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English course – Essential … lesson 9/50-2010

THE WRONG HOUSE
Well, not a very good evening for Arthur. Now he is at the bus stop on a cold evening. He is tired, cold and miserable. His hands are cold, his feet are cold and he has a red nose.
Where are Bruce and Mary? Perhaps they are still at the restaurant with a nice hot cup of coffee and some brandy. Their hands and feet are not cold. But, of course, Bruce has some money. His wallet is not empty, like Arthur’s. He has one or two 5-pound notes in his pocket.
Perhaps they are in Bruce’s car or perhaps …
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Now Arthur is at the front door of his house. Where is the key? Is it in his coat pocket? No, it isn’t. Is it in his trousers pocket? No, it isn’t there either. This is bad. There are no lights in the house. Mrs. Harrison is probably asleep. She is also deaf.
Question: WHAT IS MRS. HARRISON PROBABLY DOING NOW?
story from Access to English by Michael Coles and Basil Lord