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Reading 4 : Julian's story

Julian works at the bookstore. First, his job is to unload boxes of books from the truck. Then he
opens the boxes. After that, Julian puts the books in different piles. One pile is for books that
tell true stories. These are called books of fact. Another pile is for books that tell stories that
are not true. These are called books of fiction. Julian then puts the books on shelves in the
bookstore. Putting books on shelves is what Julian likes to do best at work. When Julian has
free time at work, he likes to read through all of the books. His favorite books are the ones
that tell true stories about real people and their lives. On Sunday and Monday, Julian does not
work at the book store. On these days, he stays at home. He uses this time to write a story
about himself. Julian grew up in Peru. Now he lives in the United States. He works at the
bookstore to pay for school. Julian wants to be a teacher. One day, he hopes to turn his story
into a book. He hopes to see it at the bookstore.

Julian trabaja en la librera. Primero, su trabajo es descargar cajas de libros


del camin. Luego abre las cajas. Despus de eso, Julian pone los libros
en diferentes pilas. Una pila es para libros que cuentan historias reales. Estos son
llamado libros de hecho. Otra pila es para libros que cuentan historias que no son
cierto. Estos se llaman libros de ficcin. Julian luego pone los libros sobre
estantes en la librera. Poner libros en los estantes es lo que le gusta a Julian
haz lo mejor en el trabajo Cuando Julian tiene tiempo libre en el trabajo, le gusta leer
a travs de todos los libros. Sus libros favoritos son los que dicen verdad
historias sobre personas reales y sus vidas. El domingo y el lunes, Julian
no funciona en la librera. En estos das, se queda en casa. l
utiliza este tiempo para escribir una historia sobre s mismo. Julian creci en Per. Ahora
l vive en los Estados Unidos. l trabaja en la librera para pagar la escuela.
Julian quiere ser un maestro. Un da, espera convertir su historia en una
libro. l espera verlo en la librera.

Reading 3 : Maddy's story

Maddy loves to jump rope, scooter and ride her skateboard. One day, Maddy gets a hole in the
shoes she likes best while riding her scooter. They are pink with hearts and a Velcro tab. Now
she needs new shoes. Maddy's mom takes her to the shoe store Saturday morning. The store
fills with people looking for shirts, dresses, pants and toys. Maddy's mom takes her to the shoe
area. The shoe area is crowded, and there is a long wait. Maddy does not mind. Maddy sees a
pair of purple sneakers with orange laces. She sees a pair of red sandals with dots. She sees a
pair of green flip-flops. She wants the purple sneakers. "But you do not know how to tie your
laces," says Maddy's mom. "I will learn," says Maddy. Maddy's mother thinks. She does not
want to tie Maddy's laces each morning before school. "If we buy the purple sneakers, you
must learn to tie them before you can wear them to school," says Maddy's mom. "I will! I
promise!" says Maddy. She is very happy. Maddy practices tying her laces for the rest of the
day. She practices more on Sunday. Finally, she learns how to tie her laces. She gets to wear
her new shoes to school on Monday. "I did it," she says with a big smile.
A Maddy le encanta saltar la cuerda, el patinete y montar su patineta. Un da, Maddy
hace un agujero en los zapatos que ms le gustan mientras conduce su scooter. Son
rosas con corazones y una lengeta de Velcro. Ahora ella necesita zapatos nuevos. La
mam de Maddy la lleva a la zapatera la maana del sbado. La tienda se llena de
gente que busca camisas, vestidos, pantalones y juguetes. La mam de Maddy la lleva
al rea de zapatos. El rea de zapatos est llena, y hay un largo Espere. Maddy no le
importa. Maddy ve un par de zapatillas moradas con cordones naranjas. Ella ve un par
de sandalias rojas con puntos. Ella ve un par de chanclas verdes. Ella quiere las
zapatillas moradas. "Pero no lo sabes cmo atar los cordones ", dice la madre de
Maddy." Aprender ", dice Maddy. La madre de Maddy piensa. Ella no quiere atar los
cordones de Maddy cada uno maana antes de la escuela. "Si compramos las
zapatillas moradas, debes aprender a telos antes de que pueda usarlos en la escuela
", dice la madre de Maddy." Lo har! yo promesa! "dice Maddy. Est muy feliz.
Maddy practica atar sus cordones por el resto del dia. Ella practica ms el domingo.
Finalmente, ella aprende cmo atar sus cordones. Ella puede usar sus zapatos nuevos
en la escuela en Lunes. "Lo hice", dice con una gran sonrisa.

Reading 2 : Ana's story

Ana, her husband Mario, and their four-year-old son, Antonio, just moved to North Carolina.
They need a temporary place to call home until they get settled into their new surroundings.
Right now, they are staying in a hotel not far from Mario's job. Ana begins a search for an
apartment for the family to live in. First, Ana picks up an Apartment Book at the local
newspaper stand. The Apartment Book contains listings of all the major apartment complexes
in her area. Ana starts by looking at the prices for apartments in the Apartment Book. Then,
she reads about the amenities that each apartment complex offers. For example, some
apartments have a clubhouse. Some have a gym, which is also called a fitness center. Some
have a pool. Some have all of these! Ana notices that the more amenities an apartment
complex has, the more it costs each month. She wants the family's new apartment to be nice,
but she does not want to spend too much money on it. Ana and Mario are trying to save
money to buy a house.

