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American Reunion
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American Reunion
美国重逢

Learn the Simple Future Tense

Date: May 28 2012

Themes: Party, School

Grammar: Simple Future Tense

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It’s amazing how time flies. Many schools have reunions for their graduates. When you finish school, your 10-year reunion seems so far away, but when you get there, it seems like school was just yesterday.

Back in 1999, students around the world fell in love with the characters of American Pie a comedy about a group of high school seniors. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long since this film used a flute and an apple pie to make us laugh and feel uncomfortable at the same time.

Some of the actors went on to become huge stars, like Alyson Hannigan who is on the hit show, How I Met Your Mother. Recently, the whole cast came together to make a film about their high school reunion, American Reunion. Listen to Mason and Devan talk about their high school days and their own reunions.

时间以惊人的速度流逝。许多学校都为毕业生举办重聚活动。当你毕业时,会认为 10 年后重聚似乎是如此遥远,但当你故地重游时,仿佛学校生活就在昨日。
回想 1999 年,那时全世界的学生都爱上了《美国派》 (American Pie) 中的人物角色,它是一部关于几位高三学生的喜剧。真是难以置信,当年这部使用长笛和苹果派令我们捧腹但同时又让我们感觉不舒服的电影,如今已经过去了这么长时间。
有些演员继续大红大紫成为巨星,像艾丽森·汉尼根 (Alyson Hannigan),出演了热播剧《老爸老妈的浪漫史》(How I Met Your Mother)。最近所有演员重聚,拍摄以高中同学重逢为主题的电影《美国重逢》(American Reunion)。请听杰夫和艾米谈论他们的高中生活以及重聚活动。

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Mason

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Devan

Devan

Mason:  So, I don’t know about you, but I am really excited to see the American Pie movie, American Reunion.

Devan:  Why is that? Did you go to your high school reunion? Can you relate to it?

Mason:  Well, first of all, I mean, like, those were kind of defining movies, as ridiculous as they are. And yeah, I did go to my high school reunion a few years ago and was really excited, because most of my close friends who I still keep around are people from high school.

Devan:  So, did you see a lot of people from high school that you didn’t really get along with, and were you kind of wanting to, you know, show them up?

Mason:  I guess, maybe, because I did, I came to my high school reunion and I was like, I’ve got the good job, and I’m engaged. All those things were kind of lined up, and it was interesting to see where other people were at. But I didn’t have someone who I was like, oh, I’m gonna show that guy or that girl who wronged me ten years ago.

Devan:  And you said that you keep in touch with most of your friends anyway, so was it really a big deal to go to your high school reunion, or was it kind of like seeing your friends you see all the time?

Mason:  I mean, part of it was, I’m still really close with a lot of friends from high school who don’t live around here anymore, so it was an awesome excuse to get together with them. Not anywhere near as scandalous as I’m assuming American Reunion is going to be though.

 

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Mason tells Devan that he is excited to see the new movie American Reunion. It is a movie with the same characters from the 1999 hit film, American Pie. In the new movie, the old crew gets back together for their 10 year high school reunion.

Mason can relate to the movie, because he went to his own 10 year high school reunion. He had a great time, because he is still close with many of the people he went to high school with, and the reunion was a chance for them to all get together and hang out like they used to.

Devan asks Mason if there was anyone at his reunion whom he wanted to show up. Mason didn’t have any enemies at his high school reunion whom he wanted to show up, but he did feel proud about where he was in his life.

Have you ever been to your high school reunion? Can you imagine what your life and your friends’ lives will be like in 10 years?

 

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my english love

China

how hard


 

03:09 PM Nov 17 2012 |

my english love

China

how hard


 

03:09 PM Nov 17 2012 |

fangsheauwen

Taiwan

It might be a stress if you don’t have job, great life, .............. I believe you don’t wanna go it.


But if you have a great job, housband,............... You can’t wait to show up.

03:10 AM Oct 01 2012 |

CatcheR

CatcheR

Iceland

I value my friends a lot, if there’s a chance to meet again, why not?

06:15 AM May 30 2012 |

vicmay_lo-flo@live.com.mx

Mexico

this movie is good, it brings back good memories.


