Mrs Jenkins wenther doctor one day, because her heart was giving her trouble. The doctor listenedher heart carefully and did a few other things. Then he said, "Well, Mrs Jenkins, stop smoking, and then you'll soon be quite all right again. " "But doctor," answered Mrs Jenkins quickly, "I've never smoked.don't like smoking. " "Oh, well," said the doctor, "then don't drink any more alcohol. " "Butdon't drink alcohol," answered Mrs Jenkins at once. "Stop drinking tea and coffee then," the doctor saidher. "I only drink water," answered Mrs Jenkins. "I don't like tea or coffee. " The doctor thought for a few seconds and then said, "Well,. . . er. . . do you like fried potatoes?" "Yes,like them very much," answered Mrs Jenkins. "All right, then stop eating those," said the doctor as he got upsay goodbyeMrs Jenkins.
MRS WELSH: Get up, Peter. It's late. PETER:can't get up , Mom. I'm ill. MRS WELSH: What's the matter with you? PETER:have a headache and a bad stomachache. MRS WELSH: You have a fever too. I'm goingcall Dr Dawes. Don't get outbed. PETER: Oh,can't get outbed. I'm too ill. MRS WELSH: Operator, give me Spring 3-2546, please. Hello, thisMrs Welsh. Is Dr Dawes there? Thank you. I'll wait. . . Dr Dawes, thisMrs Welsh. Can you come the house , please? DR DAWES: Who's ill? MRS WELSH: Peter, my son. DR DAWES: What's the matter with him? MRS WELSH:don't know. He has a headache, a bad stomachache and a fever. DR DAWES: Keep himbed.Where do you live? MRS WELSH: We live at 44 Washington Avenue. DR DAWES: All right, Mrs Welsh, I'll be there soon. MRS WELSH: Thank you. Good-bye Dr Dawes.
7. Read the following passage once. Underline the key words while reading and retell the storyyour partner.
Harrylooking at a manthe street. HetalkingJack about the man. Harry: Who's that man with the black bag? Jack:can't see a man with a black bag. Harry: He was standing at the doorthat house a moment ago. Now he's walking down the street. Jack: Oh, that man.don't know who he is. He's a stranger. Harry: Look at the man who's running after him. Jack: Yes. Perhaps the strangera thief. Harry:don't think so. Jack: Wait a minute.can recognise the man who's running after him. It's Mr Green. Harry: Nowremember. Mr Green told me yesterday that his brother was coming.