Learn English with The Office

#6. Pam and Jim

Published: 3.07.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 3:41
Accent: American
Source: The Office

Pam and Jim are close friends, but are they only friends?


triangle Directions 목표 Direcciones Instruções


    It is important to read the vocabulary and background before you watch the video. This will improve your ability to understand the video. It will also help you understand how the new vocabulary is used naturally.

  2. WATCH the VIDEO

    The first time you watch the video, just try to understand the overall situation.


    First, try to answer all the questions from memory. Then rewatch the video and try to answer the questions that you missed.

  4. WATCH and READ the SCRIPT

    Watch the video again while you read the script. Reading and listening at the same time will help you hear each individual word and improve your listening accuracy.


    There are several different activities that focus on listening accuracy, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and sentence structure.


    Es importante leer el vocabulario y los antecedentes antes de ver el video. Esto mejorará su capacidad para comprender el video. También le ayudará a comprender cómo se usa el nuevo vocabulario de forma natural.

  2. VER el VIDEO

    La primera vez que vea el video, intente comprender la situación general.


    Primero intente responder todas las preguntas de memoria. Luego, vuelva a ver el video e intente responder las preguntas que se perdió.


    Mire el video nuevamente mientras lee el guión. Leer y escuchar al mismo tiempo lo ayudará a escuchar cada palabra individual y mejorará su precisión auditiva.


    Hay una serie de actividades diferentes que se centran en la precisión auditiva, la pronunciación, el vocabulario, la gramática y la estructura de las oraciones.

  1. 어휘와 배경 읽기

    비디오를 보기 전에 어휘와 배경을 읽는 것이 중요합니다. 이렇게 하면 비디오를 이해하는 능력이 향상됩니다. 또한 새로운 어휘가 어떻게 자연스럽게 사용되는지 이해하는데 도움이됩니다.

  2. 비디오 보기

    비디오를 처음 볼 때 전체 상황을 이해하려고 노력하세요.

  3. 문제에 답하기

    먼저 모든 질문에 답을 해보세요. 그런 다음 비디오를 다시보고 놓친 질문에 답해보세요.

  4. 비디오 보면서 대본 읽기

    대본을 읽는 동안 비디오를 다시 보세요. 읽기와 듣기를 동시에 하면 각각의 단어를 듣고, 듣기 정확도를 향상시킬 수 있습니다.

  5. 액티비티 하기

    듣기 정확도, 발음, 어휘, 문법 및 문장 구조에 초점을 맞춘 다양한 액티비티가 있습니다.


    É importante ler o vocabulário e o histórico antes de assistir ao vídeo. Isso melhorará sua capacidade de entender o vídeo. Também ajudará você a entender como o novo vocabulário é usado naturalmente.


    Na primeira vez que assistir ao vídeo, tente entender a situação geral.


    Primeiro, tente responder todas as perguntas de memória. Em seguida, assista novamente ao vídeo e tente responder às perguntas que você errou.


    Assista ao vídeo novamente enquanto lê o roteiro. Ler e ouvir ao mesmo tempo ajudará você a ouvir cada palavra individualmente e a melhorar sua precisão auditiva.


    Existem várias atividades diferentes que se concentram na precisão auditiva, pronúncia, vocabulário, gramática e estrutura da frase.

triangle Vocabulary 어휘 Vocabulário Vocabulario

  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a pony [n] - a small horse (not a baby horse)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a solicitor [n] - a seller
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a handbag [n] - a woman's bag (a purse)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a purse [n] - a woman's bag (a handbag)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a cock [n] - a male chicken [image] vocab image
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a henhouse [n] - a building where chickens (hens) live
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ hand embroidered [adj] - decorated with patterns sewn on with thread by hand [image] vocab image
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ my fair lass [exp] - a pretty girl
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ new and improved [exp] - updated and better
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Break it up! [exp] - Stop fighting!
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ infiltrated [adj] - invaded, attacked
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a catfight [n] - a fight between two women
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ be/get on that [exp] - chase that (pursue a woman)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ your type [exp] - your dream girl/guy, your ideal type
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ NASCAR [n] - a type of car racing [image] vocab image
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ engaged [adj] - promised to be married
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a go-to guy [exp] - number one choice for help with something
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a fiancé [n] - a person promised to be married
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a futon [n] - a sofa that folds down into a bed [image] vocab image
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ innovative [adj] - introducing new ideas, original and creative in thinking
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ rolled into one [exp] - many functions combined into one item
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Cut it out! [exp] - Stop it!

