The Butler - sit in scene
Appearance Pictionary + Exercises (B/W and key included) fully editable
The 1st 45-minute-lesson (of 2) on the topic Describing People -- Reading Comprehension for Upper Elementary and Lower intermediate students
WHO IS WHO? GAME (PART ONE)
DESCRIBING PEOPLE (2)
Do question 1 first!Then Watch the video and do the activities
1. Anticipation: complete with the words (before watching the video). Type the words in the blanks
section - waiter - counter - manager - diner
(attention: pas diNNer qui est le dîner mais diNer qui est le restaurant typiquement américain qu'on voit dans les films, quand on mange des burgers et des shakes)
In the USA, you can get food in a restaurant called
. you can sit at the
or in any sitting
(= area). Then you can say what you want to eat = you can
food. The person who serves you is called a
. If you have a problem with the food or with the waiter, you can ask for the person who leads the diner = the
2. Concentrate ONLY on the scene at the restaurant
Where are they going?
to a supermarket
to a diner
to the library
Where are they sitting?
Where should they sit?
The waitress is saying "You know you all
can be served
can't be served
won't be served
Louis (the black student) is replying " We
don't want to be served please
would like to be served please
would want to be served please
d. --> 01:30
How do the people react?
The people at the counter are
The people in the diner are
taken aback (= surprised. abasourdi)
The waitress decides to
ask them to leave
call the manager
The man says
you all know you're not supposed to sit there
you don't know you're not supposed to sit there
you don't know you're not supposed to stay there
f. --> 02:35
Write in your notebook
How do the people react? ___
g. --> 04:17
What are the young whites doing? Describe what is happening. ___
What happens in the end? How do you feel? ___
3. Watch again the whole extract and concentrate on the students with James Lawson
What are the students doing with James Lawson? Why? ___
Why do they have to role-play first? ____
Listen to James' speech and check the right answers
- Alright kids. Show time.
- Gandhi has
for us that the brown man, in his native
, or anywhere that he's being
...can pull himself out of
, with persistence,with intelligence and
, with discipline... ...and a bit of a sense of
- This is unprecedented,what we're
about,but it needs a
that none of us have ever seen.
- We are
. We have a
with every group.We have lookouts with pocket change and the local phone numbers for
ready, and when one wave comes off that lunch counter, what follows?A whole 'nother wave of Negro students sitting at that lunch counter, blowing their mind.
- Now, who
- This is an
. So do whatever it takes to
- Use the
.I need to hear "nigger" coming out of your
. “ don't
comfortable saying that”You came here to get yourself
and to get her prepared. So let me
it now. “Nigger.” Louder. Say the
like you mean it. “Nigger.” Louder. “You are a nigger!”
- “You are a nigger.”Make her
it.I don't believe you.
FACULTATIF: you can sum up the speech in French. Tu peux résumer le speech en français. Attention, pas de traduction littérale mais un récapitulatif.
YOU ARE DONE! CONGRATULATIONS!