English Folk Tales

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She lives in the wood. " thought the wolf, and he looked hungrily at Red Riding-Hood. "She will be more tasty than the old woman. " He would have eaten Red Riding-Hood at once, but he could hear the sound of an axe nearby. That meant that there were men not far away, and he did not want to be caught. So the wolf walked along with Red Riding-Hood for a while. Then he said: "Look at the pretty flowers, Red Riding-Hood! Why don't you gather some flowers for your grandmother? " "What a good idea!

Good morning, Grandmother," she cried. But she received no answer. Then she went up to the bed and drew the curtains back. There lay her grandmother, but she had pulled her nightcap over her face, and she looked very strange. " said Red Riding-Hood. "The better to hear you with, my dear," said the wolf. " With these 1 2 1 drew the curtains ['ka:tnz] — задёрнул занавески (около кро­ вати) everything seemed so strange — всё показалось таким нео­ бычным 2 words, the wicked wolf jumped out of bed and swallowed poor little Red Riding-Hood.

Did they all go into the cave, or did Foxy-woxy go in first? 9) How did Henny-penny know something was wrong? 10) What did she do? Ш Working with Vocabulary and Grammar 1 a) Match the words in two columns to make phrases. to pick up to tell to go to show to follow to bit off to throw the right way the body Foxy-woxy the King the wrong way corn the head b) Use these phrases in sentences and describe the events in the fairy-tale. Fill in the missing prepositions. 1) One day Hennyrpenny was picking up corn the farmyard.

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