Forty-three years a milkman – level 1

10-02-2016 15:00

This story is about a milkman. He is British. His name is John. He delivers milk. He does this for 43 years. He delivers 4,731,764 litres of milk. Now, he is retiring.

His job is not just about the milk. It is about the customers. Many people are lonely. John gives them their milk, and he talks with them. This makes people happy.

John is married. Do you know how he met his wife? She was his customer!

Difficult words: deliver (to bring something to a customer), retire (to stop working), customer (a person who buys something), met (past of “meet”), was (past of “is”).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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