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Let's Learn English 2- Lesson 2: The Interview


Let's Learn English 2- Lesson 2: The Interview
Let's Learn English 2- Lesson 2: The Interview

This is the 1st episode of Let's Learn English Level 2 with Learn Real English. Ms. Weaver asks Anna to team up with a person who is different from her. Who will she find? 

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Let's Learn English 2- Lesson 2: The Interview:

AnnaMs. Weaver is giving new assignments out. I am ready to take on anything she gives me. Well, except reporting traffic from a helicopter. Wish me luck.
Professor BotI wonder what Anna’s new assignment will be? Professor Bot here! While you are watching, look for phrasal, or two-word verbs. Some stay together, like “go back” and some can come apart, like “give [assignments] out.” Good luck, Anna!
Ms. WeaverSo, as I said at the meeting last week, I have new assignments for everyone at The Studio. Anna, you're good at asking questions. So, I want you to go back to hosting and reporting.
AnnaThat sounds great.
Ms. WeaverYou're also a team player. So, I want you team up with someone ...
AnnaThat sounds even better!
Ms. Weaver... someone who is very "different" from you.
AnnaThat sounds ... what do you mean "different"?
Ms. WeaverWell, you are very cheerful, you're a people person. I want you to team up with someone who ... isn't.
AnnaMs. Weaver, I will find that person.
MimiExcuse me. Are you using this chair?
AnnaPete, hi! Thanks for meeting me.
PeteSure. But I don’t have lots of time, Anna. I’m busy looking for work.
AnnaPete, you can tear these want ads up and throw them away! I have good news!
PeteAnna, I was working on that crossword puzzle.
AnnaOh. Sorry. Sorry. Pete, forget about the crossword puzzle. I have a job offer for you!
PeteI'm listening.
AnnaMy boss wants me to team up with someone to host a talk show. But the person must be different from me. So, I thought of you.
PeteDifferent from you? What do you mean?
AnnaI'm sorry, Pete, I don't have time right now. Here's my boss's address. Your interview is tomorrow morning at 10 am.
PeteBut what do you mean “different”?
AnnaJust be yourself, Pete. Just be yourself.
Professor BotDid you find any two-word verbs? Here’s one example. Pete can throw the wants ads away! Throw away is a two-word verb.
Ms. WeaverThanks for coming in, Pete.
PeteThanks for the opportunity, Ms. Weaver.
Ms. WeaverI need to find out if you have the skills for this job. And I want you to be completely honest.
Ms. WeaverFirst, let's talk about your personal skills. Pete, are you a people person?
PeteWell, okay, sometimes I think people talk too much.
Ms. WeaverPete, what work of yours are you most proud of?
PeteLast year, I locked myself in a cabin and wrote a book. I didn't speak to anybody the entire time! It was the best two months of my life.
Ms. WeaverOkay. I think I’ve heard enough.
AnnaHey! Hey, Pete, how was the interview with Ms. Weaver?
PeteWell, she said I was grumpy and not good with people.
AnnaAnd … ?
PeteAnd, I got the job!
AnnaI knew it! Congratulations! Let's go celebrate.
Professor BotDid you find more two-word verbs? Here is the list.

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