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LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

UNIT 1 - ADVANCED LEVEL
This can't be the house

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Barbara and Harry Sallis are trying to buy a house. Here they are looking at the house for which they have paid a deposit. The mood is SURPRISE.


Man:
Barbara:
Man:
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Harry:
Man:
Harry:
Barbara:
Man:
Barbara:
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Man:
Harry:
Man:
Barbara:
Man:
Barbara:

The wrong house?
Yes ... by mistake.
Well!! I'd have thought it was difficult to mistake this house.
Yes ... it is an extraordinary place. Who built it?
A pirate.
A pirate?
Really!! How astonishing!!
He was most artistic.
What!! Who'd have thought of a pirate being artistic?
He stole only works of art.
Did they catch him?
Yes. In the end he was hanged.
Oh, no!!
For murder.
Murder!!

GLOSSARY
pirate
: sea-robber 
astonishing
: amazing, surprising
hanged
: killed by suspending or
hanging

 

ACTIVITY

ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS PART OF THE DIALOGUE AND CHECK HERE YOUR ANSWERS. 

4.

 What was astonishing about the man who built the house?

5.

 Why was he hanged?

6.

 How did they catch him, do you think?

7.

 Why has this house a caretaker?

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