[00:00.10]First Trip Away From Home|[00:02.97] Today I am going to my friend's house.|[00:04.77] Her name is Valerie.|[00:06.51] This is going to be my first trip away from home,|[00:10.00] without my parents.|[00:11.92] My dad is driving me to Valerie's house,|[00:15.09] and I'll be staying there for two weeks.|[00:18.02] Her mom will drive me back home.|[00:20.51] It takes about l l/2 hours to get there.|[00:23.75] I have to pack enough clothes for play, work and church.|[00:29.03] I hope I'll pack the right things.|[00:31.77] Of course, I have to remember my toothbrush and hairbrush.|[00:36.17] Valerie lives on a farm.|[00:38.60] I'll be helping her dad with milking the cows--I think!|[00:43.08] We'll play up in the hayloft|[00:45.25] after we have helped put the bales into the barn.|[00:48.37] We'll be all itchy when that job is done!|[00:51.54] There are a lot of things to do on a farm.|[00:54.83] Her mom is a good cook and will feed us well!|[00:58.57] There is a nice pond where we can go swimming.|[01:02.61] I mustn't forget my bathing suit.|[01:05.10] I wonder if the farm dog comes into the pond, too.|[01:08.95] That would be funny!|[01:10.26] My dad and mom are giving me money|[01:12.88] just in case we go shopping.|[01:15.05] I hope we do go shopping|[01:16.67] because I want to buy lots of candy.|[01:19.28] (I won't tell my mom that!)|[01:21.71] Oh, dear! I hear Dad yelling,|[01:24.26] "Let's go!" I haven't even finished packing my things yet.|[01:28.68] I guess I better stop writing this now and get busy fast!|[01:31.91] Bye!
Learn by Listening Level 2
Learn English By Listening Level 2 Unit 049