How do you want to feel? *English text with IPA phonetic transcription VERSION*

I have a question aɪ həv ə ˈkwɛsʧən
I would like you to think about aɪ wəd laɪk  tə θɪŋk əˈbaʊt
HOW do u WANT haʊ  juː wɒnt
to FEEL? tə fiːl?
For me fə miː
I Want to feel Alive aɪ wɒnt tə fiːl əˈlaɪv
I Want to feel Grateful aɪ wɒnt tə fiːl ˈgreɪtfʊl
I Want to FEEL aɪ wɒnt tə fiːl
Like I took advantage laɪk aɪ tʊk ədˈvɑːntɪʤ
Of every Opportunity əv ˈɛvri ˌɒpəˈtjuːnɪti
In my life ɪn maɪ laɪf
In 2013 ɪn 2013
My little younger brother maɪ ˈlɪtl ˈjʌŋə ˈbrʌðə 
Decided to dɪˈsaɪdɪd tʊ
Study abroad ˈstʌdi əˈbrɔːd 
In NEW ZEALAND ɪn njuː ˈziːlənd
Also known as ˈɔːlsəʊ nəʊn æz
the land down under ðə lænd daʊn ˈʌndə 
That’s mean ðæts miːn 
He is Not hi z nɒt
At home ət həʊm
4 at least 1 year ət liːst 1 jɪə
That’s mean ðæts miːn 
He lives hi laɪvz
Far from home fɑː frəm həʊm
For The FIRST time fə ðə fɜːst taɪm
My mom and dad maɪ mɒm ənd dæd 
Was so anxious wəz səʊ ˈæŋkʃəs 
THAT’S WHY ðæts waɪ 
2 weeks later from the day he got on the plane wiːks ˈleɪtə frəm ðə deɪ hi gɒt ɒn ðə pleɪn
I was sent to there aɪ wəz sɛnt tə ðeə 
To New Zealand tə njuː ˈziːlənd
for taking care of my brother. fə ˈteɪkɪŋ keər əv maɪ ˈbrʌðə.
You know jʊ nəʊ
He lived in a homestay hi lɪvd ɪn ə homestay
went to school wɛnt tə skuːl
5 days a week deɪz ə wiːk
From day to night frəm deɪ tə naɪt
What i supposed to do wɒt aɪ səˈpəʊzd tə duː 
for him? fə hɪm?
Once in a lifetime wʌns ɪn ə ˈlaɪftaɪm 
My mom my dad were not there maɪ mɒm maɪ dæd wə nɒt ðeə
I were here in this beautiful country aɪ wə hɪər ɪn ðɪs ˈbjuːtəfʊl ˈkʌntri 
What I supposed to do? wɒt aɪ səˈpəʊzd tə duː?
Travel around nz ˈtrævl əˈraʊnd nz
And ænd
Explore the heaven on earth ɪksˈplɔː ðə ˈhɛvn ɒn ɜːθ
It was not a bad idea. ɪt wəz nɒt ə bæd aɪˈdɪə.
And that’s what begin ənd ðæts wɒt bɪˈgɪn
On day 1 ɒn deɪ 1
On the big cruise ɒn ðə bɪg kruːz
Through 2 islands θruː 2 ˈaɪləndz
I was so excited aɪ wəz səʊ ɪkˈsaɪtɪd 
like in a dream laɪk ɪn ə driːm
The sky is blue ðə skaɪ z bluː
The water is clear ðə ˈwɔːtə z klɪə
The boat is followed by a school of dolphins ðə bəʊt s ˈfɒləʊd baɪ ə skuːl əv ˈdɒlfɪnz 
But that is not thing bət ðət s nɒt θɪŋ 
I gonna talk today aɪ ˈgənə tɔːk təˈdeɪ
The story is ðə ˈstɔːri ɪz
I’m getting cold aɪm ˈgɛtɪŋ kəʊld
I went inside aɪ wɛnt ɪnˈsaɪd
and sat down ənd sæt daʊn
Next to an old lady nɛkst tʊ ən əʊld ˈleɪdi
She broke the ice ʃi brəʊk ði aɪs
Started a conversation ˈstɑːtɪd ə ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃən 
At that time ət ðət taɪm
I found that aɪ faʊnd ðæt
I m a keen listener aɪ ɛm ə kiːn ˈlɪsnə
I nodded my head and smiled aɪ ˈnɒdɪd maɪ hɛd ənd smaɪld
Automatically ˌɔːtəˈmætɪkəli
She asked ʃi ɑːskt
While I answered quite shortly waɪl aɪ ˈɑːnsəd kwaɪt ˈʃɔːtli
→ lesson number 1: Keep a face-to-face conversation going: fail  ˈlɛsn ˈnʌmbə 1: kiːp ə feɪs-tuː-feɪs ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃən ˈgəʊɪŋfeɪl
Another day əˈnʌðə deɪ 
When I set foot on the land of adrenaline sports wɛn aɪ sɛt fʊt ɒn ðə lænd ɒv əˈdrɛnəlɪn spɔːts
Where you can weə juː kæn
Jump over the bridge ʤʌmp ˈəʊvə ðə brɪʤ
Jump from the top of a mountain ʤʌmp frɒm ðə tɒp ɒv ə ˈmaʊntɪn
It seem like ɪt siːm laɪk
Everybody there ˈɛvrɪbɒdi ðeə
All did it once ɔːl dɪd ɪt wʌns
Why not I give a try? waɪ nɒt aɪ gɪv ə traɪ?
