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LingQ Mini Stories, Story 3 - Karen Gets a Cat

Story number three.

A) Karen is bored at work and at home.

She does the same thing every day.

She wants a new hobby.

First, she tries to cook.

But her food does not taste good.

Then, she tries to swim.

But she is afraid of water.

Karen walks home and sees a pet store.

In the pet store, she sees a cat!

Karen buys the cat, and is now very happy.

Now the same story told by Karen.

B) I am bored at work and at home.

I do the same thing every day.

I want a new hobby.

First, I try to cook.

But my food does not taste good.

Then, I try to swim.

But I am afraid of water.

I walk home and see a pet store.

In the pet store, I see a cat!

I buy the cat, and am now very happy.

Now some questions about the story. I will say the answer after the question.

Questions:

1) Karen is bored at work, and at home. Is Karen happy at work? No, Karen is not happy at work. She is bored at work, and at home.

2) Karen does the same thing every day. Does Karen do many new things? No, Karen does the same thing every day.

3) Karen wants a new hobby. Does Karen want a new hobby? Yes, Karen wants a new hobby.

4) Karen's food does not taste good. Is Karen a good cook? No, Karen is not a good cook. Her food does not taste good.

5) Karen is afraid of water. Does Karen like swimming? No, Karen does not like swimming. She is afraid of water.

6) Karen sees a cat in a pet store. Does Karen see a cat in a store? Yes Karen sees a cat in a pet store.

7) Karen buys the cat from the pet store. Does Karen buy the cat? Yes, Karen buys the cat from the pet store.

8) Karen is now very happy because she has a cat. Is Karen bored now? No, Karen is not bored. She is now very happy because she has a cat.



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Story number three.

A) Karen is bored at work and at home.

She does the same thing every day.

She wants a new hobby.

First, she tries to cook.

But her food does not taste good.

Then, she tries to swim.

But she is afraid of water.

Karen walks home and sees a pet store.

In the pet store, she sees a cat!

Karen buys the cat, and is now very happy.

Now the same story told by Karen.

B) I am bored at work and at home.

I do the same thing every day.

I want a new hobby.

First, I try to cook.

But my food does not taste good.

Then, I try to swim.

But I am afraid of water.

I walk home and see a pet store.

In the pet store, I see a cat!

I buy the cat, and am now very happy.

Now some questions about the story. I will say the answer after the question.

Questions:

1) Karen is bored at work, and at home. Is Karen happy at work? No, Karen is not happy at work. She is bored at work, and at home.

2) Karen does the same thing every day. Does Karen do many new things? No, Karen does the same thing every day.

3) Karen wants a new hobby. Does Karen want a new hobby? Yes, Karen wants a new hobby.

4) Karen's food does not taste good. Is Karen a good cook? No, Karen is not a good cook. Her food does not taste good.

5) Karen is afraid of water. Does Karen like swimming? No, Karen does not like swimming. She is afraid of water.

6) Karen sees a cat in a pet store. Does Karen see a cat in a store? Yes Karen sees a cat in a pet store.

7) Karen buys the cat from the pet store. Does Karen buy the cat? Yes, Karen buys the cat from the pet store.

8) Karen is now very happy because she has a cat. Is Karen bored now? No, Karen is not bored. She is now very happy because she has a cat.


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