#18. Charlotte's Egg Sac

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Published: 6.30.2020
Level 4   |   Time: 2:08
Accent: American
Source: Charlotte's Web

(18 of 20) Charlotte explains to Wilbur why she can't go back to the barn with him.


    

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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

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  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

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  4. 비디오 보면서 SCRIPT 읽기

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  5. 액티비티 하기

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triangle Vocabulary


  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a magnum opus [n] - a great work (Latin)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ make it back [phv] - return successfully
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ nutrient-filled [adj] - full of
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ an egg sac [n] - a bag full of (spider) eggs
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ radiant [adj] - full of joy or happiness
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ languish [v] - in great pain, suffering
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ when our time comes [exp] - when it is the end of our life
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ the rest of the way [exp] - the remaining distance
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ in doing so [exp] - by doing this
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a miracle [n] - a surprising and welcome event that can't be explained by science

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



triangle Background


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Wilbur Charlotte Fern
  • Wilbur and Charlotte are at the fair.
  • Wilbur has just won a special prize at the fair.

triangle Questions


  1. Wilbur is worried about Fern.
    True
    False

  2. Wilbur understands the expression "Magnum Opus."
    True
    False

  3. Charlotte's egg sac is waterproof.
    True
    False

  4. There are more than 500 eggs in Charlotte's egg sac.
    True
    False

  5. Charlotte plans to leave her egg sac here (at the fair).
    True
    False

  6. Charlotte tells Wilbur that she will die soon.
    True
    False

  7. Charlotte wants Wilbur to carry her back to the barn.
    True
    False

  8. Charlotte feels very weak.
    True
    False

  9. Wilbur offers to stay at the fair with Charlotte.
    True
    False

  10. Charlotte thinks Wilbur made the other animals like her.
    True
    False

  11. Wilbur is very proud of everything that he has accomplished.
    True
    False

  12. Charlotte calls her webs "a miracle".
    True
    False



triangle Grammar (verb tenses)


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

  • Charlotte, look how happy she (is) ! Isn't that great?
  • Yes, it (is) wonderful.
  • Hey, what (is) that?
  • This (is) my magnum opus.
  • What (is) a magnet opus?
  • Magnum opus. It (means) "great work." It's a nutrient-filled, waterproof egg sac.
  • Really? There (is [are]) eggs in there?
  • My babies, 514 of them.
  • Wow! With 514 baby spiders all over the place, it (is) really radiant in the barn!
  • Wilbur, I (am) afraid they (aren't going to make) it back to the barn.
  • What? What are talking about? You (aren't going to leave) them here alone, (am you) ?
  • I (have) no choice. I'm languishing.
  • What (does) that mean?
  • It means I am dying.
  • What? You can't die!
  • Wilbur, we (are) born, we (live) , and, when our time comes, we (die) . It's just the natural cycle of life.
  • No! No, just climb down. I (will carry) you the rest of the way. We (will go) go back to the barn, and I (will take) care of you.
  • No, Wilbur. I (don't) even have the strength to climb down.
  • You have to. You've done so much for me!
  • And it (was) my great pleasure.
  • Please come down, Charlotte. Please. There must be something I can do.
  • No, Wilbur. Don't you know what you've already done? You (made) me your friend, and, in doing so, you (made) a spider beautiful to everyone in that barn.
  • I (didn't do) anything, Charlotte. You (did) it all.
  • No. My webs (were) no miracle, Wilbur. I was only describing what I (saw) . The miracle (is) you.



triangle Script


Wilbur: Charlotte, look how happy she is! Isn't that great?

Charlotte: Yes, it's wonderful.

Wilbur: Hey, what's that?

Charlotte: This is my magnum opus.

Wilbur: What's a magnet opus?

Charlotte: Magnum opus. It means "great work." It's a nutrient-filled, waterproof egg sac.

Wilbur: Really? There's eggs in there?

Charlotte: My babies, 514 of them.

Wilbur: Wow! With 514 baby spiders all over the place, it's going to be really radiant in the barn!

Charlotte: Wilbur, I'm afraid they're not going to make it back to the barn.

Wilbur: What? What are you talking about? You're not going to leave them here alone, are you?

Charlotte: I have no choice. I'm languishing.

Wilbur: What does that mean?

Charlotte: It means I'm dying.

Wilbur: What? You can't die!

Charlotte: Wilbur, we're born, we live, and, when our time comes, we die. It's just the natural cycle of life.

Wilbur: No! No, just climb down. I'll carry you the rest of the way. We'll go back to the barn, and I'll take care of you.

Charlotte: No, Wilbur. I don't even have the strength to climb down.

Wilbur: You have to. You've done so much for me!

Charlotte: And it was my great pleasure.

Wilbur: Please come down, Charlotte. Please. There must be something I can do.

Charlotte: No, Wilbur. Don't you know what you've already done? You made me your friend, and, in doing so, you made a spider beautiful to everyone in that barn.

Wilbur: I didn't do anything, Charlotte. You did it all.

Charlotte: No. My webs were no miracle, Wilbur. I was only describing what I saw. The miracle is you.

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