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gohoos02

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June 11, 2017
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#222 Ferdinand (Trailer)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyJgGsZo2wA

Instructions:  Listen to the youtube video above and fill in the blanks in the transcript below (or write your answers on a piece of paper). Beginners can use the list of missing words and phrases, but if you're an advanced student, try to fill in the blanks just by listening to the video, without looking at the missing words and phrases.  The answers are given at the end of the transcript.

Main Features:  There are 3 important features in this video lesson.  1) The word "you" sounds like "ya" (twice).  The word "you" also sounds like "cha" once, in the phrase "they've got you" ("they gotcha").  2) The word "to" can sound like "ta", "da" or "na".  You'll hear it five times in this video, including the phrases "have to" ("hafta"), "need to be" ("need da be"), and "going to" ("gonna").  3) Sometimes the first verb is left out of questions.  For example, the question "Do you see that car over there?" might sound like "You see that car over there?"  The initial verb "do" is missing.  Or if you're going out with some friends but one of them isn't sure if he's going to come or not, then you might ask him, "Are you going to come with us tonight?", which might sound like "Ya gonna come with us tonight?"  The initial verb "are" is missing.

Missing Words and Phrases (10):  are you going to [ya gonna]; at least he's [at least ee's]; do you see [you see]; have to [hafta]; need to be [need da be]; they've got you [they gotcha]; to [da/ta] (twice); you [ya] (2 times).

Transcript:

It seems like the moment you're born, people think _______________ all figured out [1], based on how _____ look, how _____ talk, where you're from.  But it's not that simple, especially when it comes _____ me.  I'm a little bit more complex.

{The cat screeches because the woman poured some water on it.}

I'm Ferdinand.  You look at me and think "Big!"  You think "Scary!"  You think, "Well, _____________ not in a china shop."  Oh no!  Baby steps!  Baby steps!  Easy does it!  [2]  {Sneezes}  Sorry!

{Song [3]:  I was younger then. Take me back to when… And I've not seen the roaring fields in so long.  I know I've grown, but I can't wait to go home.  I'm on my way ["Ferdinand!!!"], driving at 90 [4] down...  We watched the sunset over the castle on the hill.}

I'm not a fighting bull.

You don’t __________ a fighting bull.  You just _______ look like a fighting bull.

__________ that barrel over there?  Smash it _____ pieces!

With my head?

What else ________________ hit it with?

Ready.

{Song:  I'm on my way, driving at 90 down…   Over the castle on the hill.} 

Aw, come on, little guy!  Come on!  Sorry I almost killed you!  Ow!

{Song:  Over the castle on the hill.}

Notes:

[1] People think they've got you all figured out = People think they understand you.
[2] Easy does it = If you stay calm and relaxed ("easy"), then you'll succeed ("does it").  When he says "Easy does it", he's calm and relaxed, moving slowly and carefully; he's not freaking out.
[
3] This is Ed Sheeran's song "Castle On The Hill", but they took some parts of it out, so some of it doesn't make sense here in the trailer.

[4] Driving at 90 = driving 90 kilometers an hour.

Answers:

1) they've got you [they gotcha]
2) you [ya]
3) you [ya]
4) to [da]
5) at least he's [at least ee's]
6) need to be [need da be]
7) have to [hafta]
8) Do you see [you see]
.  Note that the verb "do" is missing in this question.
9) to [ta]
10) are you going to [ya gonna].  Note that the verb "are" is missing in this question.


 

June 5, 2017
Viewed 1653 times.

#221:  The Son of Bigfoot [1] (Trailer)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWGpo2snyKk

Instructions:  Listen to the youtube video above and fill in the blanks in the transcript below (or write your answers on a piece of paper). Beginners can use the list of missing words and phrases, but if you're an advanced student, try to fill in the blanks just by listening to the video, without looking at the missing words and phrases.  The answers are given at the end of the transcript.

Main Features:  There are two main features in this lesson.  1) You'll hear the word "you" when it sounds like "ya" (twice), including the question "How are you doing?" ("How ya doin?").  2) You'll hear the word "to" five times -- three times when it sounds like "da", plus the phrases "going to" ("gonna") and "I've got to" ("gotta").

Missing Words and Phrases (7):  going to [gonna]; How are you doing [how ya doin]; how to [how da]; I've got to [gotta]; to [da] (twice); you [ya].

