2. Swimming (1)

A: Can you teach me to swim?

B: Why don't you take a class instead?

A: Swim classes are embarrassing.

B: I suppose I can teach you.

A: How did you learn to swim?

B: My father threw me into a lake when I was 4 years old.

A: You could have drowned!

B: I could have, but I swam instead.

A: Is that how you plan to teach me?

B: It's the best way to learn.

A: I think I will sign up for the class after all.

B: Okay. That is less work for me.