Two Different Lives
2017-02-21 11:11 来源：小牛英语
Two Different Lives
There were two brothers. They had different ways of life. One lived on the farm, Married, had children, and lived a full and happy life. The other traveled all around the world. He saw everything there and collected many memories. When the brothers were old, the first brother had children and grandchildren to take care of him. He had the fruits of his work to make him happy. The second brother had nothing but memories.
married adj. 已婚的；婚姻的
full adj. 完整的；丰富的；完美的
collect v. 收集
take care of 照顾
一、Read the passage and write "T" for true and "F" for false.
( ) 1. The two brothers lived together for all their life.
( ) 2. One of the two brothers lived a full life. It means he was satisfied.
( ) 3. The second traveled a lot and collected many memories. It means he had a lot to look back on.
( ) 4. The first brother always planted fruit on his farm.
( ) 5. The first felt sorry for not having traveled when he was young.
二、According to the passage, choose the best answer:A, B, C or D.
( ) 1. One brother had a full and happy life, because he _______ .
A. lived on the farm. B. married C. had children
( ) 2. The other traveled all around the world, that is to say he visited _______ .
A. all the countries in the world
B. all the cities of his country
C. all the parks of his city
D. all the amusement parks in the world
( ) 3. The children of the first brother ______ him.
A. dislike B. hate C. like D. angry with
( ) 4. When the second brother returned, who looked after him?
A. The children of the first brother.
B. He himself C. His brother. D. We don't know.
( ) 5. The second brother collected many _______ memories.
A. interesting B. useless C. unhappy D. sad.
三、Answer the questions about the story.
1. Why do we say that the first one has a full and happy life?
Three reasons: ______ , _______ , ________ .
2. What does the second brother get when he gets old?
He gets many _________________________ .
3. Guess why the second brother didn't get married. (No determined answers.)
4. Do you like the first brother's life? Why or why not?
5. How about the second one's life? Why or why not?
____________ . __________________________ .