#4. Ben meets Jules

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Published: 11.07.2020
Level 5   |   Time: 2:24
Accent: American
Source: The Intern

Ben introduces himself to his new boss, Jules.


    

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  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
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  • an intern [n] - an employee who is learning a new job (often unpaid)
  • It ages you. [exp] - It makes you look older.
  • tips [n] - advice
  • dwadle [v] - move slowly, waste time
  • blink [v] - close both eyes
  • humor [n] - funny
  • gave me the drill [exp] - explained the situation to me
  • set an example [exp] - be a good example for other people
  • assign [v] - give a job or role to someone
  • transfer [v] - move to another department in a company
  • be better off [exp] - be in a better situation
  • easier to grasp [exp] - easier to understand
  • slower pace [exp] - slower speed
  • We can make that happen. [exp] - We can do that.
  • I'm terribly sorry. [exp] - I'm very sorry.
  • stop by [phv] - visit for a short time
  • super-cas [exp] - very casual (clothing style)

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


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Ben Jules Becky
  • Ben has just been hired by an online clothing company called ATF.
  • He is a senior intern.
  • Today is his first day of work.
  • Jules is the CEO of the company.
  • Becky is Jules's assistant.

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  1. Ben is late for his meeting with Jules.
    True
    False

  2. Becky is surprised that Ben is going to be Jules's intern.
    True
    False

  3. Becky is 24 years old.
    True
    False

  4. Jules likes people to speak slowly.
    True
    False

  5. Jules has a lot of work for Ben to do.
    True
    False

  6. Jules is excited to work with Ben.
    True
    False

  7. Jules suggests that Ben transfer to another department.
    True
    False

  8. Jules thinks that she is difficult to work for.
    True
    False

  9. Ben wants to work with Jules.
    True
    False

  10. Jules wants Ben to stop by her office a few times a day.
    True
    False

  11. Jules suggests that Ben stop wearing a suit.
    True
    False


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