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3.18 I'm not a radical!

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Published: 6.24.2018
Level 3   |   Time: 2:13
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

The Top Notch gang discuss their political beliefs and politcal leanings.


    

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  1. REVIEW the vocabulary / background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

triangleVocabulary


  • a conservative [n] - a person with traditional values
  • conservative [adj] - having traditional values
  • a radical [n] - a person who wants extreme change
  • radical [adj] - wanting extreme change
  • a liberal [n] - a person who is open to change
  • liberal [adj] - being open to change
  • a moderate [n] - a person who doesn't have extreme opinions
  • moderate [adj] - not having extreme opinions

[n] - noun,  [adj] - adjective 


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Marie Cheryl Bob Paul
Marie Cheryl Bob Paul
  • Marie, Cheryl, Bob and Paul all work in a travel agency.
  • They are discussing politics.

triangleQuestions


  1. Marie thinks that Paul is a conservative.
    True
    False

  2. Paul thinks he is a conservative.
    True
    False

  3. Marie thinks conservatives like things to stay the same.
    True
    False

  4. Paul thinks Marie is a radical.
    True
    False

  5. Paul thinks radicals like to change things.
    True
    False

  6. Marie likes the way the government does things.
    True
    False

  7. Bob thinks Marie is a radical.
    True
    False

  8. Bob thinks he is a liberal.
    True
    False

  9. Marie thinks Bob is a liberal.
    True
    False

  10. Marie thinks moderates are always in the middle.
    True
    False

  11. Paul calls Marie a dictator.
    True
    False

  12. Marie studied politics in school.
    True
    False

  13. Marie thinks Cheryl is a liberal.
    True
    False

  14. Cheryl likes to talk about politics.
    True
    False


triangleLanguage Focus (gerund/infinitive)


Directions: 1) Choose which form you think is correct for each verb 2) Listen and check your answers.

  • Paul, I never knew you were so conservative.
  • I’m not conservative.
  • Sure you are. You always seem (to want) things (to be) just like they used (to be) .
  • That’s not conservative. That’s just smart. Thanks.
  • That’s the definition of conservative.
  • Really? Well, I didn’t know you were so radical.
  • What makes you (think) I’m radical?
  • You always want (to change) everything.
  • No, I don’t. I just want our government (to realize) that it’s the twenty-first century and they need new ways of (doing) things. Thank you.
  • That sounds radical to me.
  • Bob, tell him I’m not a radical.
  • She’s not a radical. She’s a liberal. Like me.
  • I wouldn’t (call) you a liberal.
  • Oh, really?
  • I’d say you’re more of a moderate. You’re always in the middle.
  • If I want (to be) a liberal, I’ll (be) a liberal. Thank you, honey.
  • You can (be) whatever you want, you just can’t (be) one thing and call it something else.
  • Listen to you. You’re like a little dictator.
  • I studied politics in school. I know something about the definitions of political beliefs.
  • Is that so? So what is Cheryl? A radical? Moderate? Conservative?
  • Who knows? She’s not saying.
  • Cheryl, what are you? Would you mind (telling) us that much?
  • OK. You want (to know) what I believe? I believe . . . I believe . . . I believe these are the best chips I have ever tasted.


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Marie: Paul, I never knew you were so conservative.
Paul: I’m not conservative.
Marie: Sure you are. You always seem to want things to be just like they used to be.
Paul: That’s not conservative. That’s just smart. (to Cheryl) Thanks.
Marie: That’s the definition of conservative.
Paul: Really? Well, I didn’t know you were so radical.
Marie: What makes you think I’m radical?
Paul: You always want to change everything.
Marie: No, I don’t. I just want our government to realize that it’s the twenty-first century and they need new ways of doing things. (to Cheryl) Thank you.
Paul: That sounds radical to me.
Marie: Bob, tell him I’m not a radical.
Bob: She’s not a radical. She’s a liberal. Like me.
Marie: I wouldn’t call you a liberal.
Bob: Oh, really?
Marie: I’d say you’re more of a moderate. You’re always in the middle.
Bob: If I want to be a liberal, I’ll be a liberal. (to Cheryl) Thank you, honey.
Marie: You can be whatever you want, you just can’t be one thing and call it something else.
Paul: Listen to you. You’re like a little dictator.
Marie: I studied politics in school. I know something about the definitions of political beliefs.
Paul: Is that so? So what is Cheryl? A radical? Moderate? Conservative?
Marie: Who knows? She’s not saying.
Paul: Cheryl, what are you? Would you mind telling us that much?
Cheryl: OK. You want to know what I believe? I believe . . . I believe . . . I believe these are the best chips I have ever tasted.


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3.17 Discussing Politics
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3.19 Planning the Honeymoon
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