#7. Dinner with Mindy

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Published: 7.27.2021
Level 4   |   Time: 3:52
Accent: American, French
Source: Emily in Paris [S1 E02]

After a tough day at work, Emily invites Mindy to join her for dinner.


    

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  4. WATCH and READ the SCRIPT

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  1. LEA el VOCABULARIO y ANTECEDENTES.

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  1. VOCABULARY와 BACKGROUND 읽기

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  • ☐ ☐ ☐ packed [adj] - full of people
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Comment ca va? [French] - How are you?
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Bon appétit. [French] - Enjoy your meal.
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Santé. [French] - Good health. (Cheers.)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a zipper [exp] - a metal fastener [image]
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ fasteners [exp] - buttons, hooks, zippers
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ take over [exp] - become the owner or leader of
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ be obsessed with [exp] - always think about
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ enroll in [exp] - join a school
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ drop out [exp] - quit a school
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ get my way [exp] - do what I want to do
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a nanny [exp] - a person who takes care of a children in their own home
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a very predictable life [exp] - a boring life
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ He cut me off. [exp] - He stopped sending me money. / He stopped supporting me.
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ ris de veau [exp] - a meal made from the pancreas of a baby cow or lamb [image]
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ send back [exp] - return food to a chef because there is a problem
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ tender [exp] - delicious, easy to cut or chew, not tough
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ give it a chance [exp] - try it once, don't reject it
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ bone [v] - have sex

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



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Emily Mindy Gabriel
  • Emily is an American who has just moved to Paris.
  • Emily cannot speak French.
  • Emily recently met Mindy at a park.
  • Gabriel lives in the same building as Emily.
  • Emily just broke up with her boyfriend.

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  1. Mindy _____ Emily.
    remembers
    doesn't remember

  2. Emily's _____ is close to the restaurant.
    apartment
    office

  3. The restaurant is always ____ when Emily walks past it.
    full
    empty
    closed

  4. Mindy came to Paris to _____.
    become a nanny
    find a husband
    go to business school

  5. Mindy's father owns a _____ company.
    zipper
    shoe
    toy

  6. Mindy's father wants her to _____.
    go back to school
    enjoy her life in Paris
    take over the family business

  7. Mindy has ____ siblings.
    no
    one
    two

  8. Mindy has been obsessed with Paris since she _____.
    was a child
    came to France
    started school
    saw a French film

  9. When Mindy dropped out of school, her father _____.
    quit his job
    asked her to come home
    stopped talking to her
    stopped supporting her financially

  10. When Mindy was a child, she _____.
    had a nanny
    visited Paris
    lived in France
    started her own business

  11. Emily thinks that her steak is _____.
    undercooked
    overcooked

  12. The waiter tells Emily that ____.
    she must leave the restaurant
    the chef is fixing her steak
    she should try another dish
    her steak is correct

  13. Mindy offers to _____.
    talk to the chef
    switch meals with Emily
    go to another restaurant

  14. According to Mindy, the customer is _____ right in Paris.
    always
    sometimes
    never

  15. Emily _____ that the Gabriel was the chef of this resturant.
    knew
    didn't know

  16. Gabriel offers to burn the steak _____.
    if Emily apologises
    after Emily tries it
    the next time Emily visits

  17. Emily thinks the steak is ______.
    disgusting
    tender
    tough
    chewy

  18. Mindy thinks that Gabriel is _____.
    attractive
    strange
    rude
    kind



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