#2. Job Interviews

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Published: 10.25.2020
Level 5   |   Time: 2:11
Accent: American
Source: The Intern

Ben takes part in numerous job interviews at an Internet clothing company.


    

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  3. ANSWER the questions.
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  • talent [n] - a person or group of people with skills
  • acquisition [n] - obtain, get, buy (or hire) something (or someone)
  • the right fit [exp] - match well
  • a motto [n] - a short sentence that represents the beliefs of a person or company
  • business as usual [exp] - do business in the normal way
  • fit your profile [exp] - match your situation
  • Fire away! [exp] - Please begin asking questions.
  • Class of 2005 [exp] - graduated from university in 2005
  • in charge [exp] - in control, lead, manage
  • oversee [v] - supervise, watch
  • a V.P. [n] - a vice-president
  • It doesn't work for you [exp] - It is not suitable for you.
  • scratch that one [exp] - delete/skip that question
  • move on [phv] - pass, continue
  • It is your call. [exp] - It is your decision.
  • You nailed it. [exp] - You did very well.

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


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Ben
  • Ben is a retired business man.
  • He lives in New York City.
  • He has applied to an Internet clothing company to be an intern.

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  1. What is Ben's family name?
    Whitewater
    Whittaker
    Whiskers

  2. Someone from which department will interview Ben?
    Talent Acquisition
    Human Resources
    Sales and Marketing

  3. How many other senior interns has the company hired?
    none
    one
    ten
    She doesn't say.

  4. Where did Ben go to school?
    Washington State
    Columbia
    Northwestern
    She doesn't say.

  5. When did Ben graduate?
    1965
    1975
    1985
    He doesn't say.

  6. What was Ben's major?
    Marketing
    Administration
    Accounting
    He doesn't say.

  7. What type of company did Ben use to work for?
    A clothing company
    A phone company
    A phonebook company

  8. How long did Ben work at that company?
    10 years
    20 years
    40 years

  9. How old in Ben now?
    65
    70
    80

  10. What is the "boy's" name?
    John
    Justin
    Jackson

  11. What does the "boy" say about Ben?
    He looks old.
    He looks great.
    He is under qualified.
    He is overqualified.
    He made a great video.
    His nails are nice.
    He got the job.


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