#3. Let's Play

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Published: 3.17.2020
Level 4   |   Time: 1:57
Accent: American
Source: Charlotte's Web

(3 of 20) Wilbur looks for a new friend to play with.


    

triangle Directions


  1. READ the VOCABULARY + BACKGROUND

    It is important to read the vocabulary and background before you watch the video. This will improve your ability to understand the video. It will also help you understand how the new vocabulary is used naturally.

  2. WATCH the VIDEO

    The first time you watch the video, just try to understand the overall situation.

  3. ANSWER the QUESTIONS

    First try to answer all of the questions from memory. Then rewatch the video and try to answer the questions that you missed.

  4. WATCH and READ the SCRIPT

    Watch the video again while you read the script. Reading and listening at the same time will help you hear each individual word and improve your listening accuracy.

  5. DO the ACTIVITIES

    There are a number of different activities that focus on listening accuracy, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and sentence structure.

  1. LEA el VOCABULARIO y ANTECEDENTES.

    Es importante leer el vocabulario y los antecedentes antes de ver el video. Esto mejorará su capacidad para comprender el video. También le ayudará a comprender cómo se usa el nuevo vocabulario de forma natural.

  2. VER el VIDEO

    La primera vez que vea el video, intente comprender la situación general.

  3. RESPONDE a las PREGUNTAS

    Primero intente responder todas las preguntas de memoria. Luego, vuelva a ver el video e intente responder las preguntas que se perdió.

  4. MIRAR Y LEER

    Mire el video nuevamente mientras lee el guión. Leer y escuchar al mismo tiempo lo ayudará a escuchar cada palabra individual y mejorará su precisión auditiva.

  5. HACER LAS ACTIVIDADES

    Hay una serie de actividades diferentes que se centran en la precisión auditiva, la pronunciación, el vocabulario, la gramática y la estructura de las oraciones.

  1. VOCABULARY와 BACKGROUND 읽기

    비디오를 보기 전에 어휘와 배경을 읽는 것이 중요합니다. 이렇게 하면 비디오를 이해하는 능력이 향상됩니다. 또한 새로운 어휘가 어떻게 자연스럽게 사용되는지 이해하는데 도움이됩니다.

  2. 비디오 보기

    비디오를 처음 볼 때 전체 상황을 이해하려고 노력하세요.

  3. QUESTIONS에 답하기

    먼저 모든 질문에 답을 해보세요. 그런 다음 비디오를 다시보고 놓친 질문에 답해보세요.

  4. 비디오 보면서 SCRIPT 읽기

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  5. 액티비티 하기

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triangle Vocabulary


  • ☐ ☐ ☐ typhoons [n] - like hurricanes, a big storms
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ cholera [n] - a disease
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ dysentery [n] - a disease
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ frizzy hair [n] - big, messy hair
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ imply [v] - suggest
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ bloody [adj] - very
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ be at it [exp] - arguing
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ itty-bitty [adj] - very small
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a gander [n] - a male goose
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ ghastly [adv] - disgusting

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb,  [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression



triangle Background


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Wilbur
  • Wilbur has just been left in Uncle Homer's barn by Fern.
  • Wilbur doesn't know any of the other animals in the barn.

triangle Questions


  1. Wilbur wants to play with the barn animals.
    True
    False

  2. Most of the sheep are willing to play with Wilbur in the mud.
    True
    False

  3. The horse (Ike) wants to play with Wilbur in the mud.
    True
    False

  4. The horse thinks that the sheep work hard.
    True
    False

  5. The (leader) sheep thinks that they (the sheep) work hard.
    True
    False

  6. The goose encourages Wilbur to play with the animals.
    True
    False

  7. Gussy (the goose) has to sit on her eggs.
    True
    False

  8. The gander (male goose) offers to play with Wilbur.
    True
    False

  9. The cows are too hungry to play with Wilbur.
    True
    False

  10. The sheep don't want to get their wool wet.
    True
    False

  11. The animals are good friends.
    True
    False



triangle Grammar (simple vs. progressive)


Directions: 1) Read the script and choose the verb form that best completes the sentence. 2) Listen again and check your answers.

