My Family Is Very Poor我家很穷
Mr White is very rich. One day, the Whites’ move to a new town. Beth, his daughter, is also going to a new school in the town. On the first day, Mr White says to Beth, “Beth, don’t say we are rich. You must be modest. You must be kind to others.” Beth says, “I see, Dad.”
Then Beth goes to school. Her teacher introduces her to other classmates, “This is Beth. She’s our new classmate.” The classmates clap their hands, “Welcome to our class!” Beth say happily, “Thank you. I have just moved to town with my parents. My family is very poor. My father is very poor. My mother is very poor. The gardener is very poor. The cook is poor and all the other servants are poor, too.”
1. Is Beth’s family rich?
2. Is Beth’s father very poor?
3. Why does Beth say these words in school?
1. Yes, it is.
2. No, he isn’t.
3. Because her father tells her to do so.