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Spider Rescue (8)

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Published: 3.26.2020
Level 3   |   Time: 3:23
Accent: American
Source: Charlotte's Web

(8 of 15) Avery tries to capture Charlotte until Wilbur and Templeton's egg intervene.


    

triangle Directions


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

triangle Vocabulary


  • P.U. [exp] - That smells terrible!
  • gross [adj] - disgusting
  • ripe [adj] - having a bad smell
  • ingrates [n] - ungrateful people, idiots
  • leggy [adj] - having beautiful legs
  • ironic [adj] - happening in the opposite way to what is expected
  • cured [adj - healed, fixed
  • cured [adj] - preserved and dried (meat)
  • the smokehouse hotel [exp] - the place where animals are cooked or smoked
  • yummy [adj] - delicious
  • sizzling [adj] - very hot and making sound while being cooked
  • a spring pig [n] - a pig born in spring
  • If you say so. [exp] - I believe you.

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


triangle Background


picture picture picture picture
Fern Avery Charlotte Wilbur
  • Avery and Fern are brother and sister.
  • Fern spends most of her free time in the barn with the animals.
  • Charlotte (the spider) is Wilbur's (the pig) best friend.

triangle Questions


  1. Avery wants to kill the spider.
    True
    False

  2. Wilbur tries to protect Charlotte.
    True
    False

  3. Templeton tries to protect Charlotte.
    True
    False

  4. The rotten egg smell makes Avery run away.
    True
    False

  5. Most of the animals are proud of Templeton for breaking the egg.
    True
    False

  6. Templeton tells Wilbur he will be killed and eaten at Christmas.
    True
    False

  7. Wilbur thinks that humans love pigs too much to kill them.
    True
    False

  8. The other animals didn't know that Wilbur will be killed.
    True
    False

  9. Charlotte lies to Wilbur about his future.
    True
    False

  10. Charlotte promises to help Wilbur.
    True
    False


triangle Language Review (word forms)


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

  • I saw a big old spider in the doorway! I’m gonna go catch it!
  • No, Avery! Come back here!
  • Here, spidey-spidey.
  • You can't do that! Stop!
  • P.U.! That (stinks) ! Oh, that is gross.
  • Guess the yolk's on me.
  • That is one (ripe) egg.
  • That stinks good!
  • That is (disgusting) !
  • We told you not to (break) that egg.
  • Now look what you've done, rat!
  • It saved Charlotte, didn't it?
  • Yeah, ingrates. I saved the leggy lady's (life) . You mean that as a good thing, right?
  • Of course.
  • I do have a few eyes, you know, and I think Wilbur did most of the saving.
  • I know. (Ironic) , isn't it? He's saving you, and they're saving him for Christmas.
  • Templeton!
  • What's Christmas?
  • The day you'll be cured.
  • But I'm not sick.
  • Oh, I didn't say you were (sick) .
  • Uh-oh. That was a mistake.
  • Yep. Typical rat.
  • What? You're going to lie to the future football here? Okay. But it's a sad statement when I'm the most (honest) guy in the place.
  • Templeton, what are you talking about?
  • Come winter, the farmer will be checking you into the old smokehouse hotel. And the only checking out that happens is when people gather around and say, "Check out that yummy sausage. "Check out that sizzling bacon."
  • So, that's what that is for.
  • It ain't for roasting chestnuts.
  • He wouldn't. Humans love pigs.
  • Well, they love pork.
  • Well, this is awkward, isn't it?
  • Charlotte! Charlotte, is it true?
  • Wilbur, few spring pigs get to see the snows of winter.
  • No! I can't (believe) this. I won't (believe) it.
  • Oh, Wilbur.
  • It isn't fair! I want to live! I want to see the snow!
  • And you will. I'm making you a promise right now. I am not going to let them kill you.
  • You're a spider. You're little. They're huge! How are you going to stop them?
  • I have no idea. But it's a promise, and promises are something I never break. Just don't you worry about it, Wilbur. Besides, it's a long time until Christmas.
  • Okay, Charlotte. If you say so.


triangle Script




Avery: I saw a big old spider in the doorway! I’m gonna go catch it!

Fern: No, Avery! Come back here!

Avery: Here, spidey-spidey.

Fern: You can't do that! Stop!

Avery: P.U.! That stinks! Oh, that is gross.

Templeton: Guess the yolk's on me.

Cow: That is one ripe egg.

Gander: Templeton: That stinks good!

Gander: That is disgusting!

Cow: We told you not to break that egg.

Cow: Now look what you've done, rat!

Wilbur: It saved Charlotte, didn't it?

Templeton: Yeah, ingrates. I saved the leggy lady's life. You mean that as a good thing, right?

Wilbur: Of course.

Charlotte: I do have a few eyes, you know, and I think Wilbur did most of the saving.

Templeton: I know. Ironic, isn't it? He's saving you, and they're saving him for Christmas.

Charlotte: Templeton!

Wilbur: What's Christmas?

Templeton: The day you'll be cured.

Wilbur: But I'm not sick.

Templeton: Oh, I didn't say you were sick.

Gander: Uh-oh. That was a mistake.

Horse: Yep. Typical rat.

Templeton: What? You're going to lie to the future football here? Okay. But it's a sad statement when I'm the most honest guy in the place.

Wilbur: Templeton, what are you talking about?

Templeton: Come winter, the farmer will be checking you into the old smokehouse hotel. And the only checking out that happens is when people gather around and say, "Check out that yummy sausage. "Check out that sizzling bacon."

Wilbur: So, that's what that is for.

Cow: It ain't for roasting chestnuts.

Wilbur: He wouldn't. Humans love pigs.

Templeton: Well, they love pork.

Sheep: Well, this is awkward, isn't it?

Wilbur: Charlotte! Charlotte, is it true?

Charlotte: Wilbur, few spring pigs get to see the snows of winter.

Wilbur: No! I can't believe this. I won't believe it.

Charlotte: Oh, Wilbur.

Wilbur: It isn't fair! I want to live! I want to see the snow!

Charlotte: And you will. I'm making you a promise right now. I am not going to let them kill you.

Wilbur: You're a spider. You're little. They're huge! How are you going to stop them?

Charlotte: I have no idea. But it's a promise, and promises are something I never break. Just don't you worry about it, Wilbur. Besides, it's a long time until Christmas.

Wilbur: Okay, Charlotte. If you say so.

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