I arrived in London at last. The railway station was big, black and dark. I did not know the way to my hotel, so I asked a porter. I not only spoke English very carefully, but very clearly as well. The porter, however, could not understand me. I repeated my question several times and at last he understood. He answered me, but he spoke neither slowly nor clearly. ‘I am a foreigner,’ I said. Then he spoke slowly, but I could not understand him. My teacher never spoke English like that! The porter and I looked at each other and smiled. Then he said something and I understood it. ‘You'll soon learn English!’ he said. I wonder: In England, each person speaks a different language. The English understand each other, but I don't understand them! Do they speak English?
summary writing 摘要写作
Answer these questions in not more than 70 words.
1 Did you arrive at a railway station in London or not? Did you ask a porter the way to your hotel or not? Could he understand you or not?(and… but)
2 Did he understand you at last or not? Could you understand his answer?(but)
3 Did your teacher ever speak English like that or not?
4 What did the porter say to you?
5 Does each person speak a different language in England or not?
6 Do they understand each other or not? Do you understand them?(but)