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In this video, you will program your sprite
to talk while its mouth is moving.
To make the sprite say something use the say block.
The say block has two sections,
the words the sprite says, and how long it says them.
In this example, the sprite says,
"We both look very bored," for two seconds.
But you can make your sprite say anything
for however long you want.
Tinker with the time and the wording
until you are happy with what's happening in your project.
To run this code, you have to click each block stack.
This looks kind of weird.
To run two stacks of blocks at once,
you could use the same event to start both.
Go to the events menu, and drag a
when-this-sprite-is-clicked block onto both block stacks.
Test it by clicking on the sprite.
The mouth should move, and the sprite should talk.
You are using a computer science concept called Parallelism.
Parallelism is when you run
two blocks of code simultaneously.
In this case, the sprite both talks
and changes costume at the same time.
Now that you have your two block stacks,
add more say blocks to your code.
Also, program the other sprites to talk as well.
Click on the new sprite.
Add a when-sprite-clicked block
and at least two say blocks.
Have fun customizing your project
by having the sprite interact with the user
and other sprites.
When you finish, go to the project page
and add instructions about how to interact
with your project.
Now it's your turn.
Drag out a say block.
Give the sprite something to say.
Tinker with the time.
Add a when-this-sprite-is-clicked block
at the beginning of the code for the mouth animation
and the say block.
Program the other sprites to talk
using at least two say blocks.
Add instructions to your project.
That will complete today's core project.