Water Car 4 – an Example of an Interactive Story

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Note: This is an OLD recording of Episode 4. It is NOT from the new and improved full version of The Water Car, which you can download now.

4. The Change  (present continuous tense)

Daithi: It is early in the morning in a Japanese guy’s apartment.
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Daithi: He is asleep in his bed.
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Daithi: He is dreaming about global warming.
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Daithi: The ice at the north pole is melting.
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Daithi: The ice at the south pole is melting.
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Daithi: The sea level is rising.
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Daithi: Is the sea level really rising?
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Daithi: There are typhoons and tornadoes.
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Daithi: Are there tornadoes in Japan?
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Daithi: The earth is changing.
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Daithi: Is it getting cooler?
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Daithi: Many people are dying.
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Daithi: Suddenly the guy wakes up.
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Daithi: He looks out the window.
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Daithi: The sun is shining.
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Daithi: Is it raining?
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Daithi: It is a beautiful day but it is very very hot.
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Daithi: The guy gets ready for university then he leaves his house.
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Daithi: He walks to the station.
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Daithi: How long does it take?
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Daithi: At the station he sees a friend.
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Daithi: What is the friend doing?
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Daithi: What is he wearing?
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Daithi: Do they talk?
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Daithi: On the train the guy sees the beautiful woman.
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Daithi: She is wearing a colorful shirt.
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Daithi: Is she wearing jeans?
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Daithi: What kind of shoes is she wearing?
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Daithi: Is she wearing a headscarf?
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Daithi: Is she wearing make-up? Is she wearing any ear-rings?
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Daithi: She is wearing a necklace.
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Daithi: What is on it?
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Daithi: The guy talks to the woman.
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Daithi: He asks her for a date but she does not want to go on a date with him.
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Daithi: She does not like him.
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Daithi: She thinks he is boring.
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Daithi: She is interested in environmental problems and political problems but he is only interested in shopping and money.
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Daithi: She thinks he is superficial.
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Daithi: At school that day the guy has three classes.
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Daithi: One class is chemistry.
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Daithi: Another class is design.
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Daithi: During the class he looks around.
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Daithi: A lot of the students are sleeping.
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Daithi: What percentage of them are sleeping?
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Daithi: The third class is an English class.
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Daithi: During that class a lot of the students speak Japanese.
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Daithi: During the class the guy thinks about the beautiful woman.
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Daithi: At one point he looks around.
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Daithi: Some of the students are sleeping and some of them are speaking Japanese.
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Daithi: They are wasting their time.
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Daithi: Only a few of them are speaking English.
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Daithi: Only a few of them are using their time wisely.
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Daithi: How many people are there in the class?
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Daithi: How many of them are sleeping?
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Daithi: How many of them are speaking Japanese?
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Daithi: After class the guy talks to another student.
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Daithi: The student speaks really good English.
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Daithi: He always asks questions in class.
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Daithi: He is different from the others.
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Daithi: He is not like everybody else.
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Daithi: Are you different from other people?
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You can check your answers by reading the full transcript.

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