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Conan: Jordan Schlansky Late for Work (Listening Comprehension)

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Task Description
Students answer 8 deep comprehension questions about Jordan's interrogation by Conan.
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Scene summary
Jordan Schlansky tends to show up late for work on Fridays. When Conan finds out about this, he visits Jordan's office and - once Jordan arrives - interrogates him about him shirking work on Fridays.
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8 minutes 36 seconds
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Language goals
Listening comprehension
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Other pedagogical goals
Jordan and Conan's interaction is always funny, but this one is hilarious.
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2), Intermediate (B1)
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This resource is intended for:High schoolers, Business/professional students, Adults
High schoolers
Business/professional students
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1. Choose the correct options.
Mark the two true statements:
The Conan Show is recorded on Fridays
The Conan Show is not recorded on Fridays
The Conan crew have to show up for work on Fridays
The Conan crew don't have to work on Fridays.
2. Choose the correct options.
Mark the two true statements:
Jordan Schlansky is co-producing the Conan Show.
Jordan comes to work very late on Fridays.
It's a habit of Jordan to show up late for work.
Conan once witnessed Jordan arrive late for work.
3. Choose the correct options.
Jordan keeps a bunch of products in his office that ... (ONE RIGHT ANSWER)
we'd expect to find in a kitchen or bathroom.
are crucial for any producer's daily routine
come handy to keep his office clean and tidy.
he got from Conan as birthday presents.
4. Choose the correct options.
Conan thinks that ... (ONE RIGHT ANSWER)
the one extra Star Wars figurine is a backup.
it's ridiculous Jordan's hiding these figurines
Jordan shouldn play with the figurines at work.
Jordan should give the toys tochildren in hospital
5. Choose the correct options.
Jordan's defense is that ... (TWO RIGHT ANSWERS)
he stay in until later than most of his coworkers
he works late into the night on most days
he can do all his tasks even if showing up late
he's going to make up for lost hours later
6. Choose the correct options.
wrongly assumed that Jordan shaved his chest, too
accused Jordan of shaving his entire body
misunderstood why Jordan took off his shirt
asked a question that Jordan found inappropriate
7. Choose the correct options.
made up his mind: he'll give the toys to Conan
asked for time to make up his mind about the toys.
decided to keep the toys for himself
is not sure whether to keep or give away the toys
8. Choose the correct options.
Conan wants Jordan to ... (ONE RIGHT ANSWER)
mount one of the clocks on his Vespa backpack
tell him what time it is now
hang one of the clocks in his office
put one of the clocks right in front of his desk
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