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3.10 A New Holiday

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Published: 7.18.2017
Level 2   |   Time: 1:55
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

The Top Notch gang tries to create a new holiday so that they don't have to go back to work.


    

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

triangleVocabulary


  • is over [exp] - is finished
  • goes on [phv] - continues

[phv] - phrasal verb,  [exp] - expression


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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.
  • Mr. Evans is their boss.

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  1. What meal are they eating?
    breakfast
    lunch
    dinner

  2. Why is Bob tired?
    He has been planning a wedding.
    He has been working too many hours.
    He ate too much.

  3. What does Paul plan to tell Mr. Evans?
    They will be late because the restaurant has slow service.
    He is planning to get married soon.
    They can't work because today is a holiday.

  4. What holidays do they suggest?
    Red Day
    Reading Day
    National Married Day
    National Singles Day
    National Planning Day
    National Wedding Day
    National Buy-Your-Friend-Another-Cup-of-Coffee Day

  5. What happens on National Singles Day?
    Married people give gifts.
    Single people give gifts.
    People dance in the street.

  6. What happens on Red Day?
    People eat red food.
    People drink a lot.
    People dance in the street.

  7. What holiday does Mr. Evans suggest?
    National Be-on-time Day.
    National Buy-Your-Friend-Another-Cup-of-Coffee Day.
    National Don't-be-late Day


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Paul: Hi. Lunchtime is over. Are you coming up to the office?
Bob: I’m too tired to go back to the office. Planning a wedding is hard work. I need a holiday.
Paul: Let’s make today a holiday. We’ll tell Mr. Evans we can’t come back to work.
Bob: That’s a great idea.
Marie: What are we celebrating?
Paul: You’re getting married. How about National Wedding Day?
Bob: What happens on National Wedding Day?
Paul: I don’t know. Why am I the one who has to think of everything?
Marie: Why don’t we make it National Singles Day instead? All the married people give gifts to their single friends.
Bob: No. Buying gifts is hard work. I want to enjoy myself on our new holiday.
Cheryl: What about a Red Day? Everybody wears red clothes, and there’s dancing in the street that goes on all night.
Bob: How about National Buy-Your-Friend-Another-Cup-of-Coffee Day?
Paul: Nice try.
Mr. Evans: How about National On-Time Day?
Bob: What happens on National On-Time Day?
Mr. Evans: You remind one another to come back to work on time.
Paul: Happy holiday.
Mr. Evans: Waitress!