|Every family that I know has at least one car.
|Some families have two, or even three cars.
|Most people get their license to drive when they are sixteen.
|In my house, we just have one car.
|If my father takes the car to work, my mother will take the bus.
|I ride in a school bus to school.
|My sister works in another town.
|She gets on the train to go to work.
|The train station is not far from my house.
|The train tracks run right by my house.
|My grandfather from Ireland came to visit us.
|He came over by boat.
|He had to cross the ocean.
|We went to Florida last year.
|We flew on a plane.
|The plane flew right through the clouds.
|My friend’s brother drives a motorcycle.
|He wears a helmet.
|I rode on his motorcycle once.
|I had to sit on the back and hold on tight.
|I ride my bicycle when the weather is nice.
|I also have a scooter that I use to travel around.
|I took a helicopter ride once.
|The helicopter’s propellers were going around when I got on.
|It went straight up in the air.
|I enjoyed the ride.
|I would like to learn how to fly a plane or a helicopter.
|I like flying through the air.
Exercise for this lesson:
- How many cars does the narrator’s family have?
- What does the narrator’s mother do if the father takes the car to work?
- How does the narrator get to school?
- How did the narrator’s grandfather come to visit them?
- What mode of transportation did the narrator’s family use when they went to Florida last year?
- What kind of vehicle does the friend’s brother drive, and what safety gear does he wear?
- What does the narrator do when the weather is nice?
- What kind of ride did the narrator experience on the friend’s brother’s motorcycle?
- What type of ride did the narrator take in the past that involved going straight up in the air?
- What does the narrator express interest in learning to fly?
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