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HIGH FREQUENCY STRUCTURES
- juega (a) – s/he/it plays
- quiere jugar (a) – wants to play
- eres – you are
Maria is a girl that plays volleyball, but she wants to play football. Maria talks with her mom and says, “Mom, I want to play football.” Her mom tells her, “What? Never! Ridiculous! You’re a girl. Girls don’t play football. Play volleyball!” Maria is sad because she wants to play football so much. She goes to the bathroom at her house and cries.
Later, Maria goes to a football practice at her school. Maria talks with the coach and says, “I want to play football.” The coach says, “What? Never! Ridiculous! You’re a girl. Girls don’t play football. Play volleyball!” Maria is sad because she wants to play football so much. She goes to the bathroom at the school and cries.
Finally, Mary dresses up like a boy. She puts on pants and a big shirt. She goes to the NFL and speaks with Tom Coughlin, the coach of the Giants. She says to him, “Mr. Coughlin, I want to play football.” Mr. Coughlin asks her, “Do you play football well?” Maria responds, “Yes! I play very well.” Tom Coughlin responds, “Okay. Play football!” Now, Maria plays football for the best football team, the Giants.
(OR: A lovely twist: The person asks the dad, and he says “Yes”. The mom and dad talk. The mom says, “She is a girl and girls don’t play football”. The Dad responds, “Yes, she is a girl. But she is a masculine girl. She abuses animals and has big muscles”. The mom asks Felicia, “Are you masculine?” And Felicia says, “Yes, I am masculine”. Felicia goes and talks to a football coach, and he says “You’re a girl!” and she says, “yes, I am a girl but I am a masculine girl. Watch!” and she attacks the mascot.The coach says, “Yes, you are a masculine girl! You are very talented. You can play football for the Chickens!”)