Hello, students. You now can learn about Jacob, an American teenager, as part of “American Teens Talk!” book. I suggest you read and listen to this section several times so you can improve your American English reading and listening comprehension skills. Don’t forget to respond to the prompts in the comments section below so that you can improve your writing skills as well.
Directions: Please read about the section about Jacob two or more times.
Directions: Please listen to the section about Jacob two or more times.
Directions: Please respond to one of the prompts below in the comments section at the bottom of this page.
- Jacob thinks ants are very, very interesting.
What animal do you think is interesting?
- Jacob has a serious health problem that
doctors can’t cure. He “lives with it.” What
is a problem that you or one of your
friends lives with? What do you do to help
you live with the problem? This could
be any kind of problem, for example, an
economic problem, a medical problem, a
family problem, a community problem.