Water Car 7 – an Example of an Interactive Story

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Note: This is an OLD recording of Episode 7. It is NOT from the new and improved full version of The Water Car, which you can download now.

Listen to Gordon and write in Mark’s responses.

Gordon: Two Japanese engineers are in Chicago.
Mark:
Gordon: They are going to meet the president of a big American automobile manufacturer.
Mark:
Gordon: They are sitting in a hotel room.
Mark:
Gordon: What are they wearing?
Mark:
Gordon: How long have they been in the hotel?
Mark:
Gordon: They are going to meet the president the next day.
Mark:
Gordon: What time are they going to meet him?
Mark:
Gordon: Are they going to meet him in his office?
Mark:
Gordon: What are they going to wear?
Mark:
Gordon: The time of the meeting arrives.
Mark:
Gordon: The two guys tell the president about their water car.
Mark:
Gordon: They talk about the environment.
Mark:
Gordon: They offer to sell the car to the American company.
Mark:
Gordon: The American guy wants to see the car.
Mark:
Gordon: He wants to have a test drive.
Mark:
Gordon: The car is in Japan.
Mark:
Gordon: The American has to fly to Japan.
Mark:
Gordon: They arrange a time to meet in Japan.
Mark:
Gordon: What date are they going to meet?
Mark:
Gordon:
What city are they going to meet in?
Mark:
Gordon: How long is the American going to stay in Japan?
Mark:
Gordon: Is he going to take his wife?
Mark:
Gordon: Has he been to Japan before?
Mark:
Gordon: The day of the meeting arrives.
Mark:
Gordon: The American wants to see a demonstration of the water car.
Mark:
Gordon: The two Japanese guys take the American for a drive.
Mark:
Gordon: The American is impressed.
Mark:
Gordon: The water car is safe, cheap and environmentally friendly.
Mark:
Gordon: It is also light and fast and cheap to build.
Mark:
Gordon: It is a great design.
Mark:
Gordon: The three men sit down and talk for hours.
Mark:
Gordon:They discuss details.
Mark:
Gordon:They make a deal.
Mark:
Gordon: The American guy is going to buy the water car and he is going to produce them in America.
Mark:
Gordon: How much is he going to pay the two Japanese guys up front?
Mark:
Gordon: Is he going to give them a percentage of his profits from the sales of the water car?
Mark:
Gordon: Are they going to give up ownership of the design?
Mark:
Gordon: Time passes.
Mark:
Gordon: The two Japanese guys get a big payment into their bank accounts.
Mark:
Gordon: They are rich.
Mark:
Gordon: They do not have to work anymore.
Mark:
Gordon: Are they going to design more products?
Mark:
Gordon: Are they going to retire?
Mark:
Gordon: One day one of the guys is walking along in the street.
Mark:
Gordon: Suddenly he sees a beautiful woman.
Mark:
Gordon: He remembers her from his university days.
Mark:
Gordon: She is an environmental activist.
Mark:
Gordon: She wants to save the environment.
Mark:
Gordon: She is handing out flyers in the street.
Mark:
Gordon: She works for an environmental protection organization.
Mark:
Gordon: She is campaigning to stop pollution.
Mark:
Gordon: She wants to ban cars from the city center.
Mark:
Gordon: The guy walks up to the woman.
Mark:
Gordon: Is he going to talk to her?
Mark:
Gordon: Is he going to ask her for a date?
Mark:

If you want to check Mark’s answers to part 7, go to Water Car Part 7 – Full Transcript

Update: you can now download the new, high quality version of The Water Car.

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17 Responses to “Water Car 7 – an Example of an Interactive Story”

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