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You are watching a movie with your friend. After it's over, your friend tells you that he is confused about what went on in the film.

Step 1: Without using the word explain, write the answer to the following questions in the box below:

What does your friend want to know?
Will you tell your friend everything that went on in the story?


Step 2: Based on your experience, what do we do when we explain?

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