Learn English with Passengers

#2. Jim and Arthur

Published: 10.31.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 5:29
Accent: American
Source: Passengers

As Jim comes to grips with his situation, he explores the ship and tries to find solutions to his problems.


triangle Directions 목표 Direcciones Instruções


    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.

  2. WATCH the VIDEO

    The first time you watch the video, just try to understand the overall situation.


    First, try to answer all the questions from memory. Then rewatch the video and try to answer the questions that you missed.

  4. WATCH and READ the SCRIPT

    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 several 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.

  2. VER el VIDEO

    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.

  1. 어휘와 배경 읽기

    비디오를 보기 전에 어휘와 배경을 읽는 것이 중요합니다. 이렇게 하면 비디오를 이해하는 능력이 향상됩니다. 또한 새로운 어휘가 어떻게 자연스럽게 사용되는지 이해하는데 도움이됩니다.

  2. 비디오 보기

    비디오를 처음 볼 때 전체 상황을 이해하려고 노력하세요.

  3. 문제에 답하기

    먼저 모든 질문에 답을 해보세요. 그런 다음 비디오를 다시보고 놓친 질문에 답해보세요.

  4. 비디오 보면서 대본 읽기

    대본을 읽는 동안 비디오를 다시 보세요. 읽기와 듣기를 동시에 하면 각각의 단어를 듣고, 듣기 정확도를 향상시킬 수 있습니다.

  5. 액티비티 하기

    듣기 정확도, 발음, 어휘, 문법 및 문장 구조에 초점을 맞춘 다양한 액티비티가 있습니다.


    É importante ler o vocabulário e o histórico antes de assistir ao vídeo. Isso melhorará sua capacidade de entender o vídeo. Também ajudará você a entender como o novo vocabulário é usado naturalmente.


    Na primeira vez que assistir ao vídeo, tente entender a situação geral.


    Primeiro, tente responder todas as perguntas de memória. Em seguida, assista novamente ao vídeo e tente responder às perguntas que você errou.


    Assista ao vídeo novamente enquanto lê o roteiro. Ler e ouvir ao mesmo tempo ajudará você a ouvir cada palavra individualmente e a melhorar sua precisão auditiva.


    Existem várias atividades diferentes que se concentram na precisão auditiva, pronúncia, vocabulário, gramática e estrutura da frase.

triangle Vocabulary 어휘 Vocabulário Vocabulario

  • ☐ ☐ ☐ interstellar [adj] - traveling through space (between stars)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a laser array [n] - a device used to communicate over long distances through space
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Bite me! [exp] - F@#% you!
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ emigrate [v] - move to another country (or planet)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a hibernation pod [n] - a machine that allows people to sleep for many years [image] vocab image
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ I could use a hand. [exp] - I need some help.
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Outstanding! [exp] - Great!
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a whiskey man [exp] - a man who likes whiskey
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ an android [n] - a robot that looks human
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ malfunction [v] - not work correctly
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ fail-safe [adj] - unable to fail, always works perfectly
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ with 90 years to go [adj] - with 90 years remaining

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

triangle Background 배경 O fundo Antecedentes

picture picture
Jim Arthur
  • The Avalon is a spaceship that is transporting 5,000 people from Earth to a planet called Homestead II.
  • The passengers are all asleep in hibernation pods.
  • The journey will take 120 years, but an asteroid collision damaged the ship and caused Jim to wake up 90 years too early.
  • Arthur is an android (robot) bartender.

  • For more background, watch the previous video:   #1. Jim Wakes Up

triangle Questions 문제 Questões Preguntas [ ? ]


These are guided listening questions. These questions are NOT designed to test or trick you. They are designed to guide you through the video.

TIP: If you don’t understand something in the video, click "Show Answers". You should be able to understand all of the important points of the video by reading the questions and the correct answers.


Estas son preguntas de escucha guiada. Estas preguntas NO están diseñadas para ponerte a prueba o engañarte. Están diseñados para guiarlo a través del video.

CONSEJO: Si no entiende algo en el video, haga clic en "Show Answers". Debería poder comprender todos los puntos importantes del video leyendo las preguntas y las respuestas correctas.


