Close Up #3 – Catching Up: Part 2

Tara and Fred haven’t seen each other in awhile. In this episode they continue their meeting in a cafe and catch up. And someone walks in on their boss in the washroom! Oh no, how embarrassing! Check out the explanations of all the new vocabulary in Lipservice too.


Expressions included in the learning materialschat

  • Guess what?
  • Tyrant
  • Colleagues
  • A bit of a…
  • To show someone the ropes
  • Look up
  • Washroom , bathroom or toilet
  • To walk in on

Sample transcript

Tara:Guess what happened to her the other day?
Fred: I don’t know. What?
Tara: Well, since starting her new job, Linda has found it a bit difficult. Her boss seemed to be bit of a tyrant. One of her nice colleagues has been showing her the ropes, so things have started looking up.
Fred: That’s good.
Tara: It was good. Then, last week she went to the washroom. When she opened the door, she walked in on her boss going to the washroom.
Fred: Oh no! What did she do?

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