A Barber's Joke
2017-02-12 23:20 来源：小牛英语
A Barber's Joke
There are some boys who think they are already men and go to the barber's to be shaved.
Once a boy came into a barbershop and asked the barber to shave him. The barber asked him to sit down and soaped his face. Then he left the boy alone. He stood at the door laughing and talking with another barber. The young gentleman waited for some minutes and then shouted: "Why are you leaving me here all this time?"
The barber replied, "I am waiting until your beard grows."
barber n. 理发员；理发师
shave v. 剃；刮；削刮
leave alone 不管
soap n. 肥皂
reply v. 答复；回击；报复；答辩
wait v. 等待
until prep. 到……为止；在……之前
一、Read the passage and write "T" for true and "F" for false.
( ) 1. The boys think they are men.
( ) 2. Once a boy came to the barber's to have his hair cut.
( ) 3. The barber let the boy go without doing anything.
( ) 4. The boy asked the barber to shave him.
( ) 5. The barber played a joke on the boy.
二、According to the passage, choose the best answer:A, B, C or D.
( ) 1. Those boys think themselves _______ .
A. adults B. children C. barbers D. schoolboys
( ) 2. The boy came to the barber's to _______ .
A. have hair cut B. help the barbers
C. clean the barber's shop D. ask the barber to shave him
( ) 3. The barber asked the boy to sit down and ________ .
A. left him alone B. soaped his face
C. cut his hair D. shaved his beard
( ) 4. The barber left the boy alone, he ______ .
A. talked with other barbers
B. began to prepare the shaving tools
C. talked with the boy
D. laughed at the boy
( ) 5. The barber didn't shave the boy because _______ .
A. he thought the boy has no money
B. the boy had no beard
C. he wanted to talk with other barbers
D. he was very busy
三、Answer the questions about the story.
1. Why do the boys go to the barber's to be shaved?
They think they are already ______ .
2. What did the barber do when the boy came into the barber's?
He asked the boy to ______ _______ and _______ his face.
3. The barber left the boy alone, then what did the barber do?
He stood at the door ______ and ______ with another barber.
4. Was the young gentleman angry?
_______ , he ________ .
5. What did the barber replied?
The barber said: "I am ______ until your _______ ________ ."