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What do you want to do this weekend?
We could go to the gym and do some weight lifting.
Urgh! That’s too energetic. Or we could play some golf.
No, let’s go bowling. Bowling? Yeah.
But you always win. That’s why I like it. We use these verbs to talk about sports in
English. So we do weight lifting. We play golf. And we go bowling.
I play golf. In this video you’ll learn which verbs we
use with which sports. And you’ll learn the names of lots of sports. Let’s start with
the verb ‘play’. In America, we play football.
That’s American football, Jay. The rest of the world plays football like this.
No, we call that soccer. In British English it’s football. But the ball’s the wrong shape
for football. If it’s a sport with a ball, we generally
play it. There are exceptions, like we go bowling. But usually we play ball sports.
So we play cricket. We play tennis. And we play snooker and pool.
We often use ‘play’ where there’s a competition, so someone wins or loses.
And of course we can play other games like cards and chess.
So we play darts, and we play scrabble. OK, let’s move on to the verb ‘go’.
Oooo. What’s the matter? I went jogging this morning and I hurt my back. You poor thing!
Notice Jay said ‘went jogging’. ‘Went’ is the past tense of ‘go’ and ‘jogging’ is a
gerund – a noun made from a verb by adding ‘-ing’.
There are lots of sports that follow this pattern, and they’re generally activities
that we don’t do at home. We go out to another place to do them.
So we go swimming, we go fishing, we go skiing, we go surfing and we go skateboarding.
I’m playing golf tonight. I love golf. What’s your favorite sport, Vicki?
Gymnastics. But you don’t do gymnastics.
No, I just like watching it on TV. So do I. Our last verb is ‘do’ and we use it with newer
more modern sports. We ‘practice’ or ‘do’ them.
So we do yoga, do aerobics, do pilates, do judo and do kendo and other martial arts.
We also use ‘do’ to talk about specific exercises. So we do squats and we do leg lifts.
I do this exercise to build my chest and arm muscles OK, now it’s your turn. You’re going to see some different sports, games and exercises.
Can you say which verb we use with them? Did you get them all? Let’s review.
Go horse riding. Play basketball. Do push ups Go sailing. Play baseball. Go cycling. Do parkour. Play rugby. Go paragliding.
Play shuffleboard. Do karate. Go rafting. Go rock climbing.
Play volleyball. Go ballooning. Do tai chi. Play rock paper scissors.
So are we playing golf or are we going bowling? We’re going bowling. Hmmm.
I know. We’ll play rock paper scissors and the winner chooses.
So if I win, we’ll play golf. And if I win, we’ll go bowling. Ready? Yeah.
Rock, paper, scissors. Ha, ha! Go and find your bowling shoes. Humph.
Only in Japan Game centres or arcades are really exciting places; especially for me. I grew up with that back in the 1980s. Japan invented them, and the Japanese companies, They were the industry leaders and believe it or not the game centers are still big today! Akihabara is a hub for Japanese subculture meaning. It’s a place loaded with game centres. Game makers like Sega and Taito have game centres here. The first floor is usually filled with crane games or UFO catchers. Which we featured in a previous episode. Many also have Purikura photo sticker booths. But it’s the games that attract me, and we’re going to a special game centre loaded with vintage arcade games. I grew up with arcades back in the 1980s, but, by the middle of the decade they sort of died out. But here in Japan, they still exist. SHINGO: Well the kids in the 80s who actually enjoy these games in games centres, they still kept coming. They still are here. Well we in the United States Oh, we in the United State, just stopped once the game consoles came But for us, this was not just the place where you can play games this was something very special so with a little more money People are still coming here. Think it, still coming here. So that means the average age of a gamer when they were teenagers of the 1980s that means they’re like thirties, forties fifties Pushing their 50s which is why retro game centers in Tokyo are a thing this still be behind us is, Mikado They have some pretty interesting games that I’ve heard. Oh my goodness. You will be surprised yeah But you said one other person was gonna be joining us. Oh Mickey, yeah, Mickey We needed someone who wasn’t born during the arcade boom of the 1980s and well Here she is From the mobile gaming generation she’s no idea what she’s getting into today, but she sure knows how to make an entrance This is Mickey Igarashi, and she’s known as a science girl for her love of well science Today she’ll get to try a vintage arcade game from before she was born It really is like going back into time. Mikado is stocked with vintage arcade games like Daytona USA and Space Harrier It’s a mix of games from many generations Back then they really made the games to last metal sticks buttons