#4. Ted Meets the Team

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Published: 4.12.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 3:45
Accent: American
Source: Ted Lasso [S1 E01]

Ted meets all the players on the team for the first time.


    

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  • a gaffer [n] - a coach or manager
  • the pitch [n] - the field (the place where they play a football match)
  • so it sticks [exp] - so that I can remember it
  • vernacular [n] - specific vocabulary (jargon)
  • There you go. [exp] - Good job.
  • marking [v] - guarding, defending
  • a box-to-box midfielder [exp] - a midfield player with good all-round abilities (skilled at both defending and attacking)
  • old-school [adj] - traditional, old-fashioned
  • He has lost a step. [exp] - He has gotten slower.
  • a legend [n] - an extremely famous and successful person
  • The Champions League [n] - a football tournament played among the top 32 clubs in Europe
  • Chelsea [n] - a team in the Premier League
  • darn fine [exp] - very good
  • a sports mix [n] - an energy drink
  • a fella [n] - a guy
  • That does not come lightly. [exp] - That is difficult to earn.
  • Holy smokes! [exp] - Wow!
  • spooked [v] - scared
  • a cucumber [n] - a long green vegetable
  • I am open. [exp] - I am not being marked or guarded.
  • potential [n] - having the possibility to become great in the future
  • notes [n] - a little bit
  • Axe body spray [n] - a cheap American man's cologne (perfume)
  • spot on [n] - good guess, you are correct
  • howdy [exp] - hello
  • pop in [phv] - come in for a short time
  • decent [adj] - wearing clothes
  • interrupt [v] - stop someone's speaking
  • pick up [phv] - take someone somewhere
  • waxed [adj] - have hair removed from your body using hot wax
  • anyhoo [adv] - anyway

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


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Ted Lasso Coach Beard Nate
  • Ted Lasso is an American football coach.
  • Ted has recently been hired to coach an English Premier League football club, AFC Richmond.
  • Ted doesn't know anything about football (soccer).

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  1. What is Coach Beard trying to teach Ted?
    The rules of football
    The players names
    British sports vocabulary

  2. What do they say about Roy Kent?
    He is a midfielder.
    He is a defender.
    He is from Wales.
    He is from Nigeria.
    He has won a championship.
    He has scored the most goals on the team.
    He is not a very nice guy.
    He is getting slower.
    He started playing soccer eight years ago.
    He is the team captain.

  3. Why is Ted so impressed with Nate?
    He is so polite.
    He made a good sports mix.
    He knows all the players well.

  4. Why is Nate surprised?
    Because Ted remembered his name.
    Because Ted likes his sports mix.
    Because Ted knows nothing about football.

  5. What do they say about Jamie Tart?
    He is a midfielder.
    He is a defender.
    He is from Wales.
    He is from Nigeria.
    He has won a championship.
    He has scored the most goals on the team.
    He is not a very nice guy.
    He is getting slower.
    He started playing soccer eight years ago.
    He is the team captain.

  6. What do they say about Sam Obisanya?
    He is a midfielder.
    He is a defender.
    He is from Wales.
    He is from Nigeria.
    He has won a championship.
    He has scored the most goals on the team.
    He is not a very nice guy.
    He is getting slower.
    He started playing soccer eight years ago.
    He is the team captain.

  7. Where is the British player from?
    Wales
    England
    Scotland
    Northern Ireland

  8. How many countries are in Britain?
    one
    four
    ten

  9. What does Ted smell in the locker room?
    Axe body spray
    Failure
    Shoes
    Wax

  10. Why is the girl (Keeley) disappointed?
    They lost another game.
    She really liked the ex-coach.
    She doesn't like Ted.
    The players are not naked.

  11. Who is the girl (Keeley)?
    One of the players
    A reporter
    Jamie's girlfriend
    The owner's daughter

  12. Why does Jamie leave?
    He has a date with his girlfriend.
    He has to shoot a commercial.
    He has to get his chest waxed.

  13. Why does he have to wax his chest?
    He wants to keep cool.
    His girlfriend doesn't like hair.
    He takes off his shirt after he scores a goal.


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