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Today we are going to finish discussing Chapter 3.
First, let's review some vocabulary. Click this link: Inverted Eagle Chapter 3 Vocabulary.
Next, click this link:応用英語1-2 Reading Vocabulary.
Now let's read a great summary of Chapter 3 by Martina R., a student in Stuttgart, Germany:
Chapter 3 – The Hospital
The first lie: Judith told Ellie that she lied concerning the combination of the wall safe, she gave the numbers to Kevin. Because of her age, Judith forgot, that she also gave the combination to Miguel. After this, Ellie wanted to hear the whole story. Judith started to tell the story which had begun a month ago with the purchase of a beautiful stamp.
At the end of the conversation between Ellie and Judith Reed, Yokota, a colleague of Ellie, and Kevin entered the room. Ellie saw Kevin and she accused him of lying to her.
The next steps: Elle checked the stories of the involved people and wanted to search the house from the top to bottom.
After that, Ellie drove to the hospital where Evan and Nancy Reed were staying. Nancy was sleeping and Even was telephoning someone with his cell phone. Ellie stopped in front of the door and tried to understand the call between Evan and the other person. The words (which) she heard were “Brian … investors …. excited about the project – to get money together”. Some / a few seconds after the call, Ellie went into the room and introduced herself to the Reeds. Then she told the Reeds a part of her investigation. It was surprising, that Evan accused his son of committing the robbery, because the Reeds wanted that Kevin tried to find a job and they had informed him that they were stopping his monthly allowance. Later, Ellie asked the Reeds to describe the occurrences which happened last night separately?
At the end of the Chapter, Yokota called Ellie and told her that there might be a new motive ….
You can read Martina's entire review of The Inverted Eagle on Karenne Sylvester's great blog Kalinago English.
Finally, please post a comment. Who do you think dunit?