#9. Roy the Leader

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Published: 5.02.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 4:51
Accent: American
Source: Ted Lasso [S1 E03]

Ted, Roy and a newspaper reporter visit a school to teach some children about football.


    

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  • wander [v] - walk without clear purpose or direction
  • dirt [n] - bad information about someone, rumors
  • a vacuum [n] - a machine that sucks up dirt [image]
  • a resounding loss [exp] - a clear loss (not a close game)
  • a Roomba [n] - a type of robot vacuum [image]
  • head out [phv] - leave
  • tag along [phv] - come along, join
  • a coincidence [n] - a surprising group of events without a clear cause/effect relationship
  • a (football) squad [n] - a (football) team
  • a gang [n] - a group of people
  • a wanker [n] - a loser (a man who masturbates a lot)
  • y'all [exp] - you (plural)
  • congratulate [v] - praise (someone) for an achievement
  • stuffy [adj] - lacking fresh air or lacking a feeling of freedom
  • an auditorium [n] - a large room for giving performances
  • a proper fuck-about [exp] - an enjoyable time playing games
  • do headers [exp] - hitting the ball with one's head
  • hop in there [exp] - join
  • right in the button [exp] - exactly in the most dangerous or effective place
  • clone [v] - copy a person
  • a blast [n] - a really fun time
  • a cutie patootie [n] - a cute child
  • mind games [n] - trying to control (manipulate) people through actions
  • a burden [n] - a heavy or difficult responsibility
  • a colossal prick [n] - a very unpleasant man

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


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Ted Lasso Roy Trent
  • Ted Lasso is an American football coach and has recently been hired to coach an English Premier League football club, AFC Richmond.
  • Ted doesn't know anything about football (soccer).
  • Roy is the captain of the team.
  • Trent is a reporter for a local newspaper.
  • Ted recently gave a book to Roy entitled A Wrinkle in Time.

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  1. Ted compares Trent to a vacuum cleaner.
    True
    False

  2. Ted is worried about losing the game.
    True
    False

  3. Ted invites Trent to join him as he visits a school.
    True
    False

  4. Richmond AFC recently won the league championship.
    True
    False

  5. The children all respect and like Ted.
    True
    False

  6. The children all respect and like Roy.
    True
    False

  7. Roy encourages the children to study hard.
    True
    False

  8. Roy's daughter attends the school.
    True
    False

  9. Roy congratulates the girl for injuring Ted.
    True
    False

  10. The teacher is disappointed that they stayed such a short time.
    True
    False

  11. Roy really likes the book that Ted gave him.
    True
    False

  12. Trent doesn't like the book that Ted gave to Roy.
    True
    False

  13. Ted wants Roy to be the leader of the team.
    True
    False

  14. Roy thinks that Ted will be fired soon.
    True
    False

  15. Roy doesn't like Trent.
    True
    False


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Roy vs. Jamie

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