English Culture Videos

"Fruit Trees"

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

One of the important steps to maintaining healthy trees is to _____.

And, a key to keeping, uh, trees healthy is to make sure that you prune the trees according a time schedule.

Picking the fruit is easy when _____.

Keeping them small also is a real benefit, uh, so that you don't have to climb way up in a tree.

Randall _______ the extra fruit that his family produces.

And the other thing is that you can save money by having your own fruit, and it also gives you a way of giving away fruit that you don't even use.

Online Investigations and Discussion Questions

What are some common fruits that are grown in your area? Is there a type of fruit that is unique to your country or area that you might not find in other parts of the world? Which fruits provide the greatest health benefits and why?

Video Script

Hi, I'm Randall. And right behind me, we have fruit trees in our yard. And, we've really enjoyed planing trees, and, uh, you know the nice thing about having your own trees is that there is fruit right available, anytime, anywhere.

And, a key to keeping, uh, trees healthy is to make sure that you prune the trees according a time schedule. Keeping them small also is a real benefit, uh, so that you don't have to climb way up in a tree.

And the other thing is that you can save money by having your own fruit, and it also gives you a way of giving away fruit that you don't even use.

[Note: Currently, Randall's family has apple, pear, apricot, plum, peach, and cherry trees.]