After that ˈɑːftə ðæt
I took the phone aɪ tʊk ðə fəʊn
Pressed the number prɛst ðə ˈnʌmbə 
Booked a time for jumping bʊkt ə taɪm fɔː ˈʤʌmpɪŋ
From the mountain frɒm ðə ˈmaʊntɪn 
À há À eɪʧá
So awesome huh? səʊ ˈɔːsəm hʌ?
What’s your name wɒts jɔː neɪm 
The lady on the phone asked ðə ˈleɪdi ɒn ðə fəʊn ɑːskt 
Easy one ˈiːzi wʌn
I said my name aɪ sɛd maɪ neɪm
She asked some questions ʃiː ɑːskt sʌm ˈkwɛsʧənz
Everything seems ok ˈɛvrɪθɪŋ siːmz ˈəʊˈkeɪ
Then the only thing I need to do is ðɛn ði ˈəʊnli θɪŋ aɪ niːd tuː duː ɪz
waiting for the confirm email ˈweɪtɪŋ fɔː ðə kənˈfɜːm ˈiːmeɪl
I waited from aɪ ˈweɪtɪd frɒm
Morning ˈmɔːnɪŋ
To Afternoon tuː ˈɑːftəˈnuːn
Evening ˈiːvnɪŋ 
Morning the day after ˈmɔːnɪŋ ðə deɪ ˈɑːftə
I got No mail?!? aɪ gɒt nəʊ meɪl?!?
What’s wrong wɒts rɒŋ 
Sth wrong isnt it? Sth rɒŋ isnt ɪt?
Thank for the girl in my hostel θæŋk fɔː ðə gɜːl ɪn maɪ ˈhɒstəl
She called to that sport office ʃiː kɔːld tuː ðæt spɔːt ˈɒfɪs
To ask for me tuː ɑːsk fɔː miː
U know what? juː nəʊ wɒt?
The lady on the phone ðə ˈleɪdi ɒn ðə fəʊn
Write my information WRONG raɪt maɪ ˌɪnfəˈmeɪʃən rɒŋ
My email adress: wrong maɪ ˈiːmeɪl adressrɒŋ
So that’s why mail didn’t come səʊ ðæts waɪ meɪl dɪdnt kʌm
The lady on the phone so wrong ðə ˈleɪdi ɒn ðə fəʊn səʊ rɒŋ
→ lesson two: telephone converstion: fail  ˈlɛsn tuːˈtɛlɪfəʊn converstionfeɪl 
So think about that səʊ θɪŋk əˈbaʊt ðæt
What if wɒt ɪf
It was Not Just A Trip ɪt wɒz nɒt ʤʌst ə trɪp
What if wɒt ɪf
It was ɪt wɒz
A career development scholarship ə kəˈrɪə dɪˈvɛləpmənt ˈskɒləʃɪp
That can build your job ðæt kæn bɪld jɔː ʤɒb 
At a higher level æt ə ˈhaɪə ˈlɛvl
How do u want haʊ duː juː wɒnt 
to FEEL? tuː fiːl?
I want to feel alive aɪ wɒnt tuː fiːl əˈlaɪv
I want to feel fulfilled aɪ wɒnt tuː fiːl fʊlˈfɪld
I do not aɪ duː nɒt 
Want to leave wɒnt tuː liːv
Any experience ˈɛni ɪksˈpɪərɪəns 
With regrets wɪð rɪˈgrɛts 
It is ɪt ɪz 
Never too late ˈnɛvə tuː leɪt
Thank for Nz to point out θæŋk fɔː Nz tuː pɔɪnt aʊt
My weakness maɪ ˈwiːknɪs
For me fɔː miː 
With english wɪð ˈɪŋglɪʃ
You and juː ænd 
I
Can kæn
Unlock every dream we have. ʌnˈlɒk ˈɛvri driːm wiː hæv.
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