Listenagain. Check your answers in 1c.
Hello. Is Alice there?
No, she isn’t. She’s at the supermarket.
Oh, is she shopping?
Yes, she is. She’s buying milk and bread.
Hello. Is Mike there?
Sorry, he’s still at school.
Oh. Umm, is he doing his homework?
No, he isn’t. He’s playing basketball.
No, this is her sister, Julie.
Oh. Is Lisa there?
No , she isn’t. She’s at the library.
Oh. Is she reading?
Yes, she is.
Readthe TV report and answer the questions.
Today’s story is about Zhu Hui, a studentfrom Shenzhen. He’s now studying in the United States. He’s living with anAmerican family in New York.
Today is the Dragon Boat Festival. It’s9:00 a.m. and Zhu Hui ‘s family are at home. His mom and aunt are makingzongzi. His dad and uncle are watching the boat races on TV.
Is Zhu Hui also watching the races andeating zongzi? Well, it’s 9:00 p.m. in New york, and it’s the night before the festival. Butthere isn’t a Dragon Boat Festival in the US, so it’s like any other night forZhu Hui and his host family.
The mother is reading a story to her youngchildren. The father is watching a soccer game on TV. And what’s Zhu Hui doing?He’s talking on the phone to his cousin in Shenzhen. Zhu Hui misses his familyand wishes to have his mom’s delicious zongzi. Zhu Hui likes New York and hishost family a lot, but there’s still “no place like home”.