Vocabulary thief/ robber– a person who takes things
theft– the act or the time when a robber takes something
steal– (verb) to take something that is not yours (past tense- stole)
bizarre– very strange, unusual
small/medium/ large build– the size of a person’s body. A very big man would have a large build.
describe– to tell how something looks or how something is (noun- description)
knock down– (verb) to make something fall
refrigerator– cold place where we keep our food
Police Officer: I understand you had a theft tonight. Could you tell me everything that happened?
Mrs. Grady: Yes, of course. I was sleeping and I heard a loud noise in the kitchen.
Police Officer: And what did you do?
Mrs. Grady: I got up and went downstairs very quietly. Then I saw a man going out of the window.
Police Officer: Can you describe the thief?
Mrs. Grady: Sure. He had dark hair and a medium build. I couldn’t see his face well, but he was wearing a blue shirt.
Police Officer: Did he steal anything?
Mrs. Grady: Well, it was very bizarre.
Police Officer: What do you mean?
Mrs. Grady: He knocked down the refrigerator and stole all the food!
Questions and Answers
1. What was Mrs. Grady doing when she heard the thief?
Answer She was sleeping.
2. What was the thief doing when Mrs. Grady saw him?
Answer He was going out of the window.
3. What did the thief look like?
Answer He had dark hair and a medium build.
4. What was the thief wearing?
Answer He was wearing a blue shirt.
5. What did the thief knock down?
Answer He knocked down the refrigerator.
6. What did the thief steal?
Answer He stole the food.