  • Hi. My name's Wilbur. Anyone (want) to play? Anyone?
  • It (is raining) , you know. And you (know) what you (get) with rain?
  • Lightning. Typhoons. Cholera. Dysentery. Frizzy hair. That sad feeling.
  • No, mud!
  • What the heck (is he doing) now?
  • Hey, come on. Wanna join me? Come on! Let's go!
  • Let's go, let's go, let's go!
  • Let's not. How many times must I tell you? Just because we're sheep, it (doesn't mean) we have to follow. Think for yourselves.
  • Yourselves. Quite right! Myself
  • Hey, kid, this is a barn. We (don't play) , we (work) . Some of us, anyway.
  • "Some of us"? (Are you implying) , lke, that we (don't work) ? Because we (work) bloody hard, thank you!
  • Hard? You (grow) hair!
  • They’re at it again.
  • It's really slippery. That's the fun part!
  • Little itty-bitty pig, could you come here, please? You said your name is Wilbur, right?
  • That's right. What's your name?
  • Gussy.
  • Gussy? Great name!
  • Thank you, Wilbur. Now, you (are) so cute and pink, but you (are wasting) your time. These animals won't play.
  • What about you?
  • Me? Well, I have to stay on my eggs.
  • Oh, wow! Look at that!
  • Otherwise, of course, I'd love to play.
  • So, why can't you play?
  • Because what's good for the goose is good for the gander.
  • What about the rest of you? (Don't any of you like) to play?
  • Can't play on three empty stomachs.
  • Well, for us there's this whole smell-of-wet-wool business. Ghastly!
  • See? I'm afraid it's just not a play kind of place.
  • But you're all friends, right?
  • Oh, sure. We've been here together our whole lives.
  • I'm not so sure being in the same place is the same as being friends.



triangle Script


Wilbur: Hi. My name's Wilbur. Anyone want to play? Anyone?

Wilbur: It's raining, you know. And you know what you get with rain?

Cows: Lightning. Typhoons. Cholera. Dysentery. Frizzy hair. That sad feeling.

Wilbur: No, mud!

Horse: What the heck is he doing now?

Wilbur: Hey, come on. You wanna join me? Come on! Let's go!

Sheep: Let's go, let's go, let's go!

Sheep: Let's not. How many times must I tell you? Just because we're sheep, it doesn't mean we have to follow. Think for yourselves.

Sheep: Yourselves. Quite right! Myself

Horse: Hey, kid, this is a barn. We don't play, we work. Some of us, anyway.

Sheep: "Some of us"? Are you implying, lke, that we don't work? Because we work bloody hard, thank you!

Horse: Hard? You grow hair!

Gussy: They’re at it again.

Wilbur: It's really slippery. That's the fun part!

Gussy: Little itty-bitty pig, could you come here, please? You said your name is Wilbur, right?

Wilbur: That's right. What's your name?

Gussy: Gussy.

Wilbur: Gussy? Great name!

Gussy: Thank you, Wilbur. Now, you're so cute and pink, but you're wasting your time. These animals won't play.

Wilbur: What about you?

Gussy: Me? Well, I have to stay on my eggs.

Wilbur: Oh, wow! Look at that!

Gussy: Otherwise, of course, I'd love to play.

Wilbur: So, why can't you play?

Gander: Because what's good for the goose is good for the gander.

Wilbur: What about the rest of you? Don't any of you like to play?

Cow: Can't play on three empty stomachs.

Sheep: Well, for us there's this whole smell-of-wet-wool business. Ghastly!

Gussy: See? I'm afraid it's just not a play kind of place.

Wilbur: But you're all friends, right?

Gander: Oh, sure. We've been here together our whole lives.

Wilbur: I'm not so sure being in the same place is the same as being friends.

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