Skills J wk17
The tax auditor has just read the story of Cinderella to his four-year-old daughter for the first time. The little girl is fascinated by the story, especially the part where the pumpkin turns into a golden coach. “Daddy,” she says. “When the pumpkin turned into a golden coach, would that be classed as income or a long-term capital gain?”
※auditor(検査官・監査役) fascinated(魅了されて) turn into(～に変わる) coach(馬車) classed(分類される) income(収入・所得) long-term(長期の) capital gain(資本利得)
1. What is the father’s occupation?
2. Which fairy tale story does the father read to his daughter?
3. Which part is the girl fascinated by?
4. What does the girl want to know?
A small boy is sent to bed by his father. Five minutes later, the boy cries out, “Da-ad!” “What?” shouts back his dad. “I’m thirsty,” says the boy. “Can you bring me some juice?” “No,” says Dad. “You had your chance. Lights out!” Five minutes pass. “Da-aaaad!!” Shouts the boy. “What?” says Dad. “I’m thirsty,” says the boy. “Can I have some juice?” “I said no!” shouts back the father. “And if you ask again, I’ll take your game console!” Five minutes later. “Daaa-aaaa!” shouts the boy again. “What?” yells his father. “When you come in and take my Nintendo, can you bring some juice?”
※send to bed(寝かせる・ベッドに連れて行く) cry out(叫ぶ) light out!(消灯！) console(家庭用ゲーム機)
5. What does the boy ask for after he is sent to bed?
6. What does the dad tell the boy to do?
7. Will the dad take away the boy’s computer?
8. What does the boy ask the dad the third time?