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

triangle Background 배경 O fundo Antecedentes

picture picture picture picture
Michael Jim Pam Roy
  • Michael is the boss of a paper company.
  • Jim is a paper salesman.
  • Pam is a receptionist.
  • Roy is Pam's fiancé.

triangle Questions 문제 Questões Preguntas

  1. What does Pam tell Michael?
    Pam doesn't want to have lunch with him.
    Pam wants to sell him a handbag.
    There is person who wants to sell something.

  2. What does Michael say about Katy?
    She seems very young.
    She looks prettier than Pam.
    She should get job in their office.

  3. What rule does Michael break for Katy?
    No solicitors (sellers) in the office
    No relationships (dating) in the office
    No eating (meals) in the conference room

  4. What does Roy want Jim to do?
    Meet his mother
    Ask Katy out on a date
    Stop spending so much time with Pam

  5. What kind of girl does Jim say he likes?
    Tall women
    Soccer players
    Women with nice cars

  6. Why does Pam get angry at Roy?
    Roy is rude to Jim.
    Roy says he would be interested in Katy
    Roy says that he and Pam are dating
    Roy says that Katy is more attractive than Pam.

  7. According to Jim, what problems does Pam have?
    Her job
    Her boss
    Her parents

  8. Why are Pam and Jim laughing at Michael?
    He sleeps on a futon.
    He has a bad haircut.
    He is a terrible boss.
    He is interested in Katy.

  9. How does Pam say that she feels about Jim?
    He is attractive.
    He is like brother.
    He is her best friend.
    She is in love with him.

  10. Who does Jim plan to meet this weekend?
    Pam and Roy
    His mother

  11. What does Jim say he plans to do with him/her?
    Get drinks
    Get tattoos
    Go to a concert
    Have dinner
    Take a trip
    Watch a movie

  12. What is Pam's plan this weekend?
    Meet Jim
    Buy a new truck
    Help a someone move

triangle Grammar 문법 Gramática Gramática (word order)

Directions: Choose the expression that best completes the sentence.

  • No, no, no. (No vendors) in the office. That is a distraction.
  • Okay, I told her you would (talk to her) .
  • Pam. Come on, I’m busy. So just (tell her to go) away.
  • All right girls, (break it up) . You’re being infiltrated. Oh, what is your name, my fair lass?
  • (So am I) .
  • Nobody cares (what you think) .
  • So (you know what) ? I usually don’t allow solicitors in the office,.
  • But today I am going to break some rules, and (you can) have the conference room. It’s yours. All day.
  • Why (don't you get) on that?
  • (What is your type) ?
  • Nope, those are pretty much (her only two / her two only) problems.
  • (Are you still) mad at me?
  • Cut (it out) .
  • Come on, Pammy, I (was just) kidding.
  • Thank you (for choosing) me.
  • Well, I think I’m going (to see Katy) .
  • What are you (guys going to do) ?
  • What (are you) doing?
  • I was gging to say, I think that we’re going to help (Roy's cousin move) .

triangle Sentence Building (Summary) 문장 만들기 Construção de sentença Construcción de oraciones [ ? ]


This activity is designed to improve sentence accuracy and complexity. Most students can produce the key content words in a sentence. However, they have difficulty with accuracy because the functional words are difficult or can seem unimportant. This activity will help learners eliminate problems with these functional words by giving them immediate feedback on the mistakes they are making. It will also help students develop their use of more natural, varied and complex sentence structures.

TIP: Say the sentence out loud. Notice the types of mistake you make often. Focus on those types of errors. (singular/plural, subject-verb agreement, article use, prepositions, gerunds and infinitives, noun clauses, adjective clauses, word order, and word forms.)


Esta actividad está diseñada para mejorar la precisión y complejidad de las oraciones. La mayoría de los estudiantes pueden producir las palabras clave del contenido en una oración. Sin embargo, tienen dificultades con la precisión porque las palabras funcionales son difíciles o pueden parecer poco importantes. Esta actividad ayudará a los alumnos a eliminar problemas con estas palabras funcionales al brindarles retroalimentación inmediata sobre los errores que están cometiendo. También ayudará a los estudiantes a desarrollar su uso de estructuras de oraciones más naturales, variadas y complejas.

CONSEJO: Diga la oración en voz alta. Observe los tipos de errores que comete con frecuencia. Concéntrese en ese tipo de errores. (singular / plural, concordancia entre sujeto y verbo, uso del artículo, preposiciones, gerundios e infinitivos, cláusulas sustantivas, cláusulas adjetivas, orden de las palabras y formas de las palabras).


