Alkarma Language School Chapter 2 The golden bird The Magic Flute
Alkarma Language School There was a young Chinese boy called Chang. He loved to play the flute. All people loved Chang and his music. Chang used to take care of the Emperor’s sheep. The Emperor was angry because Chang lost one of his sheep. He broke Chang’s flute into two pieces and told him to go away and never come back. Let’s recall what happened in the last chapter.
Alkarma Language School You are going to have a few minutes to read pages 7, 8,9 and 10 Let’s start reading Chapter 2
Alkarma Language School Do you remember how many sheep did the Emperor say Chang lost in chapter1? So the one sheep we see on p.7 is the lost sheep. So now we know that Chang didn’t lose the sheep but the Emperor tricked Chang and hid one sheep away from Chang’s flock.
Alkarma Language School Because he was jealous of Chang because everybody loved Chang and his music more than they loved him. He thought by sending Chang away the people will love him again. But do you think this will really happen?? Why do you think the Emperor tricked Chang?
Alkarma Language School While the Emperor was walking home, he saw a golden bird perching on a high branch of a tree as we can see on p.8. He wanted to have that bird in his palace so he can hear its beautiful songs everyday. The Emperor asked his three sons to come and see him.
Alkarma Language School He asked his three sons to catch the golden bird for him. He promised to give the valuable silver sword to whoever will catch the golden bird. The Emperor’s sons were greedy. The eldest son was called Jing, it was his turn to try to catch the golden bird.
Alkarma Language School Read chapter 2 again Answer pages 4 & 5 in workbook THANK YOU!