Susan was sleeping in her bed. She had beautiful dreams of flowers, butterflies, and handsome men. But at 7 am, the alarm clock went off.
“Oh no”’ she thought and started frantically looking for it on the nightstand.
She finally found the alarm clock but accidentally knocked it over. It fell on the floor and shattered to pieces.
“Oh well, now I can sleep in every day,” she thought.
She was considering staying in bed… under the warm duvet… on the soft pillow and the smooth bed sheet. The idea was so tempting that she drifted off and almost overslept.
“Oh no,” she shouted when she woke up. It was 8 am, and she started work at 9! She had to hurry!
She jumped out of bed and ran to the kitchen.
If an alarm clock goes off, it starts ringing in the morning.
A nightstand is a small table next to your bed. You can keep a lamp and an alarm clock there.
If you sleep in, you sleep longer than usual, especially on the weekend.
A duvet is something you cover yourself with in bed. It’s like a blanket, but thicker and warmer.
A pillow is the soft thing you put your head on when you sleep.
The bed sheet is the thin piece of fabric you put on your bed when you sleep.
If you oversleep, you sleep longer than you intended to, and you might be late for work or school.
“Oh no,” she thought and started frantically looking for it on the nightstand.(= in a worried, upset way)
She finally found the alarm clock but accidentally knocked it over. (= pushed it, and it fell down)
It fell on the floor and shattered to pieces. (= broke into small pieces)
The idea was so tempting (= attractive) that she drifted off. (= fell asleep)
Tomorrow we will learn what happened in the kitchen! And it won’t be good….
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