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Girls' Night Out
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Girls' Night Out English, baby! Video Lesson
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Modal Verbs

Date: Jul 19 2011

Themes: Friend, Romance, Soap Opera

Grammar: Modal Verbs

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Devan, Marni and Ella all work together and are friends. After discussing their professional success and the glass ceiling, they decided to have a girls’ night out. It’s just going to be three women out having fun with no men. Who cares if the guys feel left out?

The girls all have their party dresses on and are ready walk into the club. But someone forgot something important. See if this girls’ night out can get in the bar.

德凡、玛尼和艾拉三人既是同事,又是好友。在聊完各自的职业成功和职场限制的话题后,她们决定体验一下夜生活的激情。三位女士计划感受一下没有男士陪伴时的纯粹女生乐趣。才不去管男人们是否受到了冷落呢!
女孩们全都穿上派对服装准备前往俱乐部。但有人忘记了一件重要事情。看看这些夜晚出去寻欢的女孩们是否能够进入酒吧。

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Dialog

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Ella

Ella

Marni

Marni

Devan

Devan

Jason

Jason

Ella:  Oh my gosh, I am so excited for our girls’ night out! This is awesome!

Marni:  Yeah. Isn’t it so much more fun with just the girls?

Devan:  Definitely!

Ella:  You know, I love just hanging out with just the girls. Talking, chit-chatting, having some cocktails, going to the club...This is amazing.

Devan:  Cocktails! Oh my God, I forgot my ID. I can’t get into this club without my ID. I can’t order drinks without my ID. What am I gonna do?

Jason:  I’m so glad I found you. You left this at home.

Devan:  My ID! Thank you!

Marni:  Wow, what an incredible boyfriend.

Jason:  I was worried you wouldn’t be able to have a fun girls’ night out.

Devan:  Honey, you’re really sweaty. Did you run all the way here?

Jason:  Yeah, I thought it was important to get you your ID, you know?

Marni:  My God. Jason, that is so sweet of you.

Devan:  Thanks, sweetie.

Jason:  You’re welcome. Call me when you’re done, and I’ll come get you and when you get home we can have a snack and snuggle.

Devan:  Yeah! OK, I love you. Oh, honey? Can you fold my laundry tonight? I don’t want them to get wrinkly.

Jason:  You got it.

Devan:  Thank you! Love you!

Jason:  Love you more.

Devan:  Love you more!

Marni:  Wow…

Ella:  I can’t believe that! I mean, I could never get Jeff to get off of the couch and then hand me something, let alone run across the city and give me my ID.

Devan:  I know. He’s pretty perfect. I’m actually kind of hoping he’s going to ask me to marry him.

Marni:  Oh my gosh! Devan, that is huge! So have you talked about it?

Ella:  I mean, have you gone ring shopping or anything?

Devan:  Whoa, whoa, we’re not that far yet. I just…you know, I’m fantasizing right now.

Ella:  You gotta plant the seed. You’ve got to plant that seed.

Marni:  You should really get him thinking about it.

Devan:  Really?

Ella:  Yeah. Totally.

Devan:  I’ll start thinking about that, but for tonight, let’s just go have a fun girls’ night, OK?

Marni:  Yes. I mean, who knows how many more of these we’re going to have, right? You could be a married woman soon.

Devan:  OK, let’s go.

Ella:  OK.

 

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Discussion

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Devan, Marni and Ella are all dressed up and ready to party. They’re excited that it will just be the three of them that night. They’re having a girls’ night out with no men around. But Devan forgot her ID! They won’t let her into the bar without it.

Just then, Devan’s boyfriend, Jason, runs up and gives her the ID. He is sweaty because he ran a long way to get it to her. He wanted to make sure she had a fun girls’ night out.

Devan’s friends are impressed. They think Jason is a good boyfriend. Ella says her boyfriend would never do something like that. Devan says she hopes Jason will ask her to marry him.

Ella says that Devan needs to plant the seed with Jason. She needs to hint that she wants to get married. But Devan doesn’t want to worry about that right now. She just wants to have a fun girls’ night out.
Have you (or your wife or girlfriend) ever been on a girls’ night out? Where do you like to go with your friends?

 

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sara1998

sara1998

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

rana1371


you really think that girls nowadays have hejab?i don’t know about you but others are free so if you don’t like hejab you can be like them!other countries don’t have that freedom which we think.we just see the possetive side of their country!our country is great;what’s wrong with it?we’re not limited.just because of hejab?

