English Culture Videos

"Junior High School"

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

The school starts at _____.

School begins at 8:15 and gets out about three o'clock.

To receive a free lunch at school, students have to ____.

Kids here eat in the lunch room, and you can get a free lunch if you work actually in the lunch room . . . helping serve food and cleaning dishes

The school is well-known for its ______ program.

And this school is very famous for its band program, and that's one of the reasons why students want to attend this school.

Online Investigations and Discussion Questions

What did you like or dislike about your life in junior high school? What kinds of issues and problems face young people in your country (e.g., bullying, social and academic pressures, relationships).

Video Script

Hi, I'm Randall, and I'm standing right outside the junior high school where my kids have attended for the last several years.

School begins at 8:15 and gets out about three O'clock.

Kids here eat in the lunch room, and you can get a free lunch if you work actually in the lunch room . . . helping serve food and cleaning dishes

And this school is very famous for its band program, and that's one of the reasons why students want to attend this school.