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well I'll ride look at that

well I'll ride look at that
well I'll ride look at that
look what i have here i'm back

look what i have here i'm back
look what i have here i'm back
in America for this month's

in America for this month's
in America for this month's
masterclass video lesson and I

masterclass video lesson and I
masterclass video lesson and I
have none other than my father

have none other than my father
have none other than my father
say hello say hello say hello

say hello say hello say hello
say hello say hello say hello
hello

hello
hello
and low and low goodness so he

and low and low goodness so he
and low and low goodness so he
and I I like to joke around a

and I I like to joke around a
and I I like to joke around a
lot and I get a lot of that from

lot and I get a lot of that from
lot and I get a lot of that from
him we say the apple doesn't

him we say the apple doesn't
him we say the apple doesn't
fall far from the tree this

fall far from the tree this
fall far from the tree this
means that when I'm I'm like my

means that when I'm I'm like my
means that when I'm I'm like my
father and what are you looking

father and what are you looking
father and what are you looking
at

at
at
oh my goodness those look it I

oh my goodness those look it I
oh my goodness those look it I
know the Apple like it

know the Apple like it
know the Apple like it
oh my goodness see we don't get

oh my goodness see we don't get
oh my goodness see we don't get
this either you get to see all

this either you get to see all
this either you get to see all
of this

of this
of this
so his name is you want to

so his name is you want to
so his name is you want to
introduce yourself to everybody

introduce yourself to everybody
introduce yourself to everybody
my name is Richard batcher and

my name is Richard batcher and
my name is Richard batcher and
so I'm drew badger as you

so I'm drew badger as you
so I'm drew badger as you
already know and this month

already know and this month
already know and this month
because I'm here back for a

because I'm here back for a
because I'm here back for a
vacation about family and

vacation about family and
vacation about family and
reunion we have a little bit of

reunion we have a little bit of
reunion we have a little bit of
a reunion this month here in

a reunion this month here in
a reunion this month here in
Oregon

Oregon
Oregon
so I get to see my dad I haven't

so I get to see my dad I haven't
so I get to see my dad I haven't
seen how long has it been

seen how long has it been
seen how long has it been
no it's been almost two years

no it's been almost two years
no it's been almost two years
nearly two years since your

nearly two years since your
nearly two years since your
sister got married yes I my

sister got married yes I my
sister got married yes I my
sister got married this was

sister got married this was
sister got married this was
about

about
about
I guess a year and a half two

I guess a year and a half two
I guess a year and a half two
years angles and that was the

years angles and that was the
years angles and that was the
last time we got to see ch

last time we got to see ch
last time we got to see ch
how's the girlfriend I don't

how's the girlfriend I don't
how's the girlfriend I don't
know what you're talking about

know what you're talking about
know what you're talking about
my girlfriend why not

my girlfriend why not
my girlfriend why not
well that makes a kind of public

well that makes a kind of public
well that makes a kind of public
what do you mean listen it's not

what do you mean listen it's not
what do you mean listen it's not
even that little public

even that little public
even that little public
my girlfriend is fine oh very

my girlfriend is fine oh very
my girlfriend is fine oh very
good

good
good
well we will leave that one it's

well we will leave that one it's
well we will leave that one it's
a secret

a secret
a secret
don't worry about that in case

don't worry about that in case
don't worry about that in case
you're watching as is don't tell

you're watching as is don't tell
you're watching as is don't tell
anybody look in the camera in

anybody look in the camera in
anybody look in the camera in
the camera right here don't look

the camera right here don't look
the camera right here don't look
over here don't get confused by

over here don't get confused by
over here don't get confused by
that

that
that
so sometimes when i'm recording

so sometimes when i'm recording
so sometimes when i'm recording
people they get a little bit

people they get a little bit
people they get a little bit
they see themselves in the

they see themselves in the
they see themselves in the
camera so this video camera we

camera so this video camera we
camera so this video camera we
have a regular screen that

have a regular screen that
have a regular screen that
you're looking at right here but

you're looking at right here but
you're looking at right here but
also there's a monitor on the

also there's a monitor on the
also there's a monitor on the
side so you can look at yourself

side so you can look at yourself
side so you can look at yourself
right now I'm looking at the

right now I'm looking at the
right now I'm looking at the
monitor and it looks a little

monitor and it looks a little
monitor and it looks a little
bit confusing when you do that

bit confusing when you do that
bit confusing when you do that
but anyway so you're doing here

but anyway so you're doing here
but anyway so you're doing here
is how my head gets bigger as I

is how my head gets bigger as I
is how my head gets bigger as I
get closer

get closer
get closer
yes just keep your eyes and the

yes just keep your eyes and the
yes just keep your eyes and the
camera like that

camera like that
camera like that
very good very good but what it

very good very good but what it
very good very good but what it
would also you working on back

would also you working on back
would also you working on back
home anything going to talk

home anything going to talk
home anything going to talk
about my job

about my job
about my job
yes you could talk about your

yes you could talk about your
yes you could talk about your
job you can tell me tell me what

job you can tell me tell me what
job you can tell me tell me what
you're working on it but how I

you're working on it but how I
you're working on it but how I
am familiar with Japan

am familiar with Japan
am familiar with Japan
yeah sure there's other

yeah sure there's other
yeah sure there's other
countries you can talk about all

countries you can talk about all
countries you can talk about all
the other countries sure

the other countries sure
the other countries sure
my job is to bring in about 70

my job is to bring in about 70
my job is to bring in about 70
students every year to the

students every year to the
students every year to the
University of Chicago Law School

University of Chicago Law School
University of Chicago Law School
so he works as a person as dean

so he works as a person as dean
so he works as a person as dean
and at the law school and these

and at the law school and these
and at the law school and these
students are in a program for

students are in a program for
students are in a program for
foreign trained lawyers so their

foreign trained lawyers so their
foreign trained lawyers so their
lawyers in their country already

lawyers in their country already
lawyers in their country already
but they come to the United

but they come to the United
but they come to the United
States to spend a year and

States to spend a year and
States to spend a year and
during that year they will study

during that year they will study
during that year they will study
about American law and then

about American law and then
about American law and then
afterwards they'll go back to

afterwards they'll go back to
afterwards they'll go back to
their countries and this will be

their countries and this will be
their countries and this will be
beneficial to them because they

beneficial to them because they
beneficial to them because they
will be dealing with clients who

will be dealing with clients who
will be dealing with clients who
may be us clients wanted to do

may be us clients wanted to do
may be us clients wanted to do
business in their countries or

business in their countries or
business in their countries or
dealing with American lawyers

dealing with American lawyers
dealing with American lawyers
representing us clients and so

representing us clients and so
representing us clients and so
familiar with American law will

familiar with American law will
familiar with American law will
be helpful and they come to me

be helpful and they come to me
be helpful and they come to me
about commercial for the you

about commercial for the you
about commercial for the you
know how well you asked me to

know how well you asked me to
know how well you asked me to
talk i'll go ahead and go ahead

talk i'll go ahead and go ahead
talk i'll go ahead and go ahead
and ask you know

and ask you know
and ask you know
yes and so I'm sort of their

yes and so I'm sort of their
yes and so I'm sort of their
social chair

social chair
social chair
I take them to a baseball game I

I take them to a baseball game I
I take them to a baseball game I
have them over to my home for

have them over to my home for
have them over to my home for
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving
so you teach them the culture

