#7. Chicken Soup

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Published: 12.01.2020
Level 5   |   Time: 2:51
Accent: American
Source: The Intern

Ben buys lunch for overworked and hungry Jules.


    

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  • mercury [n] - a poisonous chemical (often found in fish) [Hg]
  • pull up [phv] - drive a car next to a building
  • pick (someone) up (something) [phv] - buy/get (something) for (someone)
  • nauseous [adj] - feeling like you want to vomit or throw up
  • Word travels fast. [exp] - News spreads quickly.
  • condescending [adj] - treating someone like you are more important or more intelligent than them
  • know-it-all [n] - a person who pretends to know everything
  • sexist [adj] - suggesting that women (or men) are less able or less intelligent
  • run (a business) [v] - manage (a business)
  • inorganic [adj] - not in a natural and positive way
  • kill ourselves to (do something) [exp] - work very hard to (do something)
  • blink [v] - close both eyes
  • an Olympian (something) [exp] - very good at (something)
  • in the a.m. [exp] - in the morning
  • Be there or be square. [exp] - I will be there.

[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.
  • Cameron is the office manager.
  • The investors at ATF want Jules to hire a new CEO.
  • Jules is going to a meeting to interview a new CEO for the company.

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  1. How long does Jules expect the meeting to last?
    A few minutes
    Less than an hour
    All day

  2. Why doesn't Jules want to eat sushi?
    She isn't hungry.
    She prefers soup.
    She doesn't like fish.
    She eats too much mercury.

  3. How does Jules feel (before the meeting)?
    Angry
    Excited
    Nervous
    Nauseous

  4. What food does Ben get for Jules?
    Soup
    Sushi
    Macaroni
    A sandwich

  5. How long did the meeting last?
    Much less than an hour
    About an hour
    Much more than hour

  6. What does Jules say about the man she interviewed?
    He is sexy.
    He is sexist.
    He is intelligent.
    He is a know-it-all.
    He blinks too much.
    He competed in the Olympics.
    He would cause them to lose customers.
    He has a good sense of style and fashion.
    He would probably try to fire Jules and Cameron.

  7. When will Jules see Cameron?
    In a few minutes
    In the evening
    The next morning

  8. What does Jules thank Ben for?
    Helping her (with Mike)
    Buying her soup
    Taking care of her daughter
    Coming with her to the meeting

  9. When did Jules start the business?
    A few months ago
    220 days ago
    A year and a half ago

  10. Where does Ben take Jules?
    Home
    To the office
    To a restaurant


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