#5. The Bad Date

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Published: 4.19.2021
Level 4   |   Time: 2:20
Accent: British
Source: The IT Crowd

Jen goes on a date with a co-worker (Bill) who doesn't like to share.


    

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  • ☐ ☐ ☐ get together [exp] - go on a date
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ be set up [phv] - be introduced to someone for a date
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ (not) work out [phv] - (not) be successful
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Tell me about it. [exp] - I have a similar experience.
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ brilliant [adj] - great
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Mick Hucknall [n] - the lead singer of Simply Red [image] [ Link ]
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ tapas [n] - an appetizer or snack in Spanish food [image]
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ rising inflection [n] - a rising tone/pitch in the way you say a word
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ trousers [n] - pants
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ come by [phv] - visit
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a court [n] - the place where a judge, jury and lawyers meet to decide a case
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ the scale of [exp] - the size of
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ under any circumstances [exp] - in any situation

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



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Jen Roy Moss
  • Roy and Moss are technical support people (IT experts) for a large company.
  • Jen is the manager of the IT department.
  • Jen is on a first date with a coworker named Bill.

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  1. When they enter the restaurant, Jen is enjoying the date.
    True
    False

  2. Jen gets set up on dates a lot by her friends.
    True
    False

  3. Jen usually loves going on dates.
    True
    False

  4. Jen calls Bill "a big fat loser".
    True
    False

  5. Jen prefers white wine.
    True
    False

  6. Bill wants to share his food with Jen.
    True
    False

  7. Jen went to a Spanish restaurant with Bill.
    True
    False

  8. Roy used to be a waiter.
    True
    False

  9. Roy used to carry people's food in his trousers if they were rude.
    True
    False

  10. Moss thinks he is good at lying.
    True
    False

  11. Jen is excited to meet Bill again.
    True
    False

  12. Jen asks Moss to send Bill into her office when he arrives.
    True
    False



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