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

guest(s) – n. a person who pays to stay at a hotel or eat at a restaurant

waiter(s) – n. a man who serves food or drinks to people in a restaurant or hotel

footstep – n. the sound of a foot making a step

seashore – n. the land along the edge of the sea that is usually covered with sand or rocks

romance – n. a love story

manner – n. the way that a person normally behaves especially while with other people

dress – n. a piece of clothing for a woman or a girl that has a top part that covers the upper body and a skirt that hangs down to cover the legs

shop – n. a building or room where goods and services are sold

  • Listen to the story.

  • Watch the video and read along.

  • Take the short story quiz.

Take the quiz: https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/3406392/p1.html?isEmbedded=True

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