(live) in Mexico. He
(be) 18 years old and has just started university.
his normal daily routine. He
(get up) at 5.30 a.m. His classes
(start) at 7 and
(be) over at 9. After classes he
(have) to work. He
(work) at his father's jewellery shop. He
(work) there from 10.30 to 2 p.m.
(go) home to eat. From 4 p.m. to 7 he
(have) more classes at the
university. Not all his life
(be) work and study. Most Wednesdays he and his friends
to the cinema. As the price of the ticket
(be) half the price of other days,
(go). At the weekends he sometimes
(visit) a local disco.
go) that often as it
(be) quite expensive to get in and then he
to pay for a taxi to get home.
(be) lucky to be able to work and study at the same
time. Most employers
(not want) to employ teenagers because they
be) able to work a full day. The people who
very low wages. In a supermarket, one of the most common jobs, students
22 dollars a week, working 6 hours a day 6 days a week. Therefore many
young people in Mexico
(help) him to pay for his studies and
pocket money too. He also
(get) support from his grandparents and uncles too.