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“Episode 38: Welcoming the New Year”

Pre-Listening Activity

What kinds of goals do you often set for the new year? How many of them do you actually achieve? What goals do you sometimes have to reevaluate and modify? 

Video Activity

Watch the video and answer the questions. Look for the closed-captions option ( CC ) at the bottom of the video to watch the transcript. [The captions are automatically generated, so they are not perfect.]

Randall mentions that the COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on social systems, the economy, and _____ systems.

Point 1. The pandemic has _________ the way we learn, meet, and associate with others.

Randall started teaching remotely in ______.

At first, teaching online was _____ for Randall.

Point 2. Randall started using _____ for his online classes.

Randall suggests using social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and ______.

Randall's first goal of the year is to be present in the lives of others. To him, family includes immediate family, extended family, and his _________.