Listening activity 6 : A week later the teenagers have to talk to Teen Brother about the challenge. Did they complete the challenge successfully?
Activity 8 page 55 Copy and complete the table with what the people did () and did not do () during the week.
Listen and check
tapescript (TB = TEEN BROTHER) TB OK, Teen Brother wants to speak to Mary please. Could Mary please go to the talkback room, please? ALL Good luck Mary! (pause) TB Hello, Mary. How are you feeling? MARY Nervous. TB Well, I can understand why. You had to be tidy this week but you were very untidy, Mary. And you couldn’t swear, but you swore three times. I’m sorry, Mary, but you failed the challenge. MARY Oh, dear. (pause)
TB Teen Brother wants to speak to Gary please. ALL Good luck, Gary! (pause) TBHello, Gary. GARY Hi. TBWell, Gary, how do you did? GARY Not very well, I’m afraid. We couldn’t talk about football, but I talked about football every day. I had to … I mean it’s the Champion’s League and my team is … TBThat’s enough, Gary. You’ve failed. No prize for you. Next please. (pause)
TB Ah, Sue … SUEHello. TB Now Sue, did you succeed at the challenge? SUEYes, I think so, we had to go to bed at 10 o’clock and I went to bed at 10 every night. TB And what about eating only fruit and vegetables for lunch, Sue? SUE Ah, yes, well, I was very hungry and … TB Sue, you ate a hamburger on wednesday, didn’t you? SUE Yes … TB You’ve failed, Sue. Sorry. Now, Teen Brother wants to talk to John please. John to the talkback room. (pause)
JOHN Hello. TB Hello John. Now, how did you do? JOHN Very well, I think. We had to be tidy and I was very tidy, and we couldn’t gossip and I didn’t gossip. TB What about arguing, John? JOHN Me, argue? What are you talking about? I don’t argue. I never argue. If you think that I argue, give me an example … come on, I don’t agree with you at all … TB Failed. JOHN What? Me? Failed? But I don’t argue. Let me tell you … (fade) …
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How to use had to and couldn’t when we want to express obligation in the past, we use had to when we want to express prohibition in the past, we use couldn’t had to = obligation ต้องทำเป็นข้อผูกมัด เป็นกฎกติกา couldn’t = prohibition ต้องไม่ทำ เป็นข้อห้าม didn’t have to = no obligation, option จะทำก็ได้หรือไม่ทำก็ได้ ไม่บังคับ
Activity 8 page 55 After listening, check the answer together.
From the table, we can conclude that Mary was very untidy and she swore. Gary talked about football. Sue went to bed at 10 every night. She didn’t eat only fruit and vegetables. John was tidy and he didn’t gossip. He argued.
Activity 9 Complete the sentences with had to or couldn’t. a They ......... talk about football. b They ......... go to bed early. a They couldn’t talk about football. b They had to go to bed early.
Activity 10 Write more sentences about the four teenagers a :eat only fruits and vegetables for lunch. b: gossip about other contestants. c: go running everyday. d: talk about football. e: drink a litre of water in the morning. f: be tidy.
Activity 10 Write more sentences about the four teenagers a They had to eat only fruit and vegetables for lunch. b They couldn’t gossip about other contestants. c They didn’t have to go running every day. d They couldn’t talk about football. e They didn’t have to drink a litre of water in the morning. f They had to be tidy.