SONIA AND SAM
Sam, 54, is from Rosebud’a small town in New Jersey. Rosebud looks like many other towns in the United States. On Main Street, there is a post office and a bank. There is a bookshop between the post office and the bank. Opposite the bank, there is a shopping centre with a supermarket and a clothes shop.
Sam’s office is next to the post office. Everybody in town knows Sam. He is a good doctor. He is short with dark hair and brown eyes. His wife’s name is Sonia. She is tall with blond hair and blue eyes. She is an engineer and she works for a large company in New York City. Every day, she takes the train to the city.
Sonia and Sam live in an old white house on Cleveland Road. They have two children, Ted and Jane. Ted lives in Brazil with his wife, Maria, and Jane lives in Alaska. Ted and Jane’s rooms are always ready for them, and sometimes they come to visit. At the weekend, Sonia and Sam work in the garden. Sonia grows flowers and Sam has a large vegetable garden. He likes cooking special meals for their friends using their own fresh vegetables.
A. What do the following refer to?
1. His (para. 1)
2. they (para. 2)
B. Answer the following questions.
1. Where is Rosebud?
2. What does Sam do?
3. Why does Sonia go to New York City every day?
4. How does Sonia go to work?
5. Who does their son live with in Brazil?
6. Where does their daughter live?
7. What do Sam and Sonia do at the weekend?
C. Mark the following statements True (T) or False (F).
T F 1. Sam’s office is very close to the bookshop.
T F 2. Sonia has blond hair and blue eyes.
T F 3. Sonia grows vegetables and uses them when she cooks for her friends.