05:39 PM Jun 11 2014 |

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selpie

selpie

Indonesia

Girls night out!! wow i wish i have a chance to do that..

03:46 AM Jun 11 2014 |

mahbubeh92

mahbubeh92

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

rana1371


we wear scarf and mantou and that is the basic outfit..but when you are talking about veil.chador ,,its a specific outfit and no one has to wear that,..


but about pants and shirts,,i think that Iranian women’s cloth style is not less than shirts or pant ,nowadays.is’nt it?Iranian women have that much freedom to choose between veil or just mantou.but the outfit doe’nt have anything to do with not having girls night out!


the truth is that if you are muslim or not you live in Iran anyway you have to wear hijab though you would’nt call it freedom or whatever,thats all.

08:21 PM Jun 10 2014 |

mahbubeh92

mahbubeh92

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

{Rana 1371


please dont LIE about Iran..every country has it’s own laws .so you have to obey Iran’s laws.and nobody here has to wear veil…and actually you dont wear it on so you must not talk about what is not true and is your wrong perspective.

04:10 PM Jun 10 2014 |

mahbubeh92

mahbubeh92

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I LIKE TO HAVE A GIRL’s night out..i am up for it.without any boy interruption.

03:50 PM Jun 10 2014 |

sara1998

sara1998

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

you know,here we usually have girl’s night out and enjoy our time together with no man!we also have some special parks for women and that’s cool!

03:30 PM Jun 10 2014 |

ttsuka

ttsuka

Japan


I once crashed a girls’ night out. Of course, I, a man, didn’t mean to.  That was back then when my English was poor.  I guess I was among my female class mates one day when they were talking about planning a girls’ night out while I was never realizing what girls’ night out actually was. So, I showed up at the time and place they agreed earlier only to surprise them, which in turn surprised me realizing that I was not invited for the first time!  The girls were nice and let me spend the evening together. But that memory still makes me brush. 

03:13 AM Mar 13 2014 |

Nina_Smith

Nina_Smith

Australia

i like it but at night  i’m very tired and i can’t go out.

10:45 AM Sep 20 2012 |

Hamdy

Egypt

It’s good time when you go out with your friends.

03:33 PM Nov 20 2011 |

jaynedayana

Colombia

jason is really sweet and he really cares about devan, they love each other so much!

11:49 PM Oct 27 2011 |

Angel0210

Angel0210

China

hehe  maybe his car broke dowm.

09:14 AM Sep 06 2011 |

Angel0210

Angel0210

China

what a wonderful boyfriend !  i think girls’ night out may be very funny. it is  a way to comunicate with more girl ,and make friends.

09:09 AM Sep 06 2011 |

angelicaterra

Italy

U don’t think so?! Perhaps…

07:46 PM Aug 24 2011 |

angelicaterra

Italy

there’s no reason to have a look.. just a thing inside my mind..

07:45 PM Aug 24 2011 |

bluese

bluese

Turkey

Wherever you go in the world all the same common blood, common courtjudge who wants to come out at night for the girls always havepreconceived approach, but in my opinion, this is a very wrong approach,because a lot of fun every night of the girl with bad habits and thought thegirl is not to say things. I also have an adult daughter and I always have my permission to exit the night with her ​​colleagues inside me without any worries and prejudices.

07:33 PM Aug 24 2011 |

trachej

trachej

Poland

danger of the bad guys? haha bad girls can be even worse! ;) anyway, its true that when u r going out only with girls there are always some guys in clubs who are looking for flirt and its annoying (hey guys from Middle East studying in Europe I m talking also about u…)


thats why its better going out night in mix group its more convenient and safe with male friends

05:47 PM Aug 20 2011 |

alzhbeta

alzhbeta

Belarus

With my friends we go to park, play tennis, joking, laughing, sit on the grass. that’s really cool and became closer more and more.



01:49 PM Aug 14 2011 |

candy.face

candy.face

Syrian Arab Republic

only girls having fun..yeaaaaaaaaaaah

10:44 AM Jul 25 2011 |

nahar2001sa

Saudi Arabia

really what let u happy with ur mind do it

10:00 AM Jul 24 2011 |

lostheart

lostheart

Oman

I realy I don’t promote girls get out from their house at night and alone


because it’s dnager for them from the bad guys >>


there are so many women lost there chastity by the molest ..

08:27 AM Jul 24 2011 |

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