My aunt lived on ground floor of old house on River Thames. She was very much
afraid of burglars and always locked up house very carefully before she
went to bed. She also took precaution of looking under bed to see if burglar was hiding there. ' modern burglars don't hide under beds,' said her daughter. 'I'll
go on looking just same,' said my aunt. One morning
she rang her daughter in triumph. 'I found burglar under bed last night,' she said, 'and he
was quite young man.'
ALBERT: Good morning, Bernard. Would you like to hear story about Englishman, Irishman and Scotsman? BERNARD: No, thanks. I've heard stories about Englishmen, Irishmen and Scotsmen before and they are all same. ALBERT: But mine is not typical story. In my story Scotsman is generous, Irishman is logical and Englishman is romantic. BERNARD: Oh, if it's fantastic story I'll listen to
it with pleasure.
Complete the following paragraphs by choosing
A, AN or THE from the menus. Choose ( ) if
no article is needed.
1. fog was so thick that we
couldn't see side of road. We followed car in front of us and hoped
that we were going right way. I can't remember exact date of storm, but I know it was Sunday because everybody was at church. On Monday post didn't come because roads were blocked by fallen trees.
Number hundred and two, house next door to us, is for
sale. It's quite nice house with big rooms. back windows look out on park. I don't know what price owners are asking. But Dryer and
Rotter are agents. You could give them ring and make them offer.