#9. Ben Joins Facebook

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Published: 12.10.2020
Level 5   |   Time: 3:56
Accent: American
Source: The Intern

Jules helps Ben join Facebook after a long day at the office.


    

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  • force of habit [exp] - do something without thinking
  • swipe [v] - take, steal
  • a tech fridge [n] - the refrigerator that the tech guys use
  • chick [adj,n] - a sexist/discriminatory way to say "girl" or "woman"
  • a site [n] - a website
  • legit [adj] - legitimate, real, successful
  • sexism [n] - suggesting that women (or men) are less able or less intelligent
  • be in charge of [exp] - be the leader of, be responsible for,
  • remodel [v] - fix, upgrade, or decorate a building
  • better late than never [exp] - It is better to do something late than never to do it.
  • a diversion [n] - a fun activity that distracts your mind from a boring job
  • relationship status [n] - your dating situation (single, married, divorced, etc..)
  • a widower [n] - a man whose wife has died

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


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Ben Jules
  • Ben is a senior intern at a company called ATF.
  • Jules is the CEO and founder of ATF.
  • ATF (About the Fit) is an online clothing company.
  • Ben is Jules' driver, so he has to wait for her to finish work.
  • Ben used to work for a phonebook company called Dex One.
  • Ben's wife has died. (He is a widower.)

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  1. Jules says that she prefers to eat alone.
    True
    False

  2. Jules interviewed another CEO candidate on this day.
    True
    False

  3. The CEO candidate called Jules' company a chick site.
    True
    False

  4. Ben used to be a vice-president for a phonebook company.
    True
    False

  5. Ben worked in this same building when he worked for the phonebook company.
    True
    False

  6. This building used to be a phonebook factory.
    True
    False

  7. Ben worked in this building for more than 40 years.
    True
    False

  8. Working in the building feels very uncomfortable for Ben
    True
    False

  9. Jules persuades Ben to join Facebook.
    True
    False

  10. Jules didn't know that Ben's wife had died.
    True
    False

  11. Jules becomes Ben's first friend on Facebook.
    True
    False

  12. Jules has finished her work for the day.
    True
    False

  13. Jules wants to talk about work with Ben.
    True
    False


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