Yesterday, as i was riding the bus home early because I was coming home sick, a young man got on the bus. He handed the bus driver a ticket, and then made some gestures like he needed to say more.
After trying to understand him for a moment, the bus driver said, “I speak six languages, but I do not speak American Sign Language.”
The young man gave up and sat down.
He had been motioning that he wanted to write something down. But he didn’t have any paper. I happened to have a pad on me.
I took it out, and wrote down:
What do you need?
I handed him the pad and pen:
I told him that I did paid ticket at the metro rail transfer to bus should give me ticket is some
You want another transfer?
I gave him my ticket need to change a bus ticket. also i paid ticket at the metro rail machines
You need another tranfer or what? a ‘transfer’ is a ticket that lets you get on the next bus.
I need a ticket because my grammar isn’t good. but most of time I using on american sign laguage.
Well, if you need another bus pass, you need to pay for it. He will give you one.
I did gave him of my ticket. I was paid a ticket machine at the metro rail, can rail transfer to bus don’t need I another to pay a ticket just I gave him give me one a ticket. if I not paid only metro rail it mean i can’t get another a ticket
Do you need something else? You are riding the bus now
Just forgot about that I’ll pay other but I knew depend on the people force to the people to pay but i knew about rule MTA
Then it was time for him to get off the bus. He blew me a kiss and held his hands to his heart, mouthing the words ‘thank you.’
He was very nice, I thought. A nice deaf young man.
I really wish I could have understood what he meant.
All this, I write, to illustrate the
IMPORTANCE OF GRAMMAR
There are times when it is very important to be understood. Constructing sentences with subjects, objects, verbs and prepositions really helps out with being understood.
I wish that boy luck, but man, he needs to study his grammar.Powered by Sidelines