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The frog Prince

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  The Frog Prince  

One  evening a young princess   went out to take a walk in the forest. She had her favourite toy, a golden ball    .     When she was playing, the   rolled along on the ground and fell down into a pond . The looked into the , but it was very deep. She began to cry, and said: "If I could only get my ball again, I would give everything that I have in the world."   While she was speaking, a frog  put its head out of the water, and said, 'Princess, why do you cry so sadly?'. 'Oh, my God' she said,' My golden ball fell into the pond.'

I.Write the answer.
1. What does she stand for in the second sentence? 
2.Where did the ball go? 
3.How did the princess feel? 
4.What came out of the pond? 

     The frog said, 'If you love me, and let me live with you , I will bring you your ball again.' 'What a silly   ,' thought the  , 'I will never be his friend. I will tell him he can have what he asks.' So the princess said to the frog, 'Well, if you bring me my ball , I will do what you ask.' Then the  went deep under the water; and after a little while he came up with the  and threw it out of the When the young saw her ball, she took it and ran to the palace  and forgot about the frog.
 
II. Complete the chart.
          Simple form          Past Tense
          think                    
          go                         
                               came
          see                       
                               took
          run                        
        
           The frog called the princess but she did not stop. The next day , when the sat down to have dinner, she heard a strange noise at the door.  It was the frog saying: 'Open the door, my princess dear, open the door to your true love!  

     The ran to the door and opened it, and there she saw the . Her father the king  asked: "What's the matter?  "There is an ugly frog," the princess said. "He helped me this morning to recover my ball and now he wants to come in".     The king said to the young princess, "You gave your word and you must honor it; open the door."  She did it, and the frog hopped into the room and sat close to the princess. The frog sat next to the and ate from her plate. After eating the frog said: "Now I am tired; carry me upstairs, and put me into your bed."  And the princess did but she was very upset. As soon as it was the  morning the frog jumped up, hopped downstairs, and went out of the bed.

III. Choose the correct answer.
1.What happened when the princess was having dinner? 
2.What did the frog want?  
3.Who said "Honor your word"?  
4.Was the princess happy with the visit of the frog?  
5.What did the frog do the next morning?  

     The princess thought  that the frog was gone forever, but she was wrong because the frog returned in the night and ate in her plate and slept on her bed.The frog did this a third night, but when the princess woke up the fourth morning she was surprised to see, a handsome prince . He told her that he had been enchanted by a witch who had changed him into a ; and that he had to be a frog until a princess let him to eat in her plate and slept on her bed for three nights.  "Now," said the prince, "I will take you with me to my father's kingdom, where I will marry you, and love you as long as you live."     The young princess and the prince got married and they lived happily many years.

IV. Write True or False.
1.The frog returned to the palace 6 nights.  
2.The fourth morning the princess woke up and saw a prince.  
3.The prince was enchanted by a fairy.  
4.The prince took the princess to his cousin's palace.  
5.The prince and the princess got married and lived happily.  
 
 
   The end.