so you teach them the culture
so you teach them the culture
and here's just do it is the law

and here's just do it is the law
and here's just do it is the law
and my children grew up thinking

and my children grew up thinking
and my children grew up thinking
that that's what Thanksgiving

that that's what Thanksgiving
that that's what Thanksgiving
once

once
once
yes having a bunch of people

yes having a bunch of people
yes having a bunch of people
from abroad in their home and

from abroad in their home and
from abroad in their home and
and of course the byproduct that

and of course the byproduct that
and of course the byproduct that
is I have a son

is I have a son
is I have a son
who goes off to some of the

who goes off to some of the
who goes off to some of the
country yeah so basically what

country yeah so basically what
country yeah so basically what
what Thanksgiving even know

what Thanksgiving even know
what Thanksgiving even know
where we're at Christmas or the

where we're at Christmas or the
where we're at Christmas or the
holiday season at the end of the

holiday season at the end of the
holiday season at the end of the
year right now

year right now
year right now
basically for thanksgiving this

basically for thanksgiving this
basically for thanksgiving this
is the main time for people to

is the main time for people to
is the main time for people to
come back from wherever they are

come back from wherever they are
come back from wherever they are
and together as a family and

and together as a family and
and together as a family and
there's a lot of eating a lot of

there's a lot of eating a lot of
there's a lot of eating a lot of
eating turkey or other

eating turkey or other
eating turkey or other
traditional thanksgiving foods

traditional thanksgiving foods
traditional thanksgiving foods
and this is one of the probably

and this is one of the probably
and this is one of the probably
it's still the biggest holiday

it's still the biggest holiday
it's still the biggest holiday
I think it has traveled

I think it has traveled
I think it has traveled
thousands of the year the

thousands of the year the
thousands of the year the
thanksgiving always comes on a

thanksgiving always comes on a
thanksgiving always comes on a
thursday in November so it's

thursday in November so it's
thursday in November so it's
always a four-day weekend and

always a four-day weekend and
always a four-day weekend and
many people will actually a

many people will actually a
many people will actually a
couple of days earlier

couple of days earlier
couple of days earlier
so they'll turn it into a major

so they'll turn it into a major
so they'll turn it into a major
travel time and since my

travel time and since my
travel time and since my
students all of a broad they

students all of a broad they
students all of a broad they
really can't go home for that

really can't go home for that
really can't go home for that
period of time so i have them

period of time so i have them
period of time so i have them
over to my home and then I tell

over to my home and then I tell
over to my home and then I tell
them that the next day which is

them that the next day which is
them that the next day which is
the day after thanksgiving is

the day after thanksgiving is
the day after thanksgiving is
the big shopping day in this

the big shopping day in this
the big shopping day in this
country where everyone goes out

country where everyone goes out
country where everyone goes out
and buys stuff so we call this

and buys stuff so we call this
and buys stuff so we call this
black friday that's right and

black friday that's right and
black friday that's right and
it's called Black Friday because

it's called Black Friday because
it's called Black Friday because
in accounting terms if the

in accounting terms if the
in accounting terms if the
numbers are black

numbers are black
numbers are black
that means you're making a

that means you're making a
that means you're making a
profit and the numbers are red

profit and the numbers are red
profit and the numbers are red
that means you're making a loss

that means you're making a loss
that means you're making a loss
so the idea is that all of these

so the idea is that all of these
so the idea is that all of these
stores and businesses have been

stores and businesses have been
stores and businesses have been
losing money for most of the

losing money for most of the
losing money for most of the
year but then all of a sudden

year but then all of a sudden
year but then all of a sudden
people come and begin buying

people come and begin buying
people come and begin buying
things for Christmas and one of

things for Christmas and one of
things for Christmas and one of
the nice things about

the nice things about
the nice things about
thanksgiving is it's not a

thanksgiving is it's not a
thanksgiving is it's not a
religious holiday

religious holiday
religious holiday
you know Christmas New Year's

you know Christmas New Year's
you know Christmas New Year's
other events tend to be tied to

other events tend to be tied to
other events tend to be tied to
a religion but thanksgiving is

a religion but thanksgiving is
a religion but thanksgiving is
not religious so it's something

not religious so it's something
not religious so it's something
that everyone can observe and

that everyone can observe and
that everyone can observe and
that's why so many people are

that's why so many people are
that's why so many people are
out celebrating and why it's

out celebrating and why it's
out celebrating and why it's
such a busy travel time so the

such a busy travel time so the
such a busy travel time so the
weather is also occasionally not

weather is also occasionally not
weather is also occasionally not
so nice and

so nice and
so nice and
a lot of people get delayed and

a lot of people get delayed and
a lot of people get delayed and
it's really terrible at airports

it's really terrible at airports
it's really terrible at airports
and on major roads where a lot

and on major roads where a lot
and on major roads where a lot
of people are trapped but so we

of people are trapped but so we
of people are trapped but so we
get to have that experience and

get to have that experience and
get to have that experience and
so just as my dad said we have

so just as my dad said we have
so just as my dad said we have
the experience of having all

the experience of having all
the experience of having all
these international students

these international students
these international students
come to our home and so that's

come to our home and so that's
come to our home and so that's
instead of having a sit-down

instead of having a sit-down
instead of having a sit-down
dinner with maybe you know five

dinner with maybe you know five
dinner with maybe you know five
to 10 people in your immediate

to 10 people in your immediate
to 10 people in your immediate
family so your immediate family

family so your immediate family
family so your immediate family
is all like your mom and your

is all like your mom and your
is all like your mom and your
dad and your close relatives may

dad and your close relatives may
dad and your close relatives may
be your cousins or uncles or

be your cousins or uncles or
be your cousins or uncles or
something like that

something like that
something like that
we have all these students from

we have all these students from
we have all these students from
all over the world and so I got

all over the world and so I got
all over the world and so I got
to meet people from Japan China

to meet people from Japan China
to meet people from Japan China
India Iraq all the country

India Iraq all the country
India Iraq all the country
Europe South America everywhere

Europe South America everywhere
Europe South America everywhere
everywhere

everywhere
everywhere
we get lots of little things

we get lots of little things
we get lots of little things
from people from all over the

from people from all over the
from people from all over the
world they bring a little gifts

world they bring a little gifts
world they bring a little gifts
things from their their own

things from their their own
things from their their own
country and so it was a nice

country and so it was a nice
country and so it was a nice
little international experience

little international experience
little international experience
I wouldn't trade it for the

I wouldn't trade it for the
I wouldn't trade it for the
world i use that expression a

world i use that expression a
world i use that expression a
lot of means you you would not

lot of means you you would not
lot of means you you would not
want to give up that I wouldn't

want to give up that I wouldn't
want to give up that I wouldn't
trade it for the world

trade it for the world
trade it for the world
so I do its way to prime my

so I do its way to prime my
so I do its way to prime my
favorite holiday i'm good i

favorite holiday i'm good i
favorite holiday i'm good i
think i like it a lot of people

think i like it a lot of people
think i like it a lot of people
like Thanksgiving and it's a

like Thanksgiving and it's a
like Thanksgiving and it's a
night it's a nice time

night it's a nice time
night it's a nice time
it's all right now you're you're

it's all right now you're you're
it's all right now you're you're
out here visiting yes in Oregon

out here visiting yes in Oregon
out here visiting yes in Oregon
and it's a bit i'll show you

and it's a bit i'll show you
and it's a bit i'll show you
guys the snow later it's a

guys the snow later it's a
guys the snow later it's a
beautiful day outside my dad was

beautiful day outside my dad was
beautiful day outside my dad was
22 cold he didn't want to sit

