The Teacher had asked the class to write an essay about an unusual event that happened during the past week. Little Johnny got up to read his. It began:
— My daddy fell in a well last week.
— Good Lord! the teacher exclaimed. Is he OK?
— He must be, said Little Johnny. He stopped calling for help yesterday.
- essay – ensaio
- fall (fall, fell, fallen) – cair
- get up – levantar
- happen – acontecer
- He stopped calling for help yesterday – Ele parou de pedir socorro ontem
- Little Johnny – Joãozinho
- past week – semana passada
- well – poço