Sample of how to start reading a graded reader


Reader.-

O ́Henry, New Yorkers (Oxford)

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Date: 171215 (Thu)

Page: 6

Story number 1


Title: Christmas presents

Author: O ́Henry

Plot: the story itself …

Settings: New York city ,USA

Characters: Della, James

Time: Christmas time

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To the reader:
[have you got a dictionary/smartphone, pencil & bloc?]

Words:

dollar.dólar

was.era (pasado del verbo TO BE.ser)

went.fue (pasado del verbo TO GO.ir)

shops.tiendas

spent.pasó, gastó (pasado del verbo TO SPEND.gastar dinero, pasar tiempo)

little money.poco dinero

bought.compró (pasado del verbo TO BUY.comprar)

cheap, cheaper, cheapest.barato, más barato, lo más barato

meat.carne

tired.cansado

walked.caminaba (pasado del verbo TO WALK.caminar)

find.encontrar

food.comida

saved.ahorró (pasado del verbo TO SAVE.ahorrar)

counted.contó (pasado del verbo TO COUNT.contar)

again.otra vez

Christmas.Navidades

could.podía (pasado del verbo AUXILIAR MODAL CAN.poder)

only.solo, solamente

sat.se sentó (pasado del verbo TO SIT.sentarse)

poor little room.pequeña habitación

husband.marido

kitchen .cocina

bathroom.cuarto de baño

lucky.afortunado

luck.suerte

good luck!.¡buena suerte!

job.trabajo, empleo

wife.esposa

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Eugenio Fouz.-171215

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