Mixer #2 | Low-Intermediate 4

Bad Jobs

Hear six different people talks about jobs they would not want to have.
Answer these questions about the interview.
Learn vocabulary from the lesson!

cliché

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It’s a huge cliché.

A cliché is an overused idea or saying that once was original, but now is common. Notice the following:

  1. Working from a café is now so cliché.
  2. The phrase "Think outside the box" is now cliché.

immerse

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It really immersed you in this whole world.

When you immerse yourself in something, you become deeply involved with it. Notice the following:

  1. I loved being immersed in water on a hot day.
  2. In the French immersion program, you live in Paris for two months.

hype

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It was a huge hype.

When something is hyped, it is heavily promoted or made known by all. Notice the following:

  1. The product was hyped on TV.
  2. There was a lot of hype for his new book, but it was just a dud.

get on the bandwagon

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Everyone tried to get on the 3D bandwagon.

When people 'get on the bandwagon', they start to support something because it is becoming popular. Notice the following:

  1. During the World Cup, lots of fans get on the German bandwagon.
  2. Lots of people are getting on the Instagram bandwagon.

go too far

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They went too far.

When something 'goes too far', it exceeds what people think is acceptable. Notice the following:

  1. Sometimes his jokes are offensive and go too far.
  2. The movie was too violent. It went too far.

food for thought

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Hollywood has made some good food-for-thought movies.

When something is food for thought, it has lots of good ideas worth thinking about. Notice the following:

  1. That book has lots of food for thought.
  2. When she talks, she gives lots of food for thought.

Vocabulary Quiz

suppose • depends • cubical
gross • detests • don't wish • associate
  1. I car trouble upon anyone in weather like this.
  2. Cleaning the bathroom is a really chore.
  3. I it is difficult to understand because you aren't a mother.
  4. What we do tomorrow really on the weather.
  5. He decorates his at work for every holiday.
  6. She the sound of someone brushing his teeth.
  7. We that smell with our grandmother.

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