Transcript:

Adam …

___________ go.

… is an ordinary kid, but when he discovers the secret of his missing father it will take him on the adventure …

Helloooooo.

… of a lifetime.

Ah!  Help!  Ah!  Who are you?

I'm not sure ______ break this to you [2], but I'm you're dad.

My dad is Bigfoot?

Yep. [3]

Can my life get any worse?

No.

Am I ________ be like you?

You'd have symptoms by now.

Like hair that grows a foot overnight?  Ah!  Feet that grow through the end of my shoes?

There's one more thing.  You can talk _____ animals.

_________________, fellas?

Pleased _____ meet you, kid!

Hahaha.

I left because I was being hunted.  They'll stop at nothing to get what they want. [4]

Dad needs help!  The only way we stand a chance is if we work together. [5]

Everyone ready? [6]

I was born ready.

Let's do it together.

Let a professional show _____ how it's done.

Oh, shoot! [7]

Woohoo!!!

It feels good, doesn't it!

It's the greatest feeling in -- ugh! [8]

Hahaha!

Ahhh!

The Son of Bigfoot.

Notes:

[1] Bigfoot = A big, hairy animal that might or might not exist.  Youtube has some videos about Bigfoot.
[2] To break sometime to someone = To tell someone something for the first time that they might not like.
[3] Yep = Yes.
[4] To stop at nothing = They'll do anything to get what they want.
[5] The only way to stand a chance is if we work together = The only way to have a small chance of success is if we work together.
[6] Everyone ready? = The full question is "Is everyone ready?" but sometimes we leave out the first word in a question.
[7] Shoot! = A mild curse.
[8] It's the greatest feeling in = He wants to say, "It's the greatest feeling in the world", but then he hits the tree.

Answers:

1) I've got to [gotta]
2) how to [how da]
3) going to [gonna]
4) to [da]
5) How are you doing [how ya doin]
6) to [da]
7) you [ya]

May 25, 2017
Viewed 1762 times.

#220:  Inside Out (Riley's First Date)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QnEWKv5ce4&t=30

Instructions:  Listen to the youtube video above and fill in the blanks in the transcript below (or write your answers on a piece of paper). Beginners can use the list of missing words and phrases, but if you're an advanced student, try to fill in the blanks just by listening to the video, without looking at the missing words and phrases.  The answers are given at the end of the transcript.

Main Features:  There are four main features in this video.  1) The "h" sound in the words "him" and "her" is often silent, so "him" often sounds like "im" and "her" often sounds like "er".  2) The word "to" sounds like "da" three times in this video.  3) The combination of "t" plus "your" or "you're" often sounds like "chur" or "cher".  If someone says, "I know what you're doing here", the phrase "what you're" might sound like "what chur" or "what cher".  4) The combination of "d" plus "your" or "you're" often sounds like "jur" or "jer".  If someone says, "You're not so bad yourself," the phrase "bad yourself" might sound like "bad jurself" or "bad jerself".

Missing Words and Phrases (16):  did you [did ju]; don't know [dunno]; her [er] (2 times); him [im] (2 times); out of [oudda]; probably [probly]; to [da] (3 times); what are you [what chu]; what you're [what chur]; you [ya]; you know [ya know]; you're not so bad yourself [yer not so bad jerself].

Transcript:

