#14. To the Fair

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Published: 5.05.2020
Level 4   |   Time: 2:51
Accent: American
Source: Charlotte's Web

(14 of 20) Charlotte and Templeton both decide to come with Wilbur to the fair.


    

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triangle Vocabulary


  • ☐ ☐ ☐ I'm expecting [exp] - I am pregnant
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ on your own [exp] - alone
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ You are out (something) [exp] - You will lose (something)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ make it all back [exp] - earn enough money to cover lost money
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a blue ribbon [n] - a prize for first place in a competition
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ faint [v] - fall asleep suddenly
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a crate [n] - a wooden box
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ What's in it for me? [exp] - What is the advantage for me?
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ littered [adj] - covered
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ hunks [n] - large pieces
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ dribs [n] - small drips (of liquid)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ bits [n] - small pieces
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ ground [adj] - made into dust (grind)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ gag [v] - almost vomit/throw up
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ stink [n/v] - bad smell
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ deviled eggs [n] - boiled eggs stuffed with mustard and mayonnaise

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



triangle Background


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Wilbur Charlotte Templeton
  • Wilbur is preparing to go to the county fair.
  • If Wilbur wins at the county fair, the farmer will not kill him and make bacon.

triangle Questions


  1. At first, Charlotte doesn't plan to go to the fair.
    True
    False

  2. Charlotte is pregnant.
    True
    False

  3. The farmers think that Wilbur isn't special.
    True
    False

  4. Zuckerman plans to turn Wilbur into bacon if he wins at the fair.
    True
    False

  5. Charlotte decides to go to the fair to help Wilbur.
    True
    False

  6. Gussy is worried about Charlotte.
    True
    False

  7. Charlotte wants Templeton to look for a new word at the fair.
    True
    False

  8. At first, Templeton doesn't want to go to the fair.
    True
    False

  9. The other animals try to convince Templeton to stay at the farm.
    True
    False



triangle Grammar (verb tenses)


Directions: 1) Read the script and choose the correct verb tense for each sentence. 2) Listen again and check your answers.

  • What do you mean you are not going to the fair? I (am going to get) a prize. Don't you want to be there?
  • Of course I do, Wilbur, very much. I'm just not up to traveling at the moment.
  • Why not?
  • Because I'm expecting.
  • Expecting what?
  • "Expecting" means... I'm expecting you to do fine without me. You're getting to be a big pig, and you (will do) just great on your own.
  • Okay. I (will miss) you.
  • I've got to say he really (is) some pig.
  • That's my buttermilk working.
  • You sure you want to go through with this, Homer? If you lose, you're out your entry fee. He could win, though. Stranger things (have been happening) around here. If he (doesn't win) , though?
  • Well, the way I figure it, even if he (does lose) , I can make it all back on the bacon alone.
  • Wilbur! Wilbur!
  • Do something, Homer.
  • What (happened) ?
  • I don't know. He just (fainted) .
  • It's all right, hon.
  • Lurvy, get some water!
  • It's okay, Wilbur.
  • Charlotte, are you feeling-eeling okay?
  • Why is it so hard for that farmer to see what is right in front of his face? Look what Wilbur has done for this farm. Isn't that better than ham? Well, there's only one thing to do, and I have to be there to do it.
  • Charlotte, you have your babies to think about now.
  • Yes, I know. But I (made) a promise to my friend. A big blue ribbon ought to finally get the point through that farmer's head.
  • Easy, Lurvy. Easy.
  • Coming through! Coming through! Here we go!
  • There we go.
  • He's up.
  • Okay, let's see if he (will get) in the crate.
  • Buttermilk.
  • Templeton? I (need) you to go with me. We'll have to find another word, a really good one.
  • Sorry, lady. There comes a time when the rat's got to ask himself, "What's in it for the rat?"
  • He's right. We (have been) to the fair.
  • We have?
  • Remember? All that garbage there?
  • Oh, yeah! It's littered with hunks of chewed-on funnel cakes...
  • How's that?
  • And dribs of ice cream going sour in the sun. And spitty little cotton candy bits ground into the mud.
  • Popcorn, moldy cheese, half-eaten sandwiches and sticky-icky-icky candy apples.
  • Wait! Go back to the moldy cheese thing.
  • I (have never seen) so much disgusting trash!
  • Come on, Wilbur. Good boy.
  • Don't hurt him, Dad!
  • Nearly made me gag, the stink of it, especially that deviled egg.
  • You'd better hurry up, rat. They (are going to leave) without you!
  • Wait for me!
  • Nice and easy.
  • Come on, Wilbur. Good boy.
  • More food than you'll see in a lifetime!
  • Bye, Aunt Edith!
  • Bye.
  • Bye, Fern! Bye, Avery! See you at the fair, guys!
  • Hey, it worked!
  • I (will see) you over there!
  • Charlotte, you're coming with me!
  • I wouldn't miss it for the world.
  • Thank you for coming.
  • Good luck, Wilbur! Win that ribbon!
  • Go get 'em, Wilbur!



