did what he suggested
asked for more information
There are superstitions that reverse bad luck.
change bad luck to good luck
give bad luck to someone else
, immediately throw a little of spilled salt over your left shoulder.
use too much salt
pour out salt accidentally
It looks silly, but
the baseball players do not mind
if it helps them win the game.
that is ok with the baseball players
the baseball players do not like to talk about it.
Some superstitions are
. In Germany, it is good luck when the left eyetwitches. In Malaysia, it is bad luck when the left eye twitches.
are very cold
mean the opposite
Putting clothes on
brings good luck in Pakistan.
In the house, rather than outside
With the inside parts on the outside
People used to think that the soul could escape from the body during a sneeze.
B. LOOKING AT SPECIAL EXPRESSIONSFind the best way to complete each sentence. Write the letter of your answer on theline.as a result = because of that
...........The family took the numerologist’s advice. As a result,
...........He overslept. As a result,
...........She did not study; as a result,In addition to = as well as ( In addition to connects two similar ideas)
...........In addition to superstitions about the numbers,
...........In addition to studying French,
...........In addition to being an excellent student,According to Mr. Jones = Mr. Jones says that
..........According to a Japanese superstition,
........According to my watch,
..........According to this map,
he was late for work
she did not do well on the test
millions of people today drive ‘’Toyotas’’ and not ‘’Toyodas’’
she is an excellent dancer and swimmer.
There are many other kinds of superstitions.
He is studying German and Spanish
The museum is on Michigan Avenue.
The first bump means your parents will die.
It is a quarter to nine.
3. COMPREHENSION/READING SKILLSA. UNDERSTANDING THE MAIN IDEASWhat information is not in the story? Draw a line through the three sentences withinformation that is not in the story.
The men in the picture want to prove they are not superstitious.