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Learn about Contractions and Abbreviations

Date: Mar 26 2012

Themes: Alternative, Music

Grammar: Contractions and Abbreviations

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When it comes to bands, there are the good, the bad, and then… there’s LMFAO. It’s hard to categorize LMFAO, because it is such a quirky duo. The band is made up of two DJs who describe their sound as “party rock.”

But although their music might be difficult to classify, it’s also difficult not to enjoy. The songs “Party Rock Anthem” and “Sexy and I Know It” have become huge hits. Even if you think the group is a little silly, you’ll probably find yourself humming along the next time you hear one of these songs on the radio. Hear Marni and Jason talk about this popular duo.

当我们说到乐队时,会认为有好有坏……还有就是 LMFAO。很难将 LMFAO 归类,因为它是一个如此古怪的二人乐队。该乐队由两位 DJ 组成,他们将自己的音乐称为“派对摇滚”。
虽然很难将他们的音乐分类,但也会很容易就喜欢上他们的音乐。歌曲《Party Rock Anthem》和《Sexy and I Know It》受到热烈欢迎。即便你认为这支乐队有点儿傻,但你下次在收音机中听到这些歌曲中的某一首时,可能会发现自己正在随着音乐哼唱。请听玛尼和詹森如何谈论这支流行的二人乐队。

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

Jason

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Marni

Marni

Jason:  You know what song is everywhere right now? “Party Rock Anthem.”

Marni:  Oh, that LMFAO song?

Jason:  Yes.

Marni:  “Party rockers in the house tonight.”

Jason:  That’s pretty good.

Marni:  Yeah. It gets stuck in my head all the time and it makes me crazy.

Jason:  Why? You mean it just makes you want to dance down the street? That’s what it makes me want to do. It makes me want to go out and buy a neon shirt and put that on and just like…go to the club.

Marni:  Sure, I mean, they’re doing something right, ‘cause that song is everywhere, like you said. But what’s the deal? They’re just two guys, kinda quirky, weird…

Jason:  That’s kind of the new model for a band, you know? It’s just, like, two guys. You don’t need a whole band, you can just have two guys making some electronic sounds and singing to it. It seems very current to do that, to me.

Marni:  Yeah. You know, they also have that song, “I’m Sexy and I Know It,” and I have to say, I did watch the video for that song, and it was pretty funny.

Jason:  See, you can’t resist.

Marni:  I know! What is it?

Jason:  Cheesy dance music has a power.

Marni:  I guess so.

 

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Jason says that he’s been hearing the LMFAO hit “Party Rock Anthem” everywhere. It’s very popular right now. Jason likes the song. It makes him want to dance and wear quirky clothes like the two guys in the band. He can’t resist LMFAO’s fun sound.

Marni agrees that LMFAO is hard to resist. But she doesn’t really love the band. Their songs get stuck in her head a lot, but she finds them a little weird and cheesy.

LMFAO isn’t exactly a band. It’s really a duo, because there are only two guys in the group. They don’t play instruments. Instead, they make electronic music and sing to it. Jason thinks that’s a popular way to make music right now.

Are you a fan of LMFAO? Do you like quirky bands? What songs make you want to dance?

 

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ola33

ola33

Japan

If only i had them, Snoopyboy! Oh, a grapefruit fell on my head Wink

05:11 PM Mar 26 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

If my mother had paid me for every order she had given , I’d be rich , Lesya.


An order is an order, not a service : )

05:11 PM Mar 26 2012 |

kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

how much did she pay you?

05:09 PM Mar 26 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

I faced the music

05:09 PM Mar 26 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

I’m here on orders from Ola33 : )

05:08 PM Mar 26 2012 |

kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

You behaved  yourself like a gentleman :)

05:07 PM Mar 26 2012 |

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ola33

ola33

Japan

I know what Snoopy said :), he said “I’m Spartacus!”

05:05 PM Mar 26 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

I said ” sorry no private messages”


I guess I was invading his spamming space, : )

05:04 PM Mar 26 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

Olya, hello :) 


Sometimes music goes too far :) and we become offtopic

05:04 PM Mar 26 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

and what did you say? ;)

05:03 PM Mar 26 2012 |

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ola33

ola33

Japan

Lesya, on the background of spammers we’re innocent!

05:02 PM Mar 26 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

Yeah always draw graffittis on the “English,Baby” wall. We make spammers look inoffensive.


:)


one day a spammer sent me a message ” Please stop!” ; (

05:01 PM Mar 26 2012 |

kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

We will be banned right now and even spammers will never help us Laughing

04:58 PM Mar 26 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

I’m drilling a hole on the dance floor, please don’t stop the music


Tongue out

04:56 PM Mar 26 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

 WOW! The most complicated motion. Well done!!! You are moving fantastic. 
Is anybody except me see how Snoopy is doing a headspin??? 

04:55 PM Mar 26 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

and I’m already doing a headspin


: )

04:52 PM Mar 26 2012 |

kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

seems to be you are dancingLaughing

04:52 PM Mar 26 2012 |

kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

I’m already singing ;)

04:51 PM Mar 26 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

No :) I never groove to that song. It does not “excite” me for the dance. Just not my style – that is all Laughing

04:49 PM Mar 26 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

I can demonstrate , if you start singing : )

04:49 PM Mar 26 2012 |

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