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FNL for Friday, July 12, 2013

Tonight's FNL was a dictation. The dictations were based on HEADLINE NEWS in America today.



You had to dictate 5 sentences.
Then you had to figure out their meaning.
THEN you had to figure out WHICH headline each sentence refers to!

Here are the sentences.

FNL & Headline News
I think the guy’s gonna get off.
The Pope’s cracking down on crime.
He’s talking up his friendship with Obama.
Kids can’t skip out of school anymore.

He’s cute so everyone lets him off.


And here are the notes to our discussion during FNL.


I think the guy’s gonna get off.
I think the guy is going to get off.
To get off (the hook)…to not be fined/punished
Is not going to be punished
THE GUY: Zimmerman—Hispanic (a white Hispanic!!)
he killed a 16-year-old black teenager in Florida
If Zimmerman gets off, there may be race riots!
Snowden has NOT been caught—therefore he doesn’t need to “get off”
Get off the hook!!

The Pope’s cracking down on crime.
To crack down on: taking serious/severe measures/actions to STOP crime
Child abuse (sexual), leaking inside information!!! (whistle-blowing!)—SNOWDEN!!
Transparent (open with information)

He’s talking up his friendship with Obama.
To talk up SOMETHING: to exaggerate/to brag…to talk VERY nicely of someone/smtg
To increase the value or image of something/someone!!
He: Rapper Jay Z!

Kids can’t skip out of school anymore.
Kids can skip.  Outta
Children can not INTENTIONALLY NOT GO to school!!! (play hooky, cut classes, skive)
WHY? Iris scanning…

He’s cute so everyone lets him off.
To let someone off: to forgive…to let someone go (without trouble)
HE: Justin Beiber!!
He peed in a kitchen’s mop bucket~~


1 comment:

B. Salah said...

Thank you Coach Shane for the Hangout, it was very helpful.