大婴儿 The Big Baby作者:英语阅读网 来源: www.en369.cn
"You\'ll have to take care of the baby today," a woman told her husband . " I\'m not feeling well."
"Then you must stay in bed and rest, dear. " her husband said. "I\'ll be pleased to look after our baby. "
"Thank you. I\'ll have a quiet day and I\'ll soon get better. " his wife told him.
"Shall I do the shopping for you as well?" her husband asked.
She was very pleased and said, "That will help me very much. I\'ll give you a list of things to buy. "
She wrote out the list and gave it to him.
"You can get all these things at the supermarket," she said.
"You can put the baby in the shopping cart, then you won\'t have to leave him outside."
The man took the baby to the supermarket and put him in the shopping cart. Then he pushed the shopping cart along the rows of things to buy and looked for those that were on his list.
At first all was well, but then the baby began to cry.
Then he started to scream.
"Keep calm ,George, " the man said. "Don\'t get excited. Don\'t shout, George. Don\'t lose your temper, George.
A woman in the supermarket heard him saying these things. She walked up to him.
"I think you are wonderful," she said. "You are so patient with your little George. "
"Madam, " the man said, "I\'m George. He\'s Edward.
(1) shopping cart 购物手推车 (3) lose one\'s temper发脾气
(2) scream v.尖声叫喊 (4) be patient with有耐性
① Why did the man take care of the baby?
A. it was his turn.
B. His wife was not well.
C. His wife was not at home.
D. He always looked after it.
② Why did the man take the baby to the supermarket?
A. He had to go shopping.
B. He wanted to show the baby to his friend.
C. He wanted to give the baby a ride in a shopping cart.
D. The baby liked going to the supermarket.
③ What did the baby do in the supermarket?
A. pushed the shopping cart
B. lost its temper
C. made a lot of noise
D. helped his father
④ Who was the man telling to keep calm?
A. the baby
C. the woman
⑤ Finally we can infer from the story that_____ .
A. the man was very calm when the baby was crying
B. the woman was very pleased to see the man
C. the woman mistook George for the baby, while in fact the man was named George
D. the man was very busy in shopping, but he couldn\'t find all the goods on the list