Listening and Reading Exercise

A Trip To The Park

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Mr. and Mrs. Anderson want to take their children to Riverfront Park on Saturday. They have four children, two boys and two girls. The boys’ names are Bill and Tommy. The girls’ names are Joan and Annie. The oldest child in the family is Bill. He is 14 years old. The youngest is Annie. She is only five years old. Joan is 11 years old and Tommy is 9. The whole family likes to go to Riverfront Park Spokane because there are a lot of fun things to do. They can walk in the park and have a picnic. There are also a lot of fun rides for the children. The children love to ride on all the rides at Riverfront Park

Riverfront Park is a beautiful park close to downtown Spokane.The park has a lot of trees and grass and paths for people to walk on. The Spokane River runs through the middle of the park. There are bridges across the river, and people can walk across the bridges. Some people are nervous when they walk across the bridges, but walking across the bridges is really not dangerous.

When the Anderson family goes to Riverfront Park they usually leave their house about ten o’clock in the morning. It takes Mr. Anderson about fifteen minutes to drive the family to the park. Mr. Anderson can park their car in a parking lot that is very close to the park. They have to pay two dollars to park their car there, but they can park there all day.

The Anderson children usually ride on all the rides at the park. There is a little train that goes all around the park, and people can ride on the train.

Sometimes the Anderson family goes to the IMAX Theater in the park. The movie screen in the theater is very, very big, and the movies are very interesting and exciting.

After a wonderful day at the park, the Anderson family usually goes home about four o’clock in the afternoon. The children talk about their day at the park all the way home. They always want to go back to the park again.

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