Good News Bad News

Hello learners. Today we are going to practice speaking using a simple YouTube vlog paragraph. Read the following vlogs as if you are John speaking.

JOHN’S VLOG #1

John’s Good News

          Hello guys. I’m John and welcome to my Youtube channel.  I have good news to tell you. You know what, I am very happy today because yesterday, my teacher told me that I will be going to an English camp next week. I will be going with my classmates and my English teacher. We will be learning English by playing different games. I’m sure I will enjoy this activity. I am now preparing the things I will be bringing to the camp. I will be bringing some t-shirts, pants, and shorts. I will be bringing also some snacks to eat in case I get hungry at night. And of course, I should not forget my toothpaste and my toothbrush. I’m really excited to go. I love English and this is a very exciting experience for me. I’ll update you again in the next vlog. Bye-bye!

JOHN’S VLOG #2

John’s Bad News

           Hello guys. So here is my vlog update. I told you yesterday that I will be going to an English camp next week. The bad news is, I am going to the camp from home alone. I can’t bring with me my mom! I _______ my mom when I don’t see her. I thought parents can accompany the participants but no! I know that my dad _________ me too when I’m away. It’s my first time to be away from home alone. I will ________ my little sister too.  I’m sure she _______ me too when she cannot see me at home. And I’m sure I will ________ my dog, Boky.  I will surely _______  my friends in the neighborhood, too. They _________ me when they don’t see me at home. But it’s okay. I will be out just for three days. I will update you again when I get back from the camp. I’m sure my fans on YouTube will miss me too. I will be back, soon. Bye!

A. Answer the following questions:

1. What is John’s good news to his followers?

a. He will be going to an English camp the next week.

b. He will be bringing his mom.

c. He will be learning English.

2. How does he feel about it?

a. He is very sad.

b. He is very happy.

c. He is not excited.

3. What are 5 things that he will be bringing with him to the camp?

1.______________

2.______________

3.______________

4. ______________

5. ______________

4. What is John’s bad news in his vlog #2?   (2 points)

____________________________________

B. Complete the sentences in John’s vlog #2 with the word miss or misses. 

  1. I _______ my mom when I don’t see her.
  2. I know that my dad _________ me too when I’m away.
  3. I will ________ my little sister too.
  4. I’m sure she _______ me too when she cannot see me at home.
  5. I will surely _______  my friends in the neighborhood, too.
  6. They _________ me when they don’t see me at home.

 

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