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PRINT & GO ESL Reading Worksheets Book  1 Short Stories Stories for Adult Students Students – Beginning Level Level  ESL Printable © Christina Niven, 2010 Online E-book TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction and Teaching Tips ESL Stories – Subject Categories Buying a Used Car – (transportation, (transportation, consumer consumer skills)…….. 4 Community College – (education, communities)……… communities)…………... …... 5 Crimes Around Around Town – (crime, communities)……… communities)……………... ……... 6 Dream Vacation – (recreation, travel)………………………. travel)………………………. 7 Edna’s On a Diet – (health, (health, nutrition)………………………. nutrition)………………………. 8 Good Neighbors Neighbors – (communities) (communities)………………… ………………………...… ……...… 9 Everyone Needs a Hobby Hobby – (recreation, (recreation, family)…………… family)…………… 10 Messy Teenagers – (family, (family, parenting)…………………….. parenting)…………………….. 11 Miguel is a Runner – (health, (health, recreation)…………………... recreation)…………………... 12 Office with a View View – (employment)………………… (employment)………………………... ……... 13 Problems at Work – (employment)…………………… (employment)…………………………. ……. 14 Recycling for Cash – (environment)……………… (environment)………………………. ………... 15 Robots Can Help Us – (technology)……………… (technology)……………………. …….….. ….. 16 Shipwrecked – (travel, recreation)………………… recreation)……………………….…. …….…. 17 Volunteer Volunteerss – (communi (communities, ties, civics)… civics)………… ……………… ……………… ……… 18 Voting is a Civic Duty Duty – (civics, communities)……….……. communities)……….……. 19 Walking Walking the Dog – (recreati (recreation, on, health) health)………… ………………….…. ……….…... 20 Molly is a Widow – (family, (family, finances, health)……………. health)…………….... ... 21 Working in New York City – (employment, family)…..…… family)…..…… 22 Young and In Love – (feelings)…………………………..…. (feelings)…………………………..…. 23 2 Introduction  Print & Go ESL Reading Worksheets   is an assortment of reproducible worksheets for ESL teachers and students. The material is designed for   beginning-level adults who are learning English. Worksheet subjects include: communities, civics and government, employment, families, feelings, finances, health, nutrition, recreation, and travel. Worksheet Features   Free Web site download, no need for paper backups Black and white pages that copy well Small easy-to-digest chunks of information Short one-paragraph stories Clear subject/verb/object sentence structures Repetitive exercises to guarantee student success Four skill areas: reading, true/false, forming opinions, writing         Teaching Tips Preview the story by asking questions about the pictures. Pair students and have them read the stories aloud to each other. Conduct class surveys by tallying yes/no answers to Exercise C. Have students stand and share their written responses to Exercise D. Assign higher level students the task of writing a second paragraph for  each of the stories. Assign the worksheets as homework. Use the worksheets as a supplement to Distance Learning Classes.        Permission to Make Photocopies – Download to Your Web Site Copyright holder is licensing this eBook under the Creative Commons license, Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives 3.0 You have permission to share this eBook, post to your web site, print it, and pass it along to others, as long as you don't make any edits or changes to its contents or digital format. You do not have permission to sell it electronically or as a printed  book. If you do post it to your site, provide a link back to giving credit to the copyright holder. This eBook  is available for free by visiting   © Christina Niven, 2010. 3 BUYING A USED CAR  A. Reading Jeff is trying to buy a used car. He is at a dealership and is negotiating with a car  salesman. He can afford to put $1,200 down on a car and pay up to $275 per month. The car salesman said Jeff needs to put more money down on the car if he wants the payments under $300. The asking price for the car is $8,500. This includes a ninety-day warranty. Jeff told the salesman that he can’t afford to put more money down and he can’t afford higher payments. He needs to keep some money to cover the cost of car insurance. A friend at work is selling a similar car, but it doesn’t come with a warranty. B. True or False 1.   ________  Jeff is talking to his friend at work. 2.   ________  Dealerships sell cars. 3.   ________  Jeff can afford $275 per month in car payments. 4.   ________  Ninety days is about three months. 5.   ________  Jeff will also need to pay for car insurance. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  It’s better to buy a new car than a used car. 2.   ________  Jeff should tell the car salesman he doesn’t want the car. D. Writing – Describe your car. If you don’t have one, describe a friend’s car.  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  4 COMMUNITY COLLEGE A. Reading Anita saved $975 for community college tuition and other expenses, but now she is confused. Her older sister is going to Hawaii next month, and she wants Anita to go with her. They can get a discount on a hotel room and share the costs of renting a car. Anita knows college is important, but she wants to visit Hawaii. The problem is she can’t afford both. If she goes Hawaii, she won’t have enough money for college. It will take her a year to save enough money for tuition. Anita wants to be a nurse someday and work  in a hospital. She doesn’t know what to do. She has to make a difficult decision. B. True or False 1.   ________  Anita saved money for college. 2.   ________  Her sister is going to Hawaii next year. 3.   ________  Anita works in a hospital. 4.   ________  Colleges charge tuition. 5.   ________  Anita and her sister can get a discount on a hotel room. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Anita should use her money for college instead of vacation. 2.   ________  Anita’s sister is a “bad influence”. D. Writing – Describe a difficult decision you made.  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  5 CRIMES AROUND TOWN A. Reading Frank was in a good mood when he woke up this morning. He showered, shaved, got dressed for work, and ate breakfast. When he opened his front door to go to work, he was surprised. His car was on concrete blocks and all four tires were missing. A neighbor saw his car and came out to talk to him. Frank asked his neighbor if he saw anything suspicious. The neighbor said no. Frank went back into the house and called the police. They sent an officer to take a report and investigate the crime. Frank’s neighbor gave him a ride to work. B. True or False 1.   ________  Frank woke up happy. 2.   ________  Police officers investigate crimes. 3.   ________  All of the tires on the car were stolen. 4.   ________  Frank’s neighbor is helpful. 5.   ________  Frank took the day off from work. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Does the city you live in have a lot of crime? 2.   ________  You should report all crimes to the police. D. Writing – Where do you park your car at night? Is it a safe place?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  6 DREAM VACATION   A. Reading It’s 3:00 in the morning and Irma is sound asleep. She is dreaming about a vacation. In her dreams she is on a beach in Acapulco, Mexico. She is staying at a resort overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The water is blue and warm and the sand is white. A gentle breeze cools the heat of the Mexican sun. Irma can hear mariachis in a nearby restaurant. They are playing traditional music. Tropical plants are everywhere. The  blooms of their flowers are yellow, pink, red, and blue. Everything there is slower and more relaxed. Irma is happy. She stretches and smiles. She continues to sleep and dream. B. True or False 1.   ________  Acapulco is in Mexico. 2.   ________  Irma is on vacation. 3.   ________  Mariachis are performing in a play. 4.   ________  Some tropical plants have blooms. 5.   ________  Irma is awake. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Mexico is a great place for vacation. 2.   ________  Most people feel happier when the weather is warm. D. Writing – Where do you want to go on vacation?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  7 EDNA’S ON A DIET A. Reading Edna is on a diet. She lost five pounds, but she wants to lose ten more pounds  before her trip to Italy next month. She is going with a group of friends, and she wants to look her best. Everyone tells her she looks great, but she doesn’t agree. She bought new clothes for her vacation, but she can’t fit into them. Edna got a diet book that lists the calories of foods. She writes down everything she eats and adds up the calories. She tries to eat no more than a thousand calories per day. Right now she is thinking about eating a slice of cherry pie. Dieting is not easy! B. True or False 1.   ________  Edna wants to lose five more pounds. 2.   ________  She is moving to Italy. 3.   ________  Her diet book lists the calories of foods. 4.   ________  It’s not easy to stick to a diet. 5.   ________  Edna is trying to eat a hundred calories per day. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Edna is not fat. She shouldn’t be on a diet. 2.   ________  Exercise is more important then dieting. D. Writing – Why did Edna buy new clothes that don’t fit?