Emily meets with the management of Savior for the first time.
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.
The first time you watch the video, just try to understand the overall situation.
First try to answer all of the questions from memory. Then rewatch the video and try to answer the questions that you missed.
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 a number of 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.
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.
비디오를 보기 전에 어휘와 배경을 읽는 것이 중요합니다. 이렇게 하면 비디오를 이해하는 능력이 향상됩니다. 또한 새로운 어휘가 어떻게 자연스럽게 사용되는지 이해하는데 도움이됩니다.
비디오를 처음 볼 때 전체 상황을 이해하려고 노력하세요.
먼저 모든 질문에 답을 해보세요. 그런 다음 비디오를 다시보고 놓친 질문에 답해보세요.
대본을 읽는 동안 비디오를 다시 보세요. 읽기와 듣기를 동시에 하면 각각의 단어를 듣고, 듣기 정확도를 향상시킬 수 있습니다.
듣기 정확도, 발음, 어휘, 문법 및 문장 구조에 초점을 맞춘 다양한 액티비티가 있습니다.
[n] - noun, [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb, [adj] - adjective, [exp] - expression
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 present tense.
Emily / use / phone / translate / English / sentence / French
Emily uses her phone to translate [her/an] English sentence [to/into] French.
Sylvie / welcome / Emily / French / but / Emily / not / understand
Sylvie welcomes Emily [in/using] French, but Emily [can't/doesn't] understand.
Sylvie / disappoint / Emily / not / speak / French
Sylvie is disappointed because Emily [can't/doesn't] speak French.
Sylvie is disappointed (that) Emily [can't/doesn't] speak French.
After / Sylvie / hear / Emily / say / something / French / she / recommend / she / not / try / anymore
After Sylvie hears Emily say something in French, she recommends (that) she (should) not try anymore.
Paul / point / Emily / little / experience / promote / fashion / and / luxury / brand
Paul points out (that) Emily has little experience promoting fashion and luxury brands.
Paul / compare / pizza / that / he / eat / Chicago / quiche / make / cement
Paul compares the pizza (that) he ate in Chicago to a quiche (that is) made of cement.
Paul / want / know / why / American / so / fat
Paul wants to know why Americans are so fat.
Emily / mention / success / she / have / promote / diabetes / drug
Emily mentions the success (that) she had promoting a diabetes drug.
Emily / admit / America / midst / obesity / epidemic
Emily admits (that) America is in the midst of an obesity epidemic.
Paul / criticize / American / both / create / disease / and / market / treatment / disease
Paul criticizes Americans for both creating a disease and marketing the treatments [of/for] the disease.
because / Paul / smoke / Emily / point / cigarette / also / cause / diabetes
Because Paul is smoking, Emily points out (that) cigarettes also cause diabetes.
Sylvie / make / joke / German
Sylvie makes a joke about Germans.
Paul / state / Savoir / nothing / learn / Emily
Paul states (that) Savoir has nothing to learn from Emily.
Emily / respectful / ask / share / strategy / social / media.
Emily respectfully asks to share [some/her] strategies [about/on] social media.
Directions: Play the audio clip and try to repeat what you hear. Click "Show" to see the text.
ə = the weak vowel sound in "but", "the", and "of" (schwa).
I was told the American coming here spoke French.
[ I-was-tol the-American coming-here spoke French. ]
Well, I'm going to take a class.
[ Well, I'm going tə-take ə-class. ]
Well, perhaps it's better not to try.
[ wəl-perhaps it's-better not tə-try. ]
May I introduce Emily, the American girl who has come to work with us.
[ May-I-introduce Emily, the-American girl who's-come tə-work with-us. ]
I'm sure we have a lot to learn from each other.
[ I'm-sure we-have a-lot tə-learn from-each-other. ]
Most of my experience has been in promoting pharmaceuticals and geriatric care facilities.
[ Mos-əv-my experience has-been-in-promoting pharmaceuticals ən-geriatric care facilities. ]
Oh, no, you must have gone to Lou Malnati's.
[ Oh-no, you mus-təv-gone tə-Lou Malnati's. ]
We are in the midst of an obesity epidemic.
[ We ARE in-the-midst of-an-obesity epidemic. ]
Sales went up 63 percent.
[ Sales wen-up SIXty three percent. ]
All of the brands we market here, from perfume to cognac to couture, are all to do with beauty.
With all due respect, I have been sent here for a reason.
[ With-all due respect, I HAVE been-sent-here fər-a-reason. ]
If you wouldn't mind, I would really like to share some of my ideas about your social media strategies.
[ If-you-wouln't-mind, I would really like-to-ah share some-of-my-ideas about-yər social media strategies. ]
By all means.
[ By-all means. ]
Emily: Hi. Hello. Uh, bonjour. I'm Emily Cooper from the Gilbert Group in Chicago.
Julian: You are? I'm sorry. I don't understand.
Emily: Oh. I'm going to be working in this office. [Je vais travailler dans ce bureau.]
Julian: [The American girl is here.]
Sylvie: Bonjour. [I wasn't expecting you until tomorrow.]
Emily: You lost me at bonjour.
Sylvie: Oh. Yeah, I was told the American coming here spoke French.
Emily: Oh, that was Madeline.
Sylvie: Oh, so you're not Madeline.
Emily: Uh, I'm Emily. Emily Cooper. And I am so excited to be here.
Sylvie: Well, that's very unfortunate.
Emily: Excuse me?
Sylvie: That you don't speak French. It's a problem.
Emily: Well, I'm going to take a class, but je parle un peu français already.
Sylvie: Well, perhaps it's better not to try.
Sylvie: Oh, Paul. May I introduce Emily, the American girl who's come to work with us? This is Monsieur Brossard, he's the founder of Savoir.
Emily: Ah. Emily Cooper. Oh.
Emily: It is so nice to meet you, Monsieur Brossard.
Paul: It's a pleasure. Welcome to Paris. So, you've come to teach the French some American tricks?
Emily: I'm sure we have a lot to learn from each other.
Paul: But your experience is not with fashion and luxury brands, hm?
Emily: True. Most of my experience has been in promoting pharmaceuticals and geriatric care facilities.
Paul: In Chicago.
Paul: I was in Chicago once, and I ate the deep-dish pizza.
Emily: That is our specialty. We take a lot of pride.
Paul: It was, uh, dégueulasse. How you say?
Paul: Like a quiche made of cement.
Emily: Oh, no, you must have gone to Lou Malnati's.
Paul: And the people are so fat. Why are they all so fat?
Sylvie: Well, perhaps from the disgusting food.
Emily: True, we are in the midst of an obesity epidemic. In fact, Merck was one of our biggest clients. They make a diabetes drug that we marketed the heck out of. Sales went up 63 percent.
Paul: So you create the disease, then you treat the disease, and then you market the treatments of the disease.
Sylvie: Perhaps stop eating.
Paul: There is no money in that.
Emily: Cigarettes cause diabetes and cancer.
Paul: Yes. Well, smoking is a pleasure. And without pleasure, who are we?
Paul: Exactly right.
Paul: All of the brands we market here, from perfume to cognac to couture, are all to do with beauty and refinement.
Paul: Perhaps you have something to learn from us, but I'm not sure if we have much to learn from you.
Emily: With all due respect, I have been sent here for a reason, so if you wouldn't mind, I would really like to share some of my ideas about your social media strategies.
Paul: You mean the Twitter and the Snapchat?
Emily: Yes. And the Instagram.
Paul: Ah, by all means.