英语故事 找个工作 Get a Job

One day shortly after I had come home from college, my father was outside doing yard work. He found a baby bird under a tree and assumed it had fallen from its nest. Wanting to return the tiny creature to its home, my dad went to get a ladder . When he got back, he found another baby bird on the ground.

Suddenly he heard a loud chirping from above. Looking up, my father saw the mother bird giving a third baby the boot from its nest. With that, Dad walked into our house, took one look at me watching television and barked, "Get a job!"

Notes:

(1) assume v.猜测

(2) chirping n.啁啾声

(3) give sb the boot开除;赶出

(4) bark v.咆哮着说出;吼叫

Exercises:

根据短文判断下列句子正(T)、(F):

① Probably the son had just graduated from college when the incident took place.

② The father saw a hurt bird under a tree.

③ The father sent the first baby bird back to its home.

④ Altogether, the father had found three baby birds on the ground before he stepped into the house.

⑤ The father, having seen the mother bird kicking the young birds, thought that his son was old enough to feed himself.

找个工作

一天,我刚刚从学院回到家里,我父亲正在院子里面做活。他发现树下有一个雏鸟,猜想可能是从窝里掉下来的。父亲便去搬梯子,他想把这个小东西送回它的家。梯子搬来了,可父亲发现地上又多了一个雏鸟。

突然他听到树上有大声的唧唧声。父亲抬起头,看见母鸟正在把第三只雏鸟往巢外踢。

看到这些,父亲走进屋,看了一眼在看电视的我,大声叫道:“找个工作去!”

练习参考答案:

①T②F③F④F⑤T

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