Tasks 7 And 8

Introduction:
Where were you in January of 1995?
Mark Katz remembers exactly where he was at one particular night.
Back then he was President Clinton's ghost writer -and what'a a ghost writer, you may wonder
Ghost writer:
Definition: A writer that composes a project that is eventually credited to someone else. This may be through a work for hire agreement or through selling rights.
Example: The celebrity didn't write that book, it was written by a ghostwriter!
Reference: http://freelancewrite.about.com/od/glossary/g/ghostwriter.htm ©2010 About.com, a part of The New York Times Company.
All rights reserved.

TASKS 7 & 8:

You are going to listen to an anecdote of what happened to Mark Katz back in 1995, when Clinton was President of The United States of America.

Work on the following:

A. Listen to the story. Why is his story called 'The Egg Timer?

___.

B. Listen as many times as you need. Answer true or false. If the statement is false, write the right one.

1. Bill Clinton's State of the Union's speech had been a very long one.
___.

2. Mark Katz's plan was to allow President Clinton to laugh at his own expense.
___.

3. The first lady (Hillary Clinton) was in a very good mood that night.
___.

4. President Clinton was looking forward to doing the 'egg timer' joke.
___.

5. Katz gave the egg timer back to Clinton, making this the bravest thing he has ever done in his life.
___.

6. One of the President's aids offered to give Clinton the egg timer.
___.

7. Clinton made modifications to Katz's speech which made it a lot better.
___.

8. His new speech included some insults addressed to some of the people in the room.
___.

9. Clinton only got a real laugh from the people in the room when he took out the egg timer.
___.

10. Katz regreted that Clinton didn't take the opportunity to use his speech and show he could laugh at himself.
___.

11. Katz never knew if Clinton thought his speech would have been better.
___.

This is the last task of the semester, and it will be very helpful to have your feedback.
Please take a moment to grade on a scale from 0 to 4 the following statements.
So you'll remember them:

Task 1: Stereotyping. (video)
Task 2: Surviving my surviving audition (audio)
Task 3: Motivation at work (video)
Task 4: Mexican Journalists Flee Drug War, Seek Asylum (audio)
Task 5: Starbuck's AKA (audio)
Task 6: The Chilean Miner (video)
Tasks 7 & 8: The egg timer (audio)

Task 1 was interesting: 0 1 2 3 4
Task 2 was interesting: 0 1 2 3 4
Task 3 was interesting: 0 1 2 3 4
Task 4 was interesting: 0 1 2 3 4
Task 5 was interesting: 0 1 2 3 4
Task 6 was interesting: 0 1 2 3 4
Task 7 & 8 was interesting: 0 1 2 3 4

Task 1 was easy to do: 0 1 2 3 4
Task 2 was easy to do: 0 1 2 3 4
Task 3 was easy to do: 0 1 2 3 4
Task 4 was easy to do: 0 1 2 3 4
Task 5 was easy to do: 0 1 2 3 4
Task 6 was easy to do: 0 1 2 3 4
Task 7 & 8 was easy to do: 0 1 2 3 4

I learned new language from task 1: 0 1 2 3 4
I learned new language from task 2: 0 1 2 3 4
I learned new language from task 3: 0 1 2 3 4
I learned new language from task 4: 0 1 2 3 4
I learned new language from task 5: 0 1 2 3 4
I learned new language from task 6: 0 1 2 3 4
I learned new language from task 7 & 8: 0 1 2 3 4

Thank you!