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December 16, 2017
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#250:  Sky High (Trailer)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XK7aYq4r80

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

Missing Words and Phrases (7):  Come here [come ere]; do you want to [you wanna]; him [im] (2 times); just want you to know [juss wanchu da know]; that you'll [chu'll]; used to [used ta].

Transcript: 

Will, I _____________________ how proud I am ___________ be attending my alma mater [1]. 
From the moment Will Stronghold started high school, he knew he was in for the ride of his life [2].
Here we go!
Ahhhhhhhh!
Welcome to Sky High [3].  You are the descents {Ow!} of the world's most legendary superheroes.  
All he wants is to live up to his family name...
My parents are the greatest superheroes on the planet.  
... but he's not sure he's got what it takes.
Step up here and show me your power.
Car... Hero!
If you don't make "hero" you're just a sidekick [4].
Car.
Are you insane?
Sidekick!
Now...
All I ever wanted for _____ was to save the world.
... to transform himself...
We can't change who he is, not without dropping _____ in a vat of toxic waste.
Where would we even find a vat of {interrupted}.
Steve!!! [5]
... he'll have to test his limits...
You have 3 minutes to immobilize your opponent and save the citizen.
Ah, remember when we _______ use real citizens?
Yes {laughs}.
... and unleash the hero within.
He's strong!
I'm strong?
He's superstrong!
From Walt Disney pictures.  Discovering his powers was just the beginning... 
Great.
... because the heroes of tomorrow...
Hey, ______________ dance?
No.
Me neither.
... will have to save the world today.
My old enemy.  He always swore he'd have his revenge on me.
Put my dad down.
The sky is the limit [6].
Me and my boy!
Sky High.
My boy has superstrength!?  _________.
Oww!
Sorry.
Oww!  You are strong!

Notes:

[1] My alma mater = the school that I went to.
[2] To be in for the ride of one's life = to have the best, most exciting, or most memorable time of one's life.
[3] Sky High = Sky High School. 
[4] Sidekick = a lesser hero, e.g., Batman's sidekick is Robin.
[5] Steve!!! = She's mad at him for even thinking about finding a vat of toxic waste to drop their son into.
[6] The sky is the limit = the sky doesn't have a limit, so it's one way to say "There is no limit".

Answers: 

1) just want you to know [juss wanchu da know]
2) that you'll [chu'll]
3) him [im]
4) him [im]
5) used to [used ta]
6) do you want to [you wanna]
7) Come here [come ere]

December 12, 2017
Viewed 458 times.

#249 Max Steel (Trailer)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_bkQBvfdJI&t=22

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

Main Features:  There are three main features in this video.  1) The initial "h" is often silent in words like "he" [ee], "his" [is], and "has" [as]2) The word "to" often sounds like "ta" or "da".  For example, the phrase "to me" can sound like either "ta me" or "da me"; you'll hear both of these sounds in this video.  Other phrases in this video that contains the sounds "ta" or "da" are the following:  "here to" [here da]; "how to" [how da]; "need to" [need ta]; and "it's up to you" [1] [it's up ta you]3) The question "Are you okay?" sounds like "You okay?"  The word "are" sometimes disappears in questions among friends when the meaning is clear without it.

Missing Words and Phrases (15):  Are you okay? [You okay?] (2 times); did you [did ju]; has [as]; he [ee]; here to [here da]; his [is]; how to [how da]; need to [need ta]; to [da]; to me [da me]; to me [ta me]; up to you [up ta you]; you've got to [you gotta] (2 times).

Transcript: 

We're home, Max.
A fresh start.
Fresh start number 9.
No more moving around.  I promise.
And we have a new student.  Mr. McGrath.  Max McGrath?  You're not Jim McGrath's son, are you?
Why does everybody in this town know more about dad than I do?
You knew my dad.  I _______ know about _____ work.
Your father was working to find a way _____ harness energy, beyond anything that mankind _____ ever attempted.  He was right on the edge of a breakthrough.
What's happening _____?
Um, Max?
{Yells.}  No, stay back!
My name is "Steel".
What?  You speak English!
Max!
My mom's coming.
Is my mom dangerous?
No, no, come on!  {Unclear}
_____________ clean... _____________ clean in here, bud.
_______ do this _____?
No, Max.  Your father gave you these powers.  I'm just _______ show you ______ use them.  Let's get started.  Max, you can use your energy in many different ways.  You can run faster, be stronger, and I haven't even shown you the best part yet.
What?  {Yells.}  This is awesome.
You're welcome.
Max?
Sophia!
____________?
Yeah, I'm just really late for my, uh...
{Unclear} boring.
...my Zumba class [2].
The girl appears to cause increases in heart rate.  Perhaps you should avoid contact.
Perhaps you should shut up.
See?  She has made you angry.
The Ultralinks are here to destroy the Earth and your energy is the only thing that can stop them!  Time to suit up [3].  Coming in hot [4], Max!
I can't believe I'm doing this.
You have to learn to control these powers.
Go right.
Let's go left.
No, let's just go straight then.
Go!  Go!
Run faster!
Go much faster!
Your father believed _____ could save the world.  It's _________ now, Max.
Steel, now!  Go turbo!
____________?
Yeah.  A few more bruises than usual.

