#2. Introducing Ted Lasso

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Published: 4.04.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 4:04
Accent: American
Source: Ted Lasso [S1 E01]

Ted arrives in England and meets Rebecca and Nathan for the first time.


    

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  3. ANSWER the questions.
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  • AFC [n] - Associated Football Club
  • a manager [n] - a coach of a football club
  • a national title [n] - a championship
  • the promised land [n] - an important success
  • the beautiful game [n] - football (soccer)
  • Do us proud! [exp] - Make us feel proud of you!
  • a metaphor [n] - a thing that is representative or symbolic of something else
  • baby [n] - buddy
  • One step ahead [exp] - smart, well-prepared
  • Nathan's Hot Dogs [n] - a famous hot dog restaurant in New York [ Link ]
  • wet wipes [n] - wet tissues [image]
  • a humidifier [n] - a machine that adds moisture to the air [image]
  • I'm way ahead of you [exp] - I have already done that.
  • take a seat [exp] - sit down
  • a boost [n] - a push from below
  • do the trick [exp] - be good enough
  • a hint of [exp] - a very small amount of
  • the counter [n] - the table where you make (place) an order at a restaurant or cafe [image]
  • I always figured that... [exp] - I always thought that...

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


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Ted Lasso Coach Beard Rebecca Nathan (Nate)
  • Ted Lasso is an American football coach.
  • Coach Beard is Ted's assitant coach.
  • Ted has recently been hired to coach an English Premier League football club, AFC Richmond.
  • Rebecca Welton is the new owner of AFC Richmond.
  • Nathan works for AFC Richmond.

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  1. Ted used to be the coach of a soccer team in the US.
    True
    False

  2. Ted's team recently won a championship.
    True
    False

  3. The players on Ted's team didn't like him.
    True
    False

  4. Nathan didn't know who Ted was.
    True
    False

  5. Nathan wants people to stay off the grass.
    True
    False

  6. Nathan is surprised when Ted wants to know his name.
    True
    False

  7. Ted doesn't like Nathan.
    True
    False

  8. This is the first time Rebecca has met Ted face to face.
    True
    False

  9. Higgins is worried that he may be fired soon.
    True
    False

  10. Ted slept a lot on the plane.
    True
    False

  11. Ted asks Rebecca for some tea.
    True
    False

  12. Ted didn't used to like tea.
    True
    False

  13. Ted likes tea now.
    True
    False


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Directions: Choose the expression that best completes the sentence.

  • The sports host hopes that Ted will (do/make) America proud.
    → make the people in America proud of him
  • Ted Lasso (found his way into) people's hearts because of his celebration.
    → make people like or admire him
  • Nathan doesn't want them to walk on the pitch because they just (had the grass cut) .
    → ask or pay someone to cut the grass
  • Ted wants some caffeine so that he can wake up, and he thinks some coffee will (do the trick) .
    → be successful


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