If I Don't Do Anything Else
Yesterday morning Paul said to himself. "I've got to write that economics paper today. If I don't do anything else, I've got to write that paper. "
He sat down at his desk and put a sheet. of paper into his typewriter. He looked out of the window, ate a piece of candy, got up to get a drink of water, brushed his teeth, and sat down at his desk again.
"I haven't written my family since Thanksgiving," he said to himself. "I'll write them a letter first. "
Paul wrote his family a long letter. "My typewriter needs a new ribbon. I've got to change this ribbon before I write my
The ink from the typewriter ribbon got his hands very dirty, so he washed them and washed them. While he was washing his hands, he noticed that his fingernails were much too long. He cut them very carefully and then went back to his desk. He put a sheet of paper into his typewriter . looked out of the wiudow, and looked at his watch. It was noon.
"I'll get some lunch now,".he said to himself. "After lunch I'll write that paper, if I don't do anything else. "
I'll Find My Way
The day of Uncle George's arrival is here. Everything is ready, but Uncle George and his family haven't arrived. Uncle George can't find his way to the Miller home. Mrs Miller gives him specific directions on the telephone. MRS MILI.ER: Please answer the telephone, Mary.
MARY: Hello. Uncle George? Where are you? Wait a minute, please. I'll call Mother.
Mother,it's Uncle George.
MRs MII.I.ER: George, dear. Where are you? At the corner of Pine and State 5treet? Wait
there. Michael can come and get you.
UNCLE GEORGE: No. It's not necessary. We drove the car. Give me the directions. I'll find my
MRS MILLER: Go north on State Street to Main Street. There's a large statue there. Turn
left. Continue to Grove Avenue. Turn right. Continue on Grove Avenue to
Seventh Street.Turn left. We're in the middle of the block. Can you repeat
the directions, George?
UNCLE GEORGE: I think so. I have to go north on State Street to Main Street. I turn left to
Grove Avenue. I continue on Grove Avenue. I turn right. I continue on Grove
Avenue to Seventh Street. I turn left and go to the middle of the block.
MRs MILLER: That's it. I'll see you soon, George. Mary, is the table set?
MARY: Yes, Mother. Come and look.
MRs MILLER: It looks very pretty. Thank you, Mary.
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