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Publié par Sandrine CHARAVY  - Catégories :  #TERMINALES STI





 A. Choose the correct answer and quote two elements from the text to justify your answer.

The scene takes place.... 2.      In a police station

B. Complete the sentences by using the following expressions.

Victim n°1 – a bike messenger – a man in a suit – a copper – victim n°2 – the narrator

Paul Kamsky is a copper and a man in suit.

Miss Bell is the narrator and a bike messenger.

Ingrid de Soto is victim n°2

Margaret Farrell is victim n°1


C. Use the list below to say

       1.   who is present at the interview : Paul Kamsky and Miss Bell.

       2.   who is just mentioned during the interview : Margaret Farrell and Ingrid de Soto.

       3.   who is present in the rest of the text : A WPC and two officers.


D. Say what the underlined words refer to.

       1.  it would be brought (line2) = the messenger's bike

       2.  I’m recognizing it (line 31) = the oddity of the situation

       3.  that’s what I was trying to say (line 33) = " I was the witness, not the victim"

       4.  Well, there’s one (line 43) = a connection


E. Right or wrong? Answer and justify by quoting from the text. Give the line numbers.

       1.  The narrator has never been to a police station.


Wrong (l.1) "I was becoming an expert on police interviews rooms"

       2.  The inspector and the narrator have never met before.


Right (l.13-14) "I'm Detective Chief Inspector Paul Kamsky"

       3.  The Chief Inspector did not want to leave the case to another detective.


Right (l.18) " as soon as I heard, I had to come and talk to you myself"

       4.  Paul Kamsky is an experienced policeman.


Right (l.38-39) " I've been a copper for twenty-eight years"

       5.  The interview is going to be short.


Right (l.44) " I'm just here to ask a couple of simple questions"


F. Find the adjective which best describes the narrator and justify your answer with two quotes from the text.

       Shocked : "I'm a bit shaken by it" (l.29)  -"it's a horrible, horrible coincidence" (l.34)


G. Find three quotes from the text showing that the Inspector thinks the narrator could be the murderer.


l.27-18 "I wondered if you had any comment to make"

l.39-40 "The only time I've ever found someone on two mouder scenes within a couple of month is because they were the murdere"

l.42-43 " I'm afraid we're going to ask you to be here for a while"

l.48-50 "Well, there's one...you"






         H. Find in the text the equivalents of these words or expressions (in the order of the text).

             1.   regained self-control = pulled myself together

             2.   declaration = statement

             3.  perplexed = baffled

             4.   strangeness = oddity





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