3. I work hard.
   

man working at a computer

I work hard!

vocabulary

great: a lot of

pleasure: a good feeling; happiness

proud: a good feeling about oneself or others

support: give help; take care of

 

 I work hard. I have a family to support, so I’m always working. My friends say I work too much. They say I don’t have enough time for myself. But work gives me great pleasure. I have a business that is mine, and I don’t have a boss.

People who work with me say I’m good at what I do. That makes me feel proud of myself. It’s important to me to do good work. That makes me happy.

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Now you try it. Read the paragraph above. If you have a microphone, you can record your voice and compare it to my voice. Click on the recorder.

 

This reading exercise features the singular pronoun "I."

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