General Questions (THE BIRTHDAY PRESENT) - Роман vs Алёша
A woman needed to buy her mother a birthday present. She didn’t know what to buy her
mother. She only had one day to buy her mother something.
So she went out window shopping. Soon enough, she walked by a pet store window. She
thought to herself, “What a lovely idea for a present! My mother is so lonely and she needs a
The woman went into the store and saw many wonderful animals. Puppy dogs, fluffy cats,
gold fish, cute mice. But the woman didn’t think these were special enough. She asked the
manager if he had a pet that was really special.
The manager thought for a moment and replied, “Yes, but it costs a lot of money. $5,000”
“I have a parrot that can speak 7 languages, Chinese, English, French, Korean, German,
Russian and even Hindi!”
The woman said, “Perfect” and bought the bird. She sent it by special delivery to her mother,
so she would get it the next day.
The next evening after work, the woman called her mother. She asked, “How do you like
your birthday present.”
Her mother replied, “Thank you, IT’S DELICIOUS!”
По цепочке предложите друг другу по 10 общих вопросов к тексту на краткий ответ.
Did the woman need to buy her mother a birthday present?
Did the woman know what to buy her mother?
Did she only have two days to buy her mother something?
Did she go out shopping?
She didn't. She went out window shopping.
Did she walk by a pet store window?
Did she want to buy a present for her pet?
Was her mother a loner?
Did the woman see many wonderful animals after she went into the store?
She did. (или это будет не понятный ответ? Или так: She saw them.)
Puppy dogs, fluffy cats, gold fish, cute mice.
Did the woman think these were special enough?
или это будет не понятный ответ?
Did she ask the manager for advice?
Was the manager's answer immediate?
No, it wasn't.
Was the pet expensive?
Can the parrot speak seventy languages?
Did the parrot speak English?
Did the woman buy a parrot?
Did the woman say, “Perfect” after bying the parrot?
She didn't. First she said and then she bought.
Did she send it by standard delivery to her mother?
Did her mother get the bird soon?