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Learning English with short clips - Parenting is hard

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TASK - Watch a video and fill in the gaps.
Something happened in here. It's quiet.

A little too quiet.

And empty.

A little too empty.

And that  is on the wall.

A little too on the wall.

Are you done, Columbo? It's so , though.

(both gasping) Oh, my God, your kids put a hole in the wall.

Okay, I need to know made the hole, they made the hole, and they tried to hide the hole.

What hole?

The hole in the wall.

You mean, like, the ?

N-No, no. I mean like that.

Whoa, where did that from?

You know, I-I think that's always been there.

Maybe we have a .

Um can I see you in the kitchen?

No! I'm getting to the of this.

Are you?

Okay, you three stay put.

Will you get me a Go-Gurt from the fridge?

What fridge? See? Two can play at that game.

What game?

What is on in there? Have they ever stonewalled you like that before?

Well, yeah, a few times, but I always had a .

What was it?

"Wait until your father gets home.

" I'm home.

Yes, that's why we're in the kitchen.

I can't believe they an alliance.

Well it's actually kind of sweet. I mean, I am always telling them to together. Who knew it would backfire?Parenting's hard.

Okay, okay, okay. Hold on. If they're together, we got to split 'em up, right?

Yes. And make them understand it's in their best interest to be on our team. So what are we gonna use, threats or bribes?

Uh, well, threats are . Let's start with those.