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

continually​ – adv. doing something without interruption, not stopping or ending​

rainbow – n. a curved line of different colors that sometimes appears in the sky when the sun shines through rain​

publisher – n. a person or company that produces books, magazines, etc.

faint – v. to suddenly become unconscious

slave – n.someone who is legally owned by another person and is forced to work for that person without pay​

fist – n. the hand with its fingers bent down into the palm

  • Listen to the story.

  • Watch the video and read along.

  • Take the short story quiz.

Take the quiz: https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/2766382/p1.html?isEmbedded=True

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