1 - Limericks
Section 1 – Reading Comprehension
a) Simple Past - there was; named; grew; was bade; slipped; fell
b) A lady who was extremely thin.
c) bid (v to inf): (used especially in newspapers) to try to do, get or achieve sth
d) The girl was so thin that she fell through the straw in the lemonade.
Once, there was a girl
Whose name was Lynn
And she was so slim / skinny
That when she attempted / tried / wanted / felt like
To sip / drink / drinking lemon juice / lemonade
She fell through the straw in the glass / mug / paper cup, etc.
f) FREE ANSWER
Section 2 – Editing
There was a young woman named Bright
Whose speed was much faster than light.
She set out one day
In a relative way,
And returned on the previous night.
Section 3 – Vocabulary Activator
a) I jumped out of bed in the dead of night and went downstairs.
b) Her voice awoke the sleeping child.
c) Winning the medal was like a dream come true.
d) You gave me a fright jumping out at me like that.
Section 4 – Paraphrasing
He / It was a Peruvian guy/man
He went to sleep and he dreamed he had his shoe in his mouth/ He fell
asleep and dreamed he was having his shoe,
He woke up / he jumped out of bed frightened / scared/ afraid, in the middle of
the night/late at night/ at dawn.
And discovered his dream was real / became reality/ really happened