Lesson 1 -Level 1 of Essential Words


A) Please first of all transcribe the audio file

and at the end summarize the story, record your voice and send it for us:


تمام اطلاعیه ها، تکالیف و پیام های مربوط به دوره ها فقط از طریق این کانال گزارش کار منتشر می شوند، لذا عضو بودن تمامی زبان آموزان الزامی است، در صورت عدم عضویت عواقب احتمالی فقط برعهده خود زبان آموز خواهد بود


B) Please read the story

The Lion and the Rabbit

The Lion and the Rabbit

A cruel lion lived in the forest. Every day, he killed and ate a lot of animals. The other animals were afraid the lion would kill them all.

The Lion and the Rabbit
The animals told the lion, “Let’s make a deal. If you promise to eat only one animal each day, then one of us will come to you every day. Then you don’t have to hunt and kill us*.”

The plan sounded well thought-out to the lion, so he agreed, but he also said, “ If you don’t come every day, I promise to kill all of you the next day!*” Each day after that, one animal went to the lion so that the lion could eat it. Then, all the other animals were safe.

The Lion and the Rabbit

Finally, it was the rabbit’s turn* to go to the lion. The rabbit went very slowly that day, so the lion was angry when the rabbit finally arrived. The lion angrily asked the rabbit, “Why are you late?”
“ I was hiding from another lion in the forest. That lion said he was the king, so I was afraid.”

The lion told the rabbit, “ I am the only king here! Take me to that other lion, and I will kill him. The rabbit replied, “ I will be happy to show you where he lives.”

The rabbit led the lion to an old well in the middle of the forest. The well was very deep with water at the bottom. The rabbit told the lion, “Look in there. The lion lives at the bottom.” When the lion looked in the well, he could see his own face in-the water. He thought that was the other lion.

The Lion and the Rabbit

Without waiting another moment, the lion jumped into the well to attack the other lion. He never came out. All of the other animals in the forest were very pleased with the rabbit’s clever trick.


C) Please listen to the story again


afraid adj.


When someone is afraid, they feel fear.
—►The woman was afraid of what she saw.

(synonyms: frightened, scared, fearful )

agree   v.


To agree is to say “yes” or to think the same way.
—►A: The food is very good in that restaurant. B: I agree with you.

(synonyms: be of the same mind/opinion)

angry adj.


When someone is angry, they may want to speak loudly or fight.
—►She didn’t do her homework, so her father is angry.

(synonyms: annoyed, displeased)

arrive   v.


To arrive is to get to or reach some place.
—►The bus always arrives at the corner of my street at 4:00.

(synonyms: come, get here/there, reach )

attack    v.


To attack is to try to fight or to hurt.
—►The man with the sword attacked the other man first.

bottom   n.


The bottom is the lowest part.
—►The bottom of my shoe has a hole in it.

(synonyms: foot, lowest part)

clever adj.


When someone is clever, they can solve a hard puzzle or problem.
—►The clever boy thought of a good idea.

(synonyms: intelligent, smart)

Cruel   adj.


When someone is cruel, they do bad things to hurt others.
—►The cruel man yelled at his sister.

(synonyms: vicious, fierce)

finally  adv.


If something happens finally, it happens after a longtime or at the end.
—►He finally crossed the finish line after five hours of running.

(synonyms: eventually, in the end)

hide v.


To hide is to try not to let others see you.
—► The other children will hide while you count to 100.

hunt v.


To hunt is to look for or search for an animal to kill.
—►Long ago, people hunted with bows and arrows.

(synonym: chase)

lot  n.


A lot means a large number or amount of people, animals, things, etc.
—►There are a lot of apples in the basket.

(synonyms: a large amount, plenty)

middle n.


The middle of something is the center or halfway point.
—►The Canadian flag has a maple leaf in the middle of it.

(synonyms: central, mid, medium, median)

moment    n.


A moment is a second or a very short time.
—►I was only a few moments late for the meeting.

(synonyms: short time, minute)

pleased adj.


When someone is pleased, they are happy.
—►She was pleased with the phone call she received.

(synonyms: happy, glad)

promise v.


To promise is to say you will do something for sure.
—► He promised to return my key by tomorrow.

(synonyms: vow, agreement)

reply v.


To reply is to give an answer or say back to someone.
She asked him what time his meeting was. He replied, “at three.”

(synonyms: respond, answer)

safe adj.


When a person is safe, they are not in danger.
—►Put on your seat belt in the car to be safe.

(synonym: secure)

trick n.


A trick is something you do to fool another person.
—►His card trick really surprised us.

well adv.
You use well to say that something was done in a good way.
—►The couple can dance quite well.

(synonyms: skilfully, expertly, professionally)

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Listen to the sound file of the vocabulary again

Now read the text and listen to the the reading file again


.در زبان انگلیسی برای گفتن داستان از فعل گذشته استفاده می شود

1) If you promise to eat only one animal each day, then one of us will come to you every day.

The First Conditional

If you promise to eat only one animal each day, then one of us will come to you every day.


The first conditional has the present simple after ‘if’, then the future simple in the other clause:

  • if + present simple, … will + infinitive

It’s used to talk about things which might happen in the future. Of course, we can’t know what will happen in the future, but this describes possible things, which could easily come true.

  • If it rains, I won’t go to the park.
  • If I study today, I‘ll go to the party tonight.
  • If I have enough money, I‘ll buy some new shoes.
  • She‘ll be late if the train is delayed.
  • She‘ll miss the bus if she doesn’t leave soon.
  • If I see her, I‘ll tell her.

2) If you don’t come every day, I promise to kill all of you the next day!

The Zero Conditional

If you don’t come every day, I promise to kill all of you the next day!*”


We can make a zero conditional sentence with two present simple verbs (one in the ‘if clause’ and one in the ‘main clause’):

  • If + present simple, …. present simple.

This conditional is used when the result will always happen. So, if water reaches 100 degrees, it always boils. It’s a fact. I’m talking in general, not about one particular situation. The result of the ‘if clause’ is always the main clause.

  • If people eat too much, they get fat.
  • If you touch a fire, you get burned.
  • People die if they don’t eat.
  • You get water if you mix hydrogen and oxygen.
  • Snakes bite if they are scared
  • If babies are hungry, they cry

First vs. Zero Conditional:

The first conditional describes a particular situation, whereas the zero conditional describes what happens in general.

For example (zero conditional): if you sit in the sun, you get burned (here I’m talking about every time a person sits in the sun – the burning is a natural consequence of the sitting)

But (first conditional): if you sit in the sun, you’ll get burned (here I’m talking about what will happen today, another day might be different)

3) Finally, it was the rabbit’s turn* to go to the lion.

turn noun

chance to do something [ countable ] the time when it is your chance, duty, or right to do something that each person in a group is doing one after the other.
turn to do something

Whose turn is it to set the table?
It’s your turn . Roll the dice.
I think it’s our turn to drive the kids to school this week.