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Toys and Pets 玩具和宠物
JUMBLE SALE 旧杂货的义卖
Paula Hello, Jenny.
Jenny Hi, Paula. What’s that?
Paula It’s a letter from my teacher. It’s about a jumble sale.
Jenny What’s a jumble sale?
Paula We have to take to school old clothes. old toys and games, and then all the parents come and buy them.
parents come and buy them.
Jenny Oh, a bazaar.
Paula Yes, that’s right. Can we go and look for some old things now?
Jenny Sure. Let’s look in the attic first. You know, we used to have bazaars at my school when I was your age.
Paula We can give away all these board games.
Jenny What about these jigsaw puzzles?
Paula Yes, and these dolls.
Jenny Oh. I used to have a doll just like this when I was a child.
Paula Did you use to have a dollhouse?
Jenny No, I never had a dollhouse.
Paula Neither did I.
Jenny What ‘s this?
Paula It’s a hamster. He’s called George. I used to love him so much.
Jenny He’s cute.
Paula I’d love to have a real pet. Do you think dad would let me have a real hamster?
Jenny I don’t know.
Paula I’ll ask him when he comes home from work.
Jenny Let me give you some advice: wait until he has had his dinner, and ask for a bigger pet than a hamster first.
Paula Why? I don’t understand.
Jenny Well, if you ask for a dog or a cat first, then a hamster won’t seem so big.
Paula Oh, I see. Good idea!
Jenny Yes, didn’t you know that I used to be a politician before I was a teacher?
★jumble n. (英)废旧杂货廉价拍卖 ★bazaar n. 市场； 集市 ★look for 寻找
★attic n. 阁楼 ★board game 棋盘游戏（指跳棋、国际象棋等） ★jigsaw puzzle 拼图玩具 ★dollhouse n. 放玩具的小屋子 ★cute adj. 漂亮的； 可爱的 ★advice n. 建议
★seem v. 看来好像；似乎 ★politician n. 政治家
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