Read the story below at your level. Then, study the key words and phrases. Later, use them in your conversations and writing this week.
One of my students asked me for a little help. He was writing a post for his company’s blog. He wrote about going to Hokkaido and looking for clams. In English, that’s called clam digging. I grew up on the east coast of the US. Clam digging is really well-known there. Clam diggers is also a style of pants. They are longer than shorts but shorter than pants. The cuffs don’t get wet in shallow water.
Flesch-Kinkead – Grade: 3
well-known – something many people know about
The Godfather isn’t popular right now but it is a well-known movie.
cuffs – the end of a sleeve or pants leg
You got some mustard on your shirt cuff.
shallow – not deep
Don’t dive into the shallow end of the pool.
Like this story? Let’s talk about it in class.