22 cold he didn't want to sit
22 cold he didn't want to sit
outside and record this he's a

outside and record this he's a
outside and record this he's a
smart man

smart man
smart man
yeah only a fool would sit

yeah only a fool would sit
yeah only a fool would sit
outside for 15 minutes and you

outside for 15 minutes and you
outside for 15 minutes and you
can be in a warm place right now

can be in a warm place right now
can be in a warm place right now
and we have i'll show you also

and we have i'll show you also
and we have i'll show you also
we have any other school is he

we have any other school is he
we have any other school is he
has a full a fool will write it

has a full a fool will write it
has a full a fool will write it
down here for you right down

down here for you right down
down here for you right down
here fool is a person that you

here fool is a person that you
here fool is a person that you
know they do stupid things kind

know they do stupid things kind
know they do stupid things kind
of like I do on occasion i can

of like I do on occasion i can
of like I do on occasion i can
be foolish but my dad is no fool

be foolish but my dad is no fool
be foolish but my dad is no fool
he's no fool he's no he's an ok

he's no fool he's no he's an ok
he's no fool he's no he's an ok
so we're enjoying our time and

so we're enjoying our time and
so we're enjoying our time and
bend in anything you

bend in anything you
bend in anything you
specifically like to do out here

specifically like to do out here
specifically like to do out here
or just the actually know about

or just the actually know about
or just the actually know about
what we didn't do

what we didn't do
what we didn't do
yes we go ahead you can tell

yes we go ahead you can tell
yes we go ahead you can tell
them a story so the weather is

them a story so the weather is
them a story so the weather is
not so great my dad will tell

not so great my dad will tell
not so great my dad will tell
you the story right now

you the story right now
you the story right now
well in Bend Oregon which is a

well in Bend Oregon which is a
well in Bend Oregon which is a
relatively small city maybe it's

relatively small city maybe it's
relatively small city maybe it's
like 80,000 80,000 people

like 80,000 80,000 people
like 80,000 80,000 people
yeah they have a tradition here

yeah they have a tradition here
yeah they have a tradition here
lots and lots of what they call

lots and lots of what they call
lots and lots of what they call
local breweries

local breweries
local breweries
yeah it's called a brew pub

yeah it's called a brew pub
yeah it's called a brew pub
group up will you can explain

group up will you can explain
group up will you can explain
what a brewery is yes a brewery

what a brewery is yes a brewery
what a brewery is yes a brewery
is where you brew beer that's

is where you brew beer that's
is where you brew beer that's
where beer is made and most beer

where beer is made and most beer
where beer is made and most beer
in this country is made by large

in this country is made by large
in this country is made by large
companies in very large

companies in very large
companies in very large
factories basically and they

factories basically and they
factories basically and they
ship it all around

ship it all around
ship it all around
but in recent years there's been

but in recent years there's been
but in recent years there's been
a growth of these brew pubs

a growth of these brew pubs
a growth of these brew pubs
where people make their own beer

where people make their own beer
where people make their own beer
and very small batches and then

and very small batches and then
and very small batches and then
sell it to people in the sort of

sell it to people in the sort of
sell it to people in the sort of
the city or the community

the city or the community
the city or the community
these are called micro brews

these are called micro brews
these are called micro brews
right micro meeting small and so

right micro meeting small and so
right micro meeting small and so
there again there's a couple of

there again there's a couple of
there again there's a couple of
big maybe verte of budweiser

big maybe verte of budweiser
big maybe verte of budweiser
coolers Miller these are like

coolers Miller these are like
coolers Miller these are like
the big three companies that

the big three companies that
the big three companies that
make most of the beer in America

make most of the beer in America
make most of the beer in America
but then you have a whole bunch

but then you have a whole bunch
but then you have a whole bunch
of these tiny companies and some

of these tiny companies and some
of these tiny companies and some
of them actually make the only

of them actually make the only
of them actually make the only
make beer and other companies

make beer and other companies
make beer and other companies
they they make beer but they

they they make beer but they
they they make beer but they
also have a place where you can

also have a place where you can
also have a place where you can
go and eat is called a brew pub

go and eat is called a brew pub
go and eat is called a brew pub
and there are a lot of these in

and there are a lot of these in
and there are a lot of these in
Bend I think they're about 15 of

Bend I think they're about 15 of
Bend I think they're about 15 of
them and one of the things you

them and one of the things you
them and one of the things you
can do is to rent a large

can do is to rent a large
can do is to rent a large
it's called a bicycle but it

it's called a bicycle but it
it's called a bicycle but it
really isn't a bicycle it's like

really isn't a bicycle it's like
really isn't a bicycle it's like
a contraption that machine heart

a contraption that machine heart
a contraption that machine heart
sort of and you can get a bunch

sort of and you can get a bunch
sort of and you can get a bunch
of people maybe 10 or 12 people

of people maybe 10 or 12 people
of people maybe 10 or 12 people
peddling this bike and going

peddling this bike and going
peddling this bike and going
from place to place and drinking

from place to place and drinking
from place to place and drinking
beer now because you have to be

beer now because you have to be
beer now because you have to be
careful with all these people

careful with all these people
careful with all these people
drinking beer

drinking beer
drinking beer
you hire a driver with the

you hire a driver with the
you hire a driver with the
contraption pleased that he's

contraption pleased that he's
contraption pleased that he's
more like a steer

more like a steer
more like a steer
yes but they won't let us they

yes but they won't let us they
yes but they won't let us they
won't just let 12 people do it

won't just let 12 people do it
won't just let 12 people do it
on their own game because the

on their own game because the
on their own game because the
foolish yes that would be

foolish yes that would be
foolish yes that would be
foolish although if we did we'd

foolish although if we did we'd
foolish although if we did we'd
probably select one person to be

probably select one person to be
probably select one person to be
the designated driver

the designated driver
the designated driver
yes this is a word for a person

yes this is a word for a person
yes this is a word for a person
if you go out drinking

if you go out drinking
if you go out drinking
you know maybe if you've been to

you know maybe if you've been to
you know maybe if you've been to
America or even in your own

America or even in your own
America or even in your own
country we have very strict laws

country we have very strict laws
country we have very strict laws
and for good reason

and for good reason
and for good reason
if you go out drinking you can't

if you go out drinking you can't
if you go out drinking you can't
have you know maybe let's say

have you know maybe let's say
have you know maybe let's say
five people go out drinking and

five people go out drinking and
five people go out drinking and
one of them is the designated

one of them is the designated
one of them is the designated
driver so to designate means to

driver so to designate means to
driver so to designate means to
have a specific person that

have a specific person that
have a specific person that
won't be drinking or they drink

won't be drinking or they drink
won't be drinking or they drink
you know some non-alcoholic

you know some non-alcoholic
you know some non-alcoholic
things so they can drive and

things so they can drive and
things so they can drive and
their brains okay right so that

their brains okay right so that
their brains okay right so that
person will sort of volunteer to

person will sort of volunteer to
person will sort of volunteer to
do that or be selected to do

do that or be selected to do
do that or be selected to do
that but even here they probably

that but even here they probably
that but even here they probably
wouldn't want us to do it

wouldn't want us to do it
wouldn't want us to do it
because you know you're driving

because you know you're driving
because you know you're driving
this contraption up and down

