FM.9 New Year's Changes

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Published: 11.25.2019
Level 2   |   Time: 2:02
Accent: British
Source: BBC Flatmates

The gang celebrates New Year's Eve and Tim has a decision to make.


    

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

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Alice Tim Helen Michal
Alice Tim Helen Michal
  • Tim, Alice, Michal and Helen are all flatmates (roommates).
  • Michal is from Poland.
  • It is New Year's Eve.

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  1. What are Tim's New Year's resolutions?
    Work hard
    Try to get a promotion
    Find love
    Be healthier
    Eat more junk food
    Study more
    Stop smoking

  2. What is Michal's New Year's resolution?
    Work hard
    Try to get a promotion
    Find love
    Be healthier
    Eat more junk food
    Study more
    Stop smoking

  3. What is Helen's New Year's resolution?
    Work hard
    Try to get a promotion
    Find love
    Be healthier
    Eat more junk food
    Study more
    Stop smoking

  4. What is Alice's New Year's resolution?
    Work hard
    Try to get a promotion
    Find love
    Be healthier
    Eat more junk food
    Study more
    Stop smoking

  5. What is Tim wearing?
    A new suit
    A new tie
    New shoes

  6. Where does Tim work?
    The stock room
    The jewelry department
    The shoe department

  7. What does Tim's boss want him to do?
    To sell more jewelry
    To buy a new suit
    To work in the stock room

  8. What will happen if Tim accepts the new position?
    He will get a promotion.
    He might get a promotion.
    He won't get a promotion.



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Directions: Look at the underlined expressions and try to guess what they mean.

  1. Morning Tim. You look very well turned out today.
    energetic
    handsome
    well-dressed

  2. You'll have a chance of promotion.
    earn more money
    work more hours
    a higher position



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Directions: 1) Read the conversation and choose the expression that you think is best. 2) Listen and check your answers.

  • Oh, it's (nearly) the New Year. Has everyone got their champagne glasses (ready) ? There's (still) time to think about our New Year's resolutions. Tim you go first.
  • Okay. This year I'm gonna work (really) hard and try and get promoted. What about you cousin Michal?
  • I'm going to give up fast foods and be (much) more healthy. Helen?
  • I've got to start (really) studying. My finals will be here before I know it. Alice?
  • My resolution is to find love. I want to meet someone who's gorgeous, funny and rich. Look! It's (almost) midnight! Let's start counting down.
  • Five four three two one. Cheers. Happy New Year’s everyone.

  • Morning Tim. You look (very) well turned out today.
  • Thank you. It's a new suit for the new year. I like to look smart for the customers.
  • Yes. I need to talk to you about something. I'd like you to work in the stockroom.
  • The stockroom? But…
  • I know. I know. But don't forget, the jewelry department will need an assistant manager (soon) .
  • I don't understand.
  • Well, if you do this for me, I'll make sure you get an interview for the position.
  • Right. So if I work in the stockroom…
  • You'll have a chance of promotion. No guarantees of course.
  • Can I think about it?


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Oh, it's nearly the New Year. Has everyone got their champagne glasses ready? There's still time to think about our New Year's resolutions. Tim you go first.
Okay. This year I'm gonna work really hard and try and get promoted. What about you cousin Michal?
I'm going to give up fast foods and be much more healthy. Helen?
I've got to start really studying. My finals will be here before I know it. Alice?
My resolution is to find love. I want to meet someone who's gorgeous, funny and rich. Look! It's almost
midnight! Let's start counting down.
Five four three two one. Cheers. Happy New Year’s everyone.

Morning Tim. You look very well-turned out today.
Thank you. It's a new suit for the new year. I like to look smart for the customers.
Yes. I need to talk to you about something. I'd like you to work in the stockroom.
The stockroom? But…
I know. I know. But don't forget, the jewelry department will need an assistant manager soon.
I don't understand.
Well, if you do this for me, I'll make sure you get an interview for the position.
Right. So if I work in the stockroom…
You'll have a chance of promotion. No guarantees of course.
Can I think about it?


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FM.8 Helen + Michal
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FM.10 ??
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