Policemen cook dinner for an old couple

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PRACTICE THE WORDS

This is a true story. It happened in August in Rome, Italy. 

People hear an old couple crying in their apartment. They call the police. The police come to check the apartment. They find the couple crying. “Why are you crying?”, they ask the old man and his wife. 

The old couple tell them “We feel very sad and lonely after watching the news.” Jole is 84 years old. She sees the news and says to her husband, Michele, “there is so much hate in the world”. Michele tells the policemen that family and friends don’t come to see them. They only have the TV and they feel very lonely.

The policemen feel sorry for the old couple. They cook some pasta and make dinner for them. The policemen wait for the doctors to come and check the couple. They want them to be happy. 

Role Play

Policeman: Why are you crying? What happened?

Jole and Michele: We watched the news. There is so much hate in the world.

Policeman: Do friends and family come to see you?

Jole and Michele: No. We only have the TV. We feel sad and lonely ..

Policeman: Do you have food for dinner?

Jole and Michele: No, we can’t make dinner. We are very sad.

Policeman: We will cook dinner for you.

PUT THE WORDS IN THE RIGHT SENTENCE

POLICEMEN COOK DINNER - A

apartment, true, call, happened, hear
1.
This is a story. 
2.
It in August in Rome, Italy. 
3.
People an old couple crying. 
4.
The old couple are in their
5.
People the police. 
PUT THE WORDS IN THE RIGHT SENTENCES

Policemen cook dinner- B

ask, sees, check, tell, feel
1.
The police come to the apartment. 
2.
“Why are you crying?”, they the old man and his wife. 
3.
The old couple them “We feel very sad".
4.
Jole the news and it makes her very sad.
5.
Jole and Michele very lonely.

 

 

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