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Be patient, bob !0001 - 3º Bimestre

  1. 1. A coleção Reading and Fun reúne histórias levese envolventes,escritas b medida para despertar o prazer pela leitura de textos em inglês, pois ulam o conhecimento e a prática da língua. Ilustrações coloridas e ldIIdosamente elaboradasfacilitam o entendimento do texto e tornam attura ainda mais agradável. Neste volume, ficamos conhecendo o simpático Bob em seu primeiro dia de trabalho numa loja de sapatos. Seu chefe, Mr. Clark, pretende ensinar ao jovem iniciante as manhas e artimanhas da profissão. Qual não é sua surpresa, porém, ao perceber que é ele quem tem uma lição a aprender? NíVEL: •• 00----- Outros títulos desta coleção: A witch called Wanda The sweater of Mrs. Better Lonely heart Good-bye, Mrs. Parker An amazing story A smart grandma Our favorite doctor Pink & blue punks ISBN 978-85-357-0312-2 9788535703122
  2. 2. oday IS Monday. Its ten oc1ock m the morning and its cloudy. 0 Copyright © Telma Guimarães Castro Andrade, 2003 Bob is a salesman. He sells shoes at the Lappin Shoe Store. In fact, its SARAIVA S.A. Livreiros Editores Rua Henrique Schaumann, 270 - Pinheiros his first day at work. His boss, Mr. Clark, is talking to him right now: 05413-909 - São Paulo - SP Fone: (Oxxll) 3613-3000 "Are you a patient man, Bob?" I Fax: (Oxxll) 3611-3308 - Fax vendas: (Oxxll) 3611-3268 www.editorasaraiva.com.br "Yes, Mr. Clark." Todos os direitos reservados. "I hope so. We have a lot of customers, mostly women," Mr. Clark I I Dados Internacionais de Catalogação na Publicação (CIP) explains to the young salesman. I (Câmara Brasileira do Livro, SP, Brasil)Andrade, Teima Guimarães Castro Be patient, Bob! !Telma Guimarães Castro Andrade; ilustrações LuigiRocco. - São Paulo: Atual, 2003. - (Reading & Fun) Inclui roteiro de leitura ISBN 978-85-357-0312-2 1. Inglês (Ensino fundamental) I. Rocco, Luigi. lI. Título. III. Série. CDD-372.65202-5785 Índices para catálogo sistemático: 1. Inglês: Ensino fundamental 372.652 Coleção Reading & Fun Editor: Henrique Félix Assistente editorial: Jacqueline F. de Barros Preparação de texto: Lúcia Leal Ferreira Revisão de texto: Pedro Cunha Jr, (coord.)/Edilene Martins dos Santos Gerente de arte: Nair de Medeiros Barbosa Supervisão de arte: Marco Aurélio Sismotto Diagramação: MZolezi Coordenação eletrônica: Silvia Regina de Almeida Projeto gráfico: Sérgio Merli Coordenadoria pedagógica e roteiro de Leitura: Liani Moraes Assessoria técnica: Terrence Edward Hill Impressão e acabamento: EGB - Editora Gráfica Bernardi - Lida. 1! edição/Se tiragem 2009 Visite nosso site: www.atualeditora.com.br Central de atendimento ao professor: 0800-0 117875
  3. 3. 111do my best. I prornise!" Bob telIs bis boss. "Good morning, Miss." Mr. Clark helps Mr. Clark is not so sure. woman put her package down. "WelI see!" he says. "Good morning!" Look! Theres a woman outside! It looks like shes going to come in!" Mr. Clark has an idea. The woman looks around. "Yes, Mr. Clark. Shes opening the door," says Bob. "Have a seat, please," Mr. Clark says "Im going to teach you. Its your first day at work and you need all thc litely.patience in the world." Thank you." The woman in the red dress "AlI right, Mr. Clark. I can learn with you" Bob answers. es off her big hat. Shes very thankful. He has to pay attention. He needs that job! But he needs to tell his boss something. Right now! package: pacote thankful: grato(a) around: em volta tu pa il entio : prestar politel: educadamente atenção til ta <c o : tirar ob: emprego h·t. chapéu
