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A. Pre-viewing
You are going to watch a short comedy clip in which a man complains to a fruit stall salesperson about a blackberry he has recently brought home from that stall. Complete the following two tasks before watching the video. This will help you understand the video better.

I. The items in the box are related to the content of the video you are about to watch. Drag their names to their corresponding pictures.

II. Match the following words with their definitions. Each word should be used twice. Consult a dictionary when necessary.

B. Video
Now watch the video to see how the following words/phrases in bold are used.

Video ©BBC ONE

D. Vocabulary Roundup
Complete the following sentences using the words in the box. Use the correct grammatical form of the words.

Script- BBC - My Blackberry Is Not Working!
Man: I bought something from you last week, and I’m very disappointed.
Salesperson: Oh yeah? What’s the problem?
Man: Yeah, well, my blackberry is not working.
Salesperson: What’s the matter, it’s run out of juice?
Man: No, no, it’s completely frozen!
Salesperson: [knocking on table] Oh, yeah, I can see that. I tell you what: let’s try it on orange.
Man: That’s got a few black spots, you see…
Salesperson: Oh, dear, yes. Sorry about that.
Man: Well, is there anything I can do to get my blackberry working?
Salesperson: Well, could be an application issue. Where’d you store that Blackberry?
Man: Well, it was on my desktop.
Salesperson: Well, you could try using a mouse to drag the blackberry to the trash. Then after you’ve done that, you might wanna launch the blackberry from the desktop.
Man: Well, I’ve already tried that a few times. I mean, all it did was mess-up windows.
Salesperson: [clears throat] Well, it might be worth waiting a couple of weeks. They’ve got the latest blackberries coming in then.
Man: Well, could you give me a date?
Salesperson: Certainly [pass the man a date].
Man: Let me put that date in my diary.
Salesperson: Anything else I can help you with?
Man: Yes, yes. I’ve also got a problem, to be honest, with my apple.
Salesperson: Oh, dear, oh, dear. That is an old apple, isn’t it?
Man: Yeah.
Salesperson: When’d you buy that?
Man: Last week.
Salesperson: Last week? They’ve brought out two new apples since then! What’s the problem with it?
Man: Well, I tried to put my dongle in it…and it won’t fit.
Salesperson: Oh, yeah. And how big’s your dongle?
Man: Well, I don’t know much about these things, but my wife’s seen a few dongles in her time…and she says a little bit on the small side.
Salesperson: Well, I’m afraid there’s not a lot I can do about that. Tell you what: let me try booting it. [glass shatters] Now it’s crashed. Anything else I can help you with?
Man: Well, funnily enough, yes. My grandson’s birthday’s soon.
Salesperson: Oh, yeah.
Man: Now, he’s already got an apple and a blackberry. I mean, have you got anything else that he might just like?
Salesperson: Well, we’re doing a special offer on these. I mean, I can’t make head or tail of them, but the kids seem to like them.
Man: Oh yeah?
Salesperson: “Eggs box,” £3.60.

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