Monday, March 08, 2010

#1190 Language Learning Challenge, 2010 Oscars, Free Badges

Show 1190 Monday 8 March
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Hi, I’m Sarah, welcome to The Daily English Show.

As you may know, last month I did a language learning challenge which was to write a diary on this site.

And I’m doing another challenge this month. I’m doing a series of videos which I’m posting

I did a project before with that channel where I did a video blog every day for a month in Japanese and I got people to correct my Japanese. And that went really well.

And this time I’m trying something different. What I’m doing is copying something a Japanese speaker has said in a video that I’ve seen online. I think copying people is a really useful language learning exercise, so I’m going to try copying all kinds of people saying different things in different situations.


The Oscars have just been held in Hollywood.
Sandra Bullock won the prize for Best Actress.
Best Actor went to Jeff Bridges.
And a movie called The Hurt Locker picked up the awards for Best Director and Best Picture.

And that was Stick News for Monday the 8th of March.
Kia ora.

Hmm... This one wouldn't look so great in publicity shots...
True... And Sandra's such a sweetheart.

Wo-hoo! Groovy! Thanks, man!

See... If we didn't keep invading countries, we wouldn't get great movies like this!
mmm... This popcorn's good.

conversations with sarah
#756 Is that their logo?

Step 1: Read Tim’s lines.
Step 2: Repeat Tim’s lines and talk to Sarah.

Tim What’s that?

Sarah Oh, this? Um, you know that website Ten Word Wiki?

Tim The one with the entries that are only ten words?

Sarah Yeah. Well they said on their website that they had some free badges to give away and they’d send them to anyone if they sent their address. So I did.

Tim Cool. Is that their logo?

Sarah Yeah.




show start
artist: Kevin MacLeod
track: Future Cha Cha
from: Brooklyn, NY, United States
artist site

cws start
artist: Kevin MacLeod
track: The Jazz Woman
from: Brooklyn, NY, United States
artist site

qa start
artist: ioeo
album: triptracks
track: triptrack2
from: Saint Raphael, France
album at Jamendo
artist at Jamendo
artist site

qa bgm

artist: Scoop
album: Dub Therapy
track: Our Prophecy
from: Orleans, France
album at Jamendo
artist at Jamendo

artist: sebteix
album: tout pour le groove
track: Sax to the beat
from: Paris, France
album at Jamendo
artist at Jamendo

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