  4. 4. M r. Clark looks at the womans shoes. They are very old. She needs N ow Mr. Clark is showing the wom a nice new pair of shoes. He goes to the back of a pair of red shoes. the store and asks Bob to help him. He is going to He tries to make conversation. choose some modern shoes for this customer. "Its a lovely day, isnt it? Try these on, Bob wants to talk. please ..." He shows the lady the shoes. "Excuse me, Mr. Clark, dont you think ..." The woman looks at the shoes. "Dont talk, please. Act!" Mr. Clark is "Theyre $40. Nice shoes!" carrying in boxes and boxes of shoes. Mr. Clark takes off the womans old shoes. Bob shuts his mouth and helps Mr. Clark lC:::::1~:::==~~ know ... I think theyre "I dont .) ) with the boxes. a little ..." ... to show: mostrar to try: tentar to try ou: experimentar
  5. 5. T he woman decides she doesnt like the shoes. "Oh, I know! Theyre too tight!" Mr. Clark looks at Bob. "The shoes arent that tight," Bob thinks. He is going to teU Mr. Clark that. "Bob!" Mr. Clark caUs the salesmans attention. "Go get a bigger size,please!" He seems to be angry at the salesman. "Bob isnt going to be a good salesman!He isnt paying attention to our conversation!"Mr. Clark thinks.tight: apertado(a)size: tamanhoto seem: parecerangry: zangado (a) says. "Oh, no! Thats another model." Now Mr. Clark is mad at Bob. The woman smiles. "I like those," she says. "You do? Great! Theyre only $55 illH can even give you a 25% discount." Mr. Clark is happy now. "Well ..." to bring: trazer mad: muito bravo(a)
  6. 6. T he woman cant mak:e up her mind. Mr. Clark shows her another pairo "How about these?" he says. _.--,..::..-~--:----;- "They are ma e in Taiwan. Very nice leather. I think you have verygood taste!" The woman is looking for her glasses. "I dont like the color," she says.til make up ones mind: decidir-selcuther: couro"11I111 taste: bom lostotu look for: procurar Iv,ses: óculos
  7. 7. "I hate this woman! She doesn t likeanything at all!" he thinks. «Ml r. Clark doesnt give up. "How much are those?" she wants ~ asks Bob to go get moretoknow. sandals, high-heeled shoes, "Theyre $86, Miss. Are you going sneakers, slippers ...to try them on?" "I think she ..." Bob tries to say She looks at the boots. something. "I dont think so ..." she says. "Go do what 1 tell you, Bob!" Mr. Clark is very angry, and tired,to hate: odiar too. high-heeled shoes: sapatos de salto alto sneakers: tênis slippers: chinelos
  8. 8. T here are so many shoes and shoe boxes on the floor that they M r. Clark is very proud of himself. He is sure B cant even walk around. patient like him and is going to make a lot of money Mr. Clark whispers into Bobs ear: "Yes? Are you going to take these beautiful shoes? Th y "Be patient, Bob! Thats the trick! Shes about to decide!" ou can use y ur e 1 car 1 you want to." The woman stands up. She is holding up a beautiful pair ofhigh-heeled He is tired but happy.shoes. to whisper: sussurrar ear: ouvido trick: truque to stand up: levantar-se to hold up: segurar proud: orgulhoso(a)
  9. 9. "Oh, no! I just want to put them back in the box. I dont want to buyanything! I just love my old shoes!" She smiles. "This is really a very nice II Mio ( Iark.store. But, look!" she says. She points to the sky. "Its not raining any more." The woman picks up her package and heads for the door. Mr. Clark is about to say something very unpleasant to that awfulwoman. sky: céu to pick up: pegar, apanhar to head for: di igir-se a unpleasant: d~sagradável awful: horrívIN
  10. 10. "Have a... nice day, Miss," Mr. Clark says, but he is very angry at the "Well ..." BoI> II H 11111woman. "By the way," he says to Bob. "What were you trying to tell me all to laugh.that time?" "I was tryin 10 y that I know who th lt womanis. Shcs ulw lyS in the newspapcrs. Sh would never buy any sho S here. Never! HeI husbund owns a whole shoc factory! Besides that, she was just waiting for the rain to stop. That s alI!" to laugh: rir always: sempre newspapers: jornais to b l. comprar to o n: possuir whol inteiro(a) facto fábrica si . além disso by the way: por falar nisso, a propósito
  11. 11. ~ r. Clark is very pale. Hes very tired too and decides to leave the~re and go home. He think:s Bob is going to be a good salesman. "What a morning!" he think:s on his way back home. pale, pálido(a)

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