Pre-viewing


Before watching the video, familiarize yourself with the following vocabulary and phrases.


down to earth - not pretentious or affected; simple in style
gold digger - a greedy person who only dates (and subsequently marries) wealthy partners with the intention of being a benefactor of the wealth
shudder - tremble convulsively, typically as a result of fear or repugnance
indignation - anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment
defiantly - boldly resisting, in a rebellious manner
network - a large television or radio company with stations across a country. For example, ABC, CBS and NBC are the three major television networks in the US.
aghast - shocked; horrified
ring one’s chime - arouse one's attention, excite one
squirm - wriggle or twist the body from side to side, esp. as a result of nervousness or discomfort
Johnny-come-lately - A newcomer or latecomer, especially a person who has recently joined a group, started a new activity
sitcom - situation comedy (e.g. Modern Family, Scrubs or Friends)
voyeur/ peeping Tom - a person who gets pleasure, from secretly watching others



Task One - Comprehension


Watch the video and decide whether the following statements are true or false.



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Task Two - Vocabulary


Match the words from the video on the left with their synonyms on the right.






Fill in the blanks in the following sentences with the words in part A. Use the correct grammatical form of the words.






Reference:
thefreedictionary.com
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