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Mason's Apology

Mason's Apology English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: Mar 18 2008

Themes: Romance, Soap Opera

Intro

1. Learn Vocabulary - Learn some new vocabulary before you start the lesson.

2. Read and Prepare - Read the introduction and prepare to hear the audio.

Last week on the soap, Jason learned via text message that Mason and Amanda are now together. This came as quite a surprise to him because just a few weeks ago Mason encouraged him to try to date Amanda.

And try he did. Though it wasn’t going very well, Jason was hopeful. But truly, he didn’t stand a chance because Amanda really liked Mason.

So while Mason is the lucky one because he got the girl, he also has to apologize to Jason for accidentally misleading him.

3. Watch - Watch the video without reading the dialog.

Dialog

1. Listen and Read - Listen to the audio and read the dialog at the same time.

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2. Study - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

Mason

Mason

Jason

Jason

Mason:  Here you are, buddy.

Jason:  Thanks.

Mason:  So, uh…so. Uh, I guess we got something to talk about.

Jason:  I guess so.

Mason:  Uh, yeah, so, I don’t know, man. Last time we talked we were talking about Amanda and I was all stoked for you.

Jason:  That’s true.

Mason:  And I was, man, I don’t want you to think that I wasn’t, but, uh, I was hanging out with Amanda kind of recently and something clicked. Something was different.

Jason:  Yeah. No, I can see that. I mean, I’m not mad or anything. It makes sense.

Mason:  You sure? I mean, I kinda feel like I violated the code or something like that.

Jason:  No, I mean, I know that you didn’t mean me any, like, harm or anything and it was just that…I mean, I can sort of see it, you know? Like you guys are really good friends and I guess it just sorta happened or whatever. I don’t think you ever would have told me to go for it if you hadn’t been…

Mason:  No, totally.

Jason:  ...if you didn’t mean that. So…

Mason:  Totally. Yeah. I’m glad it’s relatively OK. So let me know if there’s anything I can do.

Jason:  Alright. Yeah. No worries.

 

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Discussion

Mason brings a beer to Jason, who looks like a mess and is sitting at a table being bummed out. He stammers for a moment but eventually begins the conversation that they have to have.

Mason explains that shortly after he told Jason to go ahead and date Amanda, something changed in his mind. Jason says that he can see that Mason and Amanda have a special connection.

But Mason still feels as though he’s done something wrong. Jason assures him that he’s forgiven and that he knows that Mason wouldn’t lead him astray on purpose.

Do you think what Mason did was wrong? Would you be as understanding as Jason if you were in his position?

 

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ola3

ola3Super Member!

Ukraine

Heart knows no laws! One minute you feel stoked for your friend and in two, you’re stoked yourself. :)

02:20 PM Apr 07 2016 |

wishtolearn

El Salvador

i dont know if anyone would agree with me, but this is the most boring lesson i've ever read on this site, even the video is dull.

11:25 PM Mar 19 2011 |

samatar1982

Djibouti

I will totally be cool about it and get over it, because  I think it is not whorth our friendship.

07:33 PM Nov 26 2010 |

Ahshan

Ahshan

China

yep ! anything gotta be ok for a real man! in chinese拿得起放地下!

11:43 PM Apr 22 2010 |

meteorareanimation

Egypt

I think Jason is like very forgiving. He's great. If I were in his shoes I wouldn't be mad but I'd just not want to talk to any of them for a while.

12:13 PM Jul 06 2009 |

Mrs.HoneyBoo

Denmark

Cmon, people, stop complaining about speed of talking. No one will speak slow in real life ;)

08:19 AM May 20 2009 |

miffoo

miffoo

Slovakia

it's not easy situation and Mason did good thing when he is apologize. Love is sometimes difficult understand.

07:32 PM Dec 28 2008 |

miffoo

miffoo

Slovakia

it’s not easy talk about it

07:19 PM Dec 28 2008 |

rayson

rayson

China

yes …jason is really a gentleman …..he is understanding and reasonable..
   then i think mason also a good man… because he is just coming to forgive  from jason… and speak out everything clearly  that's good men

09:07 AM Dec 03 2008 |

anai estrada

Mexico

I think, mason and jason, they will be friends forever.

04:45 PM Jun 10 2008 |

amasmid

Turkey

Let me tell you a real story:

A collage student is in love with a girl. But he is too shy to say this. So, one of his friends offers help. His friens meets the girl to talk about his friends feelings; but when he starts his sentence, the girl continues with saying "yes, I like you too" So they start dating, but a friendship dies. TEll me whose fault is that?

09:01 PM May 02 2008 |

john_zhang_q

China

This 's really good buddies!Both of them are good man, i sincerely wanna got one friend like them(:

06:26 AM Apr 25 2008 |

anna84

Mongolia

Innocent     too quickly to understand, 

03:39 AM Apr 24 2008 |

makbool

India

 Actualy I also did not understand it what they were talked.   thanks

01:53 PM Apr 23 2008 |

lokeshjain

India

i think Jason  had  no  option  except  this.

06:50 PM Apr 13 2008 |

Mary J

Nigeria

Hay, am Mary i need a friend.

11:16 AM Apr 12 2008 |

evaoscar

evaoscar

China

If I was jason,I feel confused and depressed.Maybe after a while,I will forgive Mason.

10:37 PM Apr 08 2008 |

blackgirl

Senegal

apologize to someone

10:19 PM Apr 08 2008 |

Syrian 88

Syrian Arab Republic

It's nice

12:13 PM Apr 08 2008 |

hnytgl

hnytgl

China

It is sounds very quickly,and not sound very clearly!

06:34 AM Apr 04 2008 |

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