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Learn English Vocabulary, Story 1

Read this story to help you learn English vocabulary. Difficult words are explained on the right side of the page. To learn most effectively, read the story at least two times.

One day a policeman stopped (1) a motorist who had just gone through (2) a stop sign and was about to give him a ticket when the motorist said. "Officer you can't give me a ticket for that!' "Why not" said the officer. "Because although I did not stop I slowed right down and its almost the same." "But you did not stop" (3) replied the officer, "and the sign says STOP." "But (4) the way was clear and it was safe" replied the motorist. The officer then pulled out his (5) batton and started hitting the motorist. "What are you doing!" (6) yelled the motorist in surprise. "Stop hitting me!". The policeman then asked "Do you want me to slow down or stop?". (1) a driver
(2) every car must stop at a stop sign
(3) answered
(4) the street
(5) a stick
(6) called out loudly

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