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The Dog the Cock and the Fox by Aesop for ESL Students

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A dog and a cock became great friends, and agreed to travel together.

آموزش زبان فارسی با داستان سگ در آخور برای کودکان و نوجوانان
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At nightfall, the cock flew up into the branches of a tree to roost, while the dog curled himself up inside the trunk, which was hollow.

  • nightfall: dusk, twilight, beginning of night, evening, sunset
  • roost: to go to sleep, stay in a place and rest
  • curl: make something coiled or curved, twist
  • hollow: empty, vacant, unfilled

At break of day, the cock woke up and crew, as usual. A fox heard, and, wishing to make a breakfast of him, came and stood under the tree and begged him to come down.

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“I should so like,” said he, “to make the acquaintance of one who has such a beautiful voice.”

  • acquaintance: friend, contact, associate

The cock replied, “Would you just wake my porter who sleeps at the foot of the tree? He’ll open the door and let you in.”

داستان فارسی روباه دم بریده با ویدیو برای آموزش زبان فارسی به کودکان و نوجوانان

The fox accordingly rapped on the trunk, when out rushed the dog and tore him in pieces.

  • accordingly: therefore, as a result
  • rapped on: knocked on, tapped on
  • trunk: the main stem of a tree

داستان سگ شیطون برای آموزش زبان فارسی به کودکان و نوجوانان غیر فارسی زبان


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4 comments on “The Dog the Cock and the Fox by Aesop for ESL Students”

  1. I don’t now but somehow I really got sad for the poor fox. I thing the dog was not really happy to see the fox. The cock actually didn’t care for the fox life.

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    • The dog tore the fox in pieces because the dog was in a defensive mood.
      Feedback
      1. The difference between ‘thing’ and ‘think’
      2. The difference between ‘now’ and ‘know’
      3. fox life = fox’s life

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  2. My perception of this fable is that we should not trust someone with a bad reputation, although it seems they have a good tension we should be cautious.

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