Workplace gossip: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

Well, it’s really important to have alliances throughout the organization, so you have people who be your advocate when you’re not in the room.
Really drew a laugh, and also the gossip died down.
It’s good, too, to address those, not in a hostile way that puts people on the defensive, but just say, look, you could get this impression, but there’s nothing to it

Comprehension questions