A woman was having some trouble with her heart, so she wentsee the doctor.He was a new doctor, and did not know her. so he first asked some questions, and onethem was , "How old are you?" "Well," she answered, "I don't remember. doctor, butwill trythink." She thought for a minute and then said, "Yes.remember now, doctor! Whenmarried,was eighteen years old, and my husband was thirty. Now my husbandsixty,know. And thattwice thirty. Soam twice eighteen. Thatthirty-six, isn't it?"
A: I'm afraid he's notat the moment Dave. He went out about an hour ago and
he's not back yet.
B: Any idea when he might?be back?
A: Well, he shouldn't be long. He said he was just going to
get some paint. Butwouldn't be surprised if he's stopped off at the pub B: O. K. well , tell him I've called , will you , and I'll try again later.
the way back. A: All right. Goodbye , Dave.
B: Thanks then Sally. Goodbye.
7. Read the following passage once. Underline the key words while reading and retell the story your partner.
Accident The river, you see, was never really safe at that timethe year- early autumn,mean, when thereheavy rainfall. So whenheard the children had gone swimming, as they usedall spring and summer,knew there might be an awful accident. And when they came home late without little Katie,guessed what had happened.