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  8 GOOD NEIGHBORS A. Reading Mr. and Mrs. Russo live in a small house in a small town. Their neighbors are very friendly and helpful. When they go on vacation, their neighbors watch their house to make sure it is safe. They also water the grass and get their mail. Mrs. Russo wants to do something nice for her neighbors. She wants to invite them to her house for dinner on Saturday. She plans to serve roast beef, baked potatoes, asparagus, and a green salad. For  dessert, she will bake a pecan pie. After dinner, Mr. Russo will play a few songs on his new guitar. B. True or False 1.   ________  The Russo’s neighbors are helpful. 2.   ________  Mr. and Mrs. Russo never go on vacation. 3.   ________  Potatoes and asparagus are vegetables. 4.   ________  Mr. Russo plays a musical instrument. 5.   ________  Mrs. Russo will make a peach pie. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  The best part of dinner is dessert. 2.   ________  People in small towns are friendlier than people in large cities. D. Writing – What would you make for your guests for dinner?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  9 EVERYONE NEEDS A HOBBY A. Reading Janice and her sister, Hilda, like arts and crafts. Janice likes to embroider and Hilda likes to paint. The sisters get together once a week. One week they meet at Janice’s house and the next week they meet at Hilda’s house. The sisters work on craft  projects all year. When someone they know has a birthday, they give them a homemade gift. Friends and family members appreciate the gifts. Many of them have suggested that the sisters rent a booth at the swap meet and sell their crafts. But Janice and Hilda prefer  to make things for friends. They don’t want to turn their hobbies into a business. B. True or False 1.   ________  Hilda is Janice’s sister. 2.   ________  Janice and Hilda meet twice a week. 3.   ________  Homemade gifts are made in factories by machines. 4.   ________  Hobbies are for fun. Businesses are for money. 5.   ________  People can rent a booth at the swap meet and sell things. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Janice and Hilda should sell their crafts at the swap meet. 2.   ________  You can tell a lot about a person by knowing their hobby. D. Writing – What is your favorite hobby? How much time do you spend on it?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  10 MESSY TEENAGERS A. Reading Mr. Johnson and his wife have a teenage son named Kyle. Kyle is fifteen years old. He is a good kid, but he is messy. His hair is messy, his handwriting is messy, and his bedroom is messy. The Johnsons want to change Kyle’s bad habits. They want him to comb his hair, write neatly, and keep his room clean. Mr. Johnson gets angry when Kyle’s room is a mess. He scolds him, but it doesn’t do any good. Mrs. Johnson tries to reason with Kyle. She explains why he should be neater. Neither parent is able to change Kyle’s bad habits. Kyle is just a messy teenager. B. True or False 1.   ________  Kyle’s bedroom is messy. 2.   ________  Mr. and Mrs. Johnson are Kyle’s grandparents. 3.   ________  Kyle is between thirteen and nineteen years old. 4.   ________  Kyle doesn’t comb his hair very often. 5.   ________  Mrs. Johnson scolds Kyle. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Most teenagers are messy. 2.   ________  Kyle will be neater when he gets older. D. Writing – Are you a neat person or a messy person?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  11 MIGUEL IS A RUNNER  A. Reading Miguel is training for a marathon. A marathon is a race. It is a little more than twenty-six miles long. Miguel has been practicing for five months. Every morning he wakes up at 4:45 to take a practice run. He owns four pairs of running shoes, and he rotates them. This allows them to dry out between runs. It also extends the life of the shoes. This morning Miguel’s right foot is sore. He has a blister on the sole of his foot. He is going to limp home and soak his foot in warm water. He may take a day off from running tomorrow and allow his foot to heal. B. True or False 1.   ________  Marathons are about 26 miles long. 2.   ________  Serious runners have more than one pair of running shoes. 3.   ________  Miguel’s feet have blisters. 4.   ________  A  sole is the top of the foot. 5.   ________  The words heel  and  heal  mean the same thing. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Running long distances is bad for your feet. 2.   ________  Five months is not long enough to prepare for a marathon. D. Writing – How do you feel after you exercise?