When my parents bought me a computer as a birthday gift for me last year, I felt very exciting. As we all know, computers are getting more and more useful now. Many information can be stored in them. We can also learn that has lately happened in the world in the Internet. In the past, people had to do lots of work that were very dangerous. But now computers can do it instead. When an exam is coming, I often did some exercises on my computer. Then it will correct it and tell me the right answer. In this way it is very convenient for me to prepare the exam than before. The computer has become my real friend. 11 One day we were having an English class while Mr Green saw a boy reading a cartoon book and said, “Jim, how do you usually do after lunch?” Jim nervously got up his seat. He did not know how to answer it. He thought for some time and then said, “Waiting for supper.” The teacher was unhappy, but at that moment he saw another boy was sleeping. He was angry, but he was trying not to show for it. Then he asked, “And you, John?” John wakes up and did not hear the question. He asked his deskmate, who dared tell him. Then he stood up and replied with a loudly voice, “So do I, sir!” Everybody laughed. 12 Dear Ms Smith, I am secretary of the City Student Union (CSU). We were organizing an art exhibition for high school students in city. This will be held on the 9th of July in the Exhibition Hall of Beihai. More than 1000 painting will be on show, but high school students from all the eight districts will come to the event. As you are very popularly with us Chinese high school students, we’d like to invite for you to the exhibition. We would be grateful when you could join them that day. Looking forward to hear from you soon.