1. A new pet(一个新宠物)
Alma and her mother were walking home when a small dog began following them.
There was a note tied to the dog's collar.
Alma read the note. It said, "My name is Lady. My owner cannot keep me. May I be your pet?"
Alma showed the note to her mother.
“May I keep the dog?” she asked.
The puppy looked like a nice dog.
Mother said that they could keep it.
Alma and Lady were happy.
Alma had a new pet, and Lady had a new home.
2. A Clever Farmer(聪明的农民)
Uncle Sam doesn’t like farmer. He thinks they are very foolish and only know work on the farm.
One winter morning, the sun is shining. Uncle Sam sits on the step of his house. At that moment, a farmer with a map in his hand comes to him.
Farmer：Excuse me, Uncle. Can you tell me know to get to the hospital, please?
Uncle Sam: Lie down in the middle of the street and you’ll soon be at a hospital.
Farmer Please set an example to me.
Uncle Sam: I think you come to our city at the first time. It’s much more beautiful than the field. Is that right?
Farmer: Yes, uncle. But it is built on the field.
Uncle Sam’s face turns red.
3. The Monkey and the Fishermen（猴子和渔夫）
Once upon a time, there lived a monkey in the woods.
The monkey climbed up the tree and looked down at the river everyday.
One day, the monkey saw fishermen throw a net over the river.
He watched how the fishermen caught fish.
Sometime after, the fishermen left the net and went to have lunch.
Then, the monkey climbed down from the tree and went to the riverside. The monkey was planning to throw the net like the fishermen did.
The monkey was confident since he was good at imitating.
Yet, the net wound around the monkey when he touched it.
Tied up in the net, the monkey fell into the water.
The monkey regretted his behavior, but it was too late.
"I should have learned how to use the net before touching it. After believing my prowess and showing off, I am in a bad fix."
The monkey who did not behave carefully drowned in the water.
4. Fox and cock（狐狸和公鸡）
One morning a fox sees a cock.He think,"This is my breakfast.''
He comes up to the cock and says,"I know you can sing very well.Can you sing for me?''
The cock is glad.He closes his eyes and begins to sing.
The fox sees that and caches him in his mouth and carries him away.
The people in the field see the fox.
They cry,"Look,look!The fox is carrying the cock away.''The cock says to the fox,"
Mr Fox,do you understand?The people say you are carrying their cock away.Tell them it is yours.Not theirs.''
The fox opens his mouth ang says,"The cock is mine,not yours.''
Just then the cock runs away from the fox and flies into the tree.