Waving goodbye to Joe, the old lady started her car and drove off. It had been a cold and depressing day, but Joes spirit felt uplifted as he headed home, slowly fading into the twilight. After she waved goodbye to Joe, the old lady started her car and drove off head ( ) … Where are you heading for? The ship headed south.
A few miles down the road, the lady saw a small dingy-looking café. She went in to grab a bite and take the chill off before she embarked on the last leg of her trip home. grab a bite bite Lets grab a bite to eat on the way home. take...off … … Your clothes are soaking wet. Youd better take them off immediately.
The waitress came over and brought a clean towel for her to wipe her wet hair. come over Will you come over tomorrow? Annie came over to Taiwan from Germany to see me.
She had a sweet smile, one that even being on her feet the entire day couldnt erase. one (a sweet smile) that one even being on her feet the entire day on ones feet I have been on my feet all day and need to take a rest now.
The lady noticed that the waitress was nearly eight months pregnant. She wondered how someone who had so little could be so giving to a stranger. Then she remembered Joe.
She finished her meal, and quietly slipped out of the door, while the waitress went to get her change from a hundred-dollar bill. slip slip The customer slipped out of/away from the restaurant without paying. The burglar slipped into the room during the night. The prisoner slipped past the guard easily.
She finished her meal, and quietly slipped out of the door, while the waitress went to get her change from a hundred-dollar bill. change ( ) Keep the change! Can you give me change for a ten-dollar bill?
When she returned, the lady was no longer in sight, but the waitress noticed something written on a napkin, under which there were four more one-hundred-dollar bills. no longer = not...any longer = not...any more The lady was no longer in sight. The lady was not in sight any longer/ any more.
When she returned, the lady was no longer in sight, but the waitress noticed something written on a napkin, under which there were four more one-hundred-dollar bills. in sight out of sight = beyond ones vision After we walked for two hours, the castle was still in sight. In the twilight, the boat gradually sailed out of sight.
When she returned, the lady was no longer in sight, but the waitress noticed something written on a napkin, under which there were four more one-hundred-dollar bills....something that was written on a napkin, and under the napkin there were...bills. written on a napkin under which...bills a napkin
Tears filled her eyes as she read it. The lady wrote, Someone once helped me out in the way Im helping you. If you really want to pay me back, dont let the chain of love end with you. Her eyes were filled with tears.... tear shed/weep tears be moved to tears keep/hold back one's tears draw tears from sb burst into tears with tears
Tears filled her eyes as she read it. The lady wrote, Someone once helped me out in the way Im helping you. If you really want to pay me back, dont let the chain of love end with you. help...out Joe fell into a hole, and I helped him out. My family helped me out when I lost my job. pay back How can I pay you back for your kind help? Ill pay back my debts tomorrow. Ill pay back for what you did to me!
Tears filled her eyes as she read it. The lady wrote, Someone once helped me out in the way Im helping you. If you really want to pay me back, dont let the chain of love end with you. end (up) with … The meeting ended (up) with the chairmans closing address. The dinner ended (up) with some very nice cheese.
That night, after the waitress returned home, she lay awake in bed thinking about the money and what the lady had written. How could she have known that they needed money?...she lay awake in bed and thought about the money.... lie awake in bed lie sick (and) (thinking about...)
With the baby due the next month, it was going to be hard. with + O + OC (Adj) the baby due Dont speak with your mouth full. with + O + OC OC Ted slept with his head resting on his arms. Eddie began to work with his sleeves rolled up. The man was reading with a pipe in his mouth. it Hows it going with you?
Her husband, who was sleeping beside her, was worried sick. She gave him a soft kiss and whispered, Everything will be all right. I love you, Joe. be worried sick = be very worried The mother was worried sick when her son didnt come home last night. Back
Reading for Main Ideas Check ( ) the main idea of the reading. 1. Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you. 2. Heaven helps those who help themselves. 3. A good turn deserves another. 4. No pain, no gain. 5. Where theres a will, theres a way.
Reading for Details Choose the best answer for each of the following questions. ( ) 1. In the reading, who first started the chain of love? (A) Joe. (B) The old lady. (C) The café owner. (D) The waitress. ( ) 2. Joe helped the old lady out of _____. (A) pride (B) kindness (C) necessity (D) embarrassment A B
( ) 3. Which of the following is NOT the reason why the old lady gave the waitress money? (A) The waitress was kind to her. (B) The old lady wanted to continue the chain of love. (C) The old lady knew that the waitress was Joes wife. (D) The old lady thought the waitress was in need of money. C
( ) 4. How could the waitress repay the old lady? (A) She could treat her customers better. (B) She could return the money to the lady. (C) She could let the chain of love end with herself. (D) She could help the next person she found in need. D
( ) 5. Which is correct about the characters in the reading? (A) The old lady was the owner of the café. (B) The waitress was mean to her customers. (C) Joe was the husband of the waitress in the café. (D) Joe stayed home and did nothing after the Levis factory closed. C
Discussion 1: 1. What were the three characters problems, and how were their problems solved?
ProblemsSolutions Joe 1. He lost his job after the Levis factory closed. 2. His wife was going to give birth to a baby, but he did not have a job to support his family. 1. He kept trying to look for a job and never quit trying. 2. The old lady that he had helped decided to help the next person she found in need. She gave money to the waitress, and that waitress happened to be Joes wife.
ProblemsSolutions The lady She had a flat tire on a snowy evening. Joe stopped to help her out. The waitress She was eight months pregnant, but she did not have enough money to raise her baby. The old lady gave her a large sum of money.
Discussion 2: 2. What would you do in each of the following situations? (1) Someone ahead of you suddenly passes out on the street. (2) A drunken homeless man says he is hungry and asks you for some money. (3) Someone is crying for help somewhere near you.
(1) I would call an ambulance immediately and see what else I could do to help that person. I would keep him or her company until the ambulance arrived. (2) I would buy some food for him rather than give him money because he might use the money to buy liquor. (3) If there was a bad guy beside the person, I would call the police. Before the police come, I would hide nearby and shout, Police! Police! If I had a whistle with me, I would blow it, too. Back