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The Fox and the Stork from Aesop for ESL Students

Last updated on December 31, 2023 by in English Short Stories Category with No Comments on The Fox and the Stork from Aesop for ESL Students, 83 Views and Reading Time: 3 minutes

The Fox and the Stork from Aesop’s fables for advanced ESL students with video and list of new vocabulary

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The Fox and the Stork

داستان شیر و روباه و گوزن برای آموزش زبان فارسی به کودکان و نوجوانان به همراه ویدیو و لیست واژگان

A fox invited a stork to dinner, at which the only fare provided was a large flat dish of soup.

  • stork: a large wading bird with a long beak
  • fare: food that is provided

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

The fox lapped it up with great relish, but the stork with her long bill tried in vain to partake of the savory broth.

  • lapped it up: swallowed it
  • relish: enjoyment, pleasure
  • partake: eat or drink something
  • savory: appetizing, tasty

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Her evident distress caused the sly fox much amusement.

  • evident: obvious
  • distress: trouble, suffering
  • sly: crafty, cunning

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But not long after the stork invited him in turn, and set before him a pitcher with a long and narrow neck, into which she could get her bill with ease.

  • pitcher: a single-handled container or jug for liquids

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Thus, while she enjoyed her dinner, the fox sat by hungry and helpless, for it was impossible for him to reach the tempting contents of the vessel.

  • helpless: needing help, powerless
  • tempting: causing desire or craving
  • vessel: container, pot, bowl, pitcher

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