이것은 안내식 듣기 질문입니다. 이 질문들은 당신을 시험하거나 속이기 위한 것이 아닙니다. 동영상을 통해 안내하도록 설계되었습니다.

팁 : 동영상에서 이해가 되지 않는 부분이 있으면 "Show Answers"를 클릭하세요. 질문과 정답을 읽으면서 영상의 중요한 요점을 모두 이해할 수 있어야 합니다.


Estas são perguntas de escuta guiadas. Essas perguntas NÃO foram elaboradas para testar ou enganar você. Eles são projetados para guiá-lo através do vídeo.

DICA: Se você não entender algo no vídeo, clique em "Mostrar respostas". Você deve entender todos os pontos importantes do vídeo lendo as perguntas e as respostas corretas.

  1. Jim wants to send a message to Earth.

  2. Sending messages to Earth is free for passengers.

  3. Jim sends a message to the customer help line.

  4. Jim expects an immediate reply from the company.

  5. Jim will get a reply to his message in 19 years.

  6. Jim immediately recognizes that Arthur is an android.

  7. Arthur gives Jim a glass of wine.

  8. Arthur thinks that hibernation pods cannot malfunction.

  9. Arthur offers to help Jim go back to sleep.

  10. Jim is a gold class member.

  11. Jim has limited food options at the cafeteria.

  12. Jim tries to put himself back to sleep in his hibernation pod.

triangle The Details 세부 사항 Os detalhes Los detalles

Directions: Test your ability to remember all of the details from the video.

Instrucciones: Compruebe su capacidad para recordar todos los detalles del video.

Instrucciones: Verifique sua capacidade de lembrar todos os detalhes do vídeo.

지시 사항 : 비디오의 모든 세부 사항을 기억하고 있는지 테스트해보세요.

  1. What body part is Arthur missing?

    His legs

  2. What drink does Arthur give Jim?


  3. How long will it take to send the message to Earth?

    About 19 years

  4. What does Jim say to the computer after it says that interstellar messages are expensive?

    Bite me!

  5. What is Jim's family name?


  6. When are the passengers supposed to wake up?

    Four months before they arrive

  7. What is the first coffee drink that Jim orders?

    The Mocha Cappuccino Extreme

  8. How much does it cost to send the message?


  9. Which contact or department (at the Homestead Company) does Jim leave the message with?

    The customer help line

  10. How long will it take to send a reply message to Jim after Earth receives the first message?

    About 36 years

  11. What three other coffee drinks does Jim try to order?

    The French Roast, The Pumpkin Spice (Latte), The Vanilla Chai (Latte)

triangle Sentence Building (Summary) 문장 만들기 Construção de sentença Construcción de oraciones [ ? ]


This activity is designed to improve sentence accuracy and complexity. Most students can produce the key content words in a sentence. However, they have difficulty with accuracy because the functional words are difficult or can seem unimportant. This activity will help learners eliminate problems with these functional words by giving them immediate feedback on the mistakes they are making. It will also help students develop their use of more natural, varied and complex sentence structures.

TIP: Say the sentence out loud. Notice the types of mistake you make often. Focus on those types of errors. (singular/plural, subject-verb agreement, article use, prepositions, gerunds and infinitives, noun clauses, adjective clauses, word order, and word forms.)


Esta actividad está diseñada para mejorar la precisión y complejidad de las oraciones. La mayoría de los estudiantes pueden producir las palabras clave del contenido en una oración. Sin embargo, tienen dificultades con la precisión porque las palabras funcionales son difíciles o pueden parecer poco importantes. Esta actividad ayudará a los alumnos a eliminar problemas con estas palabras funcionales al brindarles retroalimentación inmediata sobre los errores que están cometiendo. También ayudará a los estudiantes a desarrollar su uso de estructuras de oraciones más naturales, variadas y complejas.

CONSEJO: Diga la oración en voz alta. Observe los tipos de errores que comete con frecuencia. Concéntrese en ese tipo de errores. (singular / plural, concordancia entre sujeto y verbo, uso del artículo, preposiciones, gerundios e infinitivos, cláusulas sustantivas, cláusulas adjetivas, orden de las palabras y formas de las palabras).


