Translate the phrases.
worry about one’s safety
get one’s driver’s license
have part-time jobs
get one’s ears pieced
cut one’s hair
What do you think the poem is about?
Do you remember what your mother did
when you were a baby and you cried?
Do you listen to your mother and behave well?
How do you feel about your mother now?
Do you argue with your mother or talk back to her?
Do you regret anything you did to your parents?
3b Read again and answer the questions.
When the writer was a baby and a small child, the mom did these:
· sang to him and stayed by his side when he cried
· gave him food and warm arms to sleep in when he was tired and
· kept him safe when he was running through the field
· hugged him and lifted him up when he fell