Titlu My Little Ghost
Autor Jennifer Bassett
Categorie Limba Engleză
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My Little Ghost

Invata engleza citind, nivelul recomandat A2 Elementary.  

Very young children like to feel safe. They like the same things to happen every day; they like the same people around them. They like what they know, and are often afraid of what they don't know. Avusi is worried. Why does his mama work in a house full of ghosts - white ghosts? I live in a small village on the coast in Papua New Guinea. My name is Avusi. My Mama, she works in town, looking after somebody's children. Every morning I wake up to the sound of my Mama getting ready for work, and I am filled with a feeling of sadness. 'Mama, can I come with you?' 'No, my brave little man, you cannot come.' 'But I don't want to stay here by myself,' I cry. 'Your Bubu will be here to look after you, and you have all the other children in the village to play with.' I watch unhappily as my mother goes down the wooden steps of our hut and disappears into the morning fog. That night, while my mother was putting me to bed, I asked her about her job. 'Mama, is it true there are lots of ghosts where you work?' 'Why? Who told you a story like that?' she asked. 'Bubu Man said you work in a house full of white ghosts.' 'Don't listen to that old man. One day he'll frighten you to death. I don't work in a house of white ghosts, is that clear?' 'Yes, Mama.' 'So, I guess that means you're not coming with me to work tomorrow... because you think I work in a house full of ghosts.' 'No, I want to come, I want to come, please!' I said. 'OK, OK, you can come,' she laughed. Next day I got up at the same time as the sun. 'Mama, Mama, wake up!' I called, running into my mother's room. 'You're going to be late for work.'

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