In today’s episode, we’ll see a woman being interviewed for the second time for a job opening!
Hello, lovely people!
Welcome to another episode of Walk ‘n’ Talk Level Up, our all English podcast! No diálogo de hoje, vamos acompanhar uma mulher que está sendo entrevistada novamente para uma posição em uma empresa.
Não se esqueça de repetir os exemplos em voz alta com a teacher Liv para praticar bem a pronúncia e confira o material extra que preparamos para você aqui abaixo!
Nos vemos na próxima semana, see you! Stay awesome!
In this episode of Walk 'n' Talk Level Up you learned new vocabulary and new expressions! Now you can continue studying, by checking out the dialogue, the expressions with written explanations, and by repeating all the sentences!
Interviewer: Mrs. Aspen, thank you for coming in such short notice.
Mrs. Aspen: It was no trouble.
Interviewer: Well, I just have a couple of questions in this follow-up interview.
Mrs. Aspen: Ask away.
Interviewer: You said you worked in big teams before, is that right?
Mrs. Aspen: Yes, ma’am, I was the lead manager of my team. As such, I had a lot of responsibilities.
Interviewer: I can see that. You must’ve had your hands full.
Mrs. Aspen: That I did. But it was a good team and it was an honor working with them.
Interviewer: That’s good to know. Now, let’s talk about your work hours and pay.
This little word can have a couple of different uses and meanings. It can be a determiner, an adjective or a pronoun. In the way it’s being used in this dialogue, it can be swapped for “so little”. It’s being used before a noun to add emphasis.
You’re such a good friend!
She has such pretty hair!
It means “just before something is going to happen”, “in very little time”.
He had to leave for a business trip on short notice.
I can’t cancel my plans on such short notice.
An alternative to saying “no problems”, “it’s not a problem” or other variables.
Don’t worry about it, it’s no trouble.
No trouble, I’ll fix the fridge right away.
Used in both Portuguese and English, with the same sort of meaning. It’s the action of proceeding after something else’s been done. It can also refer to the act of following up, or something that follows an established action or circumstance.
I have a follow-up visit with my doctor, to check on my progress.
She wasn’t expecting a follow-up to the inspection.
When someone uses that structure, they are telling the listener to ask any and every question they want to ask. It suggests that the listener should not hold back or be concerned about potentially difficult or embarrassing questions for the speaker.
Don’t worry about anything, you can ask away!
Ask away! I’m an open book!
A way to confirm an information you already know to be true. There are other ways to do so, using tag questions. Tag questions can be formed by using the auxiliary verb and inverting the type of sentence (if it’s a affirmative sentence, the question should be in the negative form; and if it is a negative sentence, the tag question should be in the affirmative form.
You’re from Brazil, is that right?
Anna doesn't eat meat, does she?
He’s very attractive, isn’t he?
It can be a modal verb or a noun. As a modal verb it can be used to substitute “need”, expressing an obligation. It can also express an opinion of something that is not likely. As a noun, it means something that should not be overlooked or missed.
You must follow all the rules.
There must be an explanation for this.
This book is a must for new parents everywhere.
It means to be very busy. If you have your hands full, you have a lot of responsibilities and obligations, and/or are very involved with it.
As a new dad, he’ll have his hands full.
The nurses have their hands full when the roads freeze.
Listen to this episode as many times as you want, and follow it up with this file. This way, you'll be able to memorize all the expressions and vocabulary you've learned! You’ll also be able to use it in conversations in the future. And remember, the more contact you have with English, the better. So make sure to tune in for our next episode!
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