1) How many pages did the
speaker read before he stopped reading the book?
2) Where did the speaker find the summary of the book that he copied?
3) Which of the following reasons does the speaker NOT give as justification for copying the summary?
a) He didn't think Mr. Graham would notice
b) He thought he was saving unnecessary work
c) He thought if he wrote a summary it would be boring
d) He didn't like the idea of reading a boring book
e) He didn't see the point of doing the same thing twice
4) How many times did the speaker have to re-write Mr. Graham's sentence?
5) Does the speaker give the impression that the punishment was effective?
What Are Your favourite
“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens” are some of Julie Andrews favourite things, as she sings in the Mary Poppins, but what are some of your favourite things?
Sometimes, when I don’t feel so good, if I feel a bit and in a bad , I think of a few things that make me happy and it me . It really works, you should try it if don’t believe me.
What do I think about? Well, good , for one. I think about good times I’ve had in the past. How I’ve been to have known certain people and seen particular places. I’ve had some wonderful in my life so far, and it makes me happy to remember them.
Other things I like are dogs playing together, a colourful , the smell of grass that has just been cut and fresh bread baking in the . I love chocolate cake and chocolate biscuits and, well, anything with chocolate in basically! Being with good friends and , listening to my favourite music makes me smile and so does a cool blowing in from the sea.
In fact, there are so many beautiful things in the world that I’m when I feel sad, but I do sometimes and thinking of these things never to cheer me up.
I'm a Lover not a Fighter!
I’ve never been good at fighting. Karate was a big part of my life when I was a , but my friends were always better than me, and I never won any competitions or received any .
Besides, recreational combat sports are different than real fights. There’s a there to make sure your opponant sticks to the rules and plenty of your mates to jump in and help if things get . Real fights always scare me. Not that I’ve seen, or been involved in many, but the times I have come into contact with violence have definitely left a and negative impression.
At school I fought a two or three times, and always lost. The fights often into more of a rugby tangle or wrestling match than a full contact sport. I to hang on to my opponent for dear life, frightened of what he might do if I were to let go. What were the most fights I had with the same person? Three, with one of my best friends, Roger. We fought a lot after drinking sessions and Roger always won.
Once, while on holiday with my parents, my dad got into an argument with a man over a . When the man pushed my dad I saw red and a fight ensued between the stranger and I in the middle of the road. I think it ended in a , but I remember being very scared.
I saw a few fights at football matches and when I was up close and in the middle I was . Luckily, I never experienced knives, chains or other although I knew they were around.
What made me think of this? Well, in the gym this morning my attention was drawn to a heavy punching bag which was in the corner. I went over and it hard for five minutes. It felt good. Although the thing about punching bags is they don’t hit back!
1. In which flat are the
2. When did the builders begin working?
3. When does he think they’ll finish?
4. Why did the speaker go and speak to the builders?
5. When did the speaker have his own flat decorated?
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