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  • My dog lives on the sofa
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  • 28.06.2018
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    1
    Listen to the poem My dog lives on the sofa (www.poetry4kids.com).
    Match the sentence halves of verse 1.
    • My dog lives on the sofa.
      1
    • He likes to sit there night and day
      2
    • He surfs the channels constantly
      3
    • then watches what he wants to watch;
      4
    • 2
      and watch what’s on TV.
    • 3
      by chewing the remote,
    • 4
      I never get a vote.
    • 1
      That’s where he wants to be.
    2
    Listen to verse 2 and fill in the words.
    anything
    cartoons
    comes
    commercials
    films
    shows
    tennis
    watches
    • He’s fond of with animals. He takes in nature .
      Whenever cat come on he always those.
      He loves the pet too, and with food.
      Whenever there’s a match he nearly unglued.
    Vocabulary

    constantly - ständig, andauernd

    chew - kauen

    dog pound - Hundeasyl, Tierheim

    get a vote - mitbestimmen dürfen

    be fond of = like

    sofa - Sofa

    take in - 'rein ziehen'

    come unglued - vor Aufregung ausflippen

    surf the channels - hin und her schalten

    TV (set) - Fernseher

    watch dog - Wachhund

    remote (control) - Fernbedienung

    commercials - Werbung

    cartoon - Zeichentrickfilm

    cent - Cent-Münze

    3
    Listen to verse 3.
    What's the correct order of the sentences?
    (1-4)
    • but this isn’t what I meant.
    • I asked them for a “watch dog,”
    • I got him from the dog pound.
    • He didn’t cost a cent.

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    4
    Have a look at the vocabulary:
    • What can you see in the pictures?