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Let's Play (3)

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Published: 3.17.2020
Level 3   |   Time: 1:57
Accent: American
Source: Charlotte's Web

(3 of 15) Wilbur looks for a new friend to play with.


    

triangle Directions


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

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 Language Review (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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