이 액티비티는 문장의 정확성과 복잡성을 개선하기 위해 고안되었습니다. 대부분의 학생들은 문장에서 핵심 내용 단어를 생성 할 수 있습니다. 그러나 기능적 단어가 어렵거나 중요하지 않은 것처럼 보일 수 있기 때문에 정확성에 어려움이 있습니다. 이 액티비티는 학습자가 실수에 대한 즉각적인 피드백을 제공함으로써 이러한 기능적 단어의 문제를 제거하는 데 도움이 됩니다. 또한 학생들이 보다 자연스럽고 다양하며 복잡한 문장 구조를 사용하는 데 도움이 됩니다.

팁 : 문장을 크게 말하세요. 자주 저지르는 실수 유형과, 이러한 유형의 오류에 집중하세요. (단수 / 복수, 주어-동사 일치, 관사 사용, 전치사, 동명사 및 부정사, 명사절, 형용사절, 어순 및 단어 형태)


Esta atividade foi desenvolvida para melhorar a precisão e a complexidade das frases. A maioria dos alunos pode produzir as palavras-chave do conteúdo em uma frase. No entanto, eles têm dificuldade com precisão porque as palavras funcionais são difíceis ou podem parecer sem importância. Esta atividade ajudará os alunos a eliminar problemas com essas palavras funcionais, dando-lhes feedback imediato sobre os erros que estão cometendo. Também ajudará os alunos a desenvolver o uso de estruturas de sentenças mais naturais, variadas e complexas.

DICA: Diga a frase em voz alta. Observe os tipos de erro que você comete com frequência. Concentre-se nesses tipos de erros. (singular/plural, concordância sujeito-verbo, uso de artigos, preposições, gerúndios e infinitivos, cláusulas substantivas, cláusulas adjetivas, ordem das palavras e formas das palavras.)

Directions: Write sentences about the video clip using the words given. You can change the word form or add words, but you cannot change the word order. Use a present time frame (tense).

Instrucciones: Escriba oraciones sobre el videoclip usando las palabras dadas. Puede cambiar la forma de la palabra o agregar palabras, pero no puede cambiar el orden de las palabras. Usa el tiempo presente.

Instrucciones: Escribe oraciones sobre el videoclip usando las palabras dadas. Puede cambiar la forma de las palabras o agregar palabras, pero no puede cambiar el orden de las palabras. Usa tiempo presente.

지시 : 주어진 단어를 사용하여 비디오 클립에 대한 문장을 씁니다. 어형을 변경하거나 단어를 추가할 수 있지만 어순은 변경할 수 없습니다. 현재 시제를 사용합니다.

Sentence 1

woman / who / want / sell / hand / bag / visit / office

A woman who wants to sell hand bags visits the office.

Sentence 2

Michael / let / woman / sell / bag / office / because / she / pretty

Michael lets the woman sell (her) bags in the office because she is pretty.

Sentence 3

Michael / awkward / try / flirt / Katy

Michael awkwardly tries to flirt with Katy.

Sentence 4

Michael / suggest / Katy / beautiful / than / Pam

Michael suggests (that) Katy is more beautiful than Pam.

Sentence 5

Roy / want / know / Jim / gay

Roy wants to know [if/whether] Jim is gay.

Sentence 6

Jim / claim / mom / his / type

Jim claims (that) moms are (more) his type.

Sentence 7

Pam / get / angry / because / Roy / imply / they / only / date

Pam gets angry because Roy implies (that) they are only dating.

Sentence 8

Jim / say / Pam / only / two / problem / job / fiancé

Jim says (that) Pam's only two problems are her job and her fiancé.
Jim says (that) Pam only has two problems: her job and her fiancé.

Sentence 9

Jim / feel / uncomfortable / when / Roy / Pam / start / be / affection

Jim feels uncomfortable when Roy and Pam start [being/to be] affectionate.

Sentence 10

Jim / tell / Pam / plan / see / Katy / weekend

Jim tells Pam about his plan to see Katy [on/at] the weekend.
Jim tells Pam (that) he has a plan to see Katy [on/at] the weekend.
Jim tells Pam (that) he [plans/is planning] to see Katy [on/at] the weekend.

triangle Discussion 논의 Questões de discussão Discusión

  1. What are three inappropriate things that Michael says or does?
  2. What are three inappropriate things that Roy says or does?
  3. Jim is interested in Pam. Is it obvious in this video? What evidence did you see?
  4. Pam says that Jim (not Roy) is her best friend. Is that a problem? Should your best friend always be your partner (boy/girlfriend, husband, wife)?
  5. What is your type (ideal type, dream guy/girl)?
  6. Have you ever bought something from a vendor that visited your office? How about on the subway? What was it? Did it work well or last a long time?

triangle Script 대본 Roteiro Texto

Pam: Uh, Michael?

