#3. The Press Conference

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Published: 4.07.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 4:01
Accent: American
Source: Ted Lasso [S1 E01]

Ted meets the press for the first time after being hired as the manager of AFC Richmond.


    

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  1. READ the VOCABULARY + BACKGROUND

    It is important to read the vocabulary and background before you watch the video. This will improve your ability to understand the video. It will also help you understand how the new vocabulary is used naturally.

  2. WATCH the VIDEO

    The first time you watch the video, just try to understand the overall situation.

  3. ANSWER the QUESTIONS

    First try to answer all of the questions from memory. Then rewatch the video and try to answer the questions that you missed.

  4. WATCH and READ the SCRIPT

    Watch the video again while you read the script. Reading and listening at the same time will help you hear each individual word and improve your listening accuracy.

  5. DO the ACTIVITIES

    There are a number of different activities that focus on listening accuracy, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and sentence structure.

  1. LEA el VOCABULARIO y ANTECEDENTES.

    Es importante leer el vocabulario y los antecedentes antes de ver el video. Esto mejorará su capacidad para comprender el video. También le ayudará a comprender cómo se usa el nuevo vocabulario de forma natural.

  2. VER el VIDEO

    La primera vez que vea el video, intente comprender la situación general.

  3. RESPONDE a las PREGUNTAS

    Primero intente responder todas las preguntas de memoria. Luego, vuelva a ver el video e intente responder las preguntas que se perdió.

  4. MIRAR Y LEER

    Mire el video nuevamente mientras lee el guión. Leer y escuchar al mismo tiempo lo ayudará a escuchar cada palabra individual y mejorará su precisión auditiva.

  5. HACER LAS ACTIVIDADES

    Hay una serie de actividades diferentes que se centran en la precisión auditiva, la pronunciación, el vocabulario, la gramática y la estructura de las oraciones.

  1. VOCABULARY와 BACKGROUND 읽기

    비디오를 보기 전에 어휘와 배경을 읽는 것이 중요합니다. 이렇게 하면 비디오를 이해하는 능력이 향상됩니다. 또한 새로운 어휘가 어떻게 자연스럽게 사용되는지 이해하는데 도움이됩니다.

  2. 비디오 보기

    비디오를 처음 볼 때 전체 상황을 이해하려고 노력하세요.

  3. QUESTIONS에 답하기

    먼저 모든 질문에 답을 해보세요. 그런 다음 비디오를 다시보고 놓친 질문에 답해보세요.

  4. 비디오 보면서 SCRIPT 읽기

    대본을 읽는 동안 비디오를 다시 보세요. 읽기와 듣기를 동시에 하면 각각의 단어를 듣고, 듣기 정확도를 향상시킬 수 있습니다.

  5. 액티비티 하기

    듣기 정확도, 발음, 어휘, 문법 및 문장 구조에 초점을 맞춘 다양한 액티비티가 있습니다.

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  • ☐ ☐ ☐ without further ado [exp] - without any delay, immediately
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ one sec [exp] - please wait one second (one moment)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ the throat [n] - the front of the neck
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ fizzy water [n] - carbonated water (water with gas)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ jump right in [exp] - start right away
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ address [v] - talk about
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ the elephant in the room [exp] - an important issue that everyone knows but no one wants to mention
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ folks [n] - people
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ four quarters [n] - the length of an American football game (4 15-minute parts)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ two halves [n] - the length of a European football game (2 45-minute parts)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a tie [n] - when both team have the same score so that neither team wins or loses
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a sign of the apocalypse [exp] - an event that signals the world will end soon (from the Bible)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a fellow [n] - a guy
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ never set foot in [exp] - never been to
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ the amateur level [exp] - sports that is not professional (the players do not get paid)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ second tier [n] - second level (not the highest)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ possessing [v] - having
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ my fellow countrymen [exp] - people from my country
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ salty [adj] - angry and unfriendly
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a bunch [n] - a group of people
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a mad notion [exp] - a crazy idea
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ after all [exp] - opposite of expectations
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ the press room [n] - the room where news reporters (the press) meet
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ the stewardship of [n] - the control and protection of
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ profound mediocrity [n] - very average
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a bit harsh [exp] - a little bit strong and negative
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a CV [n] - a Curriculum Vitae (a resume)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a trophy [n] - a cup or other object given for winning a championship
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ this millennium [n] - since the year 2000
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a match [n] - a football (soccer) game
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ spit [v] - push saliva (water) out of one's mouth

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



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Ted Lasso Rebecca
  • Ted Lasso is an American football coach.
  • Ted has recently been hired to coach an English Premier League football club, AFC Richmond.
  • Rebecca Welton is the new owner of AFC Richmond. Her ex-husband was the previous owner.
  • Ted doesn't know anything about football (soccer).

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  1. Why does Ted cough at the beginning of the press conference?
    He is sick.
    He is nervous.
    The water tastes bad.
    The water has gas.

  2. What is the "elephant in the room"?
    Ted knows nothing about football.
    Rebecca has recently divorced her husband.
    AFC Richmond has lost many matches recently.

  3. What coaching experience does Ted have with European football?
    He coached a professional team in the USA.
    He was an assitant coach for a high school team.
    He coached his son's team.
    None

  4. What mistakes does Ted make while talking about football?
    He keeps calling it soccer.
    He doesn't know how long a game is.
    He forgets that football matches can end in tie.
    He doesn't know how many players are on the pitch.
    He doesn't know any of the players, names on AFC Richmond.
    None

  5. What does Ted compliment about Trent (the reporter)?
    His hair
    His glasses
    His polite way of speaking

  6. What information does Trent give about Ted Lasso?
    He is American.
    He is divorced.
    This is his first time in England.
    He has never played football before.
    He has never coached a winning team.
    He coached a second-tier amateur team.

  7. Which football players does Ted mention?
    Pele
    Maradona
    David Beckham
    Ronaldo
    Messi
    Harry Kane

  8. Why does Rebecca think that Ted is already a success?
    The team won their first game.
    The team sold many tickets.
    The press room is full.

  9. What does Rebecca say about AFC Richmond?
    She rarely watches their games.
    The team has been losing money.
    The team has not been succeesful.

  10. What does Rebecca say about Ted Lasso?
    He has recently won a championship.
    His teams are always successful.
    He does not have a CV.

  11. Which team will AFC Richmond play in their next match?
    Manchester United
    Crystal Palace
    Chelsea

  12. What does Ted apologise for?
    His lack of football knowledge
    Rebecca's impolite speaking
    Spitting on the people's stuff



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Introducing Ted Lasso
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Ted meets the team
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