TAILIEUCHUNG - Toeic test lesson six

Toeic là một kỳ thi quan trọng và rất khó đối với chúng ta. Kỳ thi này đòi hỏi chúng ta phải có một nền tảng kiến thức vững chắc. Đây là một kỳ thi mang tính chất quốc tế và đề thi rất khó để làm. Tài liệu này sẽ giúp cho các bạn rèn luyện thêm kỹ năng cho kỳ thi toefl. | A day in the life of a driving instructor by Alan Townend A day in the life of a driving instructor When Major John Hewson retired from the army at the age of fifty he soon found himself at a loose end. He had grown used to army discipline and he found civilian life dull and boring. For the first few months he was quite happy in the house that he and his wife had bought on his retirement but he soon began to wish he had something to do. His wife Mary also pointed out that his pension wasn t sufficient for them to live on and that they needed some extra money. Unfortunately the Major had no qualifications but he did know a lot about motor cars. And so three months later he opened his own school of motoring. He called it the Al School of Driving. At first the Major thought he would never get more than one or two clients but everything changed on the day that the first of his pupils passed the driving test. As usual the Major rose early ate his breakfast and was in his office at exactly eight o clock. The Major was always punctual. People in the houses opposite the school checked their watches when he arrived they knew that the moment he entered his office it was eight o clock precisely. The Major s first job each morning was to go into the garage next door and check the car for oil water and air. He returned to the office at eight fifteen. He looked at his diary and sadly noted that he had no appointments until midday. Nevertheless he opened the office at nine o clock as usual. Then he sat down at his desk lit his pipe and opened the morning newspaper. He knew from many mornings spent in this way that if he read the paper very slowly he would finish it at half past eleven just in time to get ready for his first client. But he was still reading the front page when the door opened and a middle-aged woman walked in. Mrs. Carruthers had read the advertisement for the A1 School in the local paper and had come for the free trial lesson. The Major offered one hour s free .