How the Dog Found Himself a New Master!
Questions and Answers
A. Discuss these questions in pairs before you write the answers.
Question 1. Why did the dog feel the need for a master?
Answer: The dog felt a need for a master because he was tired of wandering about all by himself and being scared of those who were stronger than him. So, he decided to have a master who was stronger than anyone on the entire earth.
Question 2. Who did he first choose as his master? Why did he leave that master?
Answer: He chose the wolf as his first master. He left the wolf as his master because the wolf was scared of the bear. The dog wanted to serve a master who was stronger than anyone on the earth. So, he left the wolf.
Question 3. Who did he choose next?
Answer: He chose the bear as his master.
Question 4. Why did he serve the Lion for a long time?
Answer: He served the lion for a long time because he had no complaints. He was safe as the lion was the strongest beast and no one dared to touch the dog.
Question 5. Whom did he finally choose as his master and why?
Answer: He finally chose man as his master. This is because even the lion, who was the fiercest beast, was scared of humans. This convinced the dog that man was the strongest of all.
B. A summary of the story is given below. Fill in the blanks to complete it taking appropriate phrases from the box.
a dog, stronger than anyone else, the strongest of all, a wolf, the bear, afraid of man, his own master, a lion
This is the story of —–––––—————————–, who used to be —————————————. He decided to find a master —–––––––———————. First, he found —————————— ——, but the wolf was afraid of –––————––———————. The dog thought that the bear was —————
————————. After some time the dog met —————————————, who seemed the strongest.
He stayed with the lion for a long time. One day he realized that the lion was ———————––—— ————. To this day, the dog remains man’s best friend.
Answer: This is the story of a dog, who used to be his own master. He decided to find a master stronger than anyone else. First, he found a wolf, but the wolf was afraid of the bear. The dog thought that the bear was the strongest of all. After some time the dog met a lion, who seemed the strongest.
He stayed with the lion for a long time. One day he realized that the lion was afraid of man. To this day, the dog remains man’s best friend.
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