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Episode 10: You'll be a shoo-in!

Can Magda get her dream job by following Johnny’s interview advice?

Do the Preparation task first. Then listen to the audio. Next go to each Task and do the activity. If you need help, you can read the Transcript at any time.

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Intermediate: B1

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Hi there !
What the difference between " I don't get to see you much " and " I don't see you much " ?
The first is more popular ?
Thanks a lot Learning English Team.

Hello PhuongHoang,

The sentence with don't get to suggests that the speaker is prevented from doing something that he or she would like to do. It has a similar meaning to don't get the chance to.

The second sentence does not imply any reason for the situation.

In the context of two friends talking I think you could use either and there would be no real difference in meaning because we assume that friends would like to see each other without having to say it.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you very much indeed !
It's really helpful.

Thanks for the episode.

Hi everyone
In Task 3, is the word "accidently" correctly spelled? Shouldn't be "accidentally"?

Hello AliMir
Yes, you are right. I'm sorry for the confusion and please know that I've fixed the misspelling. Thanks very much for taking the time to point this out to us!
All the best
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

very nice

Hi, there! I've just listened to the story. Breaking legs seems to be terrible, I've never broken any of my bones in my whole life. But recently, I often fall down and hit my legs, fortunately I didn't break my legs... I have to be careful! And I'd like to give Magda my cheer!

I don't understand the sentence which Megda said: "how far I'd be free to follow my own projects as part of the job". please help me, thanks!

Hello jhen,

The phrase 'how far I'd be free' means 'how much freedom I would have'. Magda is wondering if she will be allowed to choose some of her own projects or if she be be only allowed to work on things she is given.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

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