The Charcoal Pit Erika was worried. Her restaurant was losing customers. The new restaurant across the street now had more customers than she did. She had even seen someher own customers goingeat at The Charcoal Pit. What was she goingdo? One thing she could do was revise her menu. Maybe not everyone wanted hamburgers. She might add omelets and casseroles. The menu might help. Perhaps the decorher restaurant was dated. She could redecorate the place. Erika decidedconsult an interior decorator who could give her some new ideas. A face-lift for Burger Haven would certainly lift her spirits. In fact, she felt better after thinkingsome improvements. Erika would fightmake her restaurant the most popular onetown.
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Tina and Leela are talkingeach other. They are standing outside a dance-hall and they are talking about dancing. TINA: haven't danced for a long time. LEELA: Neither have I. TINA: We must goa dance soon, or we'll forget howdance. LEELA: Yes, we must. What have you been doing sincelast saw you? TINA: I've been studying hard for my examinations. And you? LEELA: I've been learning Japanese every evening. TINA: Why have you been learning Japanese? Why not English? LEELA: hopevisit Japan next yesr. TINA: Well, we'll both havestart learning all the new dances. LEELA: Yes, let's go into the dance-hall and ask if we can take dancing-lessons . TINA: A good idea. They can teach elephantsdance nowa days perhaps there's hope for us !
7. Read the following passage once. Underline the key words while reading and retell the storyyour partner.
Whenlooked out the window and saw the snow driftthe driveway,thoughtmyself thatshould never have gotten outbed.had been making preparatioris for more than two days for a large dinner partybc held that night and knew that severalthe peoplewas expectingcome would be callingcancel if the snow continued much longer.called upstairstell Jerrylook out the window. Jerry heard me and quickly got outbed. He knew that the weather people had been predicting snow. Nowhad really come. To Jerry, two or three inchesfresh snow would be just what was neededmake the ski trip a big success.