this contraption up and down
this contraption up and down
these little Hills in the town

these little Hills in the town
these little Hills in the town
and I probably take some

and I probably take some
and I probably take some
experience through its not like

experience through its not like
experience through its not like
just riding a bicycle it's a

just riding a bicycle it's a
just riding a bicycle it's a
it's a long thing with all the

it's a long thing with all the
it's a long thing with all the
people on it

people on it
people on it
pedaling trying to move it

pedaling trying to move it
pedaling trying to move it
forward but it's probably

forward but it's probably
forward but it's probably
difficult to drive so so we we

difficult to drive so so we we
difficult to drive so so we we
were supposed to do that today

were supposed to do that today
were supposed to do that today
instead of shooting this video

instead of shooting this video
instead of shooting this video
right now we're going to shoot

right now we're going to shoot
right now we're going to shoot
this later actually

this later actually
this later actually
but we had a little bit of snow

but we had a little bit of snow
but we had a little bit of snow
last night and the roads are

last night and the roads are
last night and the roads are
pretty icy

pretty icy
pretty icy
so we had to cancel our

so we had to cancel our
so we had to cancel our
reservation there was going to

reservation there was going to
reservation there was going to
be maybe I think 10 of us

be maybe I think 10 of us
be maybe I think 10 of us
yes I think that's a ten of us

yes I think that's a ten of us
yes I think that's a ten of us
sit on this thing and we're all

sit on this thing and we're all
sit on this thing and we're all
peddling except for me maybe I

peddling except for me maybe I
peddling except for me maybe I
would sit back and relax and let

would sit back and relax and let
would sit back and relax and let
the rest of them pedal while I

the rest of them pedal while I
the rest of them pedal while I
that's called that's called

that's called that's called
that's called that's called
being a free ride is a free

being a free ride is a free
being a free ride is a free
rider or a low for i'm relaxing

rider or a low for i'm relaxing
rider or a low for i'm relaxing
and I'm not the rest of the

and I'm not the rest of the
and I'm not the rest of the
people doing all the work is or

people doing all the work is or
people doing all the work is or
they discovered that that makes

they discovered that that makes
they discovered that that makes
them unhappy because they feel

them unhappy because they feel
them unhappy because they feel
he should be doing just as much

he should be doing just as much
he should be doing just as much
work as I am

work as I am
work as I am
yeah or you could say I'm I

yeah or you could say I'm I
yeah or you could say I'm I
don't know

don't know
don't know
I'm trying to think of a good

I'm trying to think of a good
I'm trying to think of a good
expression for that where I'm

expression for that where I'm
expression for that where I'm
you said you could say I'm not

you said you could say I'm not
you said you could say I'm not
pulling my own weight

pulling my own weight
pulling my own weight
yes that's true I'm not not

yes that's true I'm not not
yes that's true I'm not not
pulling my own weight you have a

pulling my own weight you have a
pulling my own weight you have a
whole bunch of people doing

whole bunch of people doing
whole bunch of people doing
something and I'm not doing that

something and I'm not doing that
something and I'm not doing that
so that's another good

so that's another good
so that's another good
experience all the other people

experience all the other people
experience all the other people
have to pull their weight and

have to pull their weight and
have to pull their weight and
his way yes but had we so we

his way yes but had we so we
his way yes but had we so we
were thinking about doing that

were thinking about doing that
were thinking about doing that
today but now we get to sit down

today but now we get to sit down
today but now we get to sit down
have a nice conversation is like

have a nice conversation is like
have a nice conversation is like
father-son yeah it is it's been

father-son yeah it is it's been
father-son yeah it is it's been
a while we talk sometimes we

a while we talk sometimes we
a while we talk sometimes we
send emails but we don't really

send emails but we don't really
send emails but we don't really
take so much time to talk about

take so much time to talk about
take so much time to talk about
as much as we should

as much as we should
as much as we should
that's probably right and we we

that's probably right and we we
that's probably right and we we
should be talking more and maybe

should be talking more and maybe
should be talking more and maybe
traveling more as well

traveling more as well
traveling more as well
in addition I think that's for

in addition I think that's for
in addition I think that's for
sure and you can come out to

sure and you can come out to
sure and you can come out to
japan i would I can i went to

japan i would I can i went to
japan i would I can i went to
japan

japan
japan
unfortunately about 10 years ago

unfortunately about 10 years ago
unfortunately about 10 years ago
before and we got there or drool

before and we got there or drool
before and we got there or drool
I guess he's also my real name

I guess he's also my real name
I guess he's also my real name
if it's just for you

if it's just for you
if it's just for you
you subscribe so everybody so I

you subscribe so everybody so I
you subscribe so everybody so I
have I maybe I don't remember me

have I maybe I don't remember me
have I maybe I don't remember me
i think maybe i was in high

i think maybe i was in high
i think maybe i was in high
school as well my real name is

school as well my real name is
school as well my real name is
Andrew you probably knew that

Andrew you probably knew that
Andrew you probably knew that
already if you've heard that

already if you've heard that
already if you've heard that
before but I go by Drew and so

before but I go by Drew and so
before but I go by Drew and so
most of the people that have

most of the people that have
most of the people that have
known me since I was a young lad

known me since I was a young lad
known me since I was a young lad
a young boy they call me Andrew

a young boy they call me Andrew
a young boy they call me Andrew
or some people even call me

or some people even call me
or some people even call me
badger they refer to me by my

badger they refer to me by my
badger they refer to me by my
last yeah that's a tradition

last yeah that's a tradition
last yeah that's a tradition
that people call me badger -

that people call me badger -
that people call me badger -
yeah so it sits there like

yeah so it sits there like
yeah so it sits there like
that's a common thing in America

that's a common thing in America
that's a common thing in America
if you were very close with

if you were very close with
if you were very close with
someone you can use their last

someone you can use their last
someone you can use their last
name in an informal kind of way

name in an informal kind of way
name in an informal kind of way
this is not like the Japanese

this is not like the Japanese
this is not like the Japanese
style where people use a

style where people use a
style where people use a
person's last name in a formal

person's last name in a formal
person's last name in a formal
way or other other cultures that

way or other other cultures that
way or other other cultures that
do that as well so it's a

do that as well so it's a
do that as well so it's a
because a term of endearment

because a term of endearment
because a term of endearment
it's just a a polite way or a

it's just a a polite way or a
it's just a a polite way or a
kind of casual way of

kind of casual way of
kind of casual way of
introducing someone or toward

introducing someone or toward
introducing someone or toward
referring to

referring to
referring to
amusingly and because some of

amusingly and because some of
amusingly and because some of
the people who applied to my

the people who applied to my
the people who applied to my
program do come from Japan and

program do come from Japan and
program do come from Japan and
China where there may be a

