English Culture Videos

"Fishing Tips"

Instructions: Watch this video and answer the questions. Then, read the script at the bottom of the page.

What is the name of the park?

Hi, I'm Randall, and I'm here at one of my favorite fishing spots. It's called Highland Glen Park.

What time does the park close?

The park is open from 5:00 a.m. through 11:00 p.m.

You need a fishing license if you are ____ years and older.

Number two: If you're over 12 years old, you need a fishing license.

How many fish can you catch and keep (your limit)?

And finally, there's a fishing limit of two fish per person, so everyone can enjoy.

Online Investigations and Discussion Questions

In your current city or hometown, are there places for people to fish (either for food or fun)? If so, describe these places. What fishing rules or regulations are there (license, cost, fishing limit, open hours of the fishing spot, types of fishing equipment required)? What kinds of fish can people catch in your area? What are some of the most common ways of preparing fish? Are there any unique cultural dishes that are prepared with fish?

Video Script

Hi, I'm Randall, and I'm here at one of my favorite fishing spots. It's called Highland Glen Park nearby my house. And, uh, we often come here for catfish.

Several things to keep in mind . . .

The park is open from 5:00 a.m. through 11:00 p.m.

Number two: If you're over 12 years old, you need a fishing license.

And finally, there's a fishing limit of two fish per person, so everyone can enjoy.