Ana, su esposo Mario y su hijo de cuatro aos, Antonio, se acaban de mudar


a Carolina del Norte. Necesitan un lugar temporal para llamar a casa hasta que consigan
se instal en su nuevo entorno. En este momento, se estn quedando en un hotel
no muy lejos del trabajo de Mario. Ana comienza una bsqueda de un apartamento para el
familia para vivir. Primero, Ana recoge un libro de apartamentos en el local
puesto de peridicos. El Libro de apartamentos contiene listados de todos los principales
complejos de apartamentos en su rea. Ana comienza mirando los precios de
apartamentos en el libro de apartamentos. Luego, ella lee acerca de las comodidades
que cada complejo de apartamentos ofrece. Por ejemplo, algunos apartamentos tienen
una casa club Algunos tienen un gimnasio, que tambin se llama un gimnasio.
Algunos tienen un grupo. Algunos tienen todos estos! Ana nota que cuanto ms
comodidades que tiene un complejo de apartamentos, ms cuesta cada mes. Ella
quiere que el nuevo departamento de la familia sea agradable, pero ella no quiere
gastar demasiado dinero en eso. Ana y Mario estn tratando de ahorrar dinero para
compra una casa
Reading 1 : Authors of English Literature

Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in 1888. He was an American and British poet and critic.He is
one of the most distinguished literary figures of the 20th century. In 1948 Eliot won the Nobel
Prize in Literature. He studied at Harvard, the Sorbonne, and Oxford. In 1914, he established
residence in London. After working as a teacher and a bank clerk Eliot began his publishing
career. In 1925 he was employed by the publishing house of Faber and Faber, eventually
becoming one of its directors. John Synge John Millington Synge was born in 1871. He was an
Irish poet and dramatist. Synge was an important figure in the Irish literary renaissance. As a
young man he studied music in Germany and later lived in Paris where he wrote literary
criticism. In Paris he met his compatriot William Yeats, who persuaded him to live for a while in
the Aran Islands and then return to Dublin and devote himself to creative work. All of Synge's
plays reflect his experiences in the Aran Islands. Eric Blair Eric Arthur Blair,better known as
George Orwell was born in 1903. He is a British novelist and essayist. Orwell is best
remembered for his satirical and political novels. After attending Eton College, he traveled to
India in 1927 where he served with the Indian imperial police in Burma. He returned to Europe
in 1927. In 1936 he fought with the Republicans in the Spanish civil. Orwell was a critic of
imperialism, fascism, Stalinism, and capitalism. His works are concerned with the sociopolitical
conditions of his time. Edward Forster Edward Morgan Forster was born in1879. He was an
English author and one of the most important British novelists of the 20th century. After
graduating from Cambridge college, Forster lived in Greece and Italy. During World War I he
joined the International Red Cross in Egypt where he served. In 1946, Forster became an
honorary fellow of King's College, Cambridge, where he lived until his death in 1970. He
received the Order of Merit in 1968.

Thomas Stearns Eliot naci en 1888. Era un


Poeta y crtico estadounidense y britnico. Es uno de los ms
distinguidas figuras literarias del siglo XX. En 1948
Eliot gan el Premio Nobel de Literatura. l estudi en
Harvard, la Sorbona y Oxford. En 1914, l
residencia establecida en Londres. Despus de trabajar como un
profesor y un empleado del banco Eliot comenz su publicacin
carrera. En 1925 fue empleado de la editorial
de Faber y Faber, convirtindose finalmente en uno de sus
directores.
John Synge
John Millington Synge naci en 1871. Era un irlands
poeta y dramaturgo. Synge fue una figura importante en el
Renacimiento literario irlands. Cuando era joven estudi
msica en Alemania y ms tarde vivi en Pars, donde escribi
crtica literaria. En Pars, conoci a su compatriota William
Yeats, quien lo persuadi a vivir un tiempo en el Aran
Islas y luego regresar a Dubln y dedicarse a
trabajo creativo. Todas las obras de Synge reflejan sus experiencias
en las Islas Aran.
Eric Blair Eric Arthur Blair, ms conocido como George Orwell naci
en 1903. Es un novelista y ensayista britnico. Orwell es
mejor recordado por sus novelas satricas y polticas.
Despus de asistir a Eton College, viaj a la India en 1927
donde sirvi con la polica imperial india en Birmania.
Regres a Europa en 1927. En 1936 luch con el
Republicanos en la civilizacin espaola. Orwell fue un crtico de
imperialismo, fascismo, estalinismo y capitalismo. Sus trabajos
se preocupan por las condiciones sociopolticas de su
hora.
Edward Forster Edward Morgan Forster naci en 1879. El era un
Autor ingls y uno de los britnicos ms importantes
novelistas del siglo XX. Despus de graduarse de
Cambridge College, Forster vivi en Grecia e Italia.
Durante la Primera Guerra Mundial se uni a la Cruz Roja Internacional
en Egipto donde sirvi. En 1946, Forster se convirti en un
miembro honorario del King's College, Cambridge, donde
vivi hasta su muerte en 1970. Recibi la Orden de
Mrito en 1968.