A Special Christmas Story: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry. /ˈmeɪdʒaɪ/ 1.Read the short story online here (only 6 pages). 2. Listen to it : The VOA
Special English program, AMERICAN STORIES (with transcript). The mp3 file is on the right-hand side. 3. Summary, Theme & Analysis (video and quiz). The Magi: In the
Bible, the three men, thought to be kings or astrologers, who followed a star
to visit Jesus Christ when he was a baby and give him presents. They are also
called the Three Kings or the Three Wise Men.
SPEAKING EXAM, Task 2 (interaction): Read the following articles in order to gather ideas and vocabulary about this topic: - The pros and cons of online shopping: Article 1 - The pros and cons of online shopping: Article 2 - Demonetisation:Fundamental shift in payment habits