3.52.2: 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. Part 1

Words in This Story

king – n. a boy or man who is highly respected and very successful or popular

queen – n. a girl or woman who is highly respected and very successful or popular

cowboy(s) – n. a man who rides a horse and whose job is to take care of cows or horses especially in the western U.S.

ranch – n. a large farm especially in the U.S. where animals such as cattle, horses, and sheep are raised

foreman – n. a person who is in charge of a group of workers

cattle – n. cows, bulls, or steers that are kept on a farm or ranch for meat or milk

cross – n. an object or image in the shape of a cross that is used as a symbol of Christianity

proud – n. very happy and pleased because of something you have done, something you own, someone you know or are related to

  • Study the American English vocabulary below. Part 2 of 2.

Words in This Story

ranch – n. a large farm especially in the U.S. where animals such as cattle, horses, and sheep are raised

foreman – n. a person who is in charge of a group of workers

cattle – n. cows, bulls, or steers that are kept on a farm or ranch for meat or milk

cowboy – n. a man who rides a horse and whose job is to take care of cows or horses especially in the western U.S.

queen – n. a girl or woman who is highly respected and very successful or popular

proud – n. very happy and pleased because of something you have done, something you own, someone you know or are related to

Cupid – n. the god of attraction, affection and love in ancient Rome

king – n. a boy or man who is highly respected and very successful or popular

  • Listen to the story. Part 1

  • Listen to the story. Part 2 of 2

  • Watch the video and read along. Part 1

  • Watch the video and read along. Part 2 of 2

  • Take the short story quiz.

Take the quiz: https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/3357764/p1.html?isEmbedded=True

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