Guitar Baby Justin Time Radio Show

 
 

1. Before you listen, look at the key vocabulary below and check any new words in your dictionary.


ambience        supersonic        offer        gate        prove        ironic        waved        wonky        ukulele         shut         weird         unboxing         incredibly       unzipped      silken     polystyrene wrapping      pure     slap      out of tune      stretching      settles down      cutest

2. Print this P 45 Guitar Baby - Activity.pdf and write in the missing words.

3. Download P 45 Guitar Baby - Script.pdf and check your answers.

4. When you have finished, try this crossword and see how well you studied!

Guitar Baby


Justin:  Hello, everybody. This is the Justin Time Radio Show. If ............ like to ............ us, the email is justin@englishclip.com, or you can ............ us on Twitter at Justin Time, or Facebook ............. How was ............, Ralph?

Ralph:  Not ............, but you know how you are with ............ and ............. You’re not very good at those, ............ ............?

Justin:  Well, we’ll give it a try. You know, there’s probably ............ listening .............

Ralph:  Yeah, I think you’re ............ there.

Justin:  So, come on ............, send us an email or ............ like that.

Ralph:  Justin, do you know the ............ open?.

Justin:  Yeah, I just thought I’d let a bit of the old ............ ambience into the ............. You know, kids ............ in the park and the birds .............

Ralph:  And the ............ flying over.

Justin:  Well, ............ long ............ they are not ............. That’s the ............ thing. I’ve got a story for you, Ralph. It’s about .............

Ralph:  Oh, not another ............ story.

Justin:  Yeah, but it’s a ............ one. It’s about my ............; he has two little ............. And they were ............ at a place, and there were some horses living in a ............ across the road. So, he thought it would be a great ............ to show them how to ............ the horses. So, he got some ............ and ............ and things. You know, the things that horses like, and took the ............ across the road. When he got there, he ............ to them that the horses don’t like to ............ you. And that, if you ............ your hand ............ when you offer them ............, then they won’t get your hand ............ in their ............. So the horses came ............ up to the gate, because ............ time somebody came up to the gate they thought, ‘Oo ............ ............, food.’ And so, one of the girls ............ her hand really ............ and put half an apple on it and was ............ outside the gate. And my friend said, “Go on, put your hand ............ the gate.” And just as he said that, the horse ............ its head up and ............ him on the .............

Ralph:  Just to ............ him a liar ............ ............ of his children.

Justin:  Yes, one of those ............ ironic ............. It was a bit like a ............ out of Jurassic Park, only he didn’t get ............ up and waved ............. What do you call a ............ with three legs?

Ralph:  I don’t know.

Justin:  A ............ ............. Oh, didn’t I put a ............ of ............ on?

Ralph:  About ............ an ............ ago.

Justin:  Hang ............, I’ll just ............ and get it.

Ralph:  Don’t forget to ............ the teabag .............

Justin:  Ouch, that’s ............, it’s enough to bring ............ to your ............ is that. Hey Ralph, did I tell you that I ............ a ukulele?

Ralph:  I told you you’d better shut the .............

Justin:  Yeah, you’re ............. There we go. Where ............ we then?

Ralph:  You said you’d ............ a ukulele.

Justin:  Yeah, I ............ it online from ............. It was a bit of a weird ............. You know, have you seen these guys on ............ unboxing things?

Ralph:  Yeah, you ............ they just take the thing ............ of the box. And they ............ you what comes in the box, and it’s all ............ boring.

Justin:  Yeah, that’s ............, and it was. So this box ............, and I tore off the ............, like you do, and I opened it. And I got to the ............ and when I ............ it, it was there, in a ............ ............ silken polystyrene ............, that had kind of opened at the ............ and was showing the ............. And it just looked kind of ............. So I took it out of the wrapping and ............ it up ... and a ............ came to my ............ because it was like holding a ............ up, it was a ............ guitar. I mean I’ve had a lot of ............, but this was a beautiful ............ thing

Ralph:  So what did you do, Justin? Did you ............ it on the ............ and make it ............?

Justin:  No, Ralph. I tried to ............ it, and it made me .............

Ralph:  So, did you get it ............ ............ then?

Justin:  Yeah, but you know, it keeps going ............ of ............ because it’s new. And the ............ ............ stretching, so you keep putting it in tune and ............ it kind of ............ down. I’m okay with it, you know, I’m ............ happy with it. It is ............ one of the ............ little things I’ve ever seen.

Ralph:  So are you going to ............ us ............ on the show with it?

Justin:  Oh, no, Ralph. I think it will have to ............ ............ a bit before I can play it ...  Let’s play the show out with this ............ tune from Andrew Combs, She’s Only ............. It’s featured on our Songs Page, so check it out.

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