이 액티비티는 문장의 정확성과 복잡성을 개선하기 위해 고안되었습니다. 대부분의 학생들은 문장에서 핵심 내용 단어를 생성 할 수 있습니다. 그러나 기능적 단어가 어렵거나 중요하지 않은 것처럼 보일 수 있기 때문에 정확성에 어려움이 있습니다. 이 액티비티는 학습자가 실수에 대한 즉각적인 피드백을 제공함으로써 이러한 기능적 단어의 문제를 제거하는 데 도움이 됩니다. 또한 학생들이 보다 자연스럽고 다양하며 복잡한 문장 구조를 사용하는 데 도움이 됩니다.

팁 : 문장을 크게 말하세요. 자주 저지르는 실수 유형과, 이러한 유형의 오류에 집중하세요. (단수 / 복수, 주어-동사 일치, 관사 사용, 전치사, 동명사 및 부정사, 명사절, 형용사절, 어순 및 단어 형태)


Esta atividade foi desenvolvida para melhorar a precisão e a complexidade das frases. A maioria dos alunos pode produzir as palavras-chave do conteúdo em uma frase. No entanto, eles têm dificuldade com precisão porque as palavras funcionais são difíceis ou podem parecer sem importância. Esta atividade ajudará os alunos a eliminar problemas com essas palavras funcionais, dando-lhes feedback imediato sobre os erros que estão cometendo. Também ajudará os alunos a desenvolver o uso de estruturas de sentenças mais naturais, variadas e complexas.

DICA: Diga a frase em voz alta. Observe os tipos de erro que você comete com frequência. Concentre-se nesses tipos de erros. (singular/plural, concordância sujeito-verbo, uso de artigos, preposições, gerúndios e infinitivos, cláusulas substantivas, cláusulas adjetivas, ordem das palavras e formas das palavras.)

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 a present time frame (tense).

Instrucciones: Escriba oraciones sobre el videoclip usando las palabras dadas. Puede cambiar la forma de la palabra o agregar palabras, pero no puede cambiar el orden de las palabras. Usa el tiempo presente.

Instrucciones: Escribe oraciones sobre el videoclip usando las palabras dadas. Puede cambiar la forma de las palabras o agregar palabras, pero no puede cambiar el orden de las palabras. Usa tiempo presente.

지시 : 주어진 단어를 사용하여 비디오 클립에 대한 문장을 씁니다. 어형을 변경하거나 단어를 추가할 수 있지만 어순은 변경할 수 없습니다. 현재 시제를 사용합니다.

Sentence 1

Jim / want / send / message / Earth

Jim wants to send a message to Earth.

Sentence 2

Jim / can / send / message / use / laser / array / but / it / expensive

Jim can send a message using the laser array, but it is expensive.

Sentence 3

Jim / explain / situation / and / ask / help

Jim explains [his/the] situation and asks for help.

Sentence 4

it / will / take / least / 55 / year / Jim / get / reply

It will take at least 55 years for Jim to get a reply.

Sentence 5

as / Jim / walk / past / bar / he / see / Arthur / and / get / excite

As Jim is walking past the bar, he sees Arthur and gets excited.

Sentence 6

Jim / confused / when / Arthur / calm / offer / him / whiskey

Jim is confused when Arthur calmly offers him (a) whiskey.

Sentence 7

Jim / look / disappoint / when / he / realize / Arthur / android

Jim looks disappointed when he realizes (that) Arthur is an android.

Sentence 8

Arthur / tell / Jim / hibernation / pod / fail-safe

Arthur tells Jim (that) hibernation pods are fail-safe.

Sentence 9

Arthur / glitch / when / Jim / explain / what / happen

Arthur glitches when Jim explains what happened.

Sentence 10

Jim / can / only / get / basic / coffee / cafeteria / because / he / not / gold / class / member

Jim can only get a basic coffee [at/in/from] the cafeteria because he is not a gold class member.

Sentence 11

Jim / find / hibernation / pod / manual / and / then / attempt / put / self / back / sleep

Jim finds [a/the] hibernation pod manual and then attempts to put himself back to sleep.