China where there may be a
China where there may be a
tradition of having the order of

tradition of having the order of
tradition of having the order of
the names different where you

the names different where you
the names different where you
have the family name first and

have the family name first and
have the family name first and
then the given name or your

then the given name or your
then the given name or your
familiar name second

familiar name second
familiar name second
I have to explain to them that

I have to explain to them that
I have to explain to them that
this is the way we do it in this

this is the way we do it in this
this is the way we do it in this
country but people still will

country but people still will
country but people still will
write to me as Badger and

write to me as Badger and
write to me as Badger and
realize that yeah it's my last

realize that yeah it's my last
realize that yeah it's my last
night yeah and sometimes it's

night yeah and sometimes it's
night yeah and sometimes it's
interesting I I know when I if I

interesting I I know when I if I
interesting I I know when I if I
get a like an email since i had

get a like an email since i had
get a like an email since i had
i speak with people from all

i speak with people from all
i speak with people from all
over the world i get emails from

over the world i get emails from
over the world i get emails from
people and I don't actually know

people and I don't actually know
people and I don't actually know
which is the first name or the

which is the first name or the
which is the first name or the
last night just because i'm not

last night just because i'm not
last night just because i'm not
i'm not used to that so don't

i'm not used to that so don't
i'm not used to that so don't
don't be afraid to ask somebody

don't be afraid to ask somebody
don't be afraid to ask somebody
if you hear their name or you

if you hear their name or you
if you hear their name or you
see something written down

see something written down
see something written down
number one if you don't know how

number one if you don't know how
number one if you don't know how
to pronounce it you can always

to pronounce it you can always
to pronounce it you can always
ask them see how do you

ask them see how do you
ask them see how do you
pronounce this

pronounce this
pronounce this
how do you pronounce this or you

how do you pronounce this or you
how do you pronounce this or you
can say which is your first name

can say which is your first name
can say which is your first name
so your family name or your last

so your family name or your last
so your family name or your last
name that's the second name also

name that's the second name also
name that's the second name also
my middle name is Mark

my middle name is Mark
my middle name is Mark
so it's andrew marc badger

so it's andrew marc badger
so it's andrew marc badger
that's my full name

that's my full name
that's my full name
but you often don't use the

but you often don't use the
but you often don't use the
middle name unless your mom is

middle name unless your mom is
middle name unless your mom is
mad at you and then she will say

mad at you and then she will say
mad at you and then she will say
and rhubarb

and rhubarb
and rhubarb
my mom will my new and you've

my mom will my new and you've
my mom will my new and you've
heard that many times is really

heard that many times is really
heard that many times is really
like this you know so the file

like this you know so the file
like this you know so the file
name it in again it's it's

name it in again it's it's
name it in again it's it's
different in different countries

different in different countries
different in different countries
but usually in America we have a

but usually in America we have a
but usually in America we have a
first name middle name and the

first name middle name and the
first name middle name and the
last name as well and sometimes

last name as well and sometimes
last name as well and sometimes
the middle name we get that from

the middle name we get that from
the middle name we get that from
having like a like a you get

having like a like a you get
having like a like a you get
like maybe your grandfather's

like maybe your grandfather's
like maybe your grandfather's
name would be like your first

name would be like your first
name would be like your first
name and your uncle's name is

name and your uncle's name is
name and your uncle's name is
your middle name something like

your middle name something like
your middle name something like
that people do lots of different

that people do lots of different
that people do lots of different
things but usually the middle

things but usually the middle
things but usually the middle
name isn't you

name isn't you
name isn't you
unless your mom is angry now

unless your mom is angry now
unless your mom is angry now
when my students graduate from

when my students graduate from
when my students graduate from
their program

their program
their program
I have to read their names in

I have to read their names in
I have to read their names in
front of a big audience and of

front of a big audience and of
front of a big audience and of
course i'm reading names that

course i'm reading names that
course i'm reading names that
i'm not familiar with the

i'm not familiar with the
i'm not familiar with the
language some of the South

language some of the South
language some of the South
Americans may have six or seven

Americans may have six or seven
Americans may have six or seven
names because the custom there

names because the custom there
names because the custom there
is that when you get married you

is that when you get married you
is that when you get married you
take on the names of the parents

take on the names of the parents
take on the names of the parents
it's very complicated

it's very complicated
it's very complicated
so what I do in the very

so what I do in the very
so what I do in the very
beginning of the program is I

beginning of the program is I
beginning of the program is I
have them say their name and

have them say their name and
have them say their name and
record it just like this and

record it just like this and
record it just like this and
then I say it myself and then

then I say it myself and then
then I say it myself and then
they correct me and then I have

they correct me and then I have
they correct me and then I have
a tape but you do that with all

a tape but you do that with all
a tape but you do that with all
of them I do

of them I do
of them I do
really i doing just the ones you

really i doing just the ones you
really i doing just the ones you
all of them really well with me

all of them really well with me
all of them really well with me
some of them will come from

some of them will come from
some of them will come from
countries like England or

countries like England or
countries like England or
Australia and New Zealand where

Australia and New Zealand where
Australia and New Zealand where
it's pretty easy to pronounce

it's pretty easy to pronounce
it's pretty easy to pronounce
the nation but the most

the nation but the most
the nation but the most
difficult names actually are the

difficult names actually are the
difficult names actually are the
names from the students in

names from the students in
names from the students in
Brazil and in Portugal because

Brazil and in Portugal because
Brazil and in Portugal because
the Portuguese language looks a

the Portuguese language looks a
the Portuguese language looks a
lot like Spanish the names look

lot like Spanish the names look
lot like Spanish the names look
at spanish but they're

at spanish but they're
at spanish but they're
pronounced differently

pronounced differently
pronounced differently
and I try to get the

and I try to get the
and I try to get the
pronunciation is correct as i

pronunciation is correct as i
pronunciation is correct as i
can because the what's the

can because the what's the
can because the what's the
longest name

longest name
longest name
well I probably had a name with

well I probably had a name with
well I probably had a name with
six or seven names remember what

six or seven names remember what
six or seven names remember what
it was

it was
it was
I don't you know what was it

I don't you know what was it
I don't you know what was it
like daylight something you know

like daylight something you know
like daylight something you know
it

it
it
I can't remember specifically

I can't remember specifically
I can't remember specifically
but it's it's there long

but it's it's there long
but it's it's there long
in fact that we think that we

in fact that we think that we
in fact that we think that we
should charge them by their name

should charge them by their name
should charge them by their name
we don't do that the other

we don't do that the other
we don't do that the other
alternative is to do what we

alternative is to do what we
alternative is to do what we
used to do in this country when

used to do in this country when
used to do in this country when
immigrants would come into the

immigrants would come into the
immigrants would come into the
country we would assign them a

country we would assign them a
country we would assign them a
name that was done at ellis

name that was done at ellis
name that was done at ellis
island and we would say oh we

island and we would say oh we
island and we would say oh we
can't pronounce your name if you

can't pronounce your name if you
can't pronounce your name if you
want to live here will call you

want to live here will call you
want to live here will call you
John Smith yeah and then at

