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Cuddling on the Couch

Cuddling on the Couch English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: Dec 18 2007

Themes: Romance, Soap Opera


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Sometimes it’s just hard to make a move. Especially if you can’t get a read on what the other person is thinking.

Remember back to the first episode of our soap opera, when Amanda tried to hint to Mason that she liked him? Since then Marni gave her some advice and now comes the moment of truth. She’s cuddled up on the couch watching a movie with her sweetie. What will happen?

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Mason:  So, uh, what do you want to watch, Amanda? Let’s see, crap, news…oh hey Friends! I love this show!

Amanda:  Oh yeah me too. It’s so weird how they’re friends but sometimes they end up in bed together. It’s so weird…

Mason:  I know! Ross and Rachel, right?

Amanda:  Yeah…

Mason:  Yeah, they’re the best.

Amanda:  Yeah and Monica and Chandler but it’s this secret thing kind of…Gosh, is it cold? I feel like it’s really cold. Mind if I…

Mason:  Yeah? It’s kind of…you can…go ahead. It’s cool.

Amanda:  Do you mind if I kinda do this kinda thing?

Mason:  Well, yeah, I mean, I don’t have my shoes. Get my toes. Get my toes. Thank you.

Amanda:  I’m kind of falling off the couch here so is this okay? Is this…

Mason:  HAHAHAHA! Oh Joey is the best. Oh man…

Amanda:  Oh yeah, huh huh.

Mason:  “How you doin’?” That’s awesome. I never get tired of that, I tell ya.

Amanda:  So yeah. Are you still cold? Because I have some ideas of how to warm up and stuff.

Mason:  Huh? Wait, hold on. I love this part. HAHAHA!

Amanda:  I feel like my clothes are kind of constricting. I don’t know…Are you comfortable?

Mason:  What did you say? Yeah…what? This is fine.

Amanda:  Okay. ‘Cause, we can change like…I brought my overnight bag. I have my pajamas…

Mason:  I hate commercials. I’m sorry, I gotta…Oh my…Friends is playing on another channel. Yeah!



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Amanda and Mason are channel surfing when they land on Friends. Amanda comments on how funny it is that even though the characters in the show are supposed to be just friends, they sometimes become lovers. Hmmm, does that situation sound familiar?

Amanda says she’s feeling cold, so she throws a blanket over herself and Mason and scootches up next to him. She’s closing in, but he doesn’t seem to notice anything out of the ordinary. He laughs at the show.

Though she’s starting to get frustrated, Amanda suggests that she and Mason change clothes. She says she brought her overnight bag. But Mason just continues to laugh at the TV and changes the channel because there’s a commercial.

Will he ever notice that she loves him?



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Sri Lanka

I think if Amanda is going to be frustrated like this this will end up with making love rather than falls in love. But relationships are for joy and not for suffer because of that what ever come first they will enjoy i’m sure.

07:20 AM Dec 18 2007 |



at least , girls always hope to get close to their boyfriends but it's hard to say ….

06:44 AM Dec 18 2007 |



Amanda wants to making love with Mason, but he doesnt want. Amanda’s moving is fail. Or he wants after the Friends end..and… it happens. Ooooh….very exiting.

05:31 AM Dec 18 2007 |



Amanda is a charming lady whom is worth loving to, but ….. wake-up Mason !!!

05:18 AM Dec 18 2007 |



ummme.. there're 2 comments, first Mason doesn't have any clue abt Amanda n just thinking only a friend!! Another one is he's pretending coz may be he loves  someone else :p

by the way.. new vocab for me "cudding on the couch" ^^

04:44 AM Dec 18 2007 |




Mason is a foxy guy, he must know Amanda loves him.

03:26 AM Dec 18 2007 |

yuki gao


  Has he ever notcied that amanda loves him ?   what kind of question is it ?  that mason and amanda are  aready  scrootched up  on the couch to watch TV at night . does it mean they are  lover or …...

02:04 AM Dec 18 2007 |



the show of' freinds 'is very good .Ross and Rachel, Monica and Chandler ,at last ,they became a couple.i think mason and amanda will be .now they are freinds ,so mason just didnt notice it .and he will get it .

01:30 AM Dec 18 2007 |

Josh K

Josh K


that man must get her now, she's pretty

01:08 AM Dec 18 2007 |

Josh K

Josh K


wow, hope gonna well for boths

01:05 AM Dec 18 2007 |

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