triangle Script


What do you mean you are not going to the fair? I am going to get a prize. Don't you want to be there?

Of course I do, Wilbur, very much. I'm just not up to traveling at the moment.

Why not?

Because I'm expecting.

Expecting what?

"Expecting" means... I'm expecting you to do fine without me. You're getting to be a big pig, and you will do just great on your own.

Okay. I will miss you.


I've got to say he really is some pig.

That's my buttermilk working.

You sure you want to go through with this, Homer? If you lose, you're out your entry fee. He could win, though. Stranger things have been happening around here. If he doesn't win, though?

Well, the way I figure it, even if he does lose, I can make it all back on the bacon alone.

Wilbur! Wilbur!

Do something, Homer.

What happened?

I don't know. He just fainted.

It's all right, hon.

Lurvy, get some water!

It's okay, Wilbur.

Charlotte, are you feeling-eeling okay?

Why is it so hard for that farmer to see what is right in front of his face? Look what Wilbur has done for this farm. Isn't that better than ham? Well, there's only one thing to do, and I have to be there to do it.

Charlotte, you have your babies to think about now.

Charlotte: Yes, I know. But I made a promise to my friend. A big blue ribbon ought to finally get the point through that farmer's head.

Zuckerman: Easy, Lurvy. Easy.

Lurvy: Coming through! Coming through! Here we go!

Zuckerman: There we go.

Wife: He's up.

Dad: Okay, let's see if he'll get in the crate.

Templeton: Buttermilk.

Charlotte: Templeton? I need you to go with me. We'll have to find another word, a really good one.

Templeton: Sorry, lady. Comes a time when the rat's got to ask himself, "What's in it for the rat?"

Cow: He's right. We've been to the fair.

Cow: We have?

Cow: Remember? All that garbage there?

Cow: Oh, yeah! It's littered with hunks of chewed-on funnel cakes...

Templeton: How's that?

Cow: And dribs of ice cream going sour in the sun. And spitty little cotton candy bits ground into the mud.

Cow: Popcorn, moldy cheese, half-eaten sandwiches and sticky-icky-icky candy apples.

Templeton: Wait! Go back to the moldy cheese thing.

Cow: I've never seen so much disgusting trash!

Fern: Don't hurt him, Dad!

Cow: Nearly made me gag, the stink of it, especially that deviled egg.

Cow: You'd better hurry up, rat. They're gonna leave you!

Templeton: Wait for me!

Lurvy: Nice and easy. Come on, Wilbur. Good boy.

Cow: More food than you'll see in a lifetime!

Fern: Bye, Aunt Edith!

Aunt: Bye.

Wife:: Bye, Fern! Bye, Avery!

Aunt: See you at the fair, guys!

Cow: Hey, it worked!

Zuckerman: I'll see you over there!

Wilbur: Charlotte, you're coming with me!

Charlotte: I wouldn't miss it for the world.

Wilbur: Thank you for coming.

Cow: Good luck, Wilbur! Win that ribbon!

Cow: Go get 'em, Wilbur!

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