John Smith yeah and then at
John Smith yeah and then at
later on people of course change

later on people of course change
later on people of course change
their names back but many people

their names back but many people
their names back but many people
to keep the name

to keep the name
to keep the name
they were given and i would like

they were given and i would like
they were given and i would like
to give my students the chance

to give my students the chance
to give my students the chance
to pick a name like a famous

to pick a name like a famous
to pick a name like a famous
actor

actor
actor
yeah i think is what I'm true

yeah i think is what I'm true
yeah i think is what I'm true
yeah you could be tom cruise

yeah you could be tom cruise
yeah you could be tom cruise
with that again

with that again
with that again
they don't seem to like that

they don't seem to like that
they don't seem to like that
idea they want to have in our

idea they want to have in our
idea they want to have in our
own name sure it's been well

own name sure it's been well
own name sure it's been well
they don't know you know that

they don't know you know that
they don't know you know that
you're there you know and they

you're there you know and they
you're there you know and they
want me to read their name

want me to read their name
want me to read their name
because oftentimes their parents

because oftentimes their parents
because oftentimes their parents
will come here for their

will come here for their
will come here for their
graduation and you know if I can

graduation and you know if I can
graduation and you know if I can
turn towards yeah you want to

turn towards yeah you want to
turn towards yeah you want to
hear my name

hear my name
hear my name
yeah you know when I graduate

yeah you know when I graduate
yeah you know when I graduate
that's right yeah I graduated I

that's right yeah I graduated I
that's right yeah I graduated I
remember when I was graduating

remember when I was graduating
remember when I was graduating
he and he hugged the guy giving

he and he hugged the guy giving
he and he hugged the guy giving
out his deployment yes that's

out his deployment yes that's
out his deployment yes that's
quite actually I actually hugged

quite actually I actually hugged
quite actually I actually hugged
the president of my university

the president of my university
the president of my university
and he wasn't expecting only was

and he wasn't expecting only was
and he wasn't expecting only was
when I walk but we have a

when I walk but we have a
when I walk but we have a
picture of it maybe i can find

picture of it maybe i can find
picture of it maybe i can find
yes yes it's a great picture and

yes yes it's a great picture and
yes yes it's a great picture and
and we all appreciated that

and we all appreciated that
and we all appreciated that
because it broke up a list of

because it broke up a list of
because it broke up a list of
300 people just going up and

300 people just going up and
300 people just going up and
shaking hands and I try to be

shaking hands and I try to be
shaking hands and I try to be
different yeah for you

different yeah for you
different yeah for you
that's true yes well anyway it's

that's true yes well anyway it's
that's true yes well anyway it's
been I don't want to keep you

been I don't want to keep you
been I don't want to keep you
too long from the from the

too long from the from the
too long from the from the
actual vacation week it's okay

actual vacation week it's okay
actual vacation week it's okay
but it's always it's the

but it's always it's the
but it's always it's the
greatest we've talked in a long

greatest we've talked in a long
greatest we've talked in a long
time

time
time
I know I know it's so nice

I know I know it's so nice
I know I know it's so nice
loaded to get out here and since

loaded to get out here and since
loaded to get out here and since
it down and will again I'll take

it down and will again I'll take
it down and will again I'll take
the camera around and show you

the camera around and show you
the camera around and show you
what i'm doing over here in this

what i'm doing over here in this
what i'm doing over here in this
video

video
video
but we'll pull a journey here

but we'll pull a journey here
but we'll pull a journey here
and then i'll be back in a

and then i'll be back in a
and then i'll be back in a
little bit as i said we'll show

little bit as i said we'll show
little bit as i said we'll show
you the Christmas tree some of

you the Christmas tree some of
you the Christmas tree some of
the the beautiful surroundings

the the beautiful surroundings
the the beautiful surroundings
all the lovely the the white

all the lovely the the white
all the lovely the the white
Christmas were experiencing over

Christmas were experiencing over
Christmas were experiencing over
here and we'll get into the

here and we'll get into the
here and we'll get into the
special mission homework

special mission homework
special mission homework
assignment for this month you

assignment for this month you
assignment for this month you
can say bye bye good bye bye bye

can say bye bye good bye bye bye
can say bye bye good bye bye bye
right

right
right
yeah

yeah
yeah
yeah

yeah
yeah
yeah

yeah
yeah
yeah

yeah
yeah
mmm

mmm
mmm
well hello and welcome to the

well hello and welcome to the
well hello and welcome to the
special mission homework

special mission homework
special mission homework
assignment for today i hope you

assignment for today i hope you
assignment for today i hope you
enjoyed this little set of me

enjoyed this little set of me
enjoyed this little set of me
making a fire right quick

making a fire right quick
making a fire right quick
basically i took newspaper and

basically i took newspaper and
basically i took newspaper and
then you saw me put some pine

then you saw me put some pine
then you saw me put some pine
cones these are the big things

cones these are the big things
cones these are the big things
that hold the seeds for pine

that hold the seeds for pine
that hold the seeds for pine
trees and then I put some small

trees and then I put some small
trees and then I put some small
pieces of wood

pieces of wood
pieces of wood
this is called kindling so you

this is called kindling so you
this is called kindling so you
can get the fire burning and

can get the fire burning and
can get the fire burning and
then you can see up top I have

then you can see up top I have
then you can see up top I have
the bigger pieces of wood

the bigger pieces of wood
the bigger pieces of wood
I really love fireplace and here

I really love fireplace and here
I really love fireplace and here
in oregon who i am for vacation

in oregon who i am for vacation
in oregon who i am for vacation
you can hear the fire

you can hear the fire
you can hear the fire
it's very hot sitting here by

it's very hot sitting here by
it's very hot sitting here by
the fire but it's very warm and

the fire but it's very warm and
the fire but it's very warm and
I'm glad you're able to share it

I'm glad you're able to share it
I'm glad you're able to share it
with me if you were feeling cold

with me if you were feeling cold
with me if you were feeling cold
where you are

where you are
where you are
well I also hope you enjoyed the

well I also hope you enjoyed the
well I also hope you enjoyed the
conversation I had with my dad

conversation I had with my dad
conversation I had with my dad
this month he's a funny guy I

this month he's a funny guy I
this month he's a funny guy I
get a lot of my humor and my

get a lot of my humor and my
get a lot of my humor and my
english from him

english from him
english from him
so learning from him as I was

so learning from him as I was
so learning from him as I was
growing up but for this special

growing up but for this special
growing up but for this special
mission homework assignment what

mission homework assignment what
mission homework assignment what
I wanted to talk about because

I wanted to talk about because
I wanted to talk about because
we're also talking about family

we're also talking about family
we're also talking about family
is where you learn English from

is where you learn English from
is where you learn English from
and one of the things or i guess

and one of the things or i guess
and one of the things or i guess
in two ways when you think about

in two ways when you think about
in two ways when you think about
learning English

learning English
learning English
the first thing is the kind of

the first thing is the kind of
the first thing is the kind of
people that you spend time with

people that you spend time with
people that you spend time with
and how old they are and also

and how old they are and also
and how old they are and also
the kind of English that you use

the kind of English that you use
the kind of English that you use
depending on how you are or how

depending on how you are or how
depending on how you are or how
old you are

old you are
old you are
so in my case I am right now 32

so in my case I am right now 32
so in my case I am right now 32
years old and so the English

years old and so the English
years old and so the English
that I know it comes from

that I know it comes from
that I know it comes from
maybe movies that were in the

maybe movies that were in the
maybe movies that were in the
eighties or in the nineties and

eighties or in the nineties and
eighties or in the nineties and
a lot of the things from when I

a lot of the things from when I
a lot of the things from when I
was younger and that's how

was younger and that's how
was younger and that's how
unable to communicate with other

unable to communicate with other
unable to communicate with other
people because for learning

people because for learning
people because for learning
English

English
English
you don't just learn the grammar

you don't just learn the grammar
you don't just learn the grammar
these are the rules of the

these are the rules of the
these are the rules of the
language the real language is

language the real language is
language the real language is
the words and the things from

the words and the things from
the words and the things from
movies and TV and radio that you

movies and TV and radio that you
movies and TV and radio that you
learn and these are the things

learn and these are the things
learn and these are the things
that connect you with the other

that connect you with the other
that connect you with the other
people in your generation

people in your generation
people in your generation
so for the people you spend time

