#8. Ben Meets the Family

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Published: 12.02.2020
Level 5   |   Time: 3:01
Accent: American
Source: The Intern

Ben meets Jules' husband and daughter.


    

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

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  • M.I.A. [exp] - gone, missing (Missing In Action)
  • pick (someone) up [phv] - take someone somewhere in a car
  • loud and clear [exp] - I fully understand
  • Lego [n] - the best toy in the world
  • Watch your step. [exp] - Be careful where you walk.
  • Have a seat. [exp] - Please sit down.
  • hysterical [adj] - very funny
  • dry-cleaning [n] - clothes that must be washed without using water
  • go over (something) [phv] - review
  • a hamper [n] - a basket where you put dirty clothes
  • drop (someone) (somewhere) [v] - take, deliver (someone) (somewhere)
  • admirable [adj] - deserving respect
  • take off [phv] - become very successful
  • He saved our butts. [exp] - He rescued us from failure, danger, or disaster.

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


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Ben Jules Matt
  • Ben is a senior intern at a company called ATF.
  • Jules is the founder and CEO of ATF.
  • Becky is Jules' assistant.
  • Matt is Jules' husband.
  • Paige is Jules' daughter.

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  1. Jules regular driver told Becky that he is sick and can't drive Jules.
    True
    False

  2. Becky seems to trust Ben.
    True
    False

  3. Matt invites Ben in for coffee.
    True
    False

  4. Paige is playing with Lego when Ben comes in the house.
    True
    False

  5. Matt is responsible for laundry.
    True
    False

  6. Matt is responsible for driving Paige to school.
    True
    False

  7. Matt wants to talk to Jules before she goes to work.
    True
    False

  8. Paige seems scared of Ben.
    True
    False

  9. Matt prefers to be called a "house-husband".
    True
    False

  10. Ben says he likes Matt.
    True
    False

  11. Matt used to work with Jules at ATF.
    True
    False

  12. Matt quit his job when Jules' company became successful.
    True
    False

  13. Jules seems grateful that Matt quit his job to take care of their daughter.
    True
    False

  14. Jules wants Ben to continue being her driver.
    True
    False


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