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3.8 The Etiquette Teacher

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Published: 7.08.2017
Level 2   |   Time: 2:00
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

Mr. Evans talks about his dream to be an etiquette teacher.


    

triangle Directions


  1. REVIEW the vocabulary / background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

triangle Vocabulary


  • etiquette [n] - rules for polite behavior
  • customs [n] - the beliefs and ways of doing things of a specific society
  • offended [adj] - angry/annoyed because of rude or taboo actions
  • taboo [n] - something not acceptable in a specific society

[n] - noun,  [adj] - adjective, 


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Mr. Evans Marie Cheryl Bob Paul
Mr. Evans Marie Cheryl Bob Paul
  • Mr. Evans, Marie, Cheryl, Bob and Paul all work in a travel agency.
  • They are eating dinner together.

triangle Questions


  1. Mr. Evans is worried that his friends will think his dream is silly.
    True
    False

  2. Mr. Evans wanted to have a TV show about etiquette when he was young.
    True
    False

  3. Cheryl thinks Mr. Evans would not be a good etiquette teacher.
    True
    False

  4. Cheryl thinks Mr. Evans is very polite.
    True
    False

  5. Bob thinks Mr. Evans knows a lot about eating etiquette.
    True
    False

  6. Paul thinks Mr. Evans only knows American etiquette well.
    True
    False

  7. Mr. Evans pretends to be a TV host talking about etiquette.
    True
    False

  8. Mr. Evans talks about eating etiquette.
    True
    False

  9. Mr. Evans talks about what topics might be rude to discuss at dinner with international friends.
    True
    False

  10. Everyone thinks Mr. Evans performance was excellent.
    True
    False


triangle Script



Marie: What about you, Mr. Evans? What did you think you were going to be when you were younger?
Mr. Evans: If I tell you, will you try not to laugh?
Marie: Of course.
Mr. Evans: I always thought I would have my own television program to talk about etiquette.
Cheryl: I didn’t know you were so interested in etiquette.
Mr. Evans: I have always loved etiquette. I think I would have made a great television etiquette teacher.
Cheryl: Well, I think you could still do it. It’s perfect for you.
Mr. Evans: Really? Why?
Cheryl: Well, you’re very polite, for one thing.
Bob: You always know which fork to use at a restaurant. That’s a real talent.
Paul: You’ve taught me a lot about the customs of other cultures.
Mr. Evans: Maybe I could still give it a try. “Today’s topic: dinner conversation. If your international guests look offended and are leaving the table early, you’ve probably chosen a topic that’s taboo in their home country. Find out what’s acceptable and what’s not . . . coming up on International Etiquette with Evans.” What do you think?
Bob: Wow.
Cheryl: Amazing.
Marie: Unforgettable.
Paul: You have a real . .