#6. Ben Gives Jules a Ride

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Published: 11.26.2020
Level 5   |   Time: 2:38
Accent: American
Source: The Intern

Ben decides to drive Jules to her meeting to protect her from her usual driver.


    

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  • I'm not feeling so hot. [exp] - I feel a little sick.
  • take the day off [exp] - take a one-day vacation from work
  • cover for (someone) [phv] - do someone's job for them
  • strictly confidential [exp] - top secret
  • It goes without saying. [exp] - I totally understand and agree.
  • He had a great run at... [exp] - He was very successful at...
  • I get it. [exp] - I understand.
  • He is major. [exp] - He is an important, successful person.
  • look over [phv] - check, examine
  • the material [n] - the papers, photos, files, information
  • move on [phv] - give up and consider a new topic/person
  • the V.C.s [n] - people who invest in a company (venture capitalists)
  • brilliant [adj] - very smart

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


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Ben Jules Cameron
  • Ben is a senior intern at a company called ATF.
  • Jules is the founder and CEO of the company.
  • Davis and Jason are two of Ben's coworkers.
  • Cameron is the office manager.
  • Becky is Jules' assistant.
  • The company's board of directors wants to hire a new CEO because Jules is too busy.
  • Atwood is an executive that the company is considering hiring as the new CEO.

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  1. Ben shaves every day.
    True
    False

  2. Ben is looking for a new apartment in Brooklyn.
    True
    False

  3. Mike (the driver) has been drinking alcohol.
    True
    False

  4. Ben tries to embarrass Mike by telling Jules.
    True
    False

  5. Mike is sick.
    True
    False

  6. Ben thinks Becky (Jules' assistant) is too busy to drive Jules.
    True
    False

  7. Jules prefers to sit in the backseat.
    True
    False

  8. Ben wants Jules to sit in the front seat.
    True
    False

  9. Jules asks for Ben's opinion on hiring a new CEO.
    True
    False

  10. Cameron doesn't like Atwood (the CEO candidate).
    True
    False

  11. Atwood is familiar with Jules' company and likes it.
    True
    False

  12. Jules wants to hire Mark Zuckerberg.
    True
    False


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