3.48.2: 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

avenue – n. a wide street

glove(s) – n. a covering for the hand that has separate parts for each finger

neck – n. the part of the body between the head and the shoulders

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

count – n. a nobleman in some European countries who has a high rank similar to a British earl

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

chain – n. a series of usually metal links or rings that are connected to each other in a line and used for supporting heavy things, for holding things together or for decoration

guess(ed) – v. to form an opinion or give an answer about something when you do not know much or anything about it

wedding – n. a ceremony at which two people are married to each other

  • Listen to the story.

  • Watch the video and read along.

  • Take the short story quiz.

Take the quiz: https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/3376016/p1.html

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