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Study slides for Comics Class.

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  • 1. Pearls Before Swine Stephan Pastis
  • 2. Step 1Use your “Comics Vocabulary” handout and answer the questions on today’s handout.
  • 3. Step 2Take notes on the English
  • 4. Panel 1Hey, Dude.
  • 5. Hey, Dude. hey = hi (casual)dude is a general name, usually used for young men.
  • 6. Panel 1You look kinda down.
  • 7. kinda down kinda = kind of, sort of, a little likedown can be used to talk about someone withlow energy, maybe because someone is unhappy
  • 8. Panel 1Here, have my coffee…
  • 9. Here, have my coffee… here = word used to offer something have my… phrase to offer something
  • 10. Panel 1I’m trying to give it up.
  • 11. I’m trying to give it up.trying to = making an effort to do something give (it) up = to quit a habit (e.g. smoking)
  • 12. Panel 1I’m so embarrassed…
  • 13. I’m so embarrassed… so = veryembarrassed = the feeling when you do something foolish in public
  • 14. Panel 1Have a good workout
  • 15. Have a good workout I hope you have a good workout. ex. Have a nice day!
  • 16. Panel 1and there, in front of everyone, I shouted…
  • 17. and there, in front ofeveryone, I shouted…in front of everyone = in a public place shout = speak very loudly
  • 18. Panel 1 You, too!
  • 19. You, too!You say you, too! when you want to say this same thing that they said to you. Ex. Have a nice day! You, too!
  • 20. Panel 1But SHE wasn’t working out…I was.
  • 21. But SHE wasn’t working out…I was.You too! is used to say the same thing. But in this case, the woman wasn’t doing the same thing.
  • 22. Panel 2Ahh, yes…an I.Y.T.
  • 23. Ahh, yes…an I.Y.T.Ahh, yes = Sound when you understand something.I. Y. T. = The initials (first letters) of three words. ex. C.I.A., F.B.I.
  • 24. Panel 2An I.Y.T.?
  • 25. An I.Y.T.?When you don’t understand something, you can repeat it. ex. I go to Togaku. Togaku? Yes,Toyo Gakuen University.
  • 26. Panel 3An inapplicable “you, too.”
  • 27. Panel 3 A humiliating social malady commonamong dunderheads such as yourself.
  • 28. A humiliating social maladyhumiliating = something that makes you feel foolish. (see embarrassed) ex.The soccer team had a humiliating loss, 10-0. malady = sickness, illness, disease ex. “フリーター” is a social malady.
  • 29. common among dunderheads such as yourselfcommon among = happens often to a group ex. Lung cancer is common among smokers. dunderhead = idiot, stupid person such as yourself = like you Rat thinks Pig is an dunderhead.
  • 30. Panel 3So what do I do?
  • 31. So what do I do? so = thereforewhat do I do? = what should I do? Used to ask for advice.
  • 32. Panel 4Just try to forget about it…
  • 33. Just try to forget about it…try to (v) = make an effort to do somethingex. I will try to go, but I am busy. Maybe I can’t go.forget about (something) = stop thinking about (something) ex. Forget about your mistake.You’ll do better next time.
  • 34. Panel 4Anyhow, I gotta go…
  • 35. Anyhow, I gotta go… anyhow = word to change the subject ex. Anyhow, what are you doing tomorrow?gotta go = must (from got to ➔ have to) ex. I’m late. I gotta go.
  • 36. Panel 4Enjoy your coffee…
  • 37. Enjoy your coffee…enjoy your … = From “May you enjoy your…). Instead of saying “good bye”, you can this. ex. Enjoy your book. Also, “have a nice …” ex. Have a nice day!
  • 38. Panel 5 You too!
  • 39. Panel 6