Jimmy and a Salesman
作者：小牛英语 | 来源：小牛英语 | 2017年01月15日 11:23
Jimmy and a Salesman
Jimmy is sitting on the steps in front of a house. A salesman comes up and asks him, "Hi, boy, is your mother at home?" "Yes," says Jimmy.
The salesman is very happy. He begins to ring the doorbell. He rings and rings, but there is no answer. At last, the turns to Jimmy and says, "You told me your mother is at home, didn't you?"
"Yes, I did," says the boy, "but did I tell you this is my house?"
step n. 梯级；台阶
front n. 前面
salesman n. 推销员
begin v. 开始
ring v. 按铃
ring the doorbell 按门铃
at last 最后
turn v. 转向
一、Read the passage and write "T" for true and "F" for false.
( ) 1. Jimmy is playing on the steps of the house.
( ) 2. The salesman wants to sell something.
( ) 3. Jimmy says his mother is at home.
( ) 4. The salesman thinks Jimmy's mother is in this house.
( ) 5. Jimmy plays a trick（捉弄）on the salesman.
二、According to the passage, choose the best answer:A, B, C or D.
( ) 1. Jimmy is _______ .
A. playing on the steps B. sitting in his house
C. sitting on the steps D. playing in front of the house
( ) 2. The salesman _______ .
A. knows Jimmy very well B. knows Jimmy's mother
C. wants to sell something D. is a kind man
( ) 3. Jimmy tells the salesman _______ .
A. his mother is at home
B. he is playing on the steps
C. this is his house
D. this is a salesman's house
( ) 4. The salesman _______ .
A. is a friend of this family
B. meets Jimmy's mother
C. doesn't listen to Jimmy
D. thinks Jimmy is a naughty boy with a good sense of humor（幽默感）
( ) 5. Which statement is right?
A. The salesman knows Jimmy told him a lie.
B. The salesman rings the doorbell and sells something to Jimmy's mother.
C. Jimmy is sitting on the steps in front of his house.
D. Jimmy told the salesman a lie.
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