that you can pound metal steering wheels and solid game bodies Let’s play a few of these vintage arcade games Shingo goes first picking this car racer game made by Sega. It’s outrun Where you get to drive a Ferrari Testarossa spider through what seems like, California USA? Pole position in 1982 is the earliest racing game I can remember playing with a steering wheel So an outrun came out with a gear shift Realistic controls and car movements it was a dream come true Kids lining up to play or should I say Drive? Well this is one of the first games that I actually played on an arcade it’s got some nice girls nice-looking girls, it’s got the full Californian American law and this is all something that you kind of dream about of about United States once you’re gonna get old you probably want to do this exactly the same thing Well, you don’t want to find the carpet, okay, but this is the full American Experience what a long time yeah, and I still suck at it. I don’t know why? Three coins already it says 1986 money got it. It’s been that long This game came a decade after outrun Tokyo Wars put you inside of a tent as war rages in either central Tokyo or the Bayside area Players had a lot more control with pedals The screens got bigger too to compete with the game consoles The experience needed to be more interactive than what you could play at home each game lasting about 15 minutes Speaking of game consoles they’ve become retro too and Super Potato at Akihabara has become headquarters to buy old game systems But if you go to the top floor, they have an arcade with some retro games, too On the lower floors you’ll find old Nintendo games and equipment remember this thing Japan had a lot of game consoles never seen in the West But some are well-known like this one Just walking around the store brings back memories from anyone who grew up between 1980 and 2000 Back in Mikado I found an old arcade game. I used to play in 1983 made by Atari So back in the early 1980s Star Wars was the biggest movie like it still has these days and back Then you would play all the arcade games standing up This was the first game where you can sit down and enter new world and actually destroy the Death Star yourself Really, I don’t know It’s my first time to see that game Wait when were you born again? I’ll never mind never mind everyone time to destroy the Death Star This game is simply called Star Wars and uses 3D color vector graphics a game used to be 25 cents, but these days It’s 200 yen, and kind of worth it try finding this somewhere else Starwars incorporated the music from the movie as well as real voices of Luke and Obi-Wan Kenobi So they really knew how to make games back then this one is made out of really good wood that controls made out of metal Very solid and the gameplay today is still really awesome I mean even it was 1983 so they made this game and it’s still Amazingly exciting to me and the best part is when you hear Obi-Wan Kenobi Tell you to use the Force and you’re inside Getting ready to shoot the Death Star you really feel the passion of the movie come alive into this game And that’s what makes this like so special oh The game brilngs back your memory Yeah this brings back memories when I was 10 years old That’s really cool. If this thing actually exists this game actually exists here in Tokyo. This is really cool Yeah Thirty years later the Star Wars battle pod from Bandai-Namco games came out, and yeah, it’s quite a step up from my childhood It’s Mickey’s turn, and she’s hankering to fly a helicopter It felt like you are entering a real helicopter A joystick like a cyclic and another handle like a collective and throttle just like helicopter controls for 100 yen You could fly a multimillion-dollar helicopter 1980s style The helicopter stays in the center while the screen around you changes the game moves to simulate a real helicopter battle Mickey seems a little too chipper after falling 400 meters to the sea below, but it’s like The game that I’ve just played is so realistic but, in that Star Wars games, you could see the pixelation, I felt llike really nostalgic to me You could see all the pixels, right? Yes, I could see the pixels and fell like nostalgic to me I was very surpried that they’ve established their view of world thoroughly There’s still a lot of game centers in Japan But this retro arcade will always have a home as long as there are people still alive to play them Visiting a game center is a must in Japan And if you grew up during the arcade boom or you’re just a fan of video game history Savor those 8-bit graphics and nostalgia and bring a pocketful of quarters or in this case 100 yen coins Next time the only in Japan series continues as we travel Japan in search of food, culture and adventure If you liked it hit that subscribe button and check out another one of our shows don’t miss my second live streaming channel only in Japan go and Check out location photos on Instagram Matane
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