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June 25, 2017
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#223:  Fаst and Furiоus 8 (Trailer)


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:  The main feature is this video is the phrase "going to", which is sometimes written "gonna" but sounds like "guh-nuh".  You'll hear it five times in this video.

Missing Words and Phrases (11):  going to [gonna] (5 times); has [as]; I'd love to [love to]; I've got [I got]; on him [on im]; together [tagether]; want to [wanna].


Alright, team.  Listen up.  This crew is about family, but the game _____ changed now.  Dominic Toretto just went rogue [1]. 

You're ________ turn your back on family? 


I know it looks bad, but don't give up ______ so easily.

We've only got one chance to make this family whole again.

Don't do this, Dom.

You ready?

One thing I can guarantee:  No one's ready for this.

She's the very definition of high-tech terrorism.

There's thousands of cars in this city and now they're all mine.

Now I know what it feels like to be every cop ever chasing us!

Wait, wait, wait!

Ahhhhhhhhh!  Oh!

London, Abu Dhabi, Cuba -- our paths have crossed before, Dom.  You just didn't know it.  I think I need to remind you why you chose to be here.

________ no choice!

If you're ________ catch Dom, you're ________ need a little help.

Do you _______ tell me why you just put me in s  room with this tea-and-crumpets-eating criminal?

You know I think that tight t-shirt's cutting off the circulation to your brain.  You should get a bigger size.

You guys are ________ work ________.


I've been waiting for this!  We've got a tank!  Now it's my turn!

Oh, baby!



They just don't give up, do they?

You thought this was ________ be a street fight?

Is that a torpedo?!

Take the wheel! [2]

What?!  This is crazy!


{Song:  Lose your mind.}

Alright, you get style points for that one. 


I don’t know why you're doing this, but I know one thing:  You love me.



Hang on to your hat!



[1] To go rogue = To act on one's own; to stop following orders; to pursue one's own interests.
[2] Take the wheel = Take the steering wheel = Drive the vehicle.


1) has [as]
2) going to [gonna]
3) on him [on im]
4) I've got [I got; the "v" is silent]
5) going to [gonna]
6) going to [gonna]
7) want to [wanna]
8) going to [gonna]
9) together [tagether]
10) I'd love to [love to; the word "I" is missing]
11) going to [gonna]

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