People often say that a dog is man's best friend. Over thousands of years, man has taught his dogs
to do many kinds of work besides guarding the home. For example, sheepdogs are famous for
their ability to control a flock of hundreds of sheep.
Dogs have been used to aid disabled people for centuries. A guide dog can lead its blind owner.
owadays, dogs can be taught to turn on light switches, open refrigerator doors and dial the
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friends for both young and old members of the family.
guard 看守,看护 sheepdog 牧羊犬 flock aid 帮助
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2 Detective Work
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found. When he came out of prison, they watched him to see what he would do. Here is the
detective, reporting to the inspector.
but frankly, I couldn't make anything out of what he bought. Here's the list.
shirt , heavy crowbar超燃冲压发动机, box of chocolates 定频和变频空调区别, shovelncaa选秀, heavy hammer女人那里有多深, bunch of flowers .The inspector
old Mrs. Judson to cover her backyard with cement?
detective 的 robber 强盗,盗贼 prison 监狱
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What is Time? （ursery Rhyme）
Time is grain for peasants.
Time is wealth for workers.
Time is life for doctors.
Time is victory for soldiers.
Time is knowledge for students.
Time is speed for scientists.
Time is money for businessmen.
Time is everything for all of us.
Therefore孔明灯的原理, seize the time of today!
grain 粮食 wealth 财富 victory 胜利 seize 抓住,把握
4 Perfect Match
A rich woman is so proud of a valuable antique vase that she decides to have her bedroom painted
the same colour as the vase. Several painters try to mix the colour right红门机电, but none comes close
enough to satisfy the woman.
Eventually, a painter comes. He is confident that he can mix the proper colour. The woman is
pleased with the result, and the painter becomes famous. Years later, he retires and turns the
business over to his son.
those walls to matchthe vase so perfectly?
proud of 自豪 valuable 值钱的 antique vase 古董花瓶 paint 用油漆漆
satisfy 满意 eventually 最终 confident 有信心的 retire 退休
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but produced only smoke. Then my father said海河,
it. First use the small pieces of wood because they catch fire easily. Then put the larger ones on top
barbecue 烧烤 valley 山谷 stick 枝条 make a fire 生火
6 A Joke— “I stand corrected”
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quarter inch shorter than his right. A quick bit of surgery later亡魂, he was cured, and both legs are