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Get This Show on the Road
Get This Show on the Road English, baby! Video Lesson

Learn English meaning of ‘Get This Show on the Road’

Date: Feb 02 2016

Themes: Soap Opera, Travel, Work

Grammar: Prepositions

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You’ve probably had a time in your life when you wanted to make a change. Perhaps, you felt that your life was becoming stagnant, and you wanted to do something new and interesting, such as ride a motorcycle across the country. On the other hand, someone might have given you the opportunity to spread your wings. Maybe, they wanted you to take over an important job or even become the company president.

When you have these opportunities, you can’t wait to make changes. You need to take action now. You need to get this show on the road! When you get this show on the road, you begin to do something. It is usually an exciting time because you will learn many things. You get this show on the road when you begin a trip. You also get this show on the road when you begin a new activity or start an event.

Gary is ready to get this show on the road. Watch today’s English lesson to learn what he has in mind.

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Gary

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Jessica

Jessica

Gary:  Did you hear about Brian?

Jessica:  I did. He’s moving to Paris to be with Lily!

Gary:  Yup. And you know what? I think it’s time I got this show on the road, too.

Jessica:  What are you talking about?

Gary:  I need an adventure. Life for me has been feeling really stagnant lately, and I feel like I need to spread my wings.

Jessica:  What do you have in mind?

Gary:  Well, I bought a motorcycle. I’m going to drive it down through South America, all the way to Chile.

Jessica:  That has to be 6 or 7,000 miles! How long will you be gone?

Gary:  That’s the best part! I have no idea.

Jessica:  That sounds truly amazing, Gary. But what about StarScoop.com? If Brian is moving to Europe, and you’re traveling to Chile, what are you doing with your business?

Gary:  Well, we’d like you to take over. You can hire new staff and make all the decisions. It’s the perfect solution.

Jessica:  You’re making me the company president.

Gary:  Absolutely. You have got what it takes, Jessica.

Jessica:  I… I don’t know what to say.

Gary:  Do you want the job?

Jessica:  Yes! Of course I do. Wow! Oh, there is so much to do. I have some phone calls to make.

Gary:  Cool. I’ve got a lot of packing to do. So, let’s get this show on the road!

Jessica:  Thank you, Gary!

 

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The team at StarScoop.com is making some changes. Gary talks to Jessica about his plans for the future. He has been feeling stagnant recently, and he wants to explore something new. Jessica asks him what he has in mind. Gary tells her about his plan to drive a motorcycle through South America. He is excited because he doesn’t know how long his trip will be.

Gary also has a plan for Jessica’s future. He wants to help her spread her wings by becoming the StarScoop.com company president. This is a big surprise for Jessica, but she is very happy to take over the company. She will be able to make changes and hire new staff. Gary and Jessica agree that it is time to get this show on the road.

When did you make a big change in your life? Did you enjoy getting this show on the road?

 

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ola33

ola33

Japan

The roads we choose..
Very nice gentlemen- like gesture from Gary to give up his career for Jessica. I think this change speak for itself. At the same time the road trip, visiting new places, facing and knowing the unknown will make Gary a hugely interesting person:)
Yes life is short, experiences are long.

12:12 AM Feb 03 2016 |

NoUsSa

NoUsSa

Algeria

wow , a really amizing lesson too .. well i think it,s hight time to get this show in the road according to me also … i gonna spread my wings like both of gary and jessica … thnx for this lesson it improves my english more 

06:57 PM Feb 02 2016 |

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