The Cat and the Mice
The cat lives in a small house. In the kitchen of the cat’s house live little mice. The cat is very big and every day she eats one or two mice. But on her birthday the cat does not eat mice. Every year all the mice in her house come to the cat’s birthday party. Of course, the cat is very glad to see the mice. They usually give her birthday presents: cakes, bottles of milk and interesting toys. The toys are made of paper and cotton. The cat likes the cakes and milk. She likes the toys too.
This year the mice come to the cat’s birthday party and say, “here is a blue ribbon with a small bell for you”.
The ribbon is very nice. It is made of silk. The cat takes the ribbon, puts it on and says, “thank you. I like the ribbon with the bell very much. I am going to wear it all the time’.
The mice are very happy. Now they know the cat comes. When the mice hear the bell they run away.
Find 9 the words from the tale.
Task 3 Match the halves of the sentence.
1. One her birthday a. they run away.
2. The cat is very glad b. the cat does not eat mice.
3. I like ribbon c. very happy.
4. The mice are d. to see the mice.
5. When the mice hear the bell e. with the bell very much.
Task 1 1F 2F 3F 4T 5F
Task 2 kitchen, milk, mice, ribbon, toy, present, nice, cat, party;
Task 3 1b 2d 3e 4c 5a