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  • 1. Atividade Leia o texto e complete com as palavras do quadro, conforme o vídeo que você acabou de assistir: horse - optimist (2x) - brothers – presents – toys - pessimist (2X) The Optimist by: Author Unknown, More Sower's Seeds There is a story of two ______________. One was an ________________. "Everything is perfect!" he would say. On the other hand, the other brother was a sad ________________. He thought that everything was difficult and bad. Then, the worried parents of the boys brought them to the local psychologist. He suggested to the father a test of the brothers’ personalities: "On their next birthday, put them in separate rooms to open their ___________. Give the pessimist the best _____________ you can afford, and give the optimist a box of dung." So the father followed these instructions and carefully observed the results. The ______________ complained, "I don't like the color of this computer . . . I don't like the game . . . I know someone who's got a bigger toy car than this . . ." But in the other room the ______________ was very happy, throwing the dung up in the air. He said: "You can't fool me! Where there's this much dung, there's a _______________!" Adaptado de: http://www.inspirationalstories.com/cgi-bin/printer.pl?172 Acesso em: 05 de agosto de 2010.
  • 2. Texto completo para referência: The Optimist by: Author Unknown, More Sower's Seeds There is a story of two brothers. One was an optimistic. "Everything is perfect!" he would say. On the other hand, the other brother was a sad pessimistic. He thought that everything was difficult and bad. Then, the worried parents of the boys brought them to the local psychologist. He suggested to the father a test of the brothers’ personalities: "On their next birthday, put them in separate rooms to open their presents. Give the pessimist the best toys you can afford, and give the optimist a box of dung." So the father followed these instructions and carefully observed the results. The pessimist complained, "I don't like the color of this computer . . . I don't like the game . . . I know someone who's got a bigger toy car than this . . ." But in the other room the optimist was very happy, throwing the dung up in the air. He said: "You can't fool me! Where there's this much dung, there's a horse!"