Notes:

[1] It's up to you = It's your decision.
[2] Zumba = Zumba is a type of dance exercise.
[3] Time to suit up = the full sentence is "It's time to suit up."  The phrase "to suit up" here means to put on his superpower suit.
[4] Coming in hot = he's warning Max about an approaching weapon.

Answers: 

1) need to [need ta]
2) his [is]
3) to [da]
4) has [as]
5) to me [da me]
6) You've got to [you gotta]
7) You've got to [you gotta]
8) Did you [did ju]
9) to me [ta me]
10) here to [here da]
11) how to [how da]
12) Are you okay [you okay]
13) he [ee]
14) up to you [up ta you]
15) Are you okay [you okay]

December 3, 2017
Viewed 1338 times.

#248 Liquid Sand Hot Tub

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=My4RA5I0FKs

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

Main Features:  This video contains two main features.  1) The word "to" often sounds like "ta" or "da".  You'll hear these sounds 12 times in this video, including the phrases "how to" [how da] and "wanted to" [wanned da]2) This video also has the following combinations of sounds: 

-- that will give you [that ull give ya];
-- decided to put to [decided da put da];
-- today I'm going to show you how to [taday ahm gonna show ya how da]; 

Missing Words and Phrases (15):  can see [kin see] (2 times); decided to put to [decided da put da]; his [is]; how to [how da]; that will give you [that ull give ya]; to [ta; da] (4 times); to be [ta be]; today I'm going to show you how to [taday ahm gonna show ya how da]; together [tagether]; wanted to [wanned da]; you [ya].

Background:  This video has some gaps in between the blocks of speech, so I've marked the times when the speech begins and ends in the transcript. 

Transcript: 

I'm sitting in a hot tub filled to the brim [1] with solid sand.  {Laughs.}  This is one of the coolest things ever.  If _____ take a tub of sand like this and then add air in just the right way it basically becomes a liquified soup.  {0:17}

{0:47}  In science this is known as a fluidized bed.  It's used in industrial applications such as powder coat painting or in grain silos _____ make sure that the grain flows smoothly to the outlet. {0:57}

{1:07}  The air on the top surface is nearly frictionless.  It's like an air hockey table.  And then when you cut off the air, it freezes everything exactly where it's at. {1:19}

{1:37}  So __________________________________ make a simple version like this yourself and then, because I became curious myself what it would feel like _____ fully immersed in something like this, we made a hot tub-sized version.  

As you _______ from this 60-year-old video from the Royal Institute of Science, this demo isn't exactly new.  I've _________ build one for a long time, but you can find literally no information online on ______ make one like that.  

So I started combing through a bunch of patent drawings for massive industrial-sized fluid beds and I noticed that instead of one big inlet, they all had a bunch of small holes _____ deliver the air. 

So starting with that in mind, it still took us 25 failed versions before we arrived at this design.  As you _______, it's just a bunch of half-inch PVC pipes [2] arranged sort of in a ladder, but the key is _____ drill two 1-millimeter holes 90 degrees apart from each other and then drill a bunch of those spaced 25 millimeters apart.  Then you glue all the pipes ________ and just make sure you orient the holes down so that will keep the sand from getting in.  And then you just seal off the container with some hot glue and then fill your container with either fine sand or we found glass beads worked really well.  And you can power it with a small air compressor like this or you could just rent a large nitrogen container like this for about 30 bucks [2] and __________________ 10 minutes of run time.

As usual I will put a link to all of the parts I used _____ build in the video description.

So my buddy Ken had a old, broken spa in _____ back yard which we _________________ good use. {2:54}

{3:12}  {Laughs.}  What happened?  It just stopped and you're like locked in place.  It's like a weighted blanket on every surface of your body.  {Laughs.}  Ahhh. {3:23}

{3:50}  Now that it's tested and ready, in my on-going quest to be the favorite uncle, I decided to surprise my nephews with it.  Woah, woah.  {Screams; laughs.} {4:10}

{The video shows them playing in the sand for a few seconds.}

{4:18}  But before we get to swimming in sand, let's talk about the science behind a fluidized bed.  {You can skip the rest of the video.  He talks about science for 3 minutes, then says this:}

{7:18}  Whew!  We made it through.  Now back to my nephews.  {More video footage of them playing in the sand.}

{8:44}  {End of the fluidized bed.  He then gives a commercial for Casper beds.}

Notes:

[1] Filled to the brim = filled all the way to the top.
[2] PVC pipes = Polyvinyl chloride pipes.
[3] 30 bucks = A "buck" is a colloquial way of saying a dollar so "30 bucks" means $30.

Answers: 

1) you [ya]
2) to [ta]
3) today I'm going to show you how to [taday ahm gonna show ya how da]
4) to be [ta be]
5) can see [kin see]
6) wanted to [wanned da]
7) how to [how da]
8) to [ta]
9) can see [kin see]
10) to [da]
11) together [tagether]
12) that will give you [that ull give ya]
13) to [ta]
14) his [is]
15) decided to put to [decided da put da]