so for the people you spend time
so for the people you spend time
with maybe you are 40 years old

with maybe you are 40 years old
with maybe you are 40 years old
maybe you're 50 years old

maybe you're 50 years old
maybe you're 50 years old
you're 25 but you have to think

you're 25 but you have to think
you're 25 but you have to think
about not only your own

about not only your own
about not only your own
generation so you can learn all

generation so you can learn all
generation so you can learn all
of the things that you talked

of the things that you talked
of the things that you talked
with with other people that are

with with other people that are
with with other people that are
also the same age as you

also the same age as you
also the same age as you
but if you live in a different

but if you live in a different
but if you live in a different
country and you don't have the

country and you don't have the
country and you don't have the
chance to speak English with

chance to speak English with
chance to speak English with
other people that are your age

other people that are your age
other people that are your age
you can also spend time talking

you can also spend time talking
you can also spend time talking
with people that are a different

with people that are a different
with people that are a different
age that you and the way to do

age that you and the way to do
age that you and the way to do
that is if you already

that is if you already
that is if you already
understand the rules of the

understand the rules of the
understand the rules of the
language this is the grammar

language this is the grammar
language this is the grammar
that you have to start focusing

that you have to start focusing
that you have to start focusing
on the culture and learning the

on the culture and learning the
on the culture and learning the
culture is the most important

culture is the most important
culture is the most important
part because learning the rules

part because learning the rules
part because learning the rules
is not really so tricky

is not really so tricky
is not really so tricky
it's learning the culture so you

it's learning the culture so you
it's learning the culture so you
are starting English not as a

are starting English not as a
are starting English not as a
native speaker you are starting

native speaker you are starting
native speaker you are starting
with your own culture you've got

with your own culture you've got
with your own culture you've got
you know maybe you speak Italian

you know maybe you speak Italian
you know maybe you speak Italian
or French or German or Arabic

or French or German or Arabic
or French or German or Arabic
whatever your language is but

whatever your language is but
whatever your language is but
you know all of the references

you know all of the references
you know all of the references
in your culture from your

in your culture from your
in your culture from your
generation

generation
generation
so all of the people you grew up

so all of the people you grew up
so all of the people you grew up
with it's the same situation as

with it's the same situation as
with it's the same situation as
it is for me

it is for me
it is for me
so now you have to do a little

so now you have to do a little
so now you have to do a little
bit of extra work to go back and

bit of extra work to go back and
bit of extra work to go back and
start speaking with the other

start speaking with the other
start speaking with the other
people not only in your

people not only in your
people not only in your
generation but also other

generation but also other
generation but also other
generations but i recommend you

generations but i recommend you
generations but i recommend you
begin with people

begin with people
begin with people
maybe let's say you take care of

maybe let's say you take care of
maybe let's say you take care of
little children then you would

little children then you would
little children then you would
watch the TV shows or listen to

watch the TV shows or listen to
watch the TV shows or listen to
the music that that generation

the music that that generation
the music that that generation
of people listens to

of people listens to
of people listens to
so just like me I don't know all

so just like me I don't know all
so just like me I don't know all
of the references that my father

of the references that my father
of the references that my father
uses or my mother or my

uses or my mother or my
uses or my mother or my
grandfather he will talk about

grandfather he will talk about
grandfather he will talk about
something maybe a joke that

something maybe a joke that
something maybe a joke that
everybody in the culture new

everybody in the culture new
everybody in the culture new
from World War two but i have no

from World War two but i have no
from World War two but i have no
idea and it doesn't mean i don't

idea and it doesn't mean i don't
idea and it doesn't mean i don't
understand English it just means

understand English it just means
understand English it just means
i don't understand the culture

i don't understand the culture
i don't understand the culture
from that . so the more cultural

from that . so the more cultural
from that . so the more cultural
references you understand the

references you understand the
references you understand the
better you will get at being

better you will get at being
better you will get at being
able to have conversations with

able to have conversations with
able to have conversations with
people at these different levels

people at these different levels
people at these different levels
so begin with the the people

so begin with the the people
so begin with the the people
that you spend the most time

that you spend the most time
that you spend the most time
with if you are teaching at a

with if you are teaching at a
with if you are teaching at a
university or you have

university or you have
university or you have
you're an adult and you go to

you're an adult and you go to
you're an adult and you go to
dinner parties with people

dinner parties with people
dinner parties with people
whatever that thing is

whatever that thing is
whatever that thing is
study the the music and movies

study the the music and movies
study the the music and movies
that they would have known from

that they would have known from
that they would have known from
younger generations because this

younger generations because this
younger generations because this
is usually what people use their

is usually what people use their
is usually what people use their
english from so again I'm 32

english from so again I'm 32
english from so again I'm 32
years old and the english i use

years old and the english i use
years old and the english i use
I make jokes and talk with

I make jokes and talk with
I make jokes and talk with
people it's about English from

people it's about English from
people it's about English from
maybe 20 years ago so it's not

maybe 20 years ago so it's not
maybe 20 years ago so it's not
the language were speaking right

the language were speaking right
the language were speaking right
now we're using phrases from

now we're using phrases from
now we're using phrases from
movies and TV and we're bringing

movies and TV and we're bringing
movies and TV and we're bringing
them back into the conversation

them back into the conversation
them back into the conversation
and what we do when we speak is

and what we do when we speak is
and what we do when we speak is
we're kind of having like a like

we're kind of having like a like
we're kind of having like a like
a cold conversation

a cold conversation
a cold conversation
so we're using the same language

so we're using the same language
so we're using the same language
but we're understanding each

but we're understanding each
but we're understanding each
other and this comes from having

other and this comes from having
other and this comes from having
seen the same movie or the same

seen the same movie or the same
seen the same movie or the same
TV show

TV show
TV show
so we bond in this way we come

so we bond in this way we come
so we bond in this way we come
together so when you have to

together so when you have to
together so when you have to
think about speaking English

think about speaking English
think about speaking English
don't worry so much about trying

don't worry so much about trying
don't worry so much about trying
to get maybe the grammar

to get maybe the grammar
to get maybe the grammar
correctly it's more about kind

correctly it's more about kind
correctly it's more about kind
of joining the club of your

of joining the club of your
of joining the club of your
generation

generation
generation
so if you are 50 years old go

so if you are 50 years old go
so if you are 50 years old go
back and maybe you can google

back and maybe you can google
back and maybe you can google
online so this is what I'd like

online so this is what I'd like
online so this is what I'd like
you to do for the special

you to do for the special
you to do for the special
mission homework assignment

mission homework assignment
mission homework assignment
whatever your birthday is go

whatever your birthday is go
whatever your birthday is go
back so in my case again I'm 32

back so in my case again I'm 32
back so in my case again I'm 32
years old I look on to google

years old I look on to google
years old I look on to google
what movies were made in the

what movies were made in the
what movies were made in the
eighties or the most popular

eighties or the most popular
eighties or the most popular
movies in 1983 or whatever the

movies in 1983 or whatever the
movies in 1983 or whatever the
whatever the year is but we

whatever the year is but we
whatever the year is but we
usually work in decades

usually work in decades
usually work in decades
so a decade is a group of 10

so a decade is a group of 10
so a decade is a group of 10
years so you've got the eighties

years so you've got the eighties
years so you've got the eighties
nineties to thousands you know

nineties to thousands you know
nineties to thousands you know
that kind of thing and you can

that kind of thing and you can
that kind of thing and you can
use that information to begin