Is Riley here?
{Inside the dad's mind}  Red Alert! 
Boy!  Boy!  Boy!  Boy!  Boy! 
There's a boy in my house! 
I knew she was going skating, but I thought it was with _____ friends!
Why is there a boy in my house?
This isn't a date, is it?  I'll ask Riley.
{Inside the mom's mind}  I don't like this. 
This can't be a date!  She's only 12 [1].
Let's probe, but layer it with cool words the kids say so it's not obvious. [2]
So, what's the deal, yo.  Jordan, OMG [3]!  He is awesome sauce!  Fo sheezy. [4]
{Inside Riley's mind}  Did she just say "fo sheezy"? 
I don’t understand what's happening. 
This is just embarrassing.  I can't.  I just can't.
Holla!
{Inside the dad's mind}  I know ___________ doing here, Jordan.  You don't think that I know what you know, but I know, you little punk!
He's not good enough for Riley!  No one is!
Go back _____ jail!
What are _____ looking for, Jordan?  Something _____ steal?
Like our daughter!
Should we say something?
No no no.  He'll be expecting that.  Give _____ the silent treatment.  He's about to crack [5], I can feel it.
{Inside Jordan's mind}  Woah!!!  Weeeee!  
{Inside the dad's mind}  Sir!  No response.
Two can play at your mind games, Jordan.  Intimidate!
{Inside Jordan's mind, to the dad:}  Dude!  ____________ looking at?
________ your dumb hat!  Hahahahaha.
{Chuckles}
{Inside the dad's mind} 
Sir, intimidation is failing.
{Grunts}  Increase the pressure!  Engage!
So, Jordan.  What do you like _____ do for fun?
I __________.  Stuff.
{Inside the dad's mind}  Sir, that sounds like back talk! [6]
That's it! [7]  He's ______ here!  Give him the boot! [8]
Yes, sir!  Launching boot!
On my mark!  In 5, 4, 3.  [9]
Oh, I play in a band.  That's fun.
{Inside the dad's mind}  Wait.  We were in a band.
{Background music:  AC/DC.}
I was in a band.  Lead guitar [9].
Cool!  I rock the bass [10]
{Talking over each other:}
We played a lot of AC/DC.
Yeah.  My favorite band is AC/DC. 
Huh?
What?
Mom, eww!  It's not a date!  We're going skating with a group of friends.
Oh, fun!  That'll be off the hook.  LOL.
{Inside Riley's head}  Stop talking like that! 
Wait!  Where's Jordan?
_______ leave Jordan with dad???  Mom, this is so embarrassing!
Riley, your father would never do anything…
{Song "Back In Black" by AC/DC}
Bye, mom.  Bye, dad.
Have fun.
Peace out, my homies.
________, Jordan's a good kid.
__________________________.
{Inside the dad's mind}  Sir, the wife has initiated contact!  What'll we do?
This is our chance.  Give _____ the look.
{Inside the mom's mind}  He's making that stupid face again.
Ugh.  Should we smack [11] ___?
Come on.  He's adorable!
{Inside the dad's mind}  There's the signal!  We are "go"! [12]  Repeat:  We are "go"!
Contact in 5, 4, 3, 2…
{Song: AC/DC song for about 40 seconds}
{Inside the mom's mind}  {4:50:  Song, "Take my breath away."}  I'm good.  Are you guys good?
Yeah.
I'm good here.
Ok, that's enough.
Ah, yeah.  Um, I'll go fix the table.

Notes:

[1] She's only 12. = She's only 12 years old.
[2] Let's probe, but layer it with cool words the kids say so it's not obvious. = The mom wants to ask Riley if she's going on a date, but she doesn't want it to be obvious, so she's going to use "cool words" to hide it.
[3] OMG = Oh my God!
[4] Awesome sauce = awesome.  Fo sheezy = For sure.
[5] To be about to crack = In an interrogation, "to crack" means to end your resistant and start talking.
[6] That sounds like back talk! = If you're parent is telling you something that you don't like, then you talk back to them, that's called "back talk".
[7] That's it! = I've had enough; that's the end.
[8] Give him the boot = "To give someone the boot" means to kick someone out of a house or other location.  It's not literal, so he won't actually kick him.  It just means that the dad is going to tell Jordan to leave the house.
[9] On my mark!  In 5, 4, 3 = He's counting down from 5 to 1, and when he says "1", that's when he'll tell Jordan to leave.  He does a countdown near the end of the video as well.
[10] Lead guitar = He played lead guitar.
[11] I rock the bass = I play bass guitar.
[12] To smack someone = to hit someone.
[13] We are "go" = When the US launches a rocket into space, they'll say, "All systems are go," meaning that everything's ready for the launch and we're going to do it.  They also count down the last ten seconds before launching, e.g., "Ten, nine, eight, ".

Answers:

1) her [er]
2) what you're [what chur]
3) to [da]
4) you [ya]
5) to [da]
6) him [im]
7) What are you [what chu]
8) Probably [probly]
9) to [da]
10) don't know [dunno]
11) out of [oudda]
12) Did you [did ju]
13) You know [ya know]
14) You're not so bad yourself [yer not so bad jerself]
15) her [er]
16) him [im]

07:18 AM Jun 11 2017

gohoos02

gohoos02
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