06:42 PM May 29 2012 |

khaethe

khaethe

Philippines

i super like this movie fun fun fun

05:01 AM May 29 2012 |

ola33

ola33

Japan

The classmates reunion reminded me one episode from the soap opera. The guys ran into each other at the supermarket after 10 years or so and one of them just not to druge up the past wanted to pay back by $500 bill for the sake of good relationship and to forget about some bad stuff in the past. After a while, that “reunion” ended up as a scandalous one and the money contribution was forgotton. The guy just hasn’t changed, stayed the same Frown  


 I liked the American pie series. I think it would be fun to watch the last release as the two ones i’ve watched weren’t that bad at all. Barrel of laughs :)

03:30 AM May 29 2012 |

nfrtary

nfrtary

Egypt

oh high school , i love this period of my life and alwayes i hope to return back to it and change something there , add more exciting ….


about reunion i didn`t attend something like that but you know thanks to facebook really from time to time i found sucha friend from high scholl add me and start to talk and know how was the life went with each other….


but i have too some friends from high school i keep in touch with them beaucse they live around me :D 


12:47 AM May 29 2012 |

Svetlana_B

Svetlana_B

Russian Federation

It’s been interesting to attend reunion parties although it was not a classic event where everybody showed up. But it was a little bit funny and somewhat sad to witness what has become of us.

10:08 PM May 28 2012 |

AppleRome

AppleRome

Antarctica


Well, I never attend reunion. Past is past to me!


I dont like to meet unknown people from the past again.


If she/he is important enough, I will keep my contact to them from first. Sealed

09:24 PM May 28 2012 |

Lolo :)

Lolo :)

Germany

In two years I will finish school and I’m excited to see what will be in 10 years. But at the moment I dind’t have to meet with all my classmates,’cause at the moment they’re most of the time really unfair.Undecided So, I’m waiting to see what it’s like in 2 years and then I can say, if i want to meet them again, or not.

06:53 PM May 28 2012 |

ale_serrat

ale_serrat

Brazil

I’m in the last year of high school and have friends that i love and i want to keep in touch with them in the future. I know I’m gonna miss them when everything finish thus i want to meet them every year and remember the good times!

05:33 PM May 28 2012 |

david yun

South Korea

well.. I’ve never been to my high school reunion officially. I mean, I have some friends in high school who I keep in touch but I didn’t go to my high school reunion, because noboday let me know. well.. That might be why my phone number was changed, but the friends I still keep in touch, they didn’t say anything about the meeting anyway.


From now, my friends and my lives will be like so different from now. I mean, most of my friends are preparing for something related to their future, so they might have another job that is different from now. I’m looking forward to seeing their future changing.

01:51 PM May 28 2012 |

i love life

Palestinian Territory, Occupied

It would be nice If you keep your closer friends forever specially If your friends were nice with you , yes I have been keep touch them right now , I Have a good people everywhere I’m looking to find a new real friends during my life .


I should choosing them very carefully , we should know our lives going to be more beautiful If we try to keep our realtionship with each other In a good way .


01:36 PM May 28 2012 |

CatcheR

CatcheR

Iceland

High school was just a feww years ago, but in the future it will be nice to see my old friends, there are nice memories we should remember and need to bring up when we meet our old friends in ten years later, but unfortunatelly not all them have time for such a reunion I think. 

01:17 PM May 28 2012 |

Joy900

Joy900

Japan

Baset : i told you : I didnt have many friends in high school !!! 


I don’t think I will go. It’s time flies , a long  away (distance) and an expense I can’t afford.
there is no need !!!!!!!!

03:23 AM May 28 2012 |

The Last Joke

Yemen

Hey joy :


It’s amazing , to keep in touch with your friends ! Many years ago (too many to remember how far back) . it’s  amazing to know those who remembered you – and some did not.
To know how some had changed and some still seemed the same!

03:16 AM May 28 2012 |

Joy900

Joy900

Japan

Baset : Me too , I didnt have many friends in high school and I have no desire to see them. I dont care how they may or may not have changed.


03:07 AM May 28 2012 |

The Last Joke

Yemen

I’m not one of those guys who’s going to tell you that high school is the best years of my life, because, I was living & studying in KSA .. I would have been interested in going to the reunion for the school where I have been in it . I grew up with a lot of those people and i wanted to know what they turned in to ..Unfortunately i had left that school ! I moved to another country ( INDIA )...SO I ended up at the high school and graduated there !I didnt have many friends in high school i mean ( I didn’t have any strong relationships with anyone.) because i couldn’t speak india in the first year there !Anyway I still connect with a few of my high school friends !!!

02:46 AM May 28 2012 |

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