Brad was angry. He was angry at the apartment building manager. The apartment building manager had kicked him out.“If you can't pay the rent,”the manager said,“I have to kick you out.”“But I always pay the rent on time,”Brad said.“That's nice, but you're supposed to always pay the rent on time,”said the manager. One evening Brad drove to the gas station. He bought a gallon of gas. He put the gas into a gas can. He waited until 11 p.m. The manager lived in a corner apartment. His apartment was on the ground floor.Brad waited until the manager's lights went out. He poured all the gas in the hall near the manager's door. He lit a match.
Radio and television are very popular in the world today. Millions of people watch TV. Perhaps more people listen to the radio.The TV is more useful than the radio.On TV we can see and hear what is happening in the world.But radio isn't lost. It is still with us. That's because a radio is very small，and it's easy to carry. You can put one in your pocket and listen to it on the bus or on your bike when you go to school.
An ox and a dog serve for the same farmer.One day the dog arrogantly says: “How grand I am！ In the daytime, I watch out for the cattle in the meadows; at night, I guard the house. But you…” “Me？ How about me ？” the ox say“You can only plough or draw a cart,” the dog slightly says. “Yes. It’s true,” the ox says. “But if I don’t plough, what do you guard？”
一头牛和一只狗同时为一个农夫工作。狗骄傲地说着;‘我是多么重要啊！白天我在牧场看护家群，晚上我看家。而你呢…..？” “我？我怎么啦？“ 牛反问。“你只会犁地或是拉扯。”狗不懈地说。“是的。你说得没有错，”牛回答道。“但是如果没有我犁地，你看护什么呢？”