Peter's uncle livedthe country. Once Peter wentstay with him for a few weeks. Whenever they went for a walk or for a drivethe car and they passed somebody, his uncle waved. Peter was surprised, and said, "Uncle George, you know everybody here. Where did you meet them all?"
"I don't know all these people , " said his uncle. "Then why do you wavethem?" asked Peter. "Well, Peter," answered his uncle, "whenwavesomeone and he knows me, hepleased. He continues his journey with a happier heart.
But whenwavesomeone and he doesn't know me, hesurprised and sayshimself `Whothat man? Why did he waveme?' So he has somethingthink about during the resthis journey, and that makes his journey seem shorter. Somake everybody happy. "
What Wonld You LikeDo Tonight?
Mary's cousins, Fay and Rosemary, are still at her house. The girls wantgothe movies. They lookthe newspapersee what time the movie starts. After seeing the movie, they goan ice cream parlor and order their favorite desserts. MARY: Girls , what would you likedo tonight? ROSEMARY: Do you ever gothe movies? MARY: Of course.often gothe movies. ROSEMARY: Well, let's gothe movies. MARY: There's a good movie near here: "SummerMaine" FAY: Fine.heard it's a very good movie. RosEMARY: Let's find out what timestarts. MARY: Let's look at the newspaper. Movie programs are usuallypage nine. FAY: Hereis. "SummerMaine " starts at 8 o'clock.
7.Read the following conversation once. Underline the key words while reading and retellyour partner the dialogueyour own words.
Fred: Ifwon the Pools, I'd go round the world. Bert: Would you?wouldn.'t. Fred: What would you do? Bert: Oh,don't know. I'd buy a big house with a garden for my wife and kids, suppose. But it's difficultimagine having a lotmoney. Fred: One thing's certain. Ifhad a lotmoney,wouldn't work any more. Bert: Wouldn't you? What would you do with all that spare time? Fred: Assaid, I'd go round the world. Bect: What would you do after that? Fred: Oh,don't know. It'd take me a long timego round the world. Bert: It doesn't sound very exciting. Fred: Anyway, we haven't won the Pools, and we're not likelywin them. So there isn't much pointtalking about it,there? Bert: I'd be happy ifgot a rise. Fred: And my wife would be happy ifhought her a mink coat. Bert: Well , I'm not likelyget a rise and you haven't the money for a mink oat, so let'scome downearth and have another drink. Fred: What'll you have? Bert: I'll have a pintthe best. Fred: I'd have a Scotch ifwere you. We deserve it. Bert: All right. Makea double, will you?