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gohoos02

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January 2, 2018
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#254:  Game of Games (Ellen DeGeneres)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IQ7R1PYDtw

Instructions:  Listen to the youtube video above and fill in the blanks below (or write your answers on a piece of paper). Beginners can use the list of missing words and phrases, but advanced students should try to fill in the blanks just by listening to the video (without looking at the list of missing words and phrases).  The answers are given at the end of the lesson.

Missing Words and Phrases (5):  All you have to do [all ya hafta do]; can [ken]; of [uh]; we're going to [wer gonna]; your [yer].

Transcript: 

But I do know one way I _____ make ____ holidays less stressful and more fun and __________________ is stay home and watch my new game show.  It's called "Ellen's Game _____ Games".  It has new versions of games that you've seen me play on the show, some brand new games that you’ve never seen.  This is one that we came up with.  It's called "In Your Face, Honey [1]".  It's couples that get launched into the air from a La-Z-Boy [2] and, uh {stops}.  I could explain it, but it's better if you just watch.  This is what happens. 

Okay.  Each of you get two chances to throw and ______________ start with Ailene, so, uh, get your, uh, blue ball ready over there {points}.  Grab a blue ball.  You heard me. 
{Applause; unclear}
Yep.  Sit in that chair.  Alright.  So!  Sit back.  Relax. 
Oh my God!
Good luck, JB!  Alright.  Ready... Set... 
Oh my God!
This is not looking good!
Go!
{0:53} 
Ahhhhhhhhhhhh!
Are you kidding?!
Yeah!
{Yells; applause.}
So much fun.
{Unclear}
{Applause}
So set your DVRs [3] and be sure to watch.  It's Monday, December 18th, right after "The Voice" [4].

Notes:

[1] Honey = A term of endearment used by people in a significant relationship.
[2] La-Z-Boy = A comfortable reclining chair.  You'll see what it is in the youtube video.
[3] DVR = Digital Video Recorder.
[4] The Voice = The television show that comes on before Ellen's show.

Answers: 

1) can [ken]
2) your [yer]
3) all you have to do [all ya hafta do]
4) of [uh]
5) we're going to [wer gonna]

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