Reading lesson: This is My Neighborhood

this is my neighborhood reading lesson

Read Anna and Marsha’s conversation about their neighborhood. You can also listen to the audio recording below.

This is My Neighborhood

Anna: Hello! DC is a city for walking. In our neighborhood, I can do all my errands. Marsha, before we get ice cream, I need to return three books to the library. Where is the library?
Marsha: It is on this street on the corner.
Anna: Awesome!
Marsha: Let’s go!

Anna: Marsha, I can return the books here.
Marsha: Anna, what are those in the books?
Anna: Marsha, these are letters to my family and friends back home … four letters! Is there a post office near here?
Marsha: Um, no. The post office is far from here. But there is a mailbox across from the store.
Anna: Awesome! Let’s go!

Anna: Marsha, now I need to buy stamps.
Marsha: Do you have cash?
Anna: No. Is there a bank near here?
Marsha: There is a bank behind you.Anna: Thanks, Marsha. You know our neighborhood so well.
Anna: Now I have cash. I can buy stamps.
Marsha: That store sells stamps.
Anna: Wait here.

Anna: I have stamps.
Marsha: Wow, you’re fast.
Anna: Thank you, thank you letters, for sending my words… my love … to my family and friends –
Marsha: Do you have more cash?
Anna: I do!
Marsha and Anna: Ice cream!!
Anna: I love my new neighborhood! Everything is near our apartment! Even hair salons, and ice cream!

Practice Exercises for ________ Vocabulary

Exercise 1 – Play this word search game to practice colors.

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