TOPIC 11:READING A VARIETY OF
TEXTS (INTENSIVE READING)
Reading refers to slow and careful reading in details which specific learning
aims and tasks. Intensive reading involves reading for composition.
Read the following composition then answer the question.
“A Foolish Customer”
One day Mr. Juha seat in a hotel
drinking some coffee. A boy come to him that he was selling afternoon papers.
“Which papers do you have? Juha asked. “I have the Daily news and The
Guardian”, the boy said. “Well, give me both. How much do they cost?” Mr. Juha
asked. “One thousand two hundred for both. The Guardian sells at seven hundred”
the boy said, “Oh, that is very expensive; just give, The Daily News”
Mr. Juha gave the boy ton
thousand shillings note. The boy said he had no change. “Let me go for the
change sir”, the boy said “No! No! No!” you will run away with my money! Leave
your papers here with me” Mr. Juha said. The boy left happily leaving Juha with
the papers after two hours Mr. Juha counted the papers that the boy had left.
They were only three! Juha laughed Kwe! Kwe! Kwe! Of course the boy never came
Write True (T) or false (F) to
the following sentences
1. Juha sat in a hotel reading
the Daily news
2. The Guardian costs five
3. Juha change was 8,800/=
4. Juha counted his change
Provide meaning of the following
1. Someone who buys things from
the seller, buyer, client
2. The price of something e.g. my
shoes cost me five thousand shilling only