Hello students. I’m proud of you for completing years 1 and 2 of our American English course.  In order for you to become a strong intermediate American English learner, you need to be able to read, understand, and discuss abridged American English short stories.  In this lesson, throughout Year 3 of your studies, you will read, listen to, and write about popular American English short stories. Please follow the directions below closely.

  • Study the American English vocabulary below.

Words in This Story

most always – adv. US, informal; almost always

Dan’l – n. abbreviation of a given name, Daniel

anyways – adv. US, informal; anyway

studied a minute – v. US, informal; thought a minute

get you a frog – v. US, informal; get a frog for you

plant – v. to put or place (something or yourself) firmly or forcefully on a surface or in a particular position

  • Listen to the story.

  • Watch the video and read along.

  • Take the short story quiz.

Take quiz: https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/celebrated-jumping-frog-calaveras-county-mark-twain/2685805/p1.html?isEmbedded=True

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