|aOxford bookworms library. Human interest. Stage 1
|a"First published in Oxford Bookworms 1997"--T.p. verso.
|aStage 1: 400 headwords.
|aWord count: 5,655.
|aEverybody wants to win the lottery. A million pounds, perhaps five million, even ten million. How wonderful! Emma Carter buys a ticket for the lottery every week, and puts the ticket carefully in her bag. She is seventy-three years old and does not have much money. She would like to visit her son in Australia, but aeroplane tickets are very expensive. Jason Williams buys lottery tickets every week too. But he is not a very nice young man. He steals things. He hits old ladies in the street, snatches their bags and runs away.
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