3.47.2: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

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

cabby – n. a person who drives a cab

view – n.

cab – n. a vehicle that carries passengers to a place for an amount of money that is based on the distance traveled

fare – n. a passenger who pays to travel on a bus, train, boat, or airplane or in a cab

park – n. a piece of public land in or near a city that is kept free of houses and other buildings and can be used for pleasure and exercise

cent(s) – n. a unit of money that is equal to a smaller part of the basic unit of money in many countries

cop(s) – n. a person whose job is to enforce laws, investigate crimes, and make arrests

  • Listen to the story.

  • Watch the video and read along.

  • Take the short story quiz.

Take the quiz: https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/3392844/p1.html?isEmbedded=True

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