#5. The Job Application

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Published: 08.03.2019
Level 4   |   Time: 2:26
Accent: American
Source: The Office [S2 E05]

Jim and Pam hope to find a a new job for Dwight.


    

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  • ☐ ☐ ☐ dog-like obedience [exp] - strongly obey
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ obedience to authority [exp] - always follow orders from a boss
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ ultimate [adj] - the best
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ out of state [exp] - not in the same state (or country)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a gun nut [exp] - someone who loves guns
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ orifice [n] - a hole in the body
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ nay [exp] - no
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ exceed [v] - be better than
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ your wildest expectations [exp] - your highest, best hope
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ hold (someone) responsible [exp] - blame (someone)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ flattered [adj] - feel praised and complimented by someone
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ posted online [exp] - put on the Internet
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ martial arts [n] - karate, tae-kwon-doe
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ supplement [v] - add to
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ relevant [adj] - related, important
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ beg to differ [exp] - disagree
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ incompetence [n] - not good at one's job

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



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Michael Dwight Jim Pam
  • It is Halloween.
  • Michael is the boss of a paper company.
  • Jim and Dwight are paper salesmen.
  • Pam is a receptionist.
  • Jim and Pam do not like Dwight, so they are trying to get him another job.

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  1. What are some of the things that Jim and Pam say about Dwight?
    He is obedient.
    He is good at teamwork.
    He is special.
    He is difficult to work with.
    He likes guns.
    He is very smart.

  2. What websites have Jim and Pam posted Dwight's resume on?
    Monster.com
    Yahoo
    Google
    Craigslist

  3. Where do Jim and Pam hope that Dwight gets a job?
    At their company
    Far away
    Near Scranton

  4. Why does Jim pretend to be Michael on the phone?
    He wants to get Dwight fired.
    He wants to talk about Dwight as his boss.
    He wants to take Michael's job.

  5. How does Jim describe Dwight on the phone?
    Amazing
    Wild and crazy
    A great employee
    Very responsible

  6. What is the name of the company that contacts Dwight about a job?
    Dunder Mifflin
    Schrute
    Cumberland Mills

  7. What does Dwight want to add to his resume?
    His phone number
    His martial arts skills
    His picture

  8. How does Dwight describe himself (while talking to the camera)?
    Loyal
    Incompetent
    Strong

  9. Why does Dwight get angry during the phone interview?
    They don't offer him a job.
    They say bad things about his resume.
    They don't care about his martial arts training.



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