Michael: Pam!

Pam: Hey, there’s a…

Michael: Burger with cheese!

Pam: There’s a person here…

Michael: And fries!

Pam: There’s…

Michael: And shake! What? Go ahead.

Pam: There’s a person here who wants to sell handbags.

Michael: No, no, no. No vendors in the office. That is a distraction.

Pam: Okay, I told her you’d talk to her.

Michael: Pam. Pam. Come on, I’m busy. So just tell her to go away.

Pam: Okay.

Michael: Oooh, alright I’ll talk to her.

Katy: This one is hand embroidered.

Michael: All right girls break it up, you’re being infiltrated. Cock in the henhouse.

Dwight: Cocks in the henhouse.

Michael: Don’t say cocks. Oh, what is your name, my fair lass?

Katy: Katy.

Michael: Ah, Katy. Wow. Look at you. You are, uh you’re like the new and improved Pam. Pam 6.0.

Michael: Oh, look. Oh hey, no catfights you two. I’m against violence in the workplace.

Dwight: So am I.

Michael: Nobody cares what you think.

Dwight: Doesn’t matter.

Michael: So uh, you know what? I usually don’t allow solicitors in the office, but today I am going to break some rules, and you can have the conference room. It’s yours. All day.

Katy: Wow, thanks.

Roy: Hey, Jimmy what do you think of that little purse girl, huh?

Jim: Cute, sure, yeah.

Roy: Why don’t you get on that?

Jim: She’s not really my type.

Roy: What are you gay?

Jim: Hmmm, I don’t think so. Nope.

Kevin: What is your type?

Jim: Moms, primarily. Yep. Soccer moms. Single moms. NASCAR moms. Any type of moms, really.

Roy: That’s disgusting.

Kevin: Stay away from my mom.

Jim: Too late, Kev.

Roy: Man, I would be all over that if I wasn’t dating Pam.

Pam: We’re not dating. We’re engaged.

Roy: Engaged, yeah.

Jim: Pam and I are good buddies. I’m sort of Pam’s go-to guy for her problems. You know with stuff like work, or uh, her fiance Roy. Or uh… Nope, those are pretty much her only two problems.

Pam: So, can I..?

Michael: Yeah, yeah, of course. Uh, Pam, one more thing. Um, how do girls your age feel about futons?

Jim: A futon? He’s a grown man

Pam: That’s what he said.

Jim: That’s sad. Or it’s innovative. Well, you know the futon is a bed and couch all rolled into one.

Roy: What’s up?

Pam: Hi.

Roy: Are you still mad at me?

Pam: Roy…

Roy: Come on

Pam: Cut it out.

Roy: Come on, you mad at me?

Pam: Stop it.

Roy: Are you still mad at me now?

Pam: Cut it out.

Roy: Are you mad at me now?

Pam: Stop.

Roy: Huh? huh? Come on… Come on, Pammy I was just kidding.

Pam: Stop, I can’t breathe.

Roy: I was just kidding. You know I didn’t mean it. I can’t…

Pam: Jim is a great guy. He’s like a brother to me. We’re like best friends in the office and I really hope he finds someone.

Jim: What’s up?

Pam: I’m bored.

Jim: Thank you for choosing me.

Pam: No, I’m kidding. Um, so you got big plans this weekend?

Jim: Ah, well I think I’m gonna see Katy.

Pam: Really?

Jim: Yeah.

Pam: What are you guys going to do?

Jim: Oh, man I don’t know. Uh, dinner, drinks, movie, matching tattoos.

Pam: That’s great.

Jim: And stuff… yeah.

Pam: That’s cool.

Jim: What are you doing?

Pam: I, I was gonna say, I think that um, we’re gonna help Roy’s cousin move.

Jim: Okay.

Pam: ‘Cause Roy’s got a truck.

Jim: That’s cool.

Pam: Uh, huh. Yes.

Jim: That is cool. Well, I’ll see you Monday though, right?

Pam: Great.

Jim: Okay.

Pam: Okay, I’m gonna head back.

Jim: Alright.

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