- Project Runeberg -  Lärobok i engelska för högre folkskolor, prakt. ungdomsskolor och studiecirklar samt för självstudium /
48

(1924) [MARC] Author: Robert Eugen Zachrisson - Tema: Textbooks for schools
Table of Contents / Innehåll | << Previous | Next >>
  Project Runeberg | Like | Catalog | Recent Changes | Donate | Comments? |   

Full resolution (TIFF) - On this page / på denna sida - Läsestycken - 20. Callings

scanned image

<< prev. page << föreg. sida <<     >> nästa sida >> next page >>


Below is the raw OCR text from the above scanned image. Do you see an error? Proofread the page now!
Här nedan syns maskintolkade texten från faksimilbilden ovan. Ser du något fel? Korrekturläs sidan nu!

This page has never been proofread. / Denna sida har aldrig korrekturlästs.

48
a shorthand writer). Our
principal is very just. He is a
hard worker himself, and he
expects us to do our work
properly. In the summer we
have a fortnight’s holiday. But
our salary is not very high.
I often have to work overtime
(do extra work). Then I sit
up låte at night.
My sister also has a situation
at an office. Her principal is
very bad-tempered. He is
hard to please. Nothing is
right. I believe some of the
girls will give notice, and try
to get another situation.
I am a postman. I collect
letters, postcards, and parcels
at the post office, and deliver
them at the right addresses.
I have to walk miles in all
sorts of weather, upstairs and
downstairs. It was very tiring
to begin with, but I soon got
used to it.
One of my brothers is an
engine-driver. He has a very
responsible post. If he doesn’t
keep a good look-out, there
can easily be a railway
accident, and many peoply might
be killed (lose their lives), or
be injured.
My eldest boy is very clever.
When he was only nine, he
went direct from the Elemen-
ĕ sj’åhthänd r’aite). Auĕ
pr’in-sipĕl iz v’eri dzj’ast. Hi iz ĕ
h’ahd w’öhké hims’elf, ĕn hi
iksp’ekts ’as tĕ do ’auĕ w’öhk
pr’åpĕli. In dhĕ s’amĕ wi hav
ĕ f’åhtnaits h’ålidei. Bet auĕ
s’älĕri iz n’åt veri h’ai. Ai ’åhfn
hav tĕ w’öhk ’åovĕtaim (do
’ekstrĕ w’öhk). Dh’en ai s’it
’ap l’eit ĕt n’ait.
Mai s’istĕ ’åhlså häz ĕ
sitjo-’eisjĕn ĕt ĕn ’åfis. H’oh
pr’in-sipĕl iz v’eri b’ädtempĕd. Hi iz
h’ahd tĕ pl’ihz. N’athing iz
r’ait. Ai bil’ihv s’am ĕv dhĕ
g’öhlz wil giv n’åotis, ĕn
tr’ai tĕ get ĕn’adhĕ sitjo’eisjĕn.
Ai ĕm ĕ p’åostmĕn. Ai
kål’ekt l’etĕz, p’åostkahdz, ĕn
p’ahslz ĕt dhĕ p’åost åfis, ĕn
dil’ivĕ dhĕm ĕt dhĕ r’ait
ĕdr’esiz. Ai hav tĕ w’åhk
m’ailz in ’åhl s’åhts ĕv w’edhĕ,
’apstäĕz ĕn d’aunstäĕz. It wåz
v’eri t’aiĕring tĕ big’in widh,
bet ai s’ohn gåt j’ohst tĕ it.
W’an ĕv mai br’adhĕz iz ĕn
’endzjindraivĕ. Hi häz ĕ v’eri
risp’ånsibl p’åost. If hi d’aznt
kihp ĕ g’od lok’aut dhäĕ ken
’ihzili bi ĕ r’eilwei äksidĕnt
ĕn m’eni p’ihpl mait bi k’ild
(l’ohz dhäĕ l’aivz), åh bi
’indzjĕd.
Mai’eldist b’åi iz v’eri kl’eve.
Wen hi wåz ’åonli n’ain, hi
went dir’ekt fråm dhi elim’en-

<< prev. page << föreg. sida <<     >> nästa sida >> next page >>


Project Runeberg, Fri Nov 20 21:53:53 2020 (aronsson) (download) << Previous Next >>
http://runeberg.org/engelska/0048.html

Valid HTML 4.0! All our files are DRM-free