Jack Buchanan lives in New Zealand. In New Zealand people also have to stay at home because of the new coronavirus. Jack found a way to make this more fun.
- stuck in the house – in a situation where you have to stay in your house
- sanity – the condition of having a healthy mind
- to feel the groove – to feel the nice rhythm of the music
- to take a chance – to just start doing something, even if you do not know if it will be good or bad
- to be all about something – to be very focussed on just this one thing
- to get on someone’s nerves – to make someone really angry
- to get along – to like each other and be nice to each other
- fridge – short for refrigerator: a box or cupboard in which food and drinks are kept cool
- stocked – filled with food, drinks, etc.
- freestyle —a style of improvisation, like a rap song
- For how long will Jack and his family be stuck in the house?
- Listen carefully to 1:15′ and complete the sentence:
Because we can’t get on each other’s nerves if …
- Name at least 3 things the Buchanan family tell us to do. (Listen carefully from 2:07′.)
- Write your own lockdown song. For example, take an existing song and change the lyrics. Find inspiration on YouTube: search “song parody”, “quarantine song”, etc. Or check out this family’s video.
- Have fun!