Mary is 1 English girl, but she is in France（法国）now. She is six 2 old. Her mother says to her. "You are six, and you will start school here. You will like the school because （因为）it's a 3 school. " "Is it an English school?" Mary asks. "Yes, it is. " Mother answers.
Mary goes to school. The teachers 4 very friendly and speak good 5 . And there are two other English girls in the class, 6 . She begins to like the school.
Her mother takes her to school 7 the morning and brings her home in the afternoon. One day, when her mother is at school, Mary runs out of the classroom and says, "We have a 8 girl in our class today. She is six, too. She is very nice, 9 she isn't English. She is a German （德国人）. " "Doesn't she speak English?" Mary's mother asks. "No, but she always laughs 10 English. " She says happily.
Zhou Lei is a Chinese boy. He is twelve years old. He lives in Henan . He studies (学习）in Zhengzhou No. 1 High School. He is in Class three, Grade Seven. He likes English very much, but he has a problem—his English is poor(差的). He wants to studyitwell. So he wants to find some English -speaking pen pals.
Now he has a letter from Tom, his pen pal in Canada. The letter is in English. Tom is fourteen and he is a student, too. He and Zhou Lei are in the same grade. He speaks English very well. In the letter, Tom says he wants to visit China and study some Chinese. Zhou Lei is very happy to get (收到) this letter. He thinks they can help each other with their problems.
Amy's apartment(公寓) building is in the centre of the town. Amy is very pleasedwith the building because it is in a very convenient place. Across from the building，there's a bank,a post office and a restaurant. Next to the building,there's a drugstore(药店) and a laundromat(自助洗衣店). Around the corner from the building,there are two supermarkets.
There's a lot of noise near Amy's apartment building. There are a lot of cars on the street,and there are a lot of people on the sidewalks all day and all night. However,Amy isn't very upset about the noise in her neighborhood. In short,it's a very busy but convenient place to live in.