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Called to Say Hey

Called to Say Hey English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: Feb 05 2008

Themes: Romance, Soap Opera

簡介

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.

Even though she rejected him pretty harshly when he tried to kiss her, Amanda did tell Jason they could take it slow. So he figured he’d brighten up her day a little and surprise her with a phone call at work.

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

Amanda

Amanda

Jason

Jason

Amanda:  Celestial Seasonings Tea, this is Amanda.

Jason:  Hey, Amanda, it’s Jason.

Amanda:  Oh, hey Mason!

Jason:  No, no, no. Jason.

Amanda:  Jason. Oh. Hi. Um…What are you doin’?

Jason:  Oh, I was just calling to say, “Hey.”

Amanda:  I didn’t even know you knew my number. But that’s totally fine. That’s cool.

Jason:  You just told me where you worked and I found it in the dial by name directory.

Amanda:  Wow, that’s resourceful. So what’s going on? Because I’m kind of busy at work. I’ve got a deadline and…Do you have an emergency or something?

Jason:  Oh, n-n-no, I just…I’m sorry to bug you then, I just wondered if you wanted to go do something on Friday, maybe.

Amanda:  Oh, this Friday?

Jason:  Y-y-yeah.

Amanda:  It’s so weird, like I think I have something, but I can’t remember what it is so, I guess I’m free. Friday…I guess. OK. That’s fine. What do you want to do?

Jason:  Oh, we could see a movie or go ice skating or something.

Amanda:  I’d rather if we kind of did something that was in a 30-minute time frame, so if you can figure out some type of short, quick, brief activity.

Jason:  I’ll figure something out. But why don’t I pick you up at 7:30 and I’ll figure something out in that half-hour window.

Amanda:  OK. I look forward to it.

Jason:  Cool!

Amanda:  OK, I gotta go. I’m sorry.

Jason:  No, no problem.

Amanda:  But I appreciate the call. Just try not to do it again, OK?

Jason:  OK, sure.

Amanda:  OK. Bye.

Jason:  Bye.

Amanda:  Huh. Wow.

 

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討論

When Jason says his name over the phone, Amanda thinks he says Mason. That’s not the first time that someone confused the two names.

She’s surprised that Jason has her number, but apparently it wasn’t too hard to track her down because she had told him where she works.

Amanda wonders why Jason if calling. Is he in trouble or something? It seems like she doesn’t think his surprise is as romantic as he did. He says he just called to see if she wanted to hang out on Friday.

Amanda agrees to go out on Friday on a very short date. Jason seems excited but Amanda seems a little bit uncomfortable.

Would you like it if someone surprised you with a phone call at work? How do you think Amanda and Jason’s date will go?

 

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fabsir

fabsir

Brazil

I´m not confortable getting phone calls at work from people inviting to hang out. In my part of the world it´s implied that you don´t call a friend or someone during business hours to talk about hanging out or personal issues. It´s ok to call during lunch time or when the person you want to talk to is on break or has got off work.

03:58 PM Sep 04 2013 |

SANG891

SANG891

Hong Kong

Great

09:45 AM Mar 20 2013 |

La Princesse de la vie

Egypt

hmm, when somebody had called when I had been at school,that always seemed weird for me and I always worried and thought if there were a problem or a serious burden..

02:51 AM Aug 12 2012 |

marija luiza

Mexico

Of course, It would be very nice. I really love it. It is a big surprise. I’m sure that their date was so awesome, they love each other so they just need to take it slow and everything will be perfect :)


Nice lesson, very good phrase verbals to learn, because I’m in a trouble with them.

07:21 PM Aug 11 2012 |

afufu

China

I would not be happy if somebody call me just to say hey when I am working. Because usually I am very busy at work.

Apparently Amanda and Jason's date won't go well. Although Amanda said 'I am looking forward to it', she didn't really mean it. She only gave Jason 30 minutes, that means she doesn't like Jason so much. Otherwise, she would want to spend a whole night with him. Poor Jason.

01:46 PM Jan 05 2011 |

zayaminion

Mongolia

I think she not that into him.

09:07 AM Oct 27 2010 |

ahmedghieth9

Egypt

I WISH I COULD BE IN DATE TOO , LOVE IS A DREAM WE ARE DREAMING

04:29 PM Jun 23 2010 |

Ahshan

Ahshan

China

more and more l will have a high think of jason ,cus he is brave to phone the girl gets crush on and date her to hang out ! what a nice guy!

11:29 PM Apr 13 2010 |

Gentleman985

Turkey

  Its seems that Amanda knows Jason like the friends that s way she acceped her offer for date but everthing will get confised some more

  I dont wanna it anytime I hope, they will be happy soon…

09:02 PM Jan 06 2009 |

gokuh

gokuh

India

Dont lose hpe  jason.cool… u l surely find another amanda shortly. so cheers…...

12:04 PM Dec 25 2008 |

miffoo

miffoo

Slovakia

LOL, their date will be disaster, I think Amanda make be honest  with Jason and tell him truth. 

07:59 PM Dec 23 2008 |

miffoo

miffoo

Slovakia

cool

07:48 PM Dec 23 2008 |

rayson

rayson

China

jason…  and the brutal truth…. awful  things
amanda agree with the date of jason. i think it's sensible. coz they are friend. right? maybe amanda know jason loved her. but she have no useful method to refused him. so .the coming date will be the good opportunity to speak out the truth…
   why jason don't have the tel number before? it can be enough to provide that  they are familiar with each other. so jason have to think about himself .. these have some misunderstanding happend..

  but come back… why jason don't have the right to love amanda….maybe throuth this date. they will be closing….hehe

07:55 AM Dec 02 2008 |

Tatyanati

Tatyanati

Russian Federation

Such a busy girl, she doesn`t have any time for a date , only 30 min.Leave her , Jason, find another one and be happy!

04:54 AM Sep 30 2008 |

aoyunhui

aoyunhui

China

Gavin Zheng ,i want to say you're really talented,creative,imaginative.you made up those funny sequels.i want to see more.

02:48 PM Aug 13 2008 |

fredrika

Bahrain

hay whats up

08:06 PM Feb 22 2008 |

fredrika

Bahrain

hay i dont no u bt whats up

08:06 PM Feb 22 2008 |

djanlm

djanlm

Brazil

 He didn't notice that she wants nothing with him!! At this situation, I'd cancel the date, because she wasn't happy with my call!

 

09:55 PM Feb 11 2008 |

negresh

negresh

Jordan

hi kam nancy form jordan

11:37 AM Feb 11 2008 |

aljensen

aljensen

United States

Unrequited love is a major theme on this site!

08:48 AM Feb 11 2008 |

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