Chapter 1. Hector´s ArrivalBEFORE WATCHING THE VIDEOMatch the words with the definitions:a) Shareb) Fancy (fancied, fancying)c) Billd) Drop (dropped, dropping)e) Parcelf) Pen palg) Babeh) Cushioni) Polite (politer, politest)j) Old-fashionedk) Luggagel) Butlerm) Chickn) Joino) Ovenp) Spare (sparer, sparest)q) Landlady 1. like 2. a written or printed statement of the money owed for goods or services 3. the owner of property 4. a soft pillow usually used for sitting, reclining, or kneeling
5. to cause to fall, to set down or unload 6. a friend made and kept through correspondence 7. to have in common 8. suitcases or other bags for a travellers belongings 9. package handled by post 10. respectful and considerate of other people 11. slang : girl, woman 12. the chief male servant of a household who has charge of other employees, receives guests, directs the serving of meals, and performs various personal services 13. adhering to customs of a past era 14. slang : a person and especially a young woman who is sexually attractive 15. a chamber used for baking, heating, or drying 16. to associate oneself with 17. not being usedWHILE WATCHING THE VIDEOAnswer the following comprehension questions:1. What are the names of the main characters of this TV series?2. Do the two girls live together?3. Who is Nick?4. Who does Nick fancy?5. Who is coming? And when?
6. Where is Hector from?7. Does Hector speak English well?8. What kind of house does Hector have in Argentina?9. Is Hector going to live with the girls? Where is he going to sleep?10. What are the girls going to buy for dinner?11. Who does Hector think Nick is before he tells him he’s a neighbour?12. At the end of the episode, Nick plays some tricks on Hector. What are those tricks?13. The girls get angry with Hector because of Nick’s tricks. What do they ask Nickto do?14. What happens when Hector gets out of the shower?15. What does Nick find out reading a magazine?16. What happens in the end?17. What’s the landlady’s nickname?
AFTER WATCHING THE VIDEOAnswer these questions in pairs:Have you ever had a pen pal? (Tell your partner about him/her)Have you ever had a foreign guest at home or been one? (Tell your partner about it)Have you ever lived in another country? Or are you planning to do it? If not, wouldyou like to go and live in another country? Where? Why?