What would you do? | ESL Video

What would you do?

Quiz by: rmd    

Description: Friends - Phoebe tells Rachel to get off a plane because she has a feeling that there's something wrong with the left phalange.
Intermediate
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1. Why does Phoebe want Rachel to get off the plane?
2. Where is Rachel going?
3. Is Phoebe (the woman in the car) absolutely certain that there is something wrong with the plane?
4. Who is more superstitious?
5.) What does Rachel ask for?
6.) Is there anything wrong with the plane?
PHOEBE: You don't have any other choice!
ROSS: Phoebe!
RACHEL: Hello?
PHOEBE: Rachel! Oh, good! Hey, by the way, did you just get on the plane?
RACHEL: Yeah.
PHOEBE: For what it's worth, we would have caught her if we were at the right airport. Hey, Rachel,
hang on..
RACHEL: Phoebe, is everything okay?
PHOEBE: Um, actually no. No, you, you have to get off the plane.
RACHEL: What? Why?
PHOEBE: I have this feeling that something's wrong with it. Something is wrong with the left
phalange.
RACHEL: Oh, honey. I'm sure there's nothing wrong with the plane. All right, look, I have to go. I love
you and I will call you the minute I get to Paris.
PASSENGER: What was that?
RACHEL: Oh, that was just my crazy friend. She told me I should get off the plane because she had
a feeling that there was something wrong with the left phalange.
PASSENGER: Okay, uh, that doesn't sound good.
RACHEL: I wouldn't worry about it. She's always coming up with stuff like this, and you know what?
She's almost never right.
PASSENGER: But she is sometimes.
RACHEL: Well... What are you doing? (Whaddaya doin?)
PASSENGER: Okay, well I can't take this plane now.
FLIGHT ATTENDANT: Excuse me, sir. Where you going?
PASSENGER: I have to get off this plane, okay? Uh, her friend has a feeling something's wrong with
the left phalange.
RACHEL: Could I get some peanuts?
PASSENGER 2: What's wrong with plane?
FLIGHT ATTENDANT: There's nothing wrong with the plane.
PASSENGER: Haha. The left phalange?
FLIGHT ATTENDANT: There's no phalange.
PASSENGER: Oh, my god. This plane doesn't even have a phalange!
PASSENGER 3: Well, I'm not flying on it.
FLIGHT ATTENDANT: Ma'am, please sit down.
PASSENGER 4: What's going on?
PASSENGER: We're all getting off. There is no phalange!
RACHEL: This is ridiculous.
Phoebe is mispronouncing the word, flange.

"The flange assists the pylon to securely mount the engine to the wing, most notably on the DC-10. American flight 191 out of Chicago made this part famous."
Tree Liner, worked at Wall Street
Answered Jul 17, 2017
https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-meaning-of-philange-which-was-described-in-FRIENDS-tv-series

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Let's Talk!

1.) Do you have any superstitious beliefs or feelings like Phoebe in the video?
2.) Have you ever experienced a situation where someone's intuition turned out to be correct?
3.) How do you think Rachel should have handled Phoebe's warning about the left phalange?

Phoebe's Intuition: A Friends' Plane Drama for ESL Learners

Join Phoebe, Rachel, and the passengers in this hilarious Friends episode where Phoebe's intuition leads to chaos at the airport. This video is a fun way for ESL learners to practice vocabulary related to travel and explore the theme of trust.

Watch as Phoebe warns Rachel about the left phalange, leading to a series of events at the airport. Learn new words like 'phalange' and 'flight attendant' while enjoying the humor of Friends.

This video is perfect for ESL learners at a low-intermediate level who enjoy sitcoms and want to improve their listening skills. Use it in the classroom for a light-hearted discussion on intuition and trust.
Category

Friends

Grammar

Modals

Keywords

Friends TV Show

airport

travel

Discussion Questions

1.) Do you have any superstitious beliefs or feelings like Phoebe in the video?
2.) Have you ever experienced a situation where someone's intuition turned out to be correct?
3.) How do you think Rachel should have handled Phoebe's warning about the left phalange?

Vocabulary

phalange

passenger

plane

get off

crazy

peanuts

flight attendant

ridiculous

sit down

flying