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Episode 11: Overtime

Anna

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Anna is burning the candle at both ends – in other words she’s working from early until late preparing for the launch of their latest product – the Imperial Lemon. Denise is concerned about her working overtime, something she would never consider doing. But will Anna's extra efforts pay off or will she end up selling bananas instead of lemons?

  • Language for working long hours

This week's programme focuses on language that describes working overtime or working long hours.

Phrases from the programme:

Burning the candle at both ends.

Doing overtime.

Putting in the hours.

Burning out.

  • Listening Challenge

What phrase does Denise use to mean Anna will be no use to anyone.

The answer is at the end of the pdf transcript.


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