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ESL Short Story : Father's day


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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

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ESL Short Story : Father's day

  1. 1. A Present for FatherA. Reading Sunday is Father’s Day, andMaria wants to buy a special gift for herfather. She looked at the Father’s Dayads in the newspaper, but they mostlyhad sales on ties and bottles of cologne.Her father doesn’t like to wear ties, andhe never wears cologne. He used to gofishing or bowling on the weekends, butlately he’s been staying home andworking in the garden. Maria can spend about $45 onher father’s gift. She wants to buy himsomething that he will use every week. Last year she got him a sweater and two sportsshirts. She wants to get him something different this year.B. True or False1. ________ Maria wants to buy a gift for her mom for Father’s Day.2. ________ Maria’s father used to go fishing and bowling on weekdays.3. ________ Last year, Maria got her father two sweaters and a sports shirt.4. ________ The newspaper ads had sales on ties and cologne for Father’s Day.5. ________ Maria can spend $45 on her father’s gift.C. Yes or No – What about you?1. ________ I visit my father on Father’s Day.2. ________ I like to give gifts.3. ________ I like to receive gifts.4. ________ I look in the newspaper for sales before I buy things.D. Writing – What should Maria buy her father for Father’s Day? Why?________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Teachers: This freelifeskills worksheet maybe copied for classroom use.