use that information to begin
use that information to begin
mastering the culture of your

mastering the culture of your
mastering the culture of your
generation so whatever your age

generation so whatever your age
generation so whatever your age
group is but also the the

group is but also the the
group is but also the the
culture of the people that you

culture of the people that you
culture of the people that you
spend a lot of time with so

spend a lot of time with so
spend a lot of time with so
maybe me I spend time with a lot

maybe me I spend time with a lot
maybe me I spend time with a lot
of children

of children
of children
maybe you don't but whatever

maybe you don't but whatever
maybe you don't but whatever
that is if you want to

that is if you want to
that is if you want to
understand the people that

understand the people that
understand the people that
you're speaking with

you're speaking with
you're speaking with
it's not it's not really the the

it's not it's not really the the
it's not it's not really the the
grammar or the English that

grammar or the English that
grammar or the English that
you're using its the cultural

you're using its the cultural
you're using its the cultural
ideas that you understand

ideas that you understand
ideas that you understand
and the more deeply you go into

and the more deeply you go into
and the more deeply you go into
the culture of a language that's

the culture of a language that's
the culture of a language that's
really where you begin to

really where you begin to
really where you begin to
connect with people and maybe

connect with people and maybe
connect with people and maybe
you've had this happen to you

you've had this happen to you
you've had this happen to you
before you're speaking with

before you're speaking with
before you're speaking with
someone that and they say oh my

someone that and they say oh my
someone that and they say oh my
goodness i had no idea

goodness i had no idea
goodness i had no idea
knew that and what you're doing

knew that and what you're doing
knew that and what you're doing
is connecting with them in a

is connecting with them in a
is connecting with them in a
real human wait

real human wait
real human wait
not just using the language but

not just using the language but
not just using the language but
actually connecting with them by

actually connecting with them by
actually connecting with them by
kind of joining their club and

kind of joining their club and
kind of joining their club and
showing that you share something

showing that you share something
showing that you share something
like that sharing more than just

like that sharing more than just
like that sharing more than just
the grammar or something of a

the grammar or something of a
the grammar or something of a
language

language
language
well for this month go out and

well for this month go out and
well for this month go out and
really try to find again these

really try to find again these
really try to find again these
two things one is think about

two things one is think about
two things one is think about
your own generation

your own generation
your own generation
so go back think about when you

so go back think about when you
so go back think about when you
were born and then start moving

were born and then start moving
were born and then start moving
up from there

up from there
up from there
so maybe if you're born in

so maybe if you're born in
so maybe if you're born in
nineteen eighty then start with

nineteen eighty then start with
nineteen eighty then start with
the eighties and nineties and

the eighties and nineties and
the eighties and nineties and
watch some really popular movies

watch some really popular movies
watch some really popular movies
from that time

from that time
from that time
look at the most popular music

look at the most popular music
look at the most popular music
you can go to billboard.com and

you can go to billboard.com and
you can go to billboard.com and
you can get lots of information

you can get lots of information
you can get lots of information
about music from there as well

about music from there as well
about music from there as well
but plenty of other web sites

but plenty of other web sites
but plenty of other web sites
especially youtube but look for

especially youtube but look for
especially youtube but look for
the most popular cultural ideas

the most popular cultural ideas
the most popular cultural ideas
from particular particular

from particular particular
from particular particular
generations also commercials TV

generations also commercials TV
generations also commercials TV
commercials are very popular and

commercials are very popular and
commercials are very popular and
that's a very common way that

that's a very common way that
that's a very common way that
people you know two people are

people you know two people are
people you know two people are
both watching the same

both watching the same
both watching the same
commercial and they can laugh

commercial and they can laugh
commercial and they can laugh
and joke about it but these

and joke about it but these
and joke about it but these
kinds of ideas of the things

kinds of ideas of the things
kinds of ideas of the things
that you should really be

that you should really be
that you should really be
studying

studying
studying
so for this month this is just a

so for this month this is just a
so for this month this is just a
fun assignment take as much time

fun assignment take as much time
fun assignment take as much time
as you want to and you should

as you want to and you should
as you want to and you should
continue doing this as you

continue doing this as you
continue doing this as you
become a better speaker of

become a better speaker of
become a better speaker of
English but the more you

English but the more you
English but the more you
practice and the more you go

practice and the more you go
practice and the more you go
into the culture and not not

into the culture and not not
into the culture and not not
worried about the grammar so

worried about the grammar so
worried about the grammar so
much begin with the movies and

much begin with the movies and
much begin with the movies and
the books and the ideas all of

the books and the ideas all of
the books and the ideas all of
these things and and start doing

these things and and start doing
these things and and start doing
some research online to think

some research online to think
some research online to think
about your own generation and

about your own generation and
about your own generation and
then also think about the the

then also think about the the
then also think about the the
generation of the people you

generation of the people you
generation of the people you
spend a lot of time talking with

spend a lot of time talking with
spend a lot of time talking with
so it

so it
so it
whoever that is for you it could

whoever that is for you it could
whoever that is for you it could
be maybe the same age or it

be maybe the same age or it
be maybe the same age or it
could be with people younger

could be with people younger
could be with people younger
people older than you

people older than you
people older than you
it just depends on what you're

it just depends on what you're
it just depends on what you're
interested in and what you'd

interested in and what you'd
interested in and what you'd
like to study and talk about

like to study and talk about
like to study and talk about
well I hope it's been an

well I hope it's been an
well I hope it's been an
interesting talk i'm sitting by

interesting talk i'm sitting by
interesting talk i'm sitting by
this nice warm fire

this nice warm fire
this nice warm fire
it's a little too hot actually

it's a little too hot actually
it's a little too hot actually
but it's been a fantastic month

but it's been a fantastic month
but it's been a fantastic month
and I'm really happy that I got

and I'm really happy that I got
and I'm really happy that I got
to finish another great year of

to finish another great year of
to finish another great year of
master English conversation and

master English conversation and
master English conversation and
that we're starting a brand new

that we're starting a brand new
that we're starting a brand new
year in 2013 with this January

year in 2013 with this January
year in 2013 with this January
lesson

lesson
lesson
so I will leave you with a few

so I will leave you with a few
so I will leave you with a few
shots of just the lovely

shots of just the lovely
shots of just the lovely
surroundings over here I'll show

surroundings over here I'll show
surroundings over here I'll show
you the Christmas tree

you the Christmas tree
you the Christmas tree
you got the lovely fire right

you got the lovely fire right
you got the lovely fire right
here and go out and start

here and go out and start
here and go out and start
getting into the culture

getting into the culture
getting into the culture
forget the language forget that

forget the language forget that
forget the language forget that
you're an English Learner you're

you're an English Learner you're
you're an English Learner you're
just a person who can speak

just a person who can speak
just a person who can speak
English and you just need to

English and you just need to
English and you just need to
learn more cultural references

learn more cultural references
learn more cultural references
that's really in have an

that's really in have an
that's really in have an
excellent day and i'll leave you

excellent day and i'll leave you
excellent day and i'll leave you
with a few shots few scenes of

with a few shots few scenes of
with a few shots few scenes of
the lovely nature and the

the lovely nature and the
the lovely nature and the
natural surroundings that we

natural surroundings that we
natural surroundings that we
have here in organ

have here in organ
have here in organ
baba

baba
baba
yeah

yeah
yeah
yeah

yeah
yeah
yeah

yeah
yeah
yeah

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