Sentence 12

Jim / almost / suffocate / hibernation / pod

Jim almost suffocates in [his/the] hibernation pod.

triangle Discussion 논의 Questões de discussão Discusión

  1. If you were Jim, what would you do next?
  2. What do you think Jim will actually do next?
  3. In what ways is Arthur helpful? In what ways is Arthur limited?
  4. What is the difference between a robot and an android?
  5. Arthur seems very natural and human, but he is an android. Do you think that you could have a meaningful conversation with Arthur?
  6. Do you think that you could become friends with Arthur? Why?
  7. Are you a whiskey man or woman? What hard liquor do you like to drink? Which brand? Mixed or straight? Neat, up, or on the rocks?

    * mixed - mixed with soda, juice, or something else
    * straight - not mixed (straight also sometimes means "up")
    * neat - served without ice, at room temperature
    * up - chilled with ice, served without ice
    * on the rocks - served with ice

triangle Script 대본 Roteiro Texto

Computer: Hello.

Jim: How do I send a message to Earth?

Computer: Interstellar messages are sent by laser array. This is an expensive service.

Jim: Bite me.

Computer: Happy to help.

Computer: Planet and connection?

Jim: Earth. The Homestead Company.

Computer: There are 30,826 contacts listed under Homestead Company.

Jim: I'm emigrating to Homestead II and I have an emergency.

Computer: I have a customer help line.

Jim: Sounds about right.

Computer: Begin message.

Jim: Hi. Uh, I'm Jim Preston. I'm a passenger on the Avalon. I think something went wrong with my hibernation pod. I woke up too soon. And I mean, way too soon. Nobody else is awake, and... I don't know how to get back to sleep. And the thing is, there's 90 years to go. At this rate, I'm... I'm sorry, I'm trying to fix this. Maybe I missed something. I could use a hand. That's all. Thank you.

Computer: Message sent.

Jim: Outstanding.

Computer: Message will arrive in 19 years.

Jim: Wait, what?

Computer: Earliest reply in 55 years.

Jim: Fifty-five years?

Computer: We apologize for the delay. That Will be $6,012.

Arthur: Afternoon.

Jim: Oh, man! Is it good to see another face! I thought I was the only one awake.

Arthur: Who wants to sleep on a beautiful day like this?

Jim: No, I mean we're in trouble. We're not supposed to be here.

Arthur: Well, I won't tell if you don't.

Jim: Huh?

Arthur: Our little secret. What can I get for you?

Jim: What?

Arthur: You look like a whiskey man.

Jim: Uh, okay. Oh, you're a robot.

Arthur: Android. Technically. Arthur's the name.

Jim: Jim.

Arthur: Pleased to meet you, Jim.

Jim: How much do you know about this ship?

Arthur: I don't know. I know some things.

Jim: What do I do if my hibernation pod malfunctions?

Arthur: Oh, hibernation pods are fail-safe. They never malfunction.

Jim: Well, I woke up early.

Arthur: Can't happen.

Jim: How long until we get to Homestead II?

Arthur: About 90 years or so.

Jim: And when are all the passengers supposed to wake up?

Arthur: Not till the last four months.

Jim: How is it that I'm sitting here with you with 90 years to go?

Arthur: Hmm? It's not possible for you to be here.

Jim: Well, I am.

Radio: Good morning. It's a beautiful day here on the Avalon. So wake up, sunshine. It's time to relax and enjoy your stay.

Food Service: Please make a selection.

Food Service: Sorry. The Mocha Cappuccino Extreme is reserved for gold-class passengers.

Food Service: Sorry. The Mocha Cappuccino Extreme is reserved for...

Jim: I want the Mocha Cappuccino Extreme. Bill my room, please.

Food Service: Food can be purchased in the ship's... Sorry. The French Roast... Sorry. The Pumpkin Spice... Sorry. Vanilla Chai... Sorry. Sorry. Sorry.

Food Service: Large coffee.

Jim: Cream...

Food Service: Please enjoy your coffee.

Jim: Oh, really?

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