A LessonLearn John was the only sona wealthy American businessman. Usually he was takenschool by the chauffeurhis father's beautiful car, before the chauffeur took John's fatherhis office. One evening his father told him that he hadgothe airport early the next day, so he would need the car at the time that John hadgoschool. He said that John's mother, who possessed another car, would still bebed at the time he hadleave the house . "Well , how willgetschool if you need your car and Mummystillbed?" John asked. His father thought this was a good opportunityteach him a lesson about how hard life was for the less fortunate peoplethe world , so he answered , "You'll gothe same way as every other childthe world goes-in a taxi. "
What's GoingHere? PoLIcEMAN: What's goinghere? MAN: You mean, what's happening? Well, constable, I'm tryingget outthe window and Fred herehelping me. PoLIcEMAN: Why are you climbing through the window and not leaving by the front door? MAN: Well , you seecan't find the key and I'ma hurry. Come on, Fied, We're wasting time. POLICEMAN: Just a minute you two.don't think you're telling me the truth. This isn't your house,it? MAN: No, it's my brother's. I'm staying with him for a while. PoLIcEMAN: Is he at home? MAN: I'm afraid not. He'sjail for house-breaking at the moment.
7. Read the following passage once. Underline the key words while reading and retell the storyyour partner.
Todd heard all the hammering behind the Marsey's house. He wentsee what was going on. Jeff Marsey was making something from long pieceswood. "Whatit?" Todd asked. "A pairstilts," Jeff said. Todd knew that stilts could make you several feet taller. Jeff was putting blockswoodthe stilts. These were for his feetrest on. Once you got usedthem, you could walk anywherestilts. "I'm also making a pairlong pants," Jeff said. "They'll come all the way down and cover the stilts. I'll look like a giant. " As the summer went on, Todd forgot all about the stilts. One night Todd was watching television. His cousin came runningthe front door. He'd never seen her so excited. "You'd better call the police , " she said. "Why?" asked Todd. "I was walking home," she said. "I looked up and saw a -a giant. He was following me. He wore big baggy pants. He was very stiff and straight. Each step was a huge step. I'm goingcall the police. " "Wait," said Todd. "It wasn't a giant. You'll be surprised whentell you whowas!"