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Introducing the Office (1)

Published: 11.05.2019
Level 4   |   Time: 2:59
Accent: American
Source: The Office

Michael introduces some of the people who work in the office with him.


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triangle Vocabulary

  • a regional manager [n] - the manager of a regional branch of a company
  • a receptionist [n] - a person who works at the front desk
  • Corporate [n] - Corporate Headquarters (the main office of a company)
  • a filing cabinet [n] - a metal cabinet to store and organize files and papers
  • a waste paper basket [n] - a small garbage can
  • Spencer Gifts [n] - a store that sells small gifts
  • hilarious [adj] - very funny
  • pretty much [adv] - generally
  • sum it up [exp] - summarize it
  • quarterlies [n] - quarterly sales reports - reports on sales made once every three months (4 times per year)
  • close (a deal) [v] - successfully make a sale
  • manager-a-manager [exp] - manager to manager
  • a scholar [n] - an educated person

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

triangle Background

picture picture picture picture
Michael Pam Jim Dwight
  • Michael is the boss of a paper company.

triangle Questions

  1. How long has Michael worked for Dunder Mifflin?
    4 years
    8 years
    12 years

  2. What is Michael's current job title?
    The Best Boss
    The Regional Manager
    The King

  3. What does Michael call the office?
    The floor
    Pam's office
    His kingdom

  4. What is Pam's job?
    Sales associate

  5. What does Michael mention about Pam?
    Her hard work
    Her beautiful clothes
    Her fading beauty

  6. Who sent the fax?
    Corporate Headquarters
    Michael's lawyer
    The library

  7. Where does Michael want Pam to put faxes from Corporate?
    In a filing cabinet
    In the garbage
    On Pam's desk

  8. Who gave Michael the mug?

  9. What does Dwight keep locked up in his desk?
    His phone
    His phone handset (receiver)
    His keys

  10. What does Jim do?
    Speak to clients about paper
    Buy paper for Dunder Mifflin
    Keep track of finances

  11. How does Jim feel about his job?
    It is easy.
    It is interesting.
    It is boring.

  12. Who is Jim currently trying to sell paper to?
    A library
    A school
    A print shop

  13. Who does Michael call?
    The manager of the library
    The principle of the school
    The designer in a print shop

  14. What does Michael call the woman that he is talking to on the phone?
    A scholar
    A gentleman
    A lier
    A great boss

  15. Why did Michael think the woman on the phone was a man?
    She has a man's name.
    She has a deep voice.
    She has short hair.

  16. What inappropriate things does Michael do in this video clip?
    He talks about Pam's appearance.
    He throws an important document in the garbage.
    He calls Jim a poor salesperson.
    He drinks alcohol while working.
    He refers to a female client as a man.
    He encourages Jim to smoke.

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