#11 Friends: Poker (Part 2) | ESL Video

#11 Friends: Poker (Part 2)

Quiz by: rmd    

Description: Rachel interviews for a job. The girls practice poker with aunt Alice.
1. Monica says that Ross _________________________.
2. Where did Rachel get an interview?
3. Who is Alice?
4. Does Alice like Phoebe's earrings?
5. How long was Rachel's interview?
6. Did the girls win?
7. How much does Rachel owe?
Rachel: Can you believe what a jerk Ross was being?
Monica: Yeah, I know. He can get really competitive.
Phoebe: Ha. Ha, ha.
Monica: What?
Phoebe: Oh, hello, kettle? This is Monica. You're black.
Monica: Please! I am not as bad as Ross.
Rachel: Oh, I beg to differ. The Pictionary incident?
Monica: That was not an incident! I-I was gesturing, a-and the plate slipped out of my hand.
Rachel: Oooooh. Oh! I got an interview! I got an interview!
Monica: You're kidding! Where? Where?
Rachel: Sak's... Fifth... Avenue.
Monica: Oh, Rachel!
Phoebe: Oh, it's like the mother ship is calling you home.
Monica: Well, what's the job?
Rachel: Assistant buyer. Oh! I would be shopping... for a living!
Monica: OK, look. That is Aunt Iris. This woman has been playing poker since she was five. You gotta listen to every word she says. Hi!
Aunt Iris: Is Tony Randall dead?
Rachel: No.
Monica: I don't think so.
Rachel: Why?
Aunt Iris: Well, he may be now, because I think I hit him with my car.
Monica: What?
Rachel: Oh my God!
Monica: Really?
Aunt Iris: No! That's bluffing. Lesson number one. Let me tell you something... everything you hear at a poker game is pure crap. Nice earrings.
Phoebe: Thank y...
Aunt Iris: Girls, sit down.
Monica: Uh, Aunt Iris? This is Phoebe, and that's Rachel...
Aunt Iris: Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, listen, I am parked at a meter. Let's do it.

Rachel: Guys! Guess what, guess what, guess what, guess what!
The interview! She loved me! She absolutely loved me. We talked for like two and a half hours, we have the same taste in clothes, and—oh, I went to camp with her cousin... And, oh, the job is perfect. I can do this. I can do this well!
All: That's great! That's wonderful!
Rachel: Oh God, oh, and then she told the funniest story...
Monica: OK, great. You'll tell us and we'll laugh. Let's play poker.
Joey: Alright now listen, you guys, we talked about it, and if you don't want to play, we completely understand.
Chandler: Oh yes, yes, we could play some other game... like, uh, I don't know... Pictionary?
Monica: Ha, ha, very funny, very funny. But I think we'd like to give poker another try. Shall we, ladies?
Phoebe and Rachel: Yes, we should. I think we should.
Ross: Uh, Rach, do you want me to shuffle those?
Rachel: No, no, thats OK. Y'know, I think I'm gonna give it a go.
Ross: Alright.
Rachel: Alright...

Ross: So, Phoebs owes $7.50, Monica, you owe $10, and Rachel, you owe fifteen big ones.
Joey: But hey, thanks for teachin' us Cross-Eyed Mary. You guys, we gotta play that at our regular game.
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Let's Talk!

1.) Do you enjoy playing card games like poker with your friends or family?
2.) Are you competitive with your friends? In what way?

Exploring the Dynamics of Friendship and Poker in 'Friends'

Dive into the world of 'Friends' as Rachel interviews for a job and the girls practice poker with Aunt Alice. This ESL video provides a glimpse into the competitive spirit and camaraderie among friends.

Learn vocabulary related to job interviews, poker, and competitive behavior. Practice listening skills and comprehension while enjoying the entertaining interactions among the characters.

This video is ideal for ESL learners at a low-intermediate level who want to improve their vocabulary and understanding of past simple grammar. Use it in the classroom for engaging discussions about friendship, competition, and career aspirations.

Keywords: Friends TV show, poker, job interview, competitive spirit, ESL learners



Present Simple


Friends TV show


job interview

competitive spirit,

Discussion Questions

1.) Do you enjoy playing card games like poker with your friends or family?
2.) Are you competitive with your friends? In what way?