1. What is the father reading at the beginning of the conversation?
A. a novel
B. a magazine
C. a newspaper
2. What kind of book does the girl want to read?
A. a book about animals
B. a book on dolls
C. a book about candy and cookies
3. What does the girl's teacher say about reading?
A. The girl can check out books from the library.
B. The girl should read books everyday.
C. The girl ought to read at least ten books a night.
4. What is one thing the girl wants to eat while they are reading?
B. ice cream
5. About what time of day is it in the conversation?
A. the late morning
B. the early afternoon
C. in the evening
1. a newspaper
2. a book about animals
3. The girl should read books everyday.
5. in the evening
Girl: Dad, will you read to me?
Dad: Uh, let me finish the newspaper first?
Girl: You've been saying that forever!
Dad: Well, how about reading the business section of the newspaper together?
Girl: That's boring. Let's read this book. It's about a bear and cat that becomes friends. [Okay] And these books too.
Dad: Whoa. I thought you said one book. There must be ten here.
Girl: My teacher, Mrs. Green, says you have to read to me every night, and the newspaper doesn't count. And let's eat some popcorn and cookies while we're reading
Dad: Well, it's bedtime right now. So, okay, here we go. Once upon a time in a deep, dark forest, lived a brown bear . . .
1. section (noun): a separate part of a book or newspaper
Be sure to read this section of the book carefully. It will help you understand the story better.
2. boring (adjective): not interesting
Many advertisers use almost any means to persuade customers to buy their products.
3. whoa: used to show surprise
Whoa! You can read really well. That's great!
4. count (verb): be included, allowed, or accepted
You are supposed to read 300 pages before the end of the school year, but remember that comic books don't count. You have to read story books.
5. bedtime (noun): the time when you normally go to bed
I often read a book or watch TV before bedtime.