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  12 OFFICE WITH A VIEW A. Reading Brenda is a newspaper reporter in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her office is on the fourth floor. It has a desk, a bookcase, two file cabinets, two chairs, and a large window. Brenda can see the mountains and sky from her office window. When she is interviewing  people on the phone, she often stares out the window. Looking at the mountains helps her relax. Brenda enjoys her job. She likes talking to people and finding out what is happening in her city. The only thing she doesn’t like about her job is the deadlines. A deadline is a due date. Reporters have to complete their stories by a deadline. B. True or False 1.   ________  Utah is in Salt Lake City. 2.   ________  Brenda is a television reporter. 3.   ________  There is a computer on Brenda’s desk. 4.   ________  Reporters need to finish their stories on time. 5.   ________  Looking at the mountains helps Brenda relax. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  It’s relaxing to look at mountains. 2.   ________  Writing is stressful. D. Writing – What do you do to relax?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  13 PROBLEMS AT WORK  A. Reading Ernesto works in a toy factory to support his wife and two children. He works the night shift from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. He usually arrives fifteen minutes early and hangs out with his co-workers Sam, Joaquin, Billy, and Antonio. The guys like to play around and have fun before their shift starts. They throw things at each other and take each other’s hats. Last Friday, their supervisor told them to stop playing around. He told them that someone might get hurt. Ernesto likes hanging out with his co-workers, but he doesn’t want to have problems at work. B. True or False 1.   ________  Ernesto works from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. 2.   ________  He arrives to work early. 3.   ________  Sam, Joaquin, Billy, and Antonio like to take each other’s wallets. 4.   ________  The factory makes toys. 5.   ________  Ernesto is single. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Ernesto is a responsible person. 2.   ________  Ernesto should relax and stop worrying so much. D. Writing – What should Ernesto say to his co-workers?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  14 RECYCLING FOR CASH A. Reading Oscar has a wife and four children, so he always needs a little extra money. One way he makes extra money is by recycling the family’s cans, bottles, and other  containers. He earns about eighteen dollars a month by recycling. It isn’t much money,  but he’s happy to have the cash. Sometimes he uses the money to buy pizza for dinner. His wife is happy because she doesn’t have to cook dinner. His children are happy  because they like pizza. Oscar’s dad taught him to be careful with his money. His mom taught him to protect the environment by recycling. B. True or False 1.   ________  Oscar has five children. 2.   ________  The recycling center pays cash. 3.   ________  Oscar’s father taught him to be careful with money. 4.   ________  Eighteen dollars is a lot of money. 5.   ________  Recycling protects the environment. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Oscar’s parents gave him good advice. 2.   ________  Recycling is a lot of work for a little money. D. Writing – Would you go through a stranger’s trash can to get recyclables?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  15 ROBOTS CAN HELP US A. Reading Robots are machines that look and work like people. Robot servants for homes will be available within the next ten years. They are called “house-bots”. House-bots can sing a song to wake you up in the morning, walk around the house to guard it, and instruct other robots to vacuum the carpet. House-bots recognize voice commands. Some robots teach English. The South Korean government is spending $45,000,000 to  put 500 English teaching robots in preschools by 2011 and 8,000 in preschools and kindergartens by 2013. The robots will tell stories and conduct sing-a-longs. B. True or False 1.   ________  House-bots are robots. 2.   ________  Robots can do many useful things. 3.   ________  House-bots recognize voice commands. 4.   ________  South Korea is spending $450,000 on English teaching robots. 5.   ________  Robots can sing. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Children will become bored with the robot teachers after a few weeks. 2.   ________  Robots should be used to cook burgers and fries at fast food restaurants. D. Writing – Would you like to own a house-bot? Why or why not?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  16 SHIPWRECKED A. Reading Ricardo, Norma, and Hank were sailing on a small wooden boat. The boat crashed into an island and broke apart. The only thing the friends were able to save was one wooden box. The box contains emergency supplies: a blanket, a rope, a flashlight,  bandages, a radio, matches, a box of granola bars, and a few bottles of water. Ricardo had a cell phone, but it fell into the water and sank. Ricardo and Hank didn’t tell anyone about their trip. Luckily, Norma told her mother. How will the friends survive? Will anyone search for them? B. True or False 1.   ________  Ricardo can call 911 on his cell phone. 2.   ________  Norma is sitting on a wooden box. 3.   ________  Norma’s mother knows about their trip. 4.   ________  Either Ricardo or Hank hurt his head. 5.   ________  The only food on the island is the box of granola bars. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  The most important item the friends have is the box of granola bars. 2.   ________  They should tear the blanket into thirds and each get one piece. D. Writing – What should the shipwrecked friends do?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  17 VOLUNTEERS A. Reading Henderson is a small town with only 1,250 residents. The people are friendly and many of them know each other. Henderson is a nice place to live because it has many parks, a low crime rate, and good schools. Unfortunately, there aren’t many jobs in Henderson. Residents have to travel to larger cities to find work. This wasn’t a problem in the past when the economy was good. But this year, one-fourth of the adults in Henderson are unemployed. The mayor is asking residents to volunteer to collect cans of  food and used clothes for the poor and to deliver hot meals to the elderly. B. True or False 1.   ________  Henderson is a safe place to live. 2.   ________  Twenty-five percent of the adults in the town are unemployed. 3.   ________  The economy is not as good as it was in the past. 4.   ________  The mayor is asking people to help the poor and the elderly. 5.   ________  Henderson is a large city with many residents. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  It’s better to live in a large city because there are more jobs. 2.   ________  Crime will probably increase in Henderson. D. Writing – Why should people volunteer to help their community?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  18 VOTING IS A CIVIC DUTY A. Reading Raymond is at a polling place near his home. He is voting for his favorite  political candidates. His city is electing a mayor and three city council members. When Raymond arrived at the polling place, there were ten people waiting in line. The line moved quickly and now it is his turn to vote. He has already decided which candidates to vote for. He got most of his election information from the local newspaper, but he also accessed his city’s Web site to learn more about the candidates. Raymond thinks it’s important for citizens to vote in elections. It is a civic duty. B. True or False 1.   ________  The polling place is near Raymond’s home. 2.   ________  Raymond reads a local newspaper and accesses his city’s Web site. 3.   ________  Other people were already at the polling place when Raymond arrived. 4.   ________  A  candidate is a person running in an election. 5.   ________  Raymond doesn’t know which candidates to vote for. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  It is important to vote in elections. 2.   ________  In recent years, the quality of newspaper articles has declined. D. Writing – How do you get your news? (newspapers, radio, TV, Web sites)  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  19 WALKING THE DOG A. Reading After Jared eats dinner, he takes his dog for a walk. They walk north on Alondra Boulevard and then turn right on Central Avenue. They walk four more blocks to a large  park on the corner of Central Avenue and Hall Street. Jared takes the leash off his dog and lets it run and play. Sometimes he throws a stick for his dog to fetch. Jared’s dog is friendly. It likes people and other dogs. When children ask Jared if they can pet his dog, he always tells them yes. He gives the children a dog bone from his pocket. The children give the bone to the dog. It always begs for another. B. True or False 1.   ________  Children at the park feed Jared dog bones. 2.   ________  Children at the park feed Jared’s dog bones. 3.   ________  The park is on Alondra Boulevard. 4.   ________  Jared has a pet. 5.   ________  The dog in this story is unfriendly. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Dogs are easier to take care of than cats. 2.   ________  Jared should not take the leash off his dog when they are at the park. D. Writing – Why should children ask for permission before they pet an animal?