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Speakers’ Club 2019: Football, TH, and Les Miserables

Going for the goal

Rules:

Nov 16 class is the last one for the month.

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Satori School October 2019: How to Get a Job in the U.S.

Rules:

Chip and Dale’s Rescue Rangers:

Get a Job, The Silhouettes:

The want ads: Monster.com, craigslist, just do a search – you’ll probably have to apply in person, unless you’re going for an upper level management position.

LinkedIn not available in Russia. (It’s servers are not located within the country.)

The Application: Places like McDonald’s often have applications that can replace the resume; you should still have a resume.

The Resume (CV): This is a listing of your work, education and other experiences. We don’t use the term CV; that’s used in Europe.

The Interview:

Tell me about yourself.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

What is your greatest weakness?

What is your greatest strength?

What motivates you?

Tell me about a time that you failed.

Why do you want to work here?

How many couches are there in America? (What? Seriously. But you still have to answer it.)

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Speakers’ Club 2019: My Favorite Things

Rules:

Chip and Dale Sing-along:

What do you like about Blagoveshchensk?

Why do you want to move to or visit America?

What challenges do you expect?

How can you make it happen?

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Speakers’ Club September 2019: Queen, Rolling Stones, Beatles

Rules:

Shad’s email:

Chip n Dale’s Rescue Rangers:

One-on-One, Round and Round:

Hi, my name is _______.

I’m a ______.

My favorite rock song is _____. ((Or) My favorite _____ song is ______)

Queen, debut album (1973): They used AC30 watt amplifiers the same type the Beatles used.

Read about “Creativity and Queen’s Freddie Mercury”: https://medium.com/@shadexaminer/creativity-with-queens-freddie-mercury-6db3f3b14acc

We Will Rock You:

Bohemian Rhapsody:

Somebody to Love:

Another One Bites the Dust:

We Are the Champions:

Under Pressure with David Bowie: Beat was used by Rapper Vanilla Ice for his song “Ice, Ice, Baby”

Flash Gordon (1980) soundtrack

Highlander movie and TV Series

Queen on the free concert – They were only going to get 30 pounds each anyway.

Freddie Mercury on John Lennon: (His response is a bit surprised, and he hesitates to find the right words. It’s okay to rephrase if you get off on the wrong track.) “It’s not a matter of less talent or more talent. It’s just that certain people are capable of doing certain things better than somebody else… John Lennon was just unique and a one-off… I admire John Lennon very much.” Mercury wants to be true to himself.

The Rolling Stones, debut album (1964), name from Muddy Waters song:

Read about Creativity Lessons with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards: https://medium.com/@shadexaminer/creativity-lessons-with-the-rolling-stones-keith-richards-and-mick-jagger-73ff9cd96def

Jumping Jack Flash: Whoopie Goldberg film, Otherworld TV series.

(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction: Justine Bateman movie.

Paint It Black

It’s only Rock N Roll (but I like It) with David Bowie:

Start Me Up:

Sympathy for the Devil: Jagger based his portrait of Satan as “a may-yun of way-elth and tay-ste” in part on Mikhail Bulgakov’s satirical novel The Master and Margarita. But he made the role his own.

The Beatles, debut album 1963, (The Oneders) They are the standard; they were the first to make it big from England to the U.S.:

Back in the USSR:

Across the Universe (also a movie) and in Pleasantville:

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Paul Is Dead?):

Blackbird (Civil Rights):

Hard Day’s Night:

Yesterday – the most covered song in history:

Can’t Buy Me Love movie

Yellow Submarine movie

Musicians on the Beatles:

Downloadable Scrabble game board and pieces. https://busyteacher.org/9830-old-scrabble-board-game.html

U.S. programs in Russia: https://ru.usembassy.gov/education-culture/

U.S. Visa guidelines: https://ru.usembassy.gov/visas/