Reading Cards for Young Learners - Card 12

These cards are practice materials for young people who are learning English. They are set at elementary or pre-intermediate level.

Waylink Young Learner's Reading Card 12

Read this:

One Saturday afternoon Peter was hungry. He decided to make some cakes. When they were ready, he took them out of the oven. They were too hot to eat. He put ten cakes on a plate on the table. He went into the garden to read a book. When he came in, there were only two cakes left!

'Eli, did you eat the cakes on the table?'

'No, I didn't,' she replied.

'Tom, did you eat the cakes on the table?'

'No, I didn't,' he replied.

'Well, I think there is a rat in this kitchen,' Peter said.

'But we ate some nice cakes we found on the plate,' said Eli. 'They were very, very nice! We left two for you!'

Correct the statements below, like this:

Peter made some biscuits.
No, he didn't. He made some cakes.

  1. Peter took them out of the fire.

    No, he took them out of the oven.
  2. Peter ate them immediately.

    No, he didn't. They were too hot (to eat).
  3. He put ten on a saucer.

    No, he didn't. He put them on a plate.
  4. He put them on a chair.

    No, he didn't He put them on the table.
  5. His friends ate all the cakes.

    No, they didn't. They ate eight cakes./They left two cakes.
  6. Peter asked Ali about the cakes.

    No, he didn't. He asked Eli (about the cakes).
  7. He asked Tim about the cakes.

    No, he didn't. He asked Tom about the cakes.
  8. He thought there was a cat in the kitchen.

    No, he didn't. He thought there was a rat in the kitchen.
  9. Eli and Tom ate the cakes on the table.

    No, they didn't. They ate the cakes on the plate.
  10. His friends left three for him.

    No, they didn't. They left two for him.

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