Did You Understand?
Why is Dana’s father on the roof?
What does Dana think her father is doing?
Who does Dana want to call on the telephone?
Why does Dana want to call for an ambulance?
How does Dana’s father hurt himself?
Dana asks her father why he is on the roof. He replies that he is fixing the antennae. Dana doesn’t understand him and thinks he is doing something to ants on the roof. The word ant is in the word antennae. Maybe she did not hear him correctly. Dana’s father is not hurt yet. Dana knows that her father is likely to get hurt and asks her mother if she should call for an ambulance. Dana’s mother also expects him to hurt himself but she thinks it is best to wait and see what happens. This tells us that he has tried to fix things before and has accidents very often.
Words and Phrases - Use the translation button for these words
What’re ya doin’– What are you doing?