English Short Stories
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a new set of drums. She likes playing the drums. She practices playing
the drums all the time.
parents tell her, "Nicole, we are happy that you like the drums, but
you can't play the drums all the time. There are other people in the
apartment. There are other people in the building. There are other
people in the neighborhood. And they all want to sleep sometimes!
to them. She says she understands, but she doesn't stop doing it. She
practices playing the drums all the time!
Her parents complain, her sister complains, the neighbors complain.
Even the cat complains!
"Ok, ok!" Nicole says, "I will be a good girl. I will do it more
But this doesn't help much. No one can work, no one can rest, and no
one can sleep.
day Nicole comes home and sees her parents and her sister in the living
room. She sees new things: a guitar, a trumpet, and a piano. Nicole is
very surprised! "Wow!" she says, "What is this?"
"Well," her father answers, "we see that we can't beat you, so we
decide to join you!"
The package contains funny simple short stories and many exercises for vocabulary and grammar.
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