Practical English For High Schools

Paperback | May 14, 2012

byWilliam Dodge Lewis

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 Excerpt: ...before. Mr. Smith said that he would see, and went to find out. He returned three minutes later and reported in the affirmative. Mr. Robinson then asked him how many. Mr. Smith said that he would see. He went out, and returned in a few minute with the report that five carloads had come in. The employer then asked what kind of logs they were. Again Mr. Smith went to find out. He returned, saying that there were three carloads of white oak and two carloads of maple. Then the new manager was called in. As he entered, Mr. Robinson asked him, in turn, whether any logs had come in the night before. Mr. Thomas left the room, saying that he would see. A few minutes later he entered and reported that five carloads of logs had come in on the two-thirty freight the night before, from Brown and Dawson; that there were three carloads of white oak and two carloads of hard maple; and that the cars were still standing loaded on the siding. Mr. Robinson then dismissed Mr. Thomas and told Mr. Smith that he would have been glad to promote him if he could have afforded it. But he said that Mr. Smith had gone out three times to find out about the logs, and even then had not hrought back as complete and accurate information as the new manager had brought the first time. The employer said that his time was worth one hundred dollars a day. He paid Mr. Smith thirty-five dollars a week and several hours of his own valuable time. He paid Mr. Thomas a hundred dollars a week because he did valuable woik without taking his employer's time unnecessarily. Why is the second version so tame and lifeless compared with the first? 1. Prepare to tell the class about some experience you have had. The following list may suggest a topic: Earning money for tickets What I would do if I were A disagr...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 Excerpt: ...before. Mr. Smith said that he would see, and went to find out. He returned three minutes later and reported in the affirmative....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:May 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021753189X

ISBN - 13:9780217531894

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