#16. Bird Battle

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Published: 6.20.2020
Level 4   |   Time: 2:19
Accent: American
Source: Charlotte's Web

(16 of 20) Templeton defeats two crows and brings a new word to Charlotte and the counry fair.


    

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  1. READ the VOCABULARY + BACKGROUND

    It is important to read the vocabulary and background before you watch the video. This will improve your ability to understand the video. It will also help you understand how the new vocabulary is used naturally.

  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

    Primero intente responder todas las preguntas de memoria. Luego, vuelva a ver el video e intente responder las preguntas que se perdió.

  4. MIRAR Y LEER

    Mire el video nuevamente mientras lee el guión. Leer y escuchar al mismo tiempo lo ayudará a escuchar cada palabra individual y mejorará su precisión auditiva.

  5. HACER LAS ACTIVIDADES

    Hay una serie de actividades diferentes que se centran en la precisión auditiva, la pronunciación, el vocabulario, la gramática y la estructura de las oraciones.

  1. VOCABULARY와 BACKGROUND 읽기

    비디오를 보기 전에 어휘와 배경을 읽는 것이 중요합니다. 이렇게 하면 비디오를 이해하는 능력이 향상됩니다. 또한 새로운 어휘가 어떻게 자연스럽게 사용되는지 이해하는데 도움이됩니다.

  2. 비디오 보기

    비디오를 처음 볼 때 전체 상황을 이해하려고 노력하세요.

  3. QUESTIONS에 답하기

    먼저 모든 질문에 답을 해보세요. 그런 다음 비디오를 다시보고 놓친 질문에 답해보세요.

  4. 비디오 보면서 SCRIPT 읽기

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  5. 액티비티 하기

    듣기 정확도, 발음, 어휘, 문법 및 문장 구조에 초점을 맞춘 다양한 액티비티가 있습니다.

triangle Vocabulary


  • ☐ ☐ ☐ one-stop shopping [exp] - buying everything you need in one store
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ slopping [v] - eating trash
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ get (someone) off my back [exp] - make someone stop bothering me
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ cross-eyed [adj] - when both cannot look in the same direction
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a cornfield [n] - a field where corn is grown
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ starving [adj] - very hungry
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ pork rinds [n] - cooked pig skin
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ draw a crowd [exp] - attract/bring a lot of people
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a birdbrain [n] - a stupid person
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ peck [v] - hit (with a bird beak [bird mouth])
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ buttons [n] - small disks (circles) on the front of shirts
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ straw [n] - long dry yellow pieces of grass
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ XXX rules [exp] - XXX is the best
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Your highness [exp] - a respectful title for a queen
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a hunk [n] - a large piece
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ be choked up [exp] - have trouble talking because of strong emotion
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ the smokehouse [n] - the place where animals are cooked or smoked

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



triangle Background


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Wilbur Charlotte Templeton
  • Templeton is at the county fair.
  • Charlotte wants Templeton to find a new word that she can write in her web.
  • Brooksie and Elwyn are two crows (birds) that hate Templeton.

triangle Questions


  1. Charlotte is sitting on Templeton's back.
    True
    False

  2. The two birds like Templeton.
    True
    False

  3. The two birds are hungry.
    True
    False

  4. The two birds hate corn.
    True
    False

  5. Templeton is looking for a new word.
    True
    False

  6. The two birds thought that the scarecrow was a real man.
    True
    False

  7. Charlotte is disappointed with the word that Templeton brings.
    True
    False

  8. Templeton says he really cares about Wilbur.
    True
    False

  9. Charlotte thinks that Templeton cares about Wilbur.
    True
    False

  10. Wilbur is confident that he will win the competition.
    True
    False



triangle Grammar (imperatives)


Directions: 1) Read the script and choose the best word or expression to complete the sentence. 2) Listen again and check your answers.

  • One-stop slopping. All right. (Let's go) and get the spider off my back.
  • How come I'm not in a cornfield, Elwyn? How come?
  • Hey, hey. They got all kinds of corn right here. You've got your popcorn, caramel corn, candy corn.
  • (Stop) torturing me! I'm starving here, and now I'm cross-eyed because of this pink stuff. If I ever see that rat again...
  • Words, words, words. "Pork rinds." That'll draw a crowd. This looks promising.
  • Hey! That rat!
  • I'm going to get me some rat!
  • Oh, not these birdbrains. (Let's get) rid of them once and for all.
  • ...and everything. Rat on three! Three!
  • (Wait up) , Brooksie! I'm coming with you!
  • Little flamingoes! (Come) and get me!
  • It's scary guy!
  • Abort! Abort!
  • (Peck) him! (Peck) him, Elwyn!
  • (Wait) a minute. His eyes are buttons, and his hair is straw. This guy ain't real!
  • He's not?
  • No!
  • Oh, yeah! The rat rules! (Take) that!
  • (Do you know) what this means?
  • What?
  • We could've had corn!
  • Well, Your Highness, are you satisfied or what? 'Cause I've got a spitty hunk of pineapple upside-down cake out there with my name on it.
  • Yes, very satisfied. (Be) careful. If you keep this up, someone might think you care.
  • Gee, (I am) all choked up.
  • Charlotte? If (I don't win) the prize tomorrow, they're gonna send me to the smokehouse.
  • (You are) going to win, Wilbur. And you're going to see the snows of winter. I told you, I never break a promise.



triangle Script


Templeton: One-stop slopping. All right. Let's go (and) get the spider off my back.

Brooksie: How come I'm not in a cornfield, Elwyn? How come?

Elwyn: Hey, hey. They got all kinds of corn right here. You've got your popcorn, caramel corn, candy corn.

Brooksie: Stop torturing me! I'm starving here, and now I'm cross-eyed because of this pink stuff. If I ever see that rat again...

Templeton: Words, words, words. "Pork rinds." That'll draw a crowd. This looks promising.

Brooksie: Hey! That rat!

Elwyn: I'm going to get me some rat!

Templeton: Oh, not these birdbrains. Let's get rid of them once and for all.

Brooksie: ...and everything. Rat on three! Three!

Elwyn: Wait up, Brooksie! I'm coming with you!

Templeton: Little flamingoes! Come and get me!

Brooksie: It's scary guy!

Elwyn: Abort! Abort!

Brooksie: Peck him! Peck him, Elwyn!

Elwyn: Wait a minute. His eyes are buttons, and his hair is straw. This guy ain't real!

Brooksie: He's not?

Elwyn: No!

Templeton: Oh, yeah! The rat rules! Take that!

Brooksie: Do you know what this means?

Elwyn: What?

Brooksie: We could've had corn!

Templeton: Well, Your Highness, are you satisfied or what? 'Cause I've got a spitty hunk of pineapple upside-down cake out there with my name on it.

Charlotte: Yes, very satisfied. Be careful. If you keep this up, someone might think you care.

Templeton: Gee, I'm all choked up.

Wilbur: Charlotte? If I don't win the prize tomorrow, they're gonna send me to the smokehouse.

Charlotte: You're going to win, Wilbur. And you're going to see the snows of winter. I told you, I never break a promise.

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