Advanced Speaking – Video 1

Vocabulary:

Diligence: Careful and persistent work or effort

Earnestness: Sincere and intense conviction

Team-player: Someone who works well within a team

Gizmo: A gadget, especially one whose name the speaker does not know or cannot recall

Pull something off: Succeed in achieving or winning something difficult

Hounded: Harass, persecute, or pursue relentlessly

A piece of work: An unpleasant person or a person who is difficult do deal with