First, watch the clip without subtitles, see how much you can understand.
Then watch the second part with subtitles.
Look at the vocabulary, as it scrolls on the screen, and then the original clip will come up again.
Yikes - expression of shock
carnivore - an animal that eats meat
disected - take apart a dead animal
the office - in school, it is the prinipal's office - kids are sent there after they do things against the rules.
a tack - a small flat headed sharp nail for attaching notices to a bulletin board
barely, - not much
got away with it, - didn't get in trouble
booking - idiom to go very fast.
encouraging - to be in favor of
Honey a term of affection of husbands, wives, partners
Why does Dash's mother ask his father to cut the meat?
Why is the father reading at the table? What is he reading from?
Why does the boy try to distract his father?
What happened in school?
Homework - Talk about this with your teacher
Write about a time that you wanted to hide something that you did from your parents.
What was the action? Was the action forbidden?
Did you finally tell your parents? If you did tell them, what was their reaction?
by Rachael Alice Orbach
Professional English teacher