A haunted house

I. DIALOGUE

G: Oh no, it’s raining! I wanted to go to the beach today.

B: Well, I’m visiting a haunted house this afternoon. You can come with me if you like.

G: A haunted house? What is it like?

B: It’s really dark, with lots of old furniture and pictures on the walls. It’s called a haunted house because it’s full of ghosts!

G: You’re joking, right? I don’t believe in ghosts! Where is the haunted house?

B: The house is in the old forest.

G: Oh! Are you really sure you want to go?

B: What’s wrong? I thought you didn’t believe in ghosts!

G: Well, I don’t really believe in ghosts, but . . .

B: That’s OK, I don’t believe in ghosts, either! I was only joking. The old house isn’t really haunted; it’s just a very old, empty house.

G: Whew, I’m glad to hear that! Sure, I’ll come with you!

II. VOCABULARY

  • haunted /ˈhɔntəd/: ma ám
  • furniture /ˈfɜrnɪtʃər/: nội thất