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The man with thirteen jobs

James is a very busy man. He is 60 years old and he has thirteen jobs. He is a postman, a policeman, a fireman, a taxi driver, a school-bus driver, a boatman, an ambulance man, an accountant, a petrol attendant, a barman, and an undertaker. Also, he and his wife, Margaret, have a shop and a small hotel.

James lives and works on the island of Gigha in the west of Scotland. Only 120 people live on Gigha but in summer 150 tourists come by boat every day.

Every weekday James gets up at 6.00 and makes breakfast for the hotel guests. At 8.00 he drives the island’s children to school. At 9.00 he collects the post from the boat and delivers it to all the houses on the island. He also delivers the beer to the island’s only pub. Then he helps Margaret in the shop.

He says: ‘Margaret likes being busy, too. We never have holidays and we don’t like watching television. In the evenings Margaret makes supper and I do the accounts. At 10.00 we have a glass of wine and then we go to bed. Perhaps our life isn’t very exciting, but we like it.

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English Pronunciation Russian Spanish
busy [‘bɪzɪ] деятельный ocupado
man [mæn] человек, мужчина hombre
job [ʤɔb] работа trabajo
postman [‘pəustmən] почтальон cartero
policeman [pə’liːsmən] полицейский policía
fireman [‘faɪəmən] пожарный bombero
driver [‘draɪvə] водитель chofer
boatman [‘bəutmən] лодочник barquero
ambulance [‘æmbjǔləns] машина “скорой помощи” ambulancia
accountant [ə’kauntənt] бухгалтер contador
petrol [‘petr(ə)l] бензин gasolina
attendant [ə’tendənt] служитель asistente
barman [‘bɑːmən] бармен barman
undertaker [ˌʌndə’teɪkə] сотрудник похоронного бюро enterrador
island [‘aɪlənd] остров isla
west [west] запад Oeste
summer [‘sʌmə] лето verano
tourist [‘tuərɪst] турист turista
boat [bəut] лодка bote
guest [gest] гость huésped
delivery [dɪ’lɪv(ə)rɪ] доставка entrega
beer [bɪə] пиво cerveza
pub [pʌb] пивная pub
glass [glɑːs] стакан vaso
wine [waɪn] вино vino
perhaps [pə’hæps ] может быть quizás
exciting [ɪk’saɪtɪŋ ] возбуждающий emocionante


English Pronunciation Indian Chinese
busy [‘bɪzɪ] व्यस्त
man [mæn] आदमी
job [ʤɔb] काम 工作
postman [‘pəustmən] डाकिया 郵差
policeman [pə’liːsmən] पोलिस वाला 警察
fireman [‘faɪəmən] अग्निशामक 消防隊員
driver [‘draɪvə] चालक 司機
boatman [‘bəutmən] केवट 船工
ambulance [‘æmbjǔləns] रोगी वाहन 救護車
accountant [ə’kauntənt] मुनीम 會計
petrol [‘petr(ə)l] पेट्रोल 汽油
attendant [ə’tendənt] परिचारक 服務員
barman [‘bɑːmən] बारमैन 酒保
undertaker [ˌʌndə’teɪkə] चालू करनेवाला 殯儀館
island [‘aɪlənd] द्वीप
west [west] पश्चिम 西方
summer [‘sʌmə] गर्मी 夏季
tourist [‘tuərɪst] पर्यटक 遊客
boat [bəut] नाव
guest [gest] अतिथि 客人
delivery [dɪ’lɪv(ə)rɪ] वितरण 交貨
beer [bɪə] बीयर 啤酒
pub [pʌb] पब
glass [glɑːs] कांच 玻璃
wine [waɪn] वाइन 葡萄酒
perhaps [pə’hæps ] शायद
exciting [ɪk’saɪtɪŋ ] उत्तेजक 扣人心弦

English story books for beginners pdf

English story books for beginners pdf

Half Educated

English story books for beginners pdf-Half Educated

Once there lived a wolf and a jackal. One day, the wolf bragged to the jackal, “You are not even half as educated as me.” The jackal quietly agreed, but suddenly a tiger roared, “Nobody is as educated as I am.”

The wolf froze seeing the tiger while the jackal quickly thought of a plan to escape. “Sure you are, Sir and, therefor, we were coming to you for help,” replied the jackal.

“We want you to decide who among the two of us should eat the chickens.” “First show me the chickens,” growled the tiger, who was thinking of savouring not only the chickens, also the healthy jackal and the wolf. The jackal to him to a small cave and said, “Sir, you have to enter the cave to see the chickens.”

As soon as the greedy tiger went inside, the clever jackal covered the entrance with a huge boulder. might be more educated, but you are definitely not smarter than me!” called out the jackal. “I was wrong,” acknowledged the wolf, “you are certainly cleverer than me.

English story books for beginners pdf

The Monkeys and a Bell

Once, there lived a Thief in a kingdom. One day, he stole a Church bell and ran into the forest. Soon, a Tiger saw the Thief, pounced upon him and killed him. The bell dropped to the ground.

Some Monkeys found the bell and started playing with it. When the people found the Thief’s body they thought, ‘A monster must have killed him and then rung the bell? He will kill all of us now!’

They got scared and started leaving the kingdom.

One day, a brave and clever woman was passing through the forest and saw the Monkeys playing with the bell.
She had a plan and told the King, “Your Majesty! The monster can be conquered. But it will cost money.”

The King agreed to pay her a large sum of money as he was concerned about the safety of his people.

Then, the woman collected a lot of fruits and pretended to pray. Later, she kept them under a tree in the forest, and waited, nearby. When the monkeys saw the fruits, they dropped the bell and rushed down.

She quickly picked up the bell and ran back to the city.

Intelligence and courage will bring success.

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