Reported speech the_lottery_story_part1

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Reported speech the_lottery_story_part1

  1. 1. THE LOTTERY STORY The strange story of the Short Family and their nosy neighbours...
  2. 2. One morning Mr Short arrived home very happily and shouted: WE ARE RICH!! WE ‘VE WON THE LOTTERY ! I BOUGHT A TICKET YESTERDAY!! And everyone started to make plans...
  3. 3. Mrs Short shouted too!! I´m going to buy an expensive fur coat! We´re going to travel to Bahamas!
  4. 4. Bob, the son, said: I can buy a huge motorbike now!!
  5. 5. I must phone my friend Rita. We will buy an iPod with lots of nice songs. Gwendoline, the daughter, said:
  6. 6. HELP! HELP! I´M HAVING A HEART ATTACK!! With all the excitement, nobody heard grandma shouting:
  7. 7. So all of them had to run to hospital with grandma. Next morning, Leonard, their nosy neighbour started spreading the gossip around the neighbourhood.
  8. 8. You know, I overheard the Shorts yesterday. Mr Short said  that they were rich. He said that they had won the lottery. He told them that he had bought a ticket the day before.
  9. 9. Mrs Short said that she was going to buy an expensive fur coat. And she said that they were going to travel to Bahamas.
  10. 10. Bob, their stupid son said that he could buy a huge motorbike then.
  11. 11. Gwendoline told them that she had to phone her friend Rita. She also said that they would buy an iPod with lots of nice songs
  12. 12. Poor Grandma! Nobody heard her. She asked them to help her. SHE SAID THAT SHE WAS HAVING A HEART ATTACK!!!
  13. 13. I´ll  tell you if she has survived!! (To be continued)
  14. 14. <ul><li>abelgalvez@gmail.com abelsenglishpage.blogpsot.com </li></ul><ul><li>@abelgalvezelt </li></ul>

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