Uncle and Auntie Pat (Chapter Two)

Текст для 5-го класса-Uncle and Auntie Pat (Chapter Two)

Uncle-and-Auntie Pat soon made me feel at home. They cooked me a slap-up15 meal - heaps16 of scrambled egg, jacket potatoes and fresh vegetables followed by strawberries and cream.

Then they told me about Wishing Well Farm.

Текст для 5-го класса-Uncle and Auntie Pat (Chapter Two)

Текст для 5-го класса-Uncle and Auntie Pat (Chapter Two)

They showed me to my room, up in the attic. I had a great view of the farmyard.

Текст для 5-го класса-Uncle and Auntie Pat (Chapter Two)

I couldn't help noticing that the farm shop was very quiet. In fact, I didn't see a single customer all day.

That evening, when I came down to say goodnight, I overheard Uncle Pat talking with Auntie Pat. They both looked glum as they pored over their accounts.

Текст для 5-го класса-Uncle and Auntie Pat (Chapter Two)

I felt sad, but I slept soundly23 that night, and lost myself in dreams of the old wishing well.

Текст для 5-го класса-Uncle and Auntie Pat (Chapter Two)

Словарь:

slap-up — шикарный
heap — куча
couldn't help noticing — не мог не заметить
overhear (overheard) — нечаянно услышать
glum — мрачный
роrе — сосредоточенно изучать
account — счет
loan — заем (в банке)
soundly — крепко

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