Learn English Vocabulary, Story 2
Read this story to help you learn English vocabulary. Difficult words are explained
on the right side of the page. To learn most effectively, read the story at least two times.
There once was (1) a blind man who decided to visit Texas. When he arrived on
the plane, he felt the seats and said, "Wow, these seats are big!" The
person next to him answered, "Everything is big in Texas." When he finally
arrived in Texas, he decided to visit the hotel bar. (2) Upon arriving
in the bar, he
ordered a beer and got (3) a mug placed between his hands. He (4)
these mugs are big!" The (5) bartender replied, "Everything is big in Texas."
After a couple of beers, the blind man asked the bartender where the
bathroom was located. The bartender replied, "Second door to the right."
The blind man (6) headed for the bathroom, but accidentally
(7) skipped the second door. Instead, he entered the third door, which led
to the swimming pool and fell into the pool by accident. Scared to death,
the blind man started shouting, "Don't (8) flush, don't flush!"
(1) a person who cannot see
(2) when he arrived
(3) a big glass for beer
(4) he said happily or excitedly
(5) a man who makes drinks in a bar
(6) to go to
(7) to go past (or "jump" past)
(8) send lots of water into a toilet after using it
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