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  20 MOLLY IS A WIDOW A. Reading Molly’ husband, Jake, died from cancer in 1991. He was sick for three years and was unable to work. Jake’s employer provided health insurance, but they still had financial problems. Without Jake’s income there was no way to pay all the bills, so they lost their house. Jake got a little money from disability insurance, and Molly worked  part-time at a fast food restaurant for minimum wage. After Jake died, she was able to collect social security. It isn’t much money, so she collects things and has garage sales. She makes enough to pay the rent. She doesn’t have any children to help her. B. True or False 1.   ________  Jake died from cancer. 2.   ________  The money from disability insurance was less than Jake’s salary. 3.   ________  Molly is poor. 4.   ________  Molly became a widow in 1991. 5.   ________  Molly is buying a house. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Married women should have careers. 2.   ________  Molly should get married again. D. Writing – What can Molly do to earn more money?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  21 WORKING IN NEW YORK CITY A. Reading Mai lives with her parents in New York City. Her parents own a Vietnamese restaurant called Flavors of Saigon. Mai helps her parents on the weekend. She serves food to the customers and orders supplies for the restaurant. During the week, she works as a teacher at an elementary school near her house. She usually grades papers in the evening. Mai works seven days a week. She doesn’t own a car because parking is expensive. When she wants to go someplace far, she takes a taxicab. Mai is saving money so she can buy a house. She has already saved $18,000. B. True or False 1.   ________  Mai owns a Vietnamese restaurant. 2.   ________  Parking in New York City is expensive. 3.   ________  On Wednesday, Mai teaches school. 4.   ________  Mai works all week. 5.   ________  There is an elementary school near her parent’s house. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Mai should buy a car instead of a house. 2.   ________  It’s difficult to save money in the United States. D. Writing – Would you work seven days a week to buy a house?  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  22 YOUNG AND IN LOVE A. Reading Craig and Jennifer are boyfriend and girlfriend. They spend all their free time together. They go to parks, museums, movies, and dinner. Sometimes they just hang out at Jennifer’s house and play pool or listen to music. When they can’t be together, they call each other on their cell phones. They talk for hours and hours. They always have something to say. Whenever Craig tells a joke, Jennifer always giggles. Whenever  Jennifer says something, Craig listens and agrees. Craig and Jennifer are young and in love, but their parents think they are too young to be so serious about each other. B. True or False 1.   ________  Jennifer is Craig’s boyfriend. 2.   ________  Craig and Jennifer play pool and listen to music. 3.   ________  When Jennifer says something, her boyfriend listens. 4.   ________  Craig tells jokes that make Jennifer laugh. 5.   ________  Craig’s parents think he is too young to be so serious about Jennifer. C. Yes or No – Share Your Opinion 1.   ________  Young people should date many people before getting serious. 2.   ________  Craig and Jennifer are in love. D. Writing – Who was your first love? Describe him or her.  ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________   ________________________________________________________________________  23 Answer Key – True/False 1. Buying a Used Car - p. 4 1. false 2. true 2. Community College - p. 5 1. true 2. false 3. Crimes Around Town - p.6 1. true 2. true 4. Dream Vacation - p. 7 1. true 2. false 5. Edna’s On a Diet - p. 8 1. false 2. false 6. Good Neighbors - p. 9 1. true 2. false 7. Everyone Needs a Hobby p. 10 1. true 2. false 8. Messy Teenagers - p. 11 1. true 2. false 9. Miguel is a Runner - p. 12 1. true 2. true 10. Office with a View - p. 13 1. false 2. false 11. Problems at Work - p. 14 1. true 2. true 12. Recycling for Cash - p. 15 1. false 2. true 13. Robots Can Help Us - p. 16 1. true 2. true 14. Shipwrecked - p. 17 1. false 2. false 15. Volunteers - p. 18 1. true 2. true 16. Voting is a Civic Duty - p. 19 1. true 2. true 17. Walking the Dog - p. 20 1. false 2. true 18. Molly is a Widow - p. 21 1. true 2. true 19. Working in New York City - p. 22 1. false 2. true 20. Young and In Love - p. 23 1. false 2. true 3. true 4. true 5. true 3. false 4. true 5. true 3. true 4. true 5. false 3. false 4. true 5. false 3. true 4. true 5. false 3. true 4. true 5. false 3. false 4. true 5. true 3. true 4. true 5. false 3. false 4. false 5. false 3. true 4. true 5. true 3. false 4. true 5. false 3. true 4. false 5. true 3. true 4. false 5. true 3. true 4. true 5. false 3. true 4. true 5. false 3. true 4. true 5. false 3. false 4. true 5. false 3. true 4. true 5. false 3. true 4. true 5. true 3. true 4. true 5. true 24 PRINT & GO ESL Reading Worksheets, Book 1 Downloadable E-book  Available at 25