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08 Oct

PREMIERES S - DON'T SEND ME BACK

Publié par Sandrine CHARAVY  - Catégories :  #PREMIERES S

DON'T SEND ME BACK

WORK SHEET

 

1. BEFORE READING THE TEXT.

 

Use the paratext and write a short introduction to the text.

 

Definition of a paratext 

 

2. VOCABULARY = find the Englih equivalents in the text.

 

beginning :

100 years :

a group of person :

to have problems to walk correctly :

a bit / a little :

you do it when you're scared or when it's very hot :

you can get one if you're hurt :

useful for a gun :

to be cured :

to hurt :

to be examined :

to take off :

to look fixedly :

 

3. DETAILED COMPREHENSION. Answer the following questions about Part 1 (from line 1 down to line 17).

 

* Who can be part of the inspection team ? What does the inspection team notice about Jacob?

* Why does Jacob begin to sweat?

* What happened to Jacob? Try to account for / explain the origin of his wound.

* What is a Cossack?

* Remember what you know about Ellis Island and explain why the man marks something on Jacob's coat ? Imagine what is going to happen to him next.

* Apart from his leg, what does the man check about Jacob and why?

* What are Jacob's feelings in this first part ? Why ?

* "Now he was a wreck", explain this sentence.

* "Oh God, he thought, don't send me back please". Why is this sentence written in italics ?

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