#1. The Pig Rescue

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Published: 3.15.2020
Level 4   |   Time: 3:04
Accent: American
Source: Charlotte's Web

(1 of 20) Fern doesn't let her father kill the runt of the litter.


    

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  1. READ the VOCABULARY + BACKGROUND

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  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

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  3. RESPONDE a las PREGUNTAS

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  4. MIRAR Y LEER

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  5. HACER LAS ACTIVIDADES

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  1. VOCABULARY와 BACKGROUND 읽기

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  2. 비디오 보기

    비디오를 처음 볼 때 전체 상황을 이해하려고 노력하세요.

  3. QUESTIONS에 답하기

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  4. 비디오 보면서 SCRIPT 읽기

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  5. 액티비티 하기

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triangle Vocabulary


  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a runt [n] - the smallest in a group of babies
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ unjust [adj] - not fair
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ heartless [exp] - no feelings or compassion
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a teat [exp] - a nipple of a female mammal from which the milk is sucked by the young
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a sow [exp] - a female pig
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ rude [exp] - not polite
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ any minute [exp] - very soon
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ early risers [exp] - people who get up early in the morning
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ ridding [exp] - get rid of, eliminate
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ injustice [exp] - evil things in the world
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Pop [exp] - Dad

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



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Fern Pop Avery
  • Avery is a young girl who lives on a farm..
  • She has a brother named Avery.

triangle Questions


  1. Pop chooses the biggest baby pig to kill.
    True
    False

  2. Fern was a very small baby (a runt).
    True
    False

  3. The mother pig (sow) doesn't have enough teats for all the babies.
    True
    False

  4. Fern offers to take care of the baby pig.
    True
    False

  5. Mom tells Avery that it is rude to yell.
    True
    False

  6. Pop offers to let Avery take care of a pig as well.
    True
    False

  7. The pigs were born early in the morning (before dawn).
    True
    False

  8. Fern almost forgets to bring the pig with her.
    True
    False



triangle Grammar (verb choice)


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

  • Fern: What are you (doing) ?
  • Pop: Fern, (go) back to bed.
  • Fern: You're not going to kill it, are you?
  • Pop: It's a runt. Now, (go) back to bed.
  • Fern: No, it's not fair! It can't help (being) born small.
  • Pop: Careful.
  • Fern: If I'd been born small, would you have killed me?
  • Pop: Of course not. A little girl is one thing. A runty pig is another.
  • Fern: There's no difference! This is unfair and unjust. How could you (be) so heartless?
  • Pop: Come here. I want to show you something. You see that? You see? There's 11 pigs and only 10 teats. The sow can't (feed) it, honey.
  • Fern: Then I will. I'll (feed) you and take care of you and absolutely will not let you kill him.
  • Avery: Hey! When did Fern get a pig?
  • Mom: Avery, it's rude to point. Give me that. Come, sit, (eat) your breakfast. The bus will (be) here any minute.
  • Pop: Good morning.
  • Avery: Hey, Pop, can I (have) a pig, too?
  • Pop; No. I only give pigs to early risers. Fern was up before dawn, ridding the world of injustice.
  • Fern, (put) that pig down and (get) to school. Avery.
  • Pop: See ya.
  • Avery: Bye, Pop.
  • Pop: (Have) a good one, buddy. It says here we're going to (get) a lot of rain this month.
  • Mom: Fern! Your books!
  • Fern: Bye.



triangle Script


Fern: What are you doing?

Pop: Fern, go back to bed.

Fern: You're not going to kill it, are you?

Pop: It's a runt. Now, go back to bed.

Fern: No, it's not fair! It can't help being born small.

Pop: Careful.

Fern: If I'd been born small, would you have killed me?

Pop: Of course not. A little girl is one thing. A runty pig is another.

Fern: There's no difference! This is unfair and unjust. How could you be so heartless?

Pop: Come here. I want to show you something. You see that? You see? There's 11 pigs and only 10 teats. The sow can't feed it, honey.

Fern: Then I will. I'll feed you and take care of you and absolutely will not let you kill him.

Avery: Hey! When did Fern get a pig?

Mom: Avery, it's rude to point. Give me that. Come, sit, eat your breakfast. The bus will be here any minute.

Pop: Good morning.

Avery: Hey, Pop, can I have a pig, too?

Pop; No. I only give pigs to early risers. Fern was up before dawn, ridding the world of injustice.

Fern, put that pig down and get to school. Avery.

Pop: See ya.

Avery: Bye, Pop.

Pop: Have a good one, buddy. It says here we're gonna get a lot of rain this month.

Mom: Fern! Your books!

Fern: Bye.


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