / not / able / close / deal / library


Jim tells Michael (that) he wasn't able to close a deal with a library.



Sentence 7

Michael / mistakenly / refer / female / client / gentleman


Michael mistakenly refers to a female client as a gentleman.



triangle Act It Out 연기하자 Actuarlo


Directions: With a partner or in a group, listen to the conversation and then try to act out the situation. Focus on intonation, stress, and rhythm.

Instrucciones: Con un compañero o en grupo, escucha la conversación y trata de representar la situación.

지시 사항 : 파트너와 함께 또는 그룹으로 대화를 듣고 상황을 연기해봅시다. 억양, 강세, 리듬에 집중하세요.



  • Michael:
    Ah! This is our receptionist, Pam. Pam! Pam-Pam! Pam Beasley. Pam has been with us for forever. Right, Pam?
  • Pam:
    Well, I don't know.
  • Michael:
    If you think she's cute now, you should have seen her a couple of years ago.
  • Pam:
    What?

  • Michael:
    Ah, any messages?
  • Pam:
    Ummm, yeah. Just a fax.
  • Michael:
    Oh! Pam, this is from Corporate. How many times have I told you there's a special filing cabinet for things from Corporate.
  • Pam:
    You haven't told me...
  • Michael:
    It's called the wastepaper basket! Look at that. Ahhh, look at that face.

  • Michael:
    All right, Jim. Your quarterlies look very good. How are things going at the library?
  • Jim:
    Oh, I told you. I couldn't close it, so...
  • Michael:
    So you've come to the master for guidance? Is this what you're saying, grasshopper?
  • Jim:
    Actually, you called me in here.
  • Michael:
    All right. Well, let me show you how it's done.

triangle Discussion 논의 Discusión


  1. What are three inappropriate things that Michael says or does?
  2. How would describe Michael's management style? Try to think of three specific adjectives.
  3. Would you like to have Michael as your boss? Why / Why not?
  4. Who was your best boss? What did she or he do that was so good?
  5. Compare Michael to your current boss (or your most recent boss). Try to find at least one similarity.
  6. What is the longest you have worked at one job? Did/do you like the job?

triangle Script 대본 Texto


Michael: I've been at Dunder Mifflin for 12 years, the last four as Regional Manager. If you want to come through here, we have the entire floor. So this is my kingdom as far as the eye can see.

Michael: This is our receptionist, Pam. Pam! Pam-Pam! Pam Beasley. Pam has been with us for forever. Right, Pam?

Pam: Well, I don't know.

Michael: If you think she's cute now, you should have seen her a couple of years ago.

Pam: What?

Michael: Any messages?

Pam: Ummm, yeah. Just a fax.

Michael: Oh! Pam, this is from Corporate. How many times have I told you there's a special filing cabinet for things from Corporate.

Pam: You haven't told me...

Michael: It's called the wastepaper basket! Look at that. Look at that face.


Michael: People say I am the best boss. They go, "God, we've never worked in a place like this. You're hilarious. And you get the best out of us."

Michael: I think that pretty much sums it up. I found it at Spencer Gifts.


Michael: How are things going at the library?

Jim: Oh, I told you. I couldn't close it, so...

Michael: So you've come to the master for guidance? Is this what you're saying, grasshopper?

Jim: Actually, you called me in here, but, yeah.

Michael: All right. Well, let me show you how it's done.

Michael: I'd like to speak to your office manager, please. Yes, hello. This is Michael Scott. I am the Regional Manager of Dunder Mifflin Paper Products. Just wanted to talk to you manager-a-manager.

Michael: All right. Done deal. Thank you very much, sir. You're a gentleman and a scholar. Oh, I'm sorry. OK. I'm sorry. My mistake.

Michael: That was a woman I was talking to. She had a very low voice, probably a smoker. So that's the way it's done.


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