#8. Branch Saved

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Published: 11.26.2019
Level 5   |   Time: 2:38
Accent: American
Source: The Office

The Scranton branch prepares for their office to be closed.


    

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  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
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  • not definite [adj] - not 100% sure
  • come over [phv] - join from another place
  • sales [n] - the sales department
  • logistics [n] - the detailed coordination and organization of a company
  • run (a company) [v] - be the boss of, manage (a company)
  • number two (position) [exp] - one position lower than the main boss/manager
  • leverage [v] - use (something) to maximum personal advantage
  • restructure [v] - organize differently.
  • scramble [v] - do something quickly, clumsily, or with difficulty
  • absorb [v] - take control of something and make it a part of a larger entity
  • revisit [v] - deal with, confront
  • 400 miles [n] - 600 kilometers
  • For the time being [exp] - For now (short-term)

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


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Michael Pam Jim Jan
  • Dunder Mifflin is regional paper company.
  • Jan is the regional manager of Dunder Mifflin.
  • Josh is the manager of the Stamford branch of Dunder Mifflin.
  • Jim used to work at the Scranton branch of Dunder Mifflin.
  • It was recently announced that the Scranton branch will be closing.
  • Staples in a large national paper and office supply company.

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  1. Jim wants to know who will be transferring into his branch from Scranton.
    True
    False

  2. Josh was supposed to be the manager of the two merged branches.
    True
    False

  3. Josh will become the manager of the two merged branches.
    True
    False

  4. Josh took a management position at another company.
    True
    False

  5. Josh used his promotion at Dunder Mifflin to get a better job offer at another company.
    True
    False

  6. Jan wanted to fire Josh.
    True
    False

  7. Jan offers Jim the number one management position in Scranton.
    True
    False

  8. Jim is excited about going back to Scranton.
    True
    False

  9. Jim doesn't like Michael.
    True
    False

  10. Pam doesn't know where Michael is.
    True
    False

  11. Michael told the Scranton staff that the branch is closing.
    True
    False

  12. The Scranton branch will close.
    True
    False


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