How can I help you?

How can I help you?

A kindergarten teacher and his service dog in Sacramento are teaching students lessons of the mind and heart.

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video

a wheelchair
he broke his neck in a diving accident
he has his service dog Rex, by his side
Every day that I go to work I take Rex with me
It’s Mr Peets and Rex, We go hand in hand
if I’m… dropping stuff on the ground, he’s there to help me out
Up you go. Good boy

get a book and read.
They just need someone to listen to them

let them practice their reading skills
they can pet him for a while until they calm down
He’s so cute and adorable
And I like to read to him. Rex makes me feel good
When I have the leash and he’s hooked up to me
he is so excited to be out there with the kids

at first they’re afraid
he’s part of their family
at the end of the school day
a service dog
“Come on Rex. Come on, come on, come on!”
how can I help you?
What can I do for you?
I’m here for you no matter what
It typically takes 1 to 2 years to train a service dog
Some typical tasks include picking up objects
opening and closing doors,


Lara made my life brighter

Lara made my life brighter

 [Lara Guide Dogs]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • Tackles the streets
  • A guide dog
  • The Visually impaired
  • Bumping into obstacles
  • The change was so radical
  • Teaching orientation and mobility to blind people
  • To